JS of Auckland asks, “I remember hearing of an old WW2 recipe to bulk out butter to make it go further. Does anyone have a copy of that recipe to share? It would be very handy as the price of butter now is getting out of hand.” To find the answer we consulted an expert, […]
Sokretes, from Mount Maunganui asks, How do I clean oil stains from concrete?
Sokretes from Mount Maunganui would like some suggestions for cleaning oil stains from concrete.
Ann from Wellington asks, “Does anyone have a list/know of rubbish dump shops in the north island excluding Wellington? We are going on holiday and it’s fun to stop, check them out and find cheap activities/books for the kids.”
Annette from Auckland asks, “How do I get rid of whitefly in my garden?”
Frugal Kiwi from Whakatane writes, “I love your oily rag newsletter and books! It is such a peace of mind to leave within our means and very empowering to be resourceful and find ways of getting what we want or need without going into debt. I would like to invite your readers to comment on […]
Jesse asks, “Does anyone have any ‘life-saver’ family dinner ideas they can share – suggestions for ultra-quick and thrifty meals that you can fall back on when you are running late and devoid of ideas?”
Bill from Papamoa asks, “Does anyone have an answer to keeping Birds from scattering bark from my garden?”
LCL from Hauraki is looking for some help from the oily rag community. LCL is diabetic and is looking for alternate sweeteners when making jam. If you have any suggestions. Do you have any suggestions?
Does anyone have any suggestions for getting permanent markers off a whiteboard? Although I really do like the stick figure drawings that my grand kids did, I would also like to be able to use the whiteboard again!