Could anyone advise me as to how to keep birds from messing on outside furniture other than buying covers? Pal, Christchurch.
Lorraine from Whangarei has a question. “How can you check if your appliances are power hungry?” Do you have any ideas for Lorraine?
Can anyone suggest how to keep other people’s cats out of my yard? I have hedges and wire fencing but it doesn’t stop them getting in. Lyne, Whangarei
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?”