autumn leaves fun

How to Make the Most of the Coming Autumn

Ah, summer, it was so good while it lasted. While we’ve still got some time left to go, it’s possible that the summer dream as we know it may have left us for (hopefully only) another year. But let’s not get too distressed about this news. Because the end of summer means that autumn is […]

jars of homemade blackberry jam

Making Blackberry Jam

We have dabbled with jam making in our household before. One drawback when on a budget is that the cost of purchasing the fruit as well as the preserving sugar works out to be far more expensive that jams you can buy in the supermarket. Even more expensive than your more artisan jams on the […]