Open House / Feeling Inadequate & Amateur Psychology

I declare this blog well and truly open!

Sign hanging in the window of Edward & Vintage Sweet Shop - Tissington

Sign hanging in the window of Edward & Vintage Sweet Shop – Tissington

Anything goes on a Thursday, but I’ll kick off with a blog post I read this week.

Let’s talk about feeling inadequate.

My favourite blog is The Frugal Girl. So, when Kristen suggested that if a blog makes you feel inadequate you should unsubscribe, it made me question whether her blog made me feel inadequate.

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Food Waste Friday / Dairy Dilemma

Each week since March 2008, in order to motivate her to waste less food, Kristen The Frugal Girl, has posted a picture of any food that has gone bad over the last seven days. She found this embarrassing practice so helpful, to her, that she invited other bloggers to post their own photos, and Food Waste Friday was born.

FoodWasteFriday I started participating in October 2010 and have found, 4-years on, the amount of food I waste is minimal. Every Friday, as part of my No Waste Tastes Great routine, I account for all my potential food waste as well as confessing to any items that I failed to save.

Kristen kindly asked me to host Food Waste Friday, alternate weeks and her initial invite for everyone to join in is cordially extended here!

Simply Being Mum’s Fridge Fridge


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No Waste Tastes Great / Back To Basics

It’s been almost 4 years since I started participating in The Frugal Girl’s Food Waste Friday.


(Don’t forget the hashtag! #Food WasteFriday)

While taking part I devised my own Friday routine which I called;

No Waste Tastes Great

This routine may have evolved over the last 4 years, and is currently being changed once more – which I will post about soon…

But the basics of my fridge cull and clean remains the same.

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