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A week on WW2 rations

In a nutshell – When my son was 8 we spent a week on World War 2 rations. This short series of posts is about how we coped. In primary school my son did a project about World War 2. I thought it would be fun, or at least interesting if we tried living on World War 2 rations for …

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Meal planning when you hate plans

In a nutshell: Meal planning saves money and wasted food but can feel restrictive. Planning loosely around the main element of the meal is an easy solution. I’ve avoided meal planning for years because I don’t like the idea of being tied to a menu. I may have planned pizza for Wednesday but when Wednesday comes round what happens if …