Cooking and Cleaning

One of the hardest parts of being a student is knowing how to look after yourself.

My sister knows students who don’t even know how to wash up! I knew students who had no idea how to boil an egg! Then there are questions on how to cook on a student budget and make sure you remain slim or lose weight.

If you’re one of those, don’t worry! We give you all the tips you need to cook filling meals and making sure you have clean clothes for the next week.

10 Foods You Need in Your Student Kitchen for a Healthy Lifestyle

Being a student doesn’t mean you have to live unhealthily. Sure, there are going to be days that you want to eat pizza and drink beer, but this isn’t going to be every day. There’s a common misconception that healthy food costs too much and won’t fit into the student...Read More »


5 Condiments You Need in Your Student Meals to Make Them Amazing!

For Tasty Thursday I want to look at seasonings and spices. They are the best way to make a bland meal taste amazing. You already likely have tomato ketchup, salt, and pepper in your student meals, so I won’t include them on the list. If you don’t, get...Read More »


Need to Deal With a Messy Kitchen? Here Are 4 Tips to Manage It Like a Boss

Being a student doesn’t mean you have to live in squalor. I remember living in student houses and there was always someone who didn’t do the washing up! Dishes piled up and there was no way to be able to get to the counter tops or stove.

I’ve lived in student...Read More »


4 Tips to Stay on Top of Chores While Studying

I remember when living with a bunch of students while working full time that two of the students told me they couldn’t possibly stay on top of their chores in the house. Just how were they supposed to work around all that studying they were doing?

Well, guess what…students aren’t the...Read More »


Should You Have a Chore Wheel In Your Student Accommodation?

I was watching an episode of Grey’s Anatomy last week and April brings up the idea of a chore wheel. It made me think more about it and how one can work well in student houses and flats.

But I will put the emphasis on the can part of that sentence....Read More »


5 Student Laundry Tips to Make Life Easier

For many students, going to university is the first time they need to do laundry themselves. Before now, your mom or dad may have taken care of everything. It’s easy to feel daunted by the different fabric conditioners and powders, the worry of mixing whites and colours and dealing with...Read More »


Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

When I was a student, I laughed at the idea of getting a slow cooker. It just seemed like one of those old people things.

But I ended up getting one on the recommendation of a student friend. And it was the best decision I ever made. They’re not just for...Read More »


Cleaning Tips for Students: Keep Your Room Organised and Rodent Free

Image: Pixabay

I remember what it’s like being a student. You have so little time that cleaning becomes the last thing on your mind. You want to have fun with your spare time, not do housework!

Trust me when I say that that feeling never...Read More »


Easy Peasy Spaghetti Bolognese

As a student, you want easy to cook recipes, right? Of course you do!

Spaghetti Bolognese is one of the easiest recipes you can cook, and you can add a few flavours to really make it stand out. This is the recipe I followed when I was a student living at...Read More »


Delicious Halloween Treats to Try

Make the most of your Halloween treats.

Halloween is everywhere. As a student, it is really tempting to get a box of the ghost cookies or try out the special edition chocolate log bars.

Why not try and make your own Halloween treats instead? Here...Read More »


Brain Boosting Foods: Boost Your Brain Power When You Need It

Is your diet full of brain boosting foods to help you study?

Whether you’re studying for upcoming exams or just want to boost your brain power for your lectures, food can really help. Getting the right nutrition as a student is essential but there...Read More »


Your Student Kitchen Checklist: Everything You Need to Cook a Delicious Meal

Do you have everything from the student kitchen checklist?

Apart from food, there are items in your kitchen that you need when cooking a delicious meal.

If you’re a first time student, you may worry about this part. Unless your parents let you cook or...Read More »


Be a Culinary God or Goddess at University and Benefit In So Many Ways

Cook food and save money and your expanding waistline.

You’re a student. Now’s the time for all the takeaways, the drinking and the socialising, right?

Wait a minute. You short on cash, aren’t you? Shouldn’t you try to save as much as possible for the...Read More »


How to Create a Cleaning Schedule in 7 Easy Steps

The best way to keep your student kitchen clean and tidy is for all housemates to work together. Of course, this is easier said than done. There will be some students who want to do their own washing up and tidying, while others want to make a cleaning schedule.

But it’s...Read More »


How to Deal with a Messy Kitchen

Don’t suffer with a messy kitchen in silence. Image by 顔なし

There are some housemates that do all their washing up and clean the kitchen regularly. There are others who will avoid doing the tasks. If you live in a house that has a...Read More »


How to Dry Up

Dry up and put away your crockery. Image by EraPhernalia Vintage

Continuing on from my post about how to wash up, I will take you through the steps on how to dry up your washing up and put it away so you...Read More »


How to Wash Up

Make living together easier by washing up after yourself. Image by EraPhernalia Vintage

Wondering why I have this post? Well, my sister has just started university and, after talking to her on the phone, she explained to me how some of her housemates do...Read More »


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