How to Care for Iron Pans

How to Care for Iron Pans

If you’ve already jumped on the iron pan train, then this article is for you. I’m going to lay down how to care for iron pans and how to avoid some common problems. And if you’ve been thinking about purchasing an iron pan, but still have some reservations, we’re going to address those as well. I firmly believe that a good iron pan is an essential kitchen kit investment that will last your (and likely your whole family’s) entire life.
August 03, 2018
Reusable Food Wrap Vs. Cling Film: Which is the superior product?

Reusable Food Wrap Vs. Cling Film: Which is the superior product?

Here at BuyMeOnce we are, unsurprisingly, already sold on the idea of reusable food wrap. Whilst they are undeniably a great way to reduce your plastic waste, we can understand that concerns still abound. We wanted to take the time to dig into the issue and see just how reusable food wraps measure up when pitched alongside traditional plastic film. We’ll be looking at the environment, usability, usefulness, cost, and health risks, along with hints and tips for getting the most out of reusable wraps.
July 24, 2018
How to Care for Your Wooden Chopping Board

How to Care for Your Wooden Chopping Board

Whether you’ve received your wooden chopping board as a gift or treated yourself, you want to take the necessary steps to protect your investment. Here are our best tips for protecting and caring for wooden chopping boards.
June 15, 2018
The Gardener's Guide: How to Find and Care for Sharp Secateurs

The Gardener's Guide: How to Find and Care for Sharp Secateurs

A pair of sharp secateurs or shears is an essential tool in any gardener's arsenal whether you're a professional or a do-it-yourselfer. Not only can rubbish, dull blades result in a multitude of injuries, but they're often also quickly disposed of and end up in the landfill. To make sure you're buying the correct shears and caring for them right, we've asked Henrietta and Bridget of The Land Gardeners to let us in on their secrets.
May 25, 2018
How to Remove Stains Naturally and Effectively

How to Remove Stains Naturally and Effectively

Your clothes hate stains as much as you do! To make sure they don’t have time to set in and permanently damage the fabric, here are some easy ways to remove stains naturally and effectively.
April 20, 2018
Spotlight on Miele: Washing Machines and Vacuums, Made Better

Spotlight on Miele: Washing Machines and Vacuums, Made Better

When it comes to appliance longevity, Miele claim to set the bar. Their motto is “Immer Besser”, “Forever Better” in English. The method is quality over quantity, legacy over short-term profit. And their philosophy isn’t just unique among the giants of appliance manufacturing -- it's quite unique among large companies in general.
March 27, 2018
Make your House Move the Opportunity of a Lifetime

Make your House Move the Opportunity of a Lifetime

Moving to a new house can rank up there as one of the most stressful times in your life. But it can also be a tremendous opportunity to reassess the objects that you have in your life and the kind of life you want to live.
March 23, 2018
Our Top Beautiful and Useful Homeware Buys

Our Top Beautiful and Useful Homeware Buys

We've rounded up some BuyMeOnce homeware items that beautifully combine form with function, beauty with practicality; these are the perfect buys for a brand new home. 
February 07, 2018
Head to Head: BuyMeOnce puts the best knife brands to the test

Head to Head: BuyMeOnce puts the best knife brands to the test

A few months ago, we decided to finally take on what could be our toughest quest: to find the perfect kitchen knife. Many brands were considered, many were judged as unfit even for entry. The four brands on test here came out on top in online reviews, customer suggestions, solidity of guarantee and aftercare.

November 17, 2017
Duralex: Durability Icons Since 1945

Duralex: Durability Icons Since 1945

Duralex make the most iconic, functional and long-lasting glasses on the market. Their story began in 1945. Growing fast from humble beginnings, word quickly spread about the glasses 2.5x stronger than the competition. Now their tempered-glass tumblers are famous all around the world, and we’re delighted to add them to our collection.

November 06, 2017
How to be Zero Waste When You’re Out and About

How to be Zero Waste When You’re Out and About

Staying zero waste when you’re out and about is probably the most challenging part of living a waste-free lifestyle. Many people and companies do not realise the impact of waste on our environment, so I often get strange looks when I bring my own containers and questions when I refuse certain things.

October 23, 2017
The Zero Waste Home: 13 Easy Swaps for the Kitchen

The Zero Waste Home: 13 Easy Swaps for the Kitchen

The kitchen is easily the most used in the home and has the biggest potential for waste production. Here are some easy things you can do to make your kitchen happy and waste-free. Food Packaging and Storage Step away from the cling-film!

September 08, 2017