Monday, 09 December, 2019
The DIYer's Combo Deal - Save $9.90
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3388 [post_author] => 638 [post_date] => 2018-04-01 17:09:40 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-04-01 07:09:40 [post_content] => Three essential tools for every handyman or woman. Includes our magnetic WristBuddy, an extendable, flexible magnetic flashlight and our three function COB headlamp!

1 - Magnetic WristBuddy:

The magnetic WristBuddy keeps everything within easy reach whether you’re under the hood, squeezing into a bathroom cabinet, up a ladder or just nailing a few 4×2’s together! Designed to hold lots of screws, nails, nuts and washers, the magnets are amply strong enough to also hold drill bits, hex keys, bolts, screwdrivers and even spanners. Made from extremely durable 1680D Oxford cloth, your WristBuddy will be with you for years to come.

2 - Magnetic, Extendable, Flexible Flashlight

  The perfect tool for finding that lost screw that rolled under your workbench or the pins that dropped onto the carpet! This bright, COB LED flashlight extends to a full 60cm (2ft), has a flexible neck and a strong magnet in the lens surround. It's also a wonderful aid for anyone with bad knees.

3 - Three Function COB LED Headlamp

How often have you wished for better lighting while doing a job? All you needed was a third hand with a flashlight, right? This tough, fully adjustable headlamp uses the latest Chip On Board LED technology for maximum performance. Set it for bright, normal or strobe function with a click of the switch. Weighing just 65 grams (2.25 oz), including the three AAA batteries, our headlamp can be worn hour after hour. And because it's both shock and water resistant, it's great for camping and fishing as well as in the home and workshop.

Special offer:

Bought separately, these three items are currently selling for a combined total of $27.40. For this week only, we have packaged all three for just $17.50 including free delivery. Please note that there is a limit of three combo packs per customer. [add_to_cart id="3388"]   [post_title] => The DIYer's Combo Deal [post_excerpt] => Three essential tools for every handyman or woman. Includes our magnetic WristBuddy, an extendable, flexible magnetic flashlight and our high-powered COB headlamp! The perfect gift for any DIYer! Maximum of three combo packs per customer. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => the-diyers-combo-deal [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-03-11 00:01:10 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-03-11 00:01:10 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://deals.thediy.market/?post_type=product&p=3388 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => product [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 11 [filter] => raw )
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What those expiry dates really mean (and why they are killing your budget)…
Good, spoiled, in-between or none of the above?

What those expiry dates really mean (and why they are killing your budget)…

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Everything you buy has one. Meat, fish, olives, bread, milk, ketchup and even vitamin supplements. Expiry and ‘best before’ dates are ubiquitous but exactly what do they mean and why are they costing us a fortune?

Good, spoiled, in-between or none of the above?
Good, spoiled, in-between or none of the above?

Admit it… you check the ‘best before‘ or expiry date on all your prepackaged foods and then try to select the freshest product. Yes? You carefully check the date on the milk and yoghurt before they go into your trolley. Yes? And we’ve all seen supermarket employees removing ‘expired‘ produce from shelves. Yes? But the truth is that those dates are directly, yet often needlessly, responsible for staggering food wastage…

Food waste statistics
Food waste statistics

And what if you’re paying a huge premium for the privilege of ‘fresh‘ when there is absolutely nothing stale about the product getting thrown out?

The history of food expiration dates
The history of food expiration dates

As more and more food ended up processed and packaged, we all became increasingly concerned about exactly when that packaging occurred. Legislation now protects us but from what?

Interpreting food expiration dates
Interpreting food expiration dates

For most consumers, these dates all mean the same thing… don’t buy the product if it’s at or even close to the displayed date. But what do these dates really mean?

dates really mean...
What those expiration dates really mean…

In fact, some foods, for example, hard cheeses, are still perfect months after that ‘best before’ date has passed.

Ways you can reduce your food wastage
Ways you can reduce your food wastage

There’s no shortage of food in this world. But because hundreds of millions of tonnes get turned to landfill, we still have hunger, even in developed nations. The financial cost is staggering but the environmental cost is much greater. Everything from fertilizers, to medicines and fuel are being wasted to grow plants and animals that end up generating methane in landfill!

Food wastage - expert opinion time...
Food wastage – expert opinion time…

If you want to save a lot of money while reducing your carbon footprint, why not take a much closer look at those dates. There are even stores now specializing in stocking and selling ‘out of date‘ produce, usually at a fraction of the usual selling price.

Food wastage reference sources

Thanks to Sanjay Agnihotri and the Lakeshore Convention Center for the illustrations.

Do you realize that 52% of all fresh fruit and vegetables grown in America end up as garbage? If you want to save yourself a lot, you really should read this article on food wastage …

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