August 16, 2018 | Appliances and Appliance Care |
Let’s face it, ironing is a chore that we could do without. It’s time-consuming and tedious and sometimes a large pile of ironing never seems to go down, no matter how many hours you have been trying to tackle it. We can’t say these tips will make your ironing less of a menial task but they might help it get done quicker!
August 6, 2018 | Cooking & Kitchen |
All year round and particularly in the hot summer weather your fridge keeps foods fresh to help stop them perishing. However, there are foods which we may keep in the fridge but are best kept out. Take a look at a few and reasons why.
July 27, 2018 | Car & Travel Tips |
As the schools have now broken up and we are well into the summer months, summer holiday season is now in full swing. If you’re travelling abroad and dreading the packing (let’s face it, who doesn’t) we have some useful packing tips to make the process a bit easier and hopefully less stressful!
July 12, 2018 | Fun Tips |
As summer has officially arrived, hot foods that kept you sustained in the previous months don’t seem as appealing. Drinking plenty of water a day can also seem daunting, however there are a number of foods that have a naturally high water content and can help keep you cool. They are also healthy for you too!
June 7, 2018 | Gardening Tips & Advice |
Sure to be a talking point with guests and a unique way to feature your plants. If you’re looking to make a statement with the plants in your garden, draw some inspiration from these DIY planters.
May 16, 2018 | Gardening Tips & Advice |
Spring is in full bloom, with its abundance of flowers and colourful tree blossoms, signalling that summer isn’t far away. Unfortunately spring also brings unwelcome plants in the form of weeds, taking up space and sprouting in areas around the home like the patio and garden. They also cause allergies and some like giant hogweed are notorious for being difficult to remove. If you don’t want to use chemical sprays and solutions, there are natural alternatives you can try, which might just work before more decide to sprout up. Learn more about what natural products you can use.
April 26, 2018 | Appliances and Appliance Care |
Not the most difficult of tasks but an important one nonetheless. When putting our shopping away in the fridge we tend to just place it on a shelf wherever there is free space. However, to keep foods fresh and to stop the risk of contamination, there is a method to which particular foods should be placed onto which shelves. Learn more about the organisation of fridge food!
April 20, 2018 | Personal Care |
On days with higher temperatures, the glorious sunshine can also bring high pollen counts. For hay fever sufferers this can mean symptoms such as itchy and puffy eyes, a runny nose, headaches, a dry and itchy throat and shortness of breath. Preventative measures can be taken with an antihistamine and nasal sprays but there are other ways to help combat the effects of pollen. Take a look at these top tips to prevent hay fever from ruining your summer days.
April 13, 2018 | Appliances and Appliance Care |
Distilled white vinegar is a traditional cleaning solution that has many uses around the home. It is also known for its descaling properties and might just become your home cleaning staple. Find out some of the ways you can use this highly versatile product.
March 29, 2018 | Cooking & Kitchen |
These days the fruit and veg aisles in the supermarket have more choice than before. There are also more unusual options to choose from, giving you a chance to experiment with new flavours in your cooking and try something different from the norm. Take a look at these more unusual varieties of fruit and veg and recipes you could try using them. You can also impress guests with your new found culinary expertise.