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16 Frugal New Year Resolutions for the Home

16 Frugal New Year Resolutions for the Home

The time has came where many of us are looking to make New Year Resolutions, and it’s estimated that throughout our lifetimes we spend £21,000 on attempting to achieve such resolutions for them to be broken come February. [source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/brits-spend-21000-in-their-lifetime-on-new-years-resolutions-9951139.html]

Resolutions, however, shouldn’t just be about getting fit, cutting back on certain vices or resolving to see family / friends more. They should also be about looking to be happier in everything you do, and to help we’ve shared 16 (frugal) New Year resolutions for the home.Read more

2 Easy Kenwood Christmas Recipes To Treat Your Taste Buds

2 Easy Kenwood Christmas Recipes To Treat Your Taste Buds

When it comes to cooking, we’re all looking for little shortcuts we can take or techniques which make even the most complicated of dishes that little bit easier. It’s therefore no wonder that to help with the baking process, many of us are turning to food mixers.

A couple of years ago, The Telegraph produced a list of their Top 10 Food Mixers for Christmas, and unsurprisingly, two of the top ten came from Kenwood – the Kenwood kMix and Kenwood Chef Major Titanium.Read more

3 Ways To Add An Extra Sparkle To Your Christmas

3 Ways To Add An Extra Sparkle To Your Christmas

Christmas is a time for spending with family, eating (and drinking) plenty and enjoying lots of fun and frolics, with a sparkle and twinkle being spread throughout the home. And to help you get into the festive spirit, we’ve outlined 3 ways in which you can easily add an extra sparkle to your Christmas.Read more

20 Top Safety Tips For Bonfire Night

20 Top Safety Tips For Bonfire Night

Did you know that until 1959 it was illegal not to celebrate Bonfire Night in the UK? And whilst such a law is no longer in place, many of us still look forward November 5th, when we can enjoy a firework display.

Bonfire night displays can be great fun for the whole family, but it is important to make sure you stay safe. To help, we’ve compiled a guide of bonfire night safety tips, including some important do’s and don’ts to ensure you, your children and even your pets have an enjoyable November 5th.Read more

10 Autumn Cleaning Tips For Your Home

10 Tips for Autumn Cleaning

We’ve all heard of spring cleaning, but it has been suggested by health experts that such a deep clean should be carried out twice a year – with the second time being autumn.

Autumn is an essential time to give your home a deep clean due to the falling temperatures outside and the heating being on, combined with windows being closed, making it the perfect conditions for carpets to harbour dirt, germs and harmful allergens.

To help you clean your home, in this post we’ve compiled 10 autumn house cleaning tips.Read more

Convert Your Sporting Viewing This Autumn

Convert Your Sporting Viewing This Autumn

This summer has already been a spectacular summer of sport. England overcame Australia to win the Ashes, and at the Athletics World Championships in Beijing not only did Jessica Ennis-Hill win gold in the heptathlon but Greg Rutherford completed the grand slam of major titles.

And the sporting prowess doesn’t end there, with the Rugby World Cup being hosted in England and Wales – kicking off at Twickenham on September 18th and ending at the same stadium six weeks later on October 31st, with games being played in Leicester, Exeter and Cardiff too.Read more

5 Effective Back-To-School Cleaning Tips For Your Home

Back to School Cleaning Made Easy

This time last year we provided you with a two-part blog which looked at deep cleaning your kitchen and your floors following the school holidays. Now we’re another year older and another year wiser – and following the partial washout of the summer – we appreciate there are various other areas of your home which could do with a back-to-school clean.

As such, below you’ll find 8 effective tips to help you bring a sparkle back to your home, and each tip is designed to be quick, simple and cost-effective.Read more

6 Super Easy Tips To Save Money on Back-to-School Essentials

Back to School Essentials Without Spending a Fortune

No sooner had the school holidays arrived than they’re nearly over, and recent research has suggested parents are paying in excess of £400 per year to send their children back to school. And whilst we all want the best for our children, the back-to-school shop needn’t be so expensive.

Below we share 6 super easy steps to help you save money when it comes to purchasing the back-to-school supplies, whilst ensuring your children do not miss out.Read more

7 Affordable Things To Do This Bank Holiday

August Bank Holiday Weekend

August Bank Holiday signals that the end of the school holidays are in sight whilst the countdown to Christmas is fast approaching. But before we fall into the lull of winter, make sure you enjoy what is left of the British summer by getting involved in some of the following Bank Holiday events going on around the country.
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