April 14, 2011 | Competitions |
As with all good things, the competition to win a Kenwood Smoothie Maker has come to an end and we’ve selected our winner. The judging process was a rigorous one; first we narrowed down the hundreds of smoothie recipes we received into a “top five” shortlist. We then created our top five smoothies and tasted each one to determine our overall winner!
The lucky winner is Linda Osborne with her ‘Strawberries and Cream’ concoction: Melted White Chocolate, Strawberries and Cornish Vanilla Ice Cream.
April 7, 2011 | Vacuum Repair Help & Advice |
Cat or dog owners will know the feeling: your pet is like one of the family, you love it dearly and are more than happy for it to cuddle up on the sofa with you.
But when Fido or Tiddles abandons you in search of food, you’re left with moulted fur all over the sofa. And that’s not the end of it; the hairy deposits aren’t just confined to the sofa but all over the floor and probably stuck to your clothes and possessions too.
April 1, 2011 | Money Saving Tips |
Many people depend on their mobile phone or laptop. In fact, many people would go so far as to say they couldn’t live without them. But how do all these technophiles cope at a festival or camping holiday with no electricity source to charge their beloved gadgets? Well there’s now a solution in the form of solar-powered chargers.
April 1, 2011 | Appliances and Appliance Care |
If you live in an area of hard water you need to take action to keep your appliances protected from the effects of limescale. Using a limescale and detergent remover can drastically reduce the detrimental effects that hard water can have on your appliances and on you.
March 30, 2011 | Vacuum Repair Help & Advice |
In this post we show you how to keep your vacuum cleaner in top condition. We reveal a few secrets that can extend the lifespan of your vacuum cleaner and ensure it deliver fantastic cleaning performance, time after time. Keep reading to find out how to change a snapped drive belt and discover when the best time to change your vacuum bag is.
March 30, 2011 | Car & Travel Tips |
If you’re not overly fond of map reading and your sense of direction often leads you astray then a Sat Nav system is something for you. They are great for helping you find your way, but there are a few things to be aware of when it comes to using, updating and protecting your Sat Nav.
March 16, 2011 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Money Saving Tips |
We’ve all been there – the layer of ice and frost on the walls of your freezer is so thick that you need brute strength just to pry out the drawers to get to your food. But you may be surprised to learn that defrosting your freezer is a pretty easy job if you go about it properly.
March 15, 2011 | Competitions |
Just a week into our competition to win a Kenwood Smoothie Maker, and we’ve received some weird, wonderful, delicious and, er, not-so-delicious sounding smoothie recipes from the entrants to date.
Our favourites so far include the following:
March 11, 2011 | Appliances and Appliance Care |
Robotic Vacuums seem by all accounts to be something of a miracle invention; they’re reported to make life easier by vacuuming your home for you while you go off and have fun, but how well do they actually deliver on this? I kidnapped an iRobot Roomba vacuum to find out the truth.
March 2, 2011 | Competitions |
A Smoothie, described in the simplest terms, is a kind of “fruit-milkshake”, blending together a choice of fruits with a liquid base to create a drink with all the goodness and nutrition of eating fruit. An easy way to get your 5 a day, make sure the kids get their vitamin C with minimum fuss, and a great aid to a healthier lifestyle.