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  1. 40 Exhilarating Ways To Exercise That Don’t Require A Gym

    40 Exhilarating Ways To Exercise That Don’t Require A Gym
    September is a popular time of year to return to the gym, hit some new classes or attempt a new diet. We tend to repeat the same habits and struggle with the same obstacles at different times of the year. The kids are going back to school so it is natural to feel empowered for change. You have structure back...
  2. 6 baking tips you need to know!

    6 baking tips you need to know!
    With the heat of summer fading and the cooler days of autumn quickly approaching, food lovers and culinary creatives everywhere will be getting out their baking gear to craft some delicious treats. Whether you’re a life-long baker or you’re putting on an apron for the first time to follow along with the Great British Bake Off, there are always new...
  3. How to prepare your children for university life

    How to prepare your children for university life
    Over the next few months, thousands of budding young students will head off to university to experience new adventures and learn new skills. Heading off to study full time away from home can be a little nerve-wracking for students and parents alike. If your little one is all grown up and preparing to leave for university, there are a few...
  4. How to create a wildlife friendly garden in 5 easy steps

    How to create a wildlife friendly garden in 5 easy steps
    During the summer months, thousands of critters across Britain will wake from their winter sleep or visit from the shores of other countries. As the weather warms, all kinds of animals from bumblebees to birds will be exploring the countryside towns and suburbs of the UK so it’s important that we help them along the way. If you’re wondering how...
  5. 5 essential tips for making your kitchen look more modern

    5 essential tips for making your kitchen look more modern
    Every decade throughout the last century has had its own distinctive style, from the iconic fashion trends of the swinging 60s to the revolutionary interior design concepts of the 80s. These styles still serve as inspiration for the interior designers and homemakers of today but recently there has been a shift towards more contemporary trends. Many homeowners are now swapping...
  6. How to choose the right plant pot for your home or garden

    How to choose the right plant pot for your home or garden
    As we enter the warmer months, all the hard work put in by home gardeners and green-fingered enthusiasts will come to fruition. All over the country, gardens, allotments and flowerbeds will come alive with vibrance as the summer sun helps flowers bloom into beautiful bouquets of colour. If you’ve been cultivating your own plants this year and really want to...
  7. Top tips for hosting the ultimate World Cup football party

    Top tips for hosting the ultimate World Cup football party
    With the 2018 World Cup right around the corner, the country is electric with excitement and anticipation. Families and friends throughout all corners of the world will come together for a month of celebrating and commiserating. If you’re planning to make the most of the games by inviting friends over, you may be wondering how to host a party. Don’t...
  8. Save Lives, Clean Your Hands

    Save Lives, Clean Your Hands
    How much difference does washing your hands really make? Well the most common types of bacteria found on hands in order of most prevalent, are: Pseudomonas fluorescens/putida - Usually cause skin a skin rash or skin abscess. Symptoms become much worse when it infects the blood or lungs where it can cause very low blood pressure or pneumonia. Staphylococcus warneri...
  9. The Benefits of Keeping Indoor Plants

    The Benefits of Keeping Indoor Plants
    Infuse a bit of life into your space! With the stuffiness of Winter beginning to end, we can look forward to enjoying our Gardens when we can throw open the windows to allow our houses to breathe. In the meantime, while we wait for warmer weather why not introduce more plants inside your home. Indoor house plants are perfect for...
  10. How To Make A Perfect Pastry For Your Pie...

    How To Make A Perfect Pastry For Your Pie...
    Our feature this week is written by Dawn, our Purchasing Manager, and is all about International Pie Week and how to make a perfect pastry for your pie... Its all about the pastry! As much as I love pie fillings, if the pasty isn’t right, my pie isn’t right. I have been making pastry since my Nan taught me when...

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