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Bedsheets wear out. And even if they don’t there comes a time when you get bored of your old bedding and want a change. But what to do with the old sheets? Here are a few fun suggestions:Read More »
The little black dress – it is the go-to staple of a woman’s wardrobe. If you don’t know what to wear, on a night out, to the office, or on a first date, then it’s comforting to remember that you can’t go far wrong with the LBD. And if you choose to wear it to a party then there are so many different variations of it around that you’re unlikely to be caught out in the same outfit as someone else and have to spend the night avoiding each other. But who had the first little black dress?Read More »
It’s all too easy when the weekend comes to let the kids settle down in front of the Xbox etc. You’ve had a tough week and the idea of taking your family out only to be moaned at and told that they’d rather be at home watching TV is not what you want to be doing with your precious time off. Having said that, they really ought to take a break from the screens and get some fresh air.Read More »
Autumn’s on the horizon. The time when leaves of gold, orange and red will be littering the floor outside and chestnuts will be beginning to fall. Now is the time to make the most of all this natural beauty and get crafty with kids.Read More »
You’ve been blessed with the most perfect, most precious gift you’ve ever had – a child. This tiny person’s life is now in your hands and you’re terrified. What if you mess up? How do you know what to do for the best? The last thing you want is to end up doing something that might harm them, and the thought that you might is crippling you with nerves. Just remember these things:Read More »
It’s getting close to that time of year when many young adults will be heading off to university and starting to lead a more independent life. It can be a steep learning curve – both educationally and in relation to the acquisition of certain life skills – with many having to take on household chores for the first time.Read More »
It used to be simple – everyone wore a black suit. The only hard bit was finding one that fitted. Now it’s not so simple. It takes only seven seconds for someone to form their “first impression” of you, so unsurprisingly a lot of that impression is going to be based on what you’re doing and wearing rather than what you’re saying. So what should you wear if you want to get that job?Read More »
Summer heat doesn’t help to keep your white and light-coloured shirts and t-shirts fresh and clean. Inevitably, sooner or later you will notice that armpit areas are becoming yellow-ish and not very pleasant to look at or wear. Before you consider buying a new piece of clothing, try one of these simple solutions which should help to remove the stains. For stubborn stains you may want to use different methods or repeat one of them.Read More »
Packing for one person for summer holiday is a challenge and a struggle in itself, so when it comes to packing for a whole family for two weeks of holidays abroad it seems an unachievable task.
So here are some great tips so that you can enjoy a stress free packing experience:Read More »
Some celebrities are known for the roles they played in movies or for the songs they sang on the stage but some others are famous because of their cleaning… er, passion.
Pictures of celebrities – actors, singers and other performers – cleaning their houses and gardens don’t appear often on the front pages of newspapers and magazines. Because of that, it may be hard to believe that some the famous personas are actually keen on cleaning. Some of them go even further and are crazy about cleaning and personal hygiene. Their houses would for sure pass the white glove test.Read More »