Most of us relish a spell of sunshine. It’s a chance to apply a dollop of factor-15 and head out into the garden for a barbeque. With that said, there is such a thing as too much heat! When muggy weather turns your bedroom into a sauna, getting to sleep can be a challenge. Similarly, if you’re out and about, dehydration, heat exhaustion and heatstroke all pose a threat. Children are at particular risk, which is why keeping kids cool during a heat-wave is so important.
Here’s five tips that’ll make keeping cool in a heat wave straightforward - both in the home and out of it.
Tired of the British weather being a little cold and wet? Decided to book yourself a week or two in the sun, or maybe a nice city break? Before you get caught up in the excitement of the sun cream and shades, you should take some time to think about whether your home is looked after while you’re away.
Congratulations, you’re getting hitched! Once you’ve finished celebrating the wonderful news, you’ll soon be day-dreaming about your big day - but reality often steps in when you start thinking about budget. If the costs of cakes and cars has you concerned, take a look at all the areas you can make big, or even smaller savings - they all add up!
Over the past few years there has been a steady decline in the numbers of bees in the UK. As much as 25 native species are now considered to be extinct, with a further 10 species under threat “what does that have to do with me?” we hear you ask.
It's that time of year again – the sun’s (very slowly) beginning to peer through the parting clouds, and you can finally shed at least one layer of clothing before stepping out of the house.
Nice as the start of springtime is, it’s also time for the annual spring clean. Love or hate it, it has to be done – so check out our hacks to make it run as smoothly as possible.
You’re two weeks into the New Year, and your good intentions of ‘New Year, new me’ are a distant memory, the cupboards are as bare as your bank account, and the weather makes you want to build a bed fort and stay there until The Great British Bake Off returns.
Blue Monday is here, and whether or not you believe in the day itself, there’s a lot to be said for wanting a pick me up after the festivities have long passed, and the post Christmas blues start to kick in.
So we have come up with 5 ways to beat that Blue Monday feeling...
Between dropping the kids here and there, rushing to work, keeping the house presentable and trying to have a social life on the side, life sometimes gets a little hectic. We've put together some time-saving life hacks to help keep things moving at home.