The Naked Guide to Wine Hacks – Perfect Dinner Party Success
Sep19

The Naked Guide to Wine Hacks – Perfect Dinner Party Success

I’m not sure we can say ‘staying in is the new going out’ any more – we’ve been ‘staying in’ for so long it hardly counts as ‘new’, does it? Most of us love to entertain our friends, and it’s fun to go to town and do it properly. The popularity of shows such as ‘Come Dine With Me’ and ‘Dinner Date’ shows there’s never been as much emphasis on...

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5 Essential Tips for Reluctant Readers (or ‘how do I get my child to love reading and books?!’)
Aug31

5 Essential Tips for Reluctant Readers (or ‘how do I get my child to love reading and books?!’)

While some children devour every novel they can get their hands on, you’ve somehow found yourself with a child who pushes books away as though reading were a chore – or worse, a bore. Unless it’s on the screen in their Minecraft game or in an action-packed comic book, they don’t want to know. Sound familiar? Don’t fret – help is at hand; we’ve talked with HarperCollins, and they’ve given us some...

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The Kånken – the only backpack your teen needs is made by Fjällräven
Aug28

The Kånken – the only backpack your teen needs is made by Fjällräven

I’ve wanted one of these bags since the 90’s And no, I’ve still not got around to getting one.There’s something so pleasing in their cool, uncaring simplicity. Not for Fjällräven is the need to keep up with style trends and shiny features. They designed and made a backpack that works back in the 1970’s – and they’ve been making it brilliantly ever since. In true Swedish style, the Kånken is...

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Ted Baker Sale! #LoveTheSales
Aug06

Ted Baker Sale! #LoveTheSales

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping. – Bo Derek So how’s the hunt going for that outfit for the kids for the summer wedding/party/family dinner out? I know, it’s a nightmare isn’t it?If you’re like me, the kids get one ‘good’ outfit; it sees them through anything that requires more than their usual daily diet of shorts and tees at this...

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Win a £130 Chilli Pro Scooter from Skates | #SummerStuff
Jul29

Win a £130 Chilli Pro Scooter from Skates | #SummerStuff

It’s the final day of #SummerStuff fortnight, and Skates.co.uk are offering one lucky winner the Chilli Pro Grim Reaper Black Stunt Scooter, worth £130! The Chilli Pro Grim Reaper Black Stunt Scooter is a brilliant mid-level stunt scooter from Chilli Pro – perfect for older kids and teens to hone their Blunt To Fakie at the skate park this summer. The Reaper is the latest creation of the Chilli Pro Team, a perfect all...

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Win £130 of bestselling Dermalogica Skincare! | #SummerStuff
Jul27

Win £130 of bestselling Dermalogica Skincare! | #SummerStuff

Day 12 of #SummerStuff fortnight, and this one’s just for YOU; Dermalogica are offering one lucky reader the chance to win their bestselling Cleanse & Hydrate Trio of skincare products, worth over £130! Okay, I’ll admit it. This one’s a bit of a love letter to Dermalogica, actually. I’ve always been blessed with really great skin; even as a hormonal teenager I rarely had spots and did nothing except use...

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