What are the common problems with building home extensions?
Oct16

What are the common problems with building home extensions?

Anyone who has a family will know how much space is needed in the home. After all, you and your partner probably have lots of stuff to store away so adding in one or more kids only makes this problem grow. It is not only about possessions either – many family homes have ample room when you first move in but don’t have enough extra room to grow as your lives change. You may, for example, decide to work from home and need a home office...

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Handy Money-Saving Tips for Single Parents
Oct03

Handy Money-Saving Tips for Single Parents

Being a parent is expensive. Children need a lot of things, from extra food to clothes and school supplies. While parenting is always a challenging experience, things can be particularly tough for single parents. After all, if you only have one income, then you need to make that money stretch even further for you and your children. busy mum image By Kaspars Grinvalds | Shutterstock Fortunately for today’s parents in the UK,...

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PREPARING YOUR GARDEN FOR AUTUMN
Sep02

PREPARING YOUR GARDEN FOR AUTUMN

Getting your garden set and ready for autumn doesn’t have to be looked on as a big, dauting task. As the last few weeks of summer are approaching, it’s time to begin the preparation of getting the garden in a better position for the colder months ahead. UK’s premier retailer of quality garden and leisure buildings, GBC Group have listed exactly what you need to be doing to help you on your way. Cut the lawn Mow the lawn...

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Takeaway to Fakeaway – Healthy Chicken Chow Mein recipe
Aug28

Takeaway to Fakeaway – Healthy Chicken Chow Mein recipe

Whilst we all love a treat once in a while, takeaways are too easy, and in pre-diabetes days we indulged in them way too often. Not good for our bank balance, and certainly not good for our waistline. Now I make a conscious effort to restrict them to one a month, and make sure I have simple meals available for when the takeaway-mood comes a-calling. A healthy Chicken Chow Mein recipe fakeaway is usually tastier, more...

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HOW TO DOCUMENT YOUR BABY’S FIRST YEAR AND BEYOND
Aug25

HOW TO DOCUMENT YOUR BABY’S FIRST YEAR AND BEYOND

Trust this parent of three teenagers and a 20yr old that any new parent should definitely get on this as soon as possible. Document every stage and milestone. It all passes so fast – random photos and video clips form your phone, scribbled drawings, notes of things they’ve said that made you laugh… when you’re facing the reality of them leaving home, you’ll love earlier you for taking the time to make...

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Win an amazing family trip to Thorpe Park with the latest Baddiel Blockbuster!
Aug16

Win an amazing family trip to Thorpe Park with the latest Baddiel Blockbuster!

The Taylor Turbochaser is a non-stop thrill-ride adventure that will have you racing to the finish line – and you could win an action-packed family trip to Thorpe Park when you pre-order your copy today. It’s the latest Brilliant Blockbuster from best-selling David Baddiel! A non-stop thrill-ride adventure that will have readers young and old racing to the finishing line. The Taylor Turbochaser is a road-trip...

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