Gas Or Electricity? How Should You Heat Your Home?

Whilst there are many ways to heat your home, gas and electricity remain the most common and easy to implement. But which one is better for your household? Here are some of the major factors to consider when choosing between gas and electric heating. Cost You’ll pay more to run your heating off electricity than you will to run it off gas. On average, gas heating is three to four times cheaper. … [Read more...]

Simple Steps To Ensure Your Bread Appetizer Doesn’t Fall Flat

When hosting a dinner party, there's a lot to consider. What should you serve? What time should you start cooking? In all the planning, the appetizer can slip your mind. At the end of the day, that isn’t a disaster. How many of us eat a starter when we’re at home anyway? But, failure to produce an appetizer can be a disaster in an unexpected way. For the most part, this dish is a filler. It keeps … [Read more...]

How To Cleanse And Detox Your Body and Mind

When you are feeling down in the dumps and sluggish, you do everything you can to feel better about yourself. Sometimes this comes in the form of a luxurious bath. Sometimes you can make yourself feel invigorated by going on a brisk hike up a very steep hill. The thing is, feeling good about yourself will vary depending on the season and your mood. It can also take anything from a great workout to … [Read more...]

How To Be The Hostess With The Mostess

If you feel like you ever put yourself under pressure just trying to get a new recipe right, then pulling out the big guns at a dinner party can be a truly trying affair. Cooking a good meal is always a plus, but there are ways to make sure you impress your guests and make sure they have a wonderful time. It’s all about paying attention to not only what food you make, but how you frame and … [Read more...]

How To Kickstart Your Summer Slim-Down

With the summer nights getting longer and the weather warmer, it’s that time of year we all love to slough off the heavy winter jumpers and jeans and swap to flowy skirts and blouses. Getting motivated to feel comfortable in those lighter clothes can be difficult, but it’s all about self-discipline and feeling confident. The trouble is, if your weight is getting you down it can be very difficult … [Read more...]

Kick Off a Healthy Lifestyle – Today!

We hear it all the time. We’ve probably even said it to ourselves from time to time. “I’m starting a diet.” “I’m starting an exercise regime.” “I’m giving this up.” Too often, when we’re talking about getting healthy, we’re talking about starting or doing a thing. Instead, we need to change the conversation and the way we approach. Don’t aim for a beach bod, don’t try out a new diet. Think about … [Read more...]

Popsugar MustHave October Box!

Here comes another delivery of the much awaited Popsugar Must Have box, and this October surprise has lots of goodies to keep me excited! The first thing that grabbed my eye hen I opened the box was the Brown Sugar Vanilla body scrub - it smelt so delicious, and it worked even better! Be sure to feel pampered and indulgent after a shower, then perk yourself up with the Revlon Pencil … [Read more...]

Popsugar Must have September Box

I was thrilled to open the September box that landed at my door, and even though it was late, it was worth the wait! The GFB Choco Bites were just amazing!! IN fact, my kids loved them so much we gobbled the entire pack up in no time! I swear I'm gonna have to re-create that recipe! And the nifty Manicure kit is a blessing in a purse. The Don't Despair Repair hair conditioner is true to … [Read more...]

Add a Little French Chic To Your Life!

Head over to Paris and you will see effortless chic on every street. From the architecture to interior design and the people themselves. There is something completely charming and fun about French life. Here we show you how to bring a little bit a va va voom into your home and personal style. Let’s start with your style. Fashionistas the world over have said Paris street style may just be … [Read more...]

5 Fun Alternatives to Using a Gym

Do you have a phobia of the gym? If so, this doesn’t mean that you can’t get in shape and start enjoying exercise. There’s an assumption that you have to spend hours on a treadmill or lift weights to get fit. But this simply isn’t true. Even if you’re afraid of the gym, there’s no excuse to be lazy. If you’re a self-confessed couch potato looking for inspiration, here are some suggestions. … [Read more...]