Dogs have been offering humans companionship for thousands of years. Commonly referred to as man’s best friend, dogs are lovable, loyal friends. But apart from just being a trusty sidekick, studies are starting to show that dogs may offer us even more benefits than we may be aware.
Dogs have been … [Read More...]
You’ve just had a plasterer in your lovely new home. You might have spent a small fortune to get the work done so you want to save a few pennies by painting your own walls. The problem is you’ve never performed a job like this before and you don’t have a clue what to do!
Well don’t panic … [Read More...]
When we envision a lightning strike we often image the Hollywood movies and Disney Cartoons, where the main character always nearly misses being electrocuted and walks away with a fuzzy hairstyle much like Albert Einstein’s iconic firework hair.
Yet, in real life, the way individuals get injured … [Read More...]
In our homes, we use lighting to transform a room and create a certain kind of atmosphere. If we’re having a romantic dinner for two, we’ll use a dimmer switch to turn down the main light to a suitable setting, or lamps to light sections of the room. We may even choose to eat our meal by … [Read More...]
Using less water is not only good for the environment, but it can save you money on your water bill too. The bathroom is one area of our home where we use a lot of water, so if you’re trying to reduce your consumption it’s worth starting here. So here are six important ways to conserve water in the … [Read More...]
It’s coming up on that time of year again. The time to do a thorough spring cleaning of your home.
Where did the idea of spring cleaning come from anyway? It’s believed that the custom dates back to the 19th century. Before vacuum cleaners and dust filtration systems, springtime was the right … [Read More...]
In the ever evolving field of photography, competition is fierce. A photographer has many tools to assist them in creating their perfect shot; lenses, tripods, flashes, props, etc. Another pragmatic tool is the use of computer programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Granted, with all of the … [Read More...]
If you are the owner of a small business, attending an event offers you a great opportunity to network with potential clients or even foster new relationships. Signing up to a business networking event can sometimes be a costly exercise. Therefore maximising the effectiveness of an event is crucial. … [Read More...]
When you are trying to go on a diet, it can be incredibly difficult because a lot of ‘low fat’ foods don’t always have quite the same taste to them.
It might be because you are thinking of them having less fat than the ‘normal’ version, it might be some pre-conceived notion that everything that … [Read More...]
Whether you are planning on taking a trip to London just for the day out, or you are making your first visit to Europe and London is one of your stopping points along the way, it is essential that you remain safe and secure when travelling around London. As one of the largest cities in England and … [Read More...]
Upcycling is big at the moment. There are people around Britain and beyond constantly on the lookout for furniture, clothing and any other 'junk' they can breathe new life into. They scour ebay, root in skips and spend my way too much time on car boot apps like Shpock.
If you are one of the many … [Read More...]
A car boot sale is the perfect place for getting rid of stuff and making extra cash. We do one every two to three years, and we always make at least £100 - £200 profit.
(The only cost on the day is the pitch and food.)
Which isn't bad for a few hours work, and it clears up a lot of space in … [Read More...]
When attending a music festival, with all the bodies, dancing, drinking and partying involved, chances are you’re going to get a little dirty.Music festivals are often held in open fields or large parks, and this can get hot, rainy or even muddy.While many festivalgoers might be able to go for a few … [Read More...]
In today’s fluctuating business world, where whole industries rise and fall over the course of the night, running a small business seems like much harder task than it ever was.
Staying in control of all important doings within a company looks like a good prerequisite for survival, but one person … [Read More...]
Pets are a healthy part of our everyday lives. They help teach us to love, they teach us patience, and they listen to our troubles and worries when we are down. They make the perfect companion. However, you will want to make sure that they are looked after in return. Whether you’ve had Webster … [Read More...]
Choosing the gender of your child can be a rather controversial topic and can be pretty much a taboo subject, with many believing that we should be "grateful for what we get"! However, many couples, if being honest would admit that they would prefer a balanced family, which has a mix of boys and … [Read More...]