Get a Free Pair of Tickets To The Northern Homebuilding & Renovating Show Worth £24

The Northern Homebuilding & Renovating Show will be making its long-anticipated return between 5-7 November 2021 at Harrogate Convention Centre to provide inspiration and ideas for your property projects and ambitions. Whether your build is just getting off the ground, or your rooms are in need of some final touches, this year’s Northern Show has you covered.

How To Prepare Your Dogs For A Cold Winter

The winter season is well and truly here. The weather turned cold, the rain started pouring, and the muddy dog walks were in full flow. Dog walkers need waterproof shoes, a winter coat and multiple layers to stay warm in the colder season. Your dog might also need a little extra attention in the winter months.


Great After School Activities for Teens

Teenagers can be a difficult group to entertain – their interests have likely changed since they were kids, and they’re at a stage where they’re trying to carve out their identity and find people who share their likes and dislikes. But how they spend their downtime can actually contribute towards this a lot, so finding after school activities that will help them grow while also being fun and entertaining is the key. 


I’m Grateful for the Little Things in Life...

Sometimes things happen in life that make you sit back and re-evaluate all the silly little things that you worry and stress about. If the last few weeks have taught me anything it’s to not take anyone or anything for granted. It has been a worrying time here in the last few weeks and I can honestly say that I am ready for half term and a few lazy days over the next few weeks.

So where do I start…


How to Decorate your Garden this Christmas

As the festivals approach, we gear up for party time. Christmas is that time of the year when you meet and greet your friends. So, if you are all prepped up to make your Christmas special, you must do something out of the box. Apart from the food, if there is something that catches the eye during Christmas, it is the décor. In this article, we are going to highlight some of the key ways to decorate your place and make it festive ready.

7 Yoga Poses for Leg Strength

Do you want to sculpt shapely legs? You don’t have to do millions of squats or join a gym. Why not turn to one of humankind’s oldest known exercise forms?

Yoga offers multiple poses that empower your lower body. Here are seven positions for leg strength to add to your daily routine.


Choosing The Right Flooring For Your Home

I think that choosing flooring for your home is a hard task. There’s so much choice and there’s so much that you need to take into consideration. We all know that flooring can be a big expense, so you want to make sure that you make the right choice at the start. We also know that you get what you pay for in terms of quality so you want to make sure it will last especially if you have a young family, pets or spend a lot of your time at home.

Can Walking 10,000 Steps a Day Really Help Your Mental Health?

One of the most popular pieces of exercise and wellbeing advice over the last decade or so is that you should be aiming to walk 10,000 steps every day. Fitness devices start you off with a 10,000 step goal and many offices set up competitions and fundraising based on this gold standard. But can walking 10,000 steps a day really help your mental health?


7 Ways to Make Sure Your Home Is Secure

Unpredictable things happen all the time. You never know if your house is going to be the target of a burglary or a natural disaster out of your control. Fortunately, while you may not be able to predict when or if these things will happen to you, you can take steps to avoid damage coming to the most precious things in your life.

Simple Sauces to Make Dinner Time Easier

Are the kids tired of eating the same old sandwiches, salads and pasta dishes night after night? If you’re being honest, you’re probably sick of them, too. Yet, finding new recipes takes a lot of time and effort - not to mention trial and error. How do you add some variety to the menu without overhauling your pantry and your Pinterest board? One word - sauces.

Experiment with new flavours, dress up old favourites and add some spice to your life with easy-to-make sauces that are way better than anything you’ll find at the grocery store. All you need is a few minutes and a handful of fresh ingredients to make one - or all - of the following.


11 Surprisingly Efficient Family Vehicles

Are you in the market for a new automobile? If you care about the planet and your pocketbook, you want to find the most fuel-efficient model available.

You have more options than ever before. The introduction of electric and hybrid technology provides all the family and cargo space necessary without guzzling gas. Here are 11 surprisingly efficient family vehicles from which to choose.


Helping Your Child Find a Love of Science from a Young Age

Science is a huge part of every child’s education, whether they learn from others or take their own approach to learning more about the subject. There are so many strands to science that your child could be interested in just one area, or enjoys learning about a whole range of elements to science.

5 Outdoor Learning Activities for Children

Stuck for activities to do in the great outdoors? Here are a few learning activities you can try with your child, courtesy of this private college in the UK.


How to Raise a Respectful Child

Respect is one of the core moral values that children become aware of as they grow older. As an essential trait that many people should aim to follow, teaching your child early on how to be respectful is key for developing strong-willed, kind and caring individuals.

Top Tips for Teaching Your Child Problem Solving Skills

For solving problems it can be a lot for your child to handle if they’re unsure of how to handle it. If they have a disagreement at school, or they’re struggling with a certain subject at school that’s becoming an issue in terms of grades, then helping them through the process will give them the core skills to be a key problem solver.


Goodbye September… Hello October!!

Can you believe another month has passed? No neither can I. I know I say it almost every month but the year is flying by scarily fast. The start of October means lots of things for us. It’s my birthday month, its Halloween (my youngest loves going trick or treating), I start preparing Christmas guides and it means that the darker nights are not far away – meaning movies, boxsets, and hot chocolate all around.