Articles written by Marcus Adams

Tommy Hilfiger shop

Wash your jeans often? Well Tommy Hilfiger thinks it’s crazy!

I would hazard a guess and say most of us will wash our jeans pretty frequently. I mean, well after every wear or two is pretty much standard. Fashion designer and parent Tommy Hilfiger revealed last night that he doesn’t ever wash his jeans! Tommy Hilfiger, aged 62 years young, told a TMZ reporter that

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Technology productivity

Are we more productive with technology?

Thanks to the genius invention of the internet, we are becoming a nation of workers who would rather email than pick up a phone to make a call or write a letter. On average us British workers send and receive a staggering 10,000 emails every year but has it made us any more productive? One

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Chocolate easter eggs

Life without chocolate

Christmas, Easter and birthdays are surely the most exciting times for a child, and one of the main reasons is the bounty of chocolate. Memorable events in childhood are marked with an endless confectionery-conveyor-belt of selection boxes, Easter Eggs and birthday cakes – but what happens if your child is allergic to dairy products, wheat,

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Worried couple

Benefits you may be entitled to claim

Many working parents are simply too busy juggling kids and a job on top to realise that they may not be claiming everything they’re entitled to. Millions of benefits actually go unclaimed every year, because potential claimants are either unaware of the schemes that they’re eligible for, assume that they don’t qualify because they’re in

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Family eat out at restaurant

Eating out on a budget

In tough economic times, meals out can seem like a terrible extravagance – but that fact is that many restaurant chains are suffering in the recession too, and will consequently offer some amazingly cheap deals and you most definitely can eat out on a budget. In fact, there’s never been a better time to eat

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Is Your Child A Brat

Am I raising a brat?

“I had a tough upbringing, partly due to our deprived financial circumstances, and partly due to my parents’ strictness. Christmas and birthdays were the only times we got presents, and sweet treats were something grandma would sneak us while mum and dad had their backs turned. I was determined not to give my little girl

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