Housekeeping and cleaning tips

Energy saving tips for the home

Energy saving tips for the home

Unless you subscribe to an extreme self-sufficient lifestyle, there is no escaping the dreaded flop of the energy bill on your doormat. Costs seem to keep creeping up and, frankly, there seems to be very little we can do about that. Instead of weeping sadly into our beer, let’s get proactive and attack things from

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Tricks for saving money when shopping

Tricks for saving money when shopping

Saving a few pennies or even pounds here and there not only boosts your bank balance – it makes you feel good too. When I find an item a few quid cheaper on another website, or on sale in a different high street shop, I get a little frisson of excitement. The sense of beating

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Idea's for decorating a nursery

Idea’s for decorating a nursery

The nursery is your child’s first bedroom. It’s their unique and special space in your home. It needs to be warm, comfortable and inviting, not just for your baby but for Mum and Dad too. You will probably be spending a lot of time here in the early days of your baby’s life. So it

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Turn a boring life into a brilliant life

Turn a boring life into a brilliant life

If the daily grind of Work – Home – Family is leaving you a little jaded then it’s time to reclaim your life and sprinkle a bit of brilliance in each and every day. Even the most apparently insignificant changes can make a difference to your mood, boost your energy and open your mind. With

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what puts women in a bad mood

What puts women in a bad mood

Where do I start?! A new study has revealed that women spend the equivalent of 10 days a year in a bad mood. If you’re having a bad, bad day you may be among the 50% of women who apparently feel grumpy ‘a lot’ of the time. So what puts women in a bad mood? Key

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supermarket saving tips

Supermarket saving tips

We’ve all done it: you go to the supermarket intending to buy just a few bits and come out with a trolley full of goodies you didn’t really need. So how do you ensure you spend only what you need to in the supermarket and how can you make your money go further when buying

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