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Achieving the perfect lawn

Achieving the perfect lawn

If you can get past the pain of actually cutting it, then there is nothing more satisfying than gazing out on a lush green lawn in your garden. Trouble is, lawns aren’t always perfect. They attract weeds and moss, they can become dry and parched, or squelchy and waterlogged. The grass can group together in

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Supermarket shopping do's and dont's

Supermarket shopping do’s and dont’s

No, we’re not talking about where to park, but how to make the most of your food budget. Supermarkets invest many thousands of hours and shed loads of cash in devising ways to get us to spend more in store. To avoid falling prey to their clever marketing ploys, you need to keep your wits

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DIY money saving tips

DIY money saving tips

We all know that dabbling in DIY can save you £££, compared with paying for a tradesperson. But did you know that HOW you DIY can save you money too? Smart home improvement enthusiasts know the tricks of the Do-It-Yourself trade. We’ve compiled our Top 5 Tips from their bank of knowledge here for you.

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How to be green on a budget

How to be green on a budget

Saving the planet is a fantastic concept, but when cash is in short supply our focus shifts to the detail of day-to-day living. It can feel like a challenge, simply getting through each week with food on the table and the bills all paid – the planet can wait! But deep down we all know

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how to be a budget gardener

How to be a budget gardener

Sprucing up your outside space and making it earn its keep need not cost the earth. And, what could be better than having a lovely view of happy plants from your window and outside your door? If you’re strapped for cash but keen to be green, read on for some tips on how to make

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How to look less tired

How to look less tired

I often feel that I look like death warmed up. It’s a hazard that goes hand-in-hand with parenthood. Sleepless nights, stressful workdays and the endless round of household chores can wear a girl down. I know it’s got really bad when even my make-up doesn’t seem to make a bit of difference! But then I

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