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Cutting Cinema costs

Cutting Cinema costs

Taking the family to the cinema can be a costly exercise, especially if the movie of choice is a new release. If you don’t go regularly, there is the temptation to make it a whistles-and-bangs treat and go all out on the popcorn, snacks and drinks. But there are ways of keeping your costs down

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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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DIY pedicure

DIY pedicure

When the sun comes out its time to bare those toes ladies. Not always a welcome proposition when they have been squished into shoes for months, but fear not – giving yourself a diy pedicure at home is a cheap, simple, and effective way of making the most of your ten tiniest assets. Here’s how

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Simple ways to make your clothes look more expensive

Simple ways to make your clothes look more expensive

Designer gear is unaffordable for the average parent, and frankly, too much of an impracticality for day-to-day life. But the high street is full of perfect garments for every day and evening wear; with a bit of ingenuity these items can be enhanced and made to look a million dollars. Made to Measure on a

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three great ways to care for your feet

Three great ways to care for your feet

As with other parts of our body, it can be easy to take our feet for granted. Forgetting they are there day after day, we expect them to perform for us without much reward or gratitude. If you stop to consider how much you absolutely depend on your feet, it might amaze you that you

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room makeover on a budget

Room makeover on a budget

You can’t turn the telly on these days without seeing a lifestyle programme about houses. Do Up Your House, Sell Your House, Redecorate Your House. While we all know these are not real shows, you get the point I’m trying to make. I love nothing more than a fix of home improvement TV, but it

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