When you have young children and you are looking to go back to work, you may find yourself in a position where you and your partner are considering hiring a nanny. While the majority of people would love to have a real-life Mary Poppins living in their home and caring for their children, it is unfortunately not so straightforward! Unfortunately, ...

Change your mindset In a consumer-driven culture, a lot of us have too much clutter. We tend to squeeze as much as we can into our space so unnecessarily. If you are someone who finds it hard to let go of things, then changing your mindset will help you immensely. You really need to assess the importance you are putting ...

What Is Intermittent Fasting? There are many benefits of fasting There are both mental and physical benefits to increasing the length of your fast. With regards to mental benefits, studies have shown that fasting diets are more sustainable than most diets, as they are a very simple way of dieting. You can either eat what you want, within an allotted ...

Does Sun Cream Go Out of Date? Most sun cream does expire and because of this, they should come with an expiry date stamped on the box. It is very important not to ignore this as the chemicals do degrade and may well lose their protective effect. As a rule most sun creams will last for ‘at least a year of ...

Today we’re looking at our top 5 restaurants in Bath. Bath has long been a tourist summer favourite due to its stunning Georgian architecture and thermal springs with an abundance of things to see and do. After a long day’s sightseeing, you can relax over a delicious meal. Here are five of the best restaurants that the city has to ...

Christmas in July – Starting to plan in July or even earlier, for Christmas can seem a bit extreme. However, planning ahead and doing a little bit at a time leaves a lot more time to enjoy the season and makes it a lot easier. You also can save money by shopping all year. As a self-confessed Christmas-a-holic, my festive ...

Ingredients For the Cake: 230g butter, at room temperature 350g granulated sugar 2 tbsp fresh lemon zest 300g all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 4 large eggs 80ml fresh lemon juice 250ml buttermilk 10 large strawberries, hulled and sliced For the Icing: 230g butter, softened 625g icing sugar sugar 2 tbsp whole milk ...

Today I’m going to talk to you about sugar-free chewing gum. I know it seems like a bizarre topic, but it’s actually a question that I get a lot. And that is, does chewing gum help with weight loss? So we are going to talk all about chewing gum, whether or not it’s beneficial in weight loss or if that’s ...

Find out if you will need planning permission In the majority of cases, if the building is under 2.5m high and 30m2, a garden building will not require building regulations or planning permission as long as the structure is 1m from your boundary, since these are regarded as a “Permitted Development“. If you want your garden building to be larger ...

Making your own pizza dough is super easy! Plus it is one of the cheapest meals you can make. It’s freezer-friendly so you can always have some in your freezer, ready to defrost whenever you feel like it. If you’re planning to freeze it, once you’re finished kneading the pizza dough, roll it into a ball, coat it with a ...

Just over 40 years ago, autism was first recognised as a distinct diagnosis in the DSM-III. Since then, awareness of autism has become widespread among the public, and thankfully, most of this has been respectful and positive. Unfortunately, there have also been unscientific myths about autism that exploit some people’s confusion and anxiety. These contribute to negative stigma and make ...

When you think of intelligent people what kind of habits come to mind? You might think of a brainiac wearing glasses, reading, books, and studying. But did you know that there are other, lesser-known habits they engage in? Here are some unusual things highly intelligent people do: They often talk to themselves What do you think when you see someone ...