Featured Interiors 

How to choose the best washing machine for you

Buying a new washing machine is an important decision, they are not a cheap appliance to purchase or to run. The more efficient the washing machine is the cheaper it is to run. Some newer models will have a energy rating of A+++. How to choose the best washing machine for you depends on the size of your household, what features you are after and how efficient you want it to be. The standard size of a freestanding washing machine is 85 (H) x 60 (W) x 55 (D) cm.…

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Cook Featured Food 

Apple and Blackburry Crumble

Apple and blackberry crumble is one of the nations favourites desserts. August and September is the best time for picking Blackberries. The best blackberries will stand out from the crowd, they will be shiner and firmer.  Blackberries aren’t restricted to rural areas you will see them along many paths amongst the hedgerows. Berry picking means autumn is approaching. The warm sweet aromas of apple and blackberry crumble cooking in the kitchen as the nights are drawing in and getting cooler. The recipe below serves 4 people, it is easy to…

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Static Or Frost Free Freezers

We all know that freezers come in a range of sizes and colours but not everyone knows they are static or frost free. Choosing the right one for you and your family is important. The freezer is one of the most used home appliance. While static freezers and frost free freezers may look the same on the outside, have similar features the price range on these are very different. Many under counter freezer have a reversible door allowing it to fit perfectly under count tops. Freezers up to 200 litre…

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Featured Interiors 

Spider Season is back!

Spider season is creeping up. It seems each year the spider season is getting longer, and the beasts are getting bigger. This is not good for arachnophobia. Spider season usually occurs at the start of September when the male common house spiders are on the hunt of a mate. Around 80% of the spiders we see in our homes are male. Our homes are the ideal habitat for spiders. The good news is that these spiders are harmless to humans. They like to kill other insects around our homes which…

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Cook Featured 

Poached Egg and Mushrooms on Toast

Poached egg and mushrooms on toast with thyme is full of flavours, not only is it quick and easy to make, it is ideal for breakfast or lunch all year round. You can also home grow the vegetables and herbs in this dish just like we did. This recipe is for one person and takes around 15 minutes to make. Ingredients 1 large free range egg 1 tablespoon olive oil Sliced toasted bread Fresh finely chopped thyme leaves 100g chestnut mushroom, sliced Season of salt and pepper Mozzarella (optional) 50g…

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Featured Live 

Keep cool this summer

The summer months are here, the temperature is reaching 30°C. Whilst it is great to finally get some sun in the UK. Too much sun exposure is dangerous, and the heat can be very uncomfortable for us all. Here are a few ways to keep cool this summer. Stay hydrated Staying hydrated is essential not just in the summer months but all year round. Being dehydrated can affect our energy levels massively, our heart then has to work harder to pump blood around the body. Drinking water will help sweat…

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Featured Food 

Iceking Freezers

Freezers are an essential appliance in every household. We use them during the winter months to stock up on frozen food to save us going out to the shops in the dark cold nights and in the summer for Ice-cream and BBQ related food. We understand that each home is different, which is why we have a wide range of freezers that come in a variety of styles and sizes. From under counter freezers to upright freezers with plenty of storage for all the family. As well as chest freezer…

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Cook Featured Food 

Easy Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers are a colourful, nutritional dish that is cheap to make. They are especially popular in the summertime as they are easy to make and full of delicious flavours for all the family to enjoy. When making stuffed peppers there is a variety of food options you can use, whether it be a vegetarian option or meat filled. This dish is often used as the main course with a side salad or garlic bread. Here is a traditional easy stuffed pepper recipe with beef for you to enjoy at…

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Design Featured 

Finding the right dishwasher for you

Dishwashers are a hardworking kitchen appliance, not only does owning one save an on-going argument of whose turn it is to do the dishes, it keeps counter tops clutter free. Less items are broken in dishwashers than washing items by hands. Dishes also tend to be cleaner as they are put through a cycle. Finding the right dishwasher for you can depend on a number of factors. How often will you use it, what you will be putting in it and what size house hold you have. They come in…

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Bring Your Dog To Work Day

For one day a year you can leave the guilt behind and bring your 4-legged companion to work! As June the 21st is this year’s bring your dog to work day. What better way to spend a day at work than with your best friend? Bring your dog to work day is a charity event and all money goes to All dog’s matter and Animals Asia. Not only does this day promise lots of fun for all dog lovers, it is also helping raise money for a great cause. The…

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