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Household Appliances for Independent Living

Getting older is a fact of life, and for many it means losing a little bit of treasured independence. As those aches and pains creep in it can be harder to look after your home. Household appliances in particular can often pose a problem. Where you once hoisted the vacuum cleaner up the stairs with no problem, you might now not be able to. Or bending to put clothes in the washing machine might make you feel like you are going to fall. But this needn’t mean you need to…

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Vented, Condenser or Heat Pump Tumble Dryer?

If you live in the UK or just moved here, you could be one of those people who has fallen in love with their umbrellas, or simply enjoy the cold weather and rainy days. Either way, while you have found your own way to cope with the rainy weather, your wet and washed clothes are still struggling to dry and you may eventually feel the need to invest in a tumble dryer. Choosing the right tumble dryer can be a bit challenging. There are many available types and each one…

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Hobs buying guide

Finding the right hob for your kitchen is not the easy decision you thought it was. There are many types to choose from and each one has its own pros and cons. So which type is the right hob for you? Here’s a simple guide to get you started. Hobs types There are five main types of hobs; Gas, gas on glass, induction, ceramic, and solid plates. In this article we will explain the special features of each type to help you decide which one of them is the right…

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Five games to play with your kids in the garden

Spring is here and the sun has finally come out. It is now the perfect opportunity to get the most out of this beautiful weather and play with your kids in the garden. We’ve brought to you today five great activities to enjoy family fun time without breaking the bank. 1- Chalk drawing Kids love painting and drawing, so make use of this lovely weather and give them some colourful chalk and allocate some space on your garden patio for them to draw on freely. The best thing about chalk…

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How to remove chocolate stains from clothing

Chocolate is one of the world’s favourite treats and this time of year in particular is known to be the “chocolate season”, where shops are well-stocked with tasty chocolate eggs that you can enjoy and share with your family and friends. It’s also the time of year where you can expect to find chocolate stains everywhere, especially if you have little ones in the house! So what should you do if you end up with chocolate stains on your favourite clothes? The rule of thumb with any stain is to…

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Easy and natural ways to dye eggs this Easter

If you are looking for fun and creative ways to dye eggs with your kids this Easter, this article is for you. We’ve brought to you four natural and effective ways to get beautiful dyed eggs without being exposed to chemicals in food dyes. All the ingredients that we will use are inexpensive and easy to find in your local store. Make sure an adult is there to supervise because the first task is to prepare the eggs in boiling water for 10 to 15 minutes. Now you’re ready to…

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Two Breakfast Toast Recipes to start your morning right

Start your morning right with these delicious, healthy and easy toast recipes. 1- Hard boiled eggs with avocado: Despite the high fat content of a single avocado, it is considered one of the best superfoods and is recommended worldwide as part of a healthy and well-balanced diet. Even if you are trying to lose weight, many nutritionists will advise you to eat half an avocado every morning. The same goes for eggs as they are considered the perfect source of protein. That’s why we have combined the countless benefits of…

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How to wash your coloured clothes

Many of us make the mistake of putting all our clothes together in the same wash. We think that advanced technology and improved detergents are now capable of cleaning different colours and fabrics together without causing any damage. But when your new black jeans start to look greyish we realise how wrong we were. Here are some tips and tricks to help you keep your clothes looking as good as new for longer: First, separate your clothes into three piles: Light colours, dark colours, and black colours. Black colours can…

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Homemade Caramel Iced Coffee

Whether it’s a freezing night outside or a hot summer day, coffee lovers know that there’s no need for a specific weather to enjoy the delicious taste of caramel iced coffee. The good news is you can easily make it at home. Just follow our recipe: You will need: 170 ml of strong hot brewed coffee. 170 ml of cold milk (full fat milk is better but you can use semi-skimmed milk if desired) 5 teaspoons of caramel sauce. 2 tablespoons of sugar, or less if you’re on a diet!…

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Upright VS. Cylinder Vacuum Cleaners

So, you finally decided to invest in a new vacuum cleaner to make your daily life easier, especially if you have a house full of carpets or a pet running around and spreading tiny hairs all over the place. But what should you get this time? With so many choices in the market, you might end up paying for an expensive one that doesn’t really do the job. Here’s an easy guide to help you learn the main differences between available models and decide which one you should go for:…

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