Household

21 Surprising Uses For Your Hair Dryer

You probably use your hair dryer every few days after you’ve washed your hair, right? What a waste of a purchase. It can be used for so much more than just a beauty appliance, from cleaning objects to adjusting the size of others. So the next ...

The Best KitchenAid Attachments To Buy In 2019

If you own a KitchenAid stand mixer, first of all, you’re very lucky and we guess you are a regular in the kitchen. But we also assume you’re probably not making the most out of it. Maybe you are thinking of purchasing one, but want to check out ...

7 Golden Rules For Wine Storage

A lot of effort goes into creating the perfect bottle of wine. Before it even reaches your shopping trolley, there needs to be the perfect grape, picking technique, climate and bottling. But what do you do when it does finally reach your house? ...

The Must-Have Easter Eggs For 2019

If you’re serious about your chocolate, then Easter is probably one of your favourite times of the year. Chocolate is everywhere. You go to the supermarket to buy some bits for dinner and find yourself stood at the Easter egg display with just no ...

Three Alternative Savoury Pancake Ideas

Pancakes and crepes are traditionally eaten sweet with pretty simple toppings. A sprinkle of sugar, a drizzle of lemon and a bit of syrup is a popular go-to, and some people may jazz this up with a layer of chocolate spread or some fruit. But if ...

5 Alternative Pancakes For Shrove Tuesday

Pancake Day 2019 is rapidly approaching, but if you have particular dietary requirements or are on a health kick, the traditional recipe for pancakes may be out of the question. These alternatives are still easy, and some of the best out there, ...

How To Clean Your Gas Hob

All cooking surfaces face a never-ending buildup of spilled food, grease and even just dust. While a lot of appliances can be cleaned with the old favourite soap and water, gas hobs are slightly different. If the idea of getting your hands dirty ...

7 Immunity Boosting Juices To Fight Illness

We all know that consuming fruit and vegetables can only be a good thing, and a great way to ensure you get your five a day is to whizz them into a fresh juice. But did you know that there are tonnes of ingredients out there which can not only ...

5 Slimming Airfryer Recipes

Airfryers can be used for so much more than making healthy potato chips, which is probably what they’re best known for. You can prepare fish, meat, roast vegetables, pastries, puddings, cake and even bacon in your airfryer, meaning your entire ...

Vacuuming: The 10 Mistakes You’re Making

It keeps your house and floors looking fresh, clean and allergen-and-dust-free. Thankfully, vacuuming isn’t the most laborious of household tasks despite being one of the most essential. But did you know that there are ways in which you can get even ...

Saving Money On Heating With A Smart Thermostat

It is amazing how many people waste money by heating an empty home, or not optimising the energy usage in the best way. With any appliance or device, the more control you have over them, the more money you can save on usage. The same applies to ...

Appliances To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Going

Whether you want to start eating healthier, get fit, cut down on the takeaways and ready meals or simply jazz up your home, you don’t want to fall at the first hurdle with your New Year’s Resolutions just because you don’t have the right equipment. ...

Leftover Christmas Turkey Recipes

No matter how many people you are catering for on Christmas Day, nobody can ever get the amount of turkey just right. There is always enough leftover to do at least one more meal, and waste not, want not. But what do you make with it? You can’t ...

Getting Guest Ready For Christmas

Christmas is a busy time of year for everyone, and if you are the host of the festivities this year then it isn’t only a lot of pressure, but you may also have to adapt your home. As seeing as it could cost around £200 for the hosting duties, ...

Top 5 Most Extravagant Christmas Presents 2018

According to a recent survey, up to 57 per cent of us will go overboard on the spending this Christmas – racking up an average overspend of £152.70 on gifts for loved ones. But as ridiculous as it sounds, there are actually a lot of individual ...

Securing Your Home For Christmas

Whether you are going away for the festive season or are concerned about the rapid 20% rise in burglaries in the run-up to Christmas, ensuring your home is safe and you have the correct security in place is paramount. It is an important concern ...

Christmas Gift Guide For Him: Food And Drink

Whether he likes just eating it, enjoys cooking it or isn’t bothered what it is as long as he can have a coffee or drink with it, buying a food-based gift for your food-loving partner/dad/brother/son can be a challenge. Finding the right balance ...

Amazon Echo Input – The Smart Device Music Lovers Have Been Waiting For?

Back at the Amazon Conference in September 2018, the company announced a whole host of new Alexa-enabled gadgets, from new models of the Echo Dot, Plus and Show to their own smart plug and even a voice-controlled microwave. The one which got the ...

The Best Christmas Hampers For 2018

Hampers are a well-loved present in the yuletide season. In fact, few things signal it’s arrival more effectively. From the usual pates, condiments and biscuits, through to the slightly unusual and taste-specific compilations, via the traditional ...

Christmas Gift Guide For Her: Food And Drink

Every Christmas, you are left wondering what gift to buy your mum/grandma/sister/friend/partner for Christmas and birthdays. They absolutely adore food, so the usual tub of Celebrations and promise of dinner at the local pub doesn’t quite suffice. ...