Household

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?

Amazon Echo Input Release Date Back at the Amazon Conference in September, 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 ...

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. ...

Can Smart Lighting Save You Money?

There are so many changes we can make around the home to help cut the cost of our electricity bills. Turning the TV off at the switch rather than leaving it on standby, and buying an appliance rated A for efficiency rather than C or below can ...

Black Friday: The Best Kitchen Appliance Deals

Black Friday isn’t just a time to look for an offer on that expensive camera you’ve wanted for a while or to finally get yourself a speaker which gives you the best sound imaginable. Black Friday 2018 - Kitchen Appliance Offers People often forget ...

Find The Best TV Deal On Black Friday

Televisions are one of the most-purchased appliances during the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales period. They see some of the most significant discounts around because there are literally hundreds of models to choose from. The good thing which has ...

Black Friday 2018: Predictions For Amazon Deals

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the calendar. Every year, online and High Street stores start hyping up the deals and knocking down the prices. As it is on the run up to Christmas, a lot of customers will use this opportunity ...

5 Things To Clean In Your Garden Before Winter

It's coming to that time where everything that has made the garden look so appealing and lovely over Summer is now having to be stored away until Spring arrives. Unfortunately, just popping everything in the shed/garage/greenhouse as it is isn’t ...

The Best Bonfire Night Parkin Recipe

If you are from Lancashire or Yorkshire, you will either regularly enjoy parkin every autumn around Bonfire Night or will remember the hours you used to spend standing around your local community bonfire enjoying it after your little tub of Black ...

Pumpkin Recipes To Get You Ready For Halloween

You may think you are limited to making a pumpkin pie on the run-up to spooky season, or just carving them. But pumpkins are actually a very ignored vegetable when it comes to cooking, and nothing says Autumn more. Whether you want to use up some ...

11 Energy Saving Tips for Your Appliances

There is no denying that our electrical appliances use up an awful lot of energy, even when they are left on standby. Not only is this bad for the planet, but it’s also bad for your wallet too. The most obvious way to be more energy efficient is ...

The Spookiest Halloween Cake Recipes for 2018

Whether it be a kids party, you want to create something different for the trick or treaters, or you just want to get your household into the spirit, Halloween is the perfect excuse to get creative in the kitchen and make use of your cake mixer! ...

Must Have Tech Products for 2018

Looking to make your home a little bit smarter and life a little bit easier? There is a growing number of appliances and tech gadgets available which are all controllable from your smartphone, or even just your voice. They have made the way we ...

The Different Types Of Coffee Machine

Making a cup of coffee at home is no longer as simple (or boring) as using instant granules and hot water from the kettle. A coffee machine can give you barista-style coffee in the comfort of your own kitchen. Most can also work much quicker than ...

7 Things You Can Clean with a Pressure Washer

Pressure washers are more than just glorified hosepipes – they’re incredibly powerful, as their names suggest – and, as such, they’re best used in situations and circumstances where considerable debris and dirt needs to be removed with a particular ...

Getting Your Boiler Winter Ready

With the glorious Summer starting to fade away, you’ve probably already started thinking about those dark nights, rainy days and freezing mornings we will all soon be facing. Our boilers give us a warm, dry and secure home over Autumn and Winter, ...

The 3 Best Vegan Pizza Recipes

Pizza, for many people, is all about the cheese and loaded toppings. But if you are vegan, have certain food and dairy allergies or simply hate tomato bases, finding the perfect pizza can be difficult. The good news is that you don’t have to miss ...

1 Minute Microwave Brownie Mug Cake

Have you ever fancied baking something rich, sweet and chocolate-based, but when it comes down to it, you actually can’t be bothered with the effort? Why not have a go making our 1 Minute Microwave Brownie Mug Cake recipe. Not only is there a lot ...