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5 Classic Books That Received Terrible On-Release Reviews

Brave New World

Certain canonical books are indisputable classics. Breathe a word against F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, or Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, and you will most likely come up against a barrage of protests. These novels, that have become essential elements of our bookshelves, didn’t always receive so much adoration. Some literary classics received a true slating upon their first...

How to style your home on a budget

style your home on a budget

An enviable home isn’t beyond anyone, regardless of the budget you have to work with if you make your funds stretch a little further. All it takes to have a stylish home on a budget is some savvy spending and clever use of different materials and furniture items. So, if you’re ready to upgrade your home without breaking the bank,...

5 Niche Subscriptions And Mystery Boxes

5 Niche Subscriptions And Mystery Boxes

In a world where we are more online than ever, the internet has just about everything we could possibly need or want. And while you’ve probably already got your Netflix and Spotify sorted out, there’s a world of digital subscriptions, monthly loot crates and mystery boxes just waiting to be discovered.With that in mind, here are five of the best...

Study shows vegetarian diet makes you slimmer but less sociable

Vegetarian Diet

Many of us are aware of the positive effects of eating less meat has on the environment, but what is less clear is how vegetarianism changes us as human beings… until now that is. A recent study revealed that a plant-based diet typically results in a lower body mass index but also in a more introverted personality. Interestingly, the research...

How to plan a wedding on a budget

How to plan a wedding on a budget

OK, so weddings have changed a little bit and maybe your budget has been altered by being furloughed or worse. But that doesn’t mean that your wedding has to be a bargain-basement affair that’s lacking all the trimmings. For more sparkle and less sadness without breaking the bank or any social distancing rules, try these budget wedding plan tips on...

4 lovely ways to preserve memories of your kids growing up

4 lovely ways to preserve memories of your kids growing up

Watching your children grow up is extremely heartwarming and very rewarding, but it can feel like it passes in a flash, so it's important to keep memories when you can. You will always remember certain occasions and special times but, over time, they can fade a little. Here are 4 lovely ways to preserve memories of your kids growing up.Hand...

The Top 4 Leeds Properties That Won’t Sell

The Top 4 Leeds Properties That Won't Sell

Many view Leeds as a desirable living and working location. With a thriving tech city centre scene, affluent suburbs and an energetic student population, it’s one of the top cities to live in across the country. On the flip side of this, Leeds is still home to a growing number of residential properties that struggle to get sold. As property-buying experts,...

2020 Tips: How to improve your credit score

how to improve your credit score

Is your credit score below optimal? 2020 has been a very tumultuous year financially for many people and many credit ratings have taken a beating so far. If this is where you find yourself in 2020 you may be worried that this will prevent you from scoring that great mortgage and landing your dream home, and rightly so. With that...

Cancelled That Holiday? Try a Home Getaway

cancelled that holiday

OK, maybe you’re back at work now (or maybe you’re a key worker who never left the front line – in which case eternal love and respect). But as for that beach holiday in Croatia (or even Whitstable), we’re willing to bet you’re still taking a rain check on your week in the sun.We’re all desperate for a change of...

The Craziest List Of Fancy Dress Party Ideas For Adults – Plus top tips to make your event a special one

craziest list of fancy dress ideas

We've compiled this crazy list of fancy dress party ideas for adults to help inspire you when planning your Birthday, Hen, Stag, Halloween, Christmas, New Year's Eve or any other fancy dress costume party or event. And if the crazy list of fancy dress party ideas for adults isn't enough and you need more excuses to throw a fancy dress...

Multiplayer Blackjack Brings a Social Aspect to Online Casinos

Online Casinos

One of the aspects of online gaming that makes the casinos popular is the option to play solo or against other players. This freedom has won online casino lots of fans, along with the variety of games they can play. Poker, roulette, baccarat and blackjack are just some of the games you can play against others when you visit an...

The 5 Biggest Gambling Nations

casino

Gambling is a popular social activity in most corners of the world. Heading out to the casino is a fun night out enjoyed by many while betting online has become more common in recent years. The coronavirus crisis has also been good for the online gambling industry with bricks and mortar casinos having been forced to close their doors due...

Tips on How to Surprise Your Girlfriend on Her Birthday

birthday surprise

When thinking about surprising your girlfriend on her birthday, it is a perfect time to show your creativity, especially if you want to delight her. Whether you prefer to create something on your own or purchase something on the internet, there are a variety of gift items to choose from - which includes sets from beautiful flowers and hampers to...

Tips for making your house move stress-free

Moving home stress free

Selling your house or flat and moving can often be a stressful experience, whether it's because you face a daunting challenge packing all your belongings, or because of the potentially high costs involved, or any other multitude of reasons - but it doesn't need to be. Indeed, with some careful advance planning, moving to a new house can be a...

An In-Depth Look at the Top Trends for Bathrooms in 2020

bathrooms

The modern bathroom comes with a lot of elements, and many of us now consider our bathrooms to be more than just places where we can take a bath or shower and perform hygienic functions. The bathroom is definitely one of the most important rooms in the home, and if you want to make your bathroom a haven of luxury...

Latest Kitchen Design Trends That You Can Incorporate into Your Home

kitchen interior design

If you are looking for new trends to follow when it comes to your kitchen then we have some great ideas to keep in mind. Find out more here in this article. Latest Kitchen Design Trends That You Can Incorporate into Your HomeAs a homeowner, keeping up with the latest trends in interior design is not always easy. Fashion is...

Ensuring that you look after your mind and body throughout lockdown…

healthy woman running

Staying fit and healthy is of vital importance during this difficult time. It is a real temptation to retreat into our bedrooms with enough snacks to keep us going for a month and a Netflix schedule that will while away the hours, but we’ve got to try and stay active. Of course, some days will be designated purely to ‘Netflix...

Planning Your Wedding Transport from Start to Finish

Wedding planning

When you are planning a wedding, there are countless decisions to make, and it is important that you pay attention to every aspect so your big day will run as smoothly as possible. From choosing the right location to finding the perfect dress and decorating your venue, there seems to be a never-ending list of things to take care of.One...

How many of these bathroom design trends do you have?

bathroom design trends

It's only when you've been stuck at home for a few weeks that you begin to think that your bathroom could use some updates. Home renovation is important from time to time, and nowhere is this more prevalent than in the bathroom. Some see this space as an area to get in and out like a flash, whereas others see...

Cop these items to help you through quarantine

Pioneer DJJ-200

It's going to take a long time before things return to normal... So the best thing you can do right now is to embrace the new normal and make your life easier during the quarantine. This is why we have compiled this list of items and products that will make your life easier during the lockdown. 1. Stretch XS The Stretch XS back stretching mat from...

Ideas for Getting More Protein Into Your Diet

woman exercising on mat

We need to consume enough protein to allow our bodies to function well, synthesizing amino acids needed for building muscles, keeping bones strong, and skin soft. Also, many hormones and enzymes can be synthesized only with enough nutrients in one’s body. Unfortunately, our modern diet transformed the way that we don’t get enough protein with food. Only after analyzing your...

Where Should You Place Your First Vegetable Garden?

vegetable garden

As a beginner gardener, the very first thing you need to do is to decide where the garden will be placed. When space is limited, the container garden is the best choice or you could use small raised beds. When space is not a problem, you have to consider harvesting, weeding, planting and more. You also have to think about...

5 Ways to Maximise Productivity At Work

People doing work

When you’re at work, one of the most crucial factors is how to maximise your productivity. By doing so, you’ll be able to increase your performance, potentially landing a promotion. And, you may also be able to make a significant career change, using a renowned employment site such as JobRapido to find the perfect opportunity.Set TargetsSetting targets has always been...

Natural Way of Healing: Uses and Benefits of CBD Oil

The recent global virus outbreak has made everyone wary when it comes to health issues. There is a renewed awareness to prioritize one’s health and wellness. While the demand for synthetic medicine is on the rise, CBD oil is a good alternative to over-the-counter medication for some ailments and medical conditions. Cannabidiol or CBD oil comes from cannabidiol which is...

Transform A Small Space Into A Perfect One

transform home

Transforming small spaces can seem challenging at first as it may appear like it is not much you can do to make it appear larger. However, this is not completely the case. With a trick of the eye and some careful storage allocation, the room can be made to look so much larger than it is. To help you get...

5 Ways To Take CBD and the Benefits of Each 

CBD

CBD is a naturally-occurring compound derived from the Cannabis plant and refined into oils, tinctures, and other consumable and topical products. CBD offers many benefits to its users, from pain management to anxiety and stress management. CBD is safe, natural, and becoming quite popular. The market is expected to exceed sales of around $20 billion within the next few years,...

Emerging Trends: Is the Vaping Industry Moving Beyond Tobacco

Vaping

When was the last time you took a walk in your neighbourhood without seeing a vaping device in someone’s hands? Vaping devices have become largely visible in our communities globally. As more and more people choose vaping as a substitute to cigarettes, the number of people vaping is designated to hit 55 million by 2021. The dominant period of nicotine...

Is Your Mattress Causing You Back Pain?

mattress and back pain

Back pain is a common medical condition, and it has several causes. Some of these include age, hernias, and injuries to the spine. However, sometimes the cause of your back pain can be as simple as the mattress on which you are sleeping. You know if your mattress is the causal factor for your back pains if the pain begins...

5 common reasons you don’t want to go to the gym

gym

We’ve all been there. It’s January, the excesses of the festive period are sitting heavily on us and we promised ourselves that we would be a better version of ourselves in the New Year. And lo, the new year is upon us and maybe you even started out well. Maybe you got that fancy gym membership and maybe you went...

Break these 4 bad spending habits to save more money

Break these 4 bad spending habits to save more money

Do you have a bad spending habit? The truth is that many of us don’t really know where our money is going each month, which leaves us with next to nothing to put in our savings accounts. Shaking off bad spending habits is much easier if you know where your money is going each month and what the drains on...