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Lockdown Lovers: How to Celebrate Your Wedding Night at Home

How to Celebrate Your Wedding Night at Home

For many people, 2020 has been a year put on hold. Holiday plans, work experiences, and general celebrations are sitting on the back burner waiting for the all-clear to start enjoying life again. We all know that eventually, we’ll get to enjoy the things we once did. But for some, restrictions have changed the way we celebrate the biggest day...

Unsure of How to Get Your Retirement Planned? Here Are Your Retirement Ten Top Tips

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There is no person better to ask advice from than someone who's already done it. That's why, when it came to compiling these Ten Top Tips for Retirement, we decided to ask some of our retired friends and colleagues. Here's what they told us.Tip 1. Keep An Eye Out For Investments With Predictable IncomeYou might have a sound financial plan...

3 Important Points To Consider Before Getting A Dog This Summer

3 Important Points To Consider Before Getting A Dog This Summer

Let’s be honest, who doesn’t love dogs? Ok, people with allergies, maybe. But for the rest of us, they bring joy to our lives and adorable videos to our Instagram feeds. Pet ownership has been on the rise since lockdown, and though the trend might slow a little once we’re free, man’s best friend will never lose its appeal.Everyone knows...

3 Ways To Make Your Home Office Feel Brand New

3 Ways To Make Your Home Office Feel Brand New

After a year of working from home, the novelty has worn off, and your current set-up might be starting to feel a little stale. Luckily, there are things you can do to switch up your space, from small changes that will ease your stressed mindset, to transformations that will bring beauty to your home.Whatever you need from a home office,...

The Power Behind the UK’s Favourite Precious Stones

After the year we've had, we could all do with some positive omens – maybe even a bit of magic. It's no wonder then that more and more people are embracing the power of crystals. Celebrities from Victoria Beckham to Gwyneth Paltrow have shown their interest in using crystals as ornaments and talismans. Singer Adele even blamed a hiccupping fit...

How online bingo is attracting a new demographic of Brits

How online bingo is attracting a new demographic of Brits

The traditional bingo scene in the UK two decades ago consisted of large bingo halls, cheesy music and attracted a mainly older demographic, with statistics indicating the average age of players was mid 60’s. Fast forward 10 years to 2011 where we were in the prime of internet growth, with online bingo sites beginning to flourish. During this time, the industry...

5 Tips For Anyone Learning How to Drive

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Sitting behind the wheel for the first time could be quite stressful, especially if you have zero experience. Luckily, you may find useful tips that will help you tackle a lot of driving issues. Of course, practice makes it perfect, but you can learn a lot online to prepare you for the road.Driving and getting a license are popular topics,...

Live rurally – don’t become a target for oil thieves…

If you are one of the million UK homes that are rural and off-grid, then you could be a target of oil thieves. Over 25,000 oil thefts were reported in 2018 and the problem still exists. Back in November, 30,000 litres of oil were stolen from a single farm in Gwent, Wales.North Yorkshire Police also urged people in rural areas...

Dressing for 2021 Horse Racing Events

Dressing for 2021 Horse Racing Events

As 2021 progresses, the closer we get to horse racing events. It’s a countdown, often, to decide on how you’ll dress. Read on to find out what to consider wearing when heading to the races. Dressing for 2021 Horse Racing EventsHorse racing events are a cultural tradition. The meetings at New Year, the Gold Cup, Royal Ascot – those who...

The UK’s North-South Home Ownership Divide – 2021’s Most and Least Affordable Cities

House prices must drop by an average of 44 percent across the UK, according to research from Open Property Group. Based on an average annual UK salary of £32,319.60 for a single person, those who dream of owning a home can do so if prices drop to £141,398. Currently, the UK average stands at £251,500.For the fourth consecutive year, the...

3 Benefits of Getting a Graduate Degree

Graduate Degree

Do you ever wonder what you could accomplish if you went back to school? These days, it’s becoming increasingly common for people of all ages to go back to the classroom to develop their skills, expand their resume, and improve their earning potential. This is particularly true now that it’s easier for us to develop our skills in our own...

Tips to ease the stresses of house sharing

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House sharing is a great idea if you're living solo, want to save money and are looking for a way to make friends. However, navigating the world of house sharing can be tricky at first as you try to work each other out and determine who does what around the home.Here are some things to consider to ease the stress...

3 Tips To Find The Nexus Of Your Niche

3 Tips To Find The Nexus Of Your Niche

Whether you’re at the start of your career or an established professional, it’s natural to want to stand out from the crowd. But it’s a competitive world out there in just about every industry, so whatever your skill set, your main challenge is transforming your talent into a tangible tool that furthers your career.And for this, you need to find...

The Ultimate Last-Minute Galentine’s Day Gift Guide

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Forget Valentine’s... it’s all about Galentine’s! During lockdown, you may find you’re missing your fellow gal pals more than ever, so why not send them over a little treat this Galentine’s Day to show you’re thinking of them? Now, while you may already have those gifts wrapped and sent to be delivered, it wouldn’t hurt to give your friend that...

Single? This Is How To Celebrate Valentine’s Day Properly

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Ah, Valentine’s Day! The one day of the year which reminds you how single you really are. Before you have a mental breakdown about how lonely you are, we have done you a massive favour. Yep, we’ve created a list of how to celebrate Valentine’s Day.Call us crazy, but why be ‘Anti-Valentine’s Day' when the one person you should show...

Vibrator Sale – Rampant Rabbit Sale – Get 50% off in the Ann Summers Sale

The Ann Summers sale has started and you can get 50% off almost everything, including Vibrator Sale, Rampant Rabbit Sale, lingerie sale and more. There's also a Finger Vibrating Clit Stimulator which was £10 and now only £1 which is a staggering 90% off.Rampant Rabbit Sale - Whether you're buying your first vibrator or looking to upgrade, there's no better...

How to save money on printing

How to save money on printing

There are plenty of good reasons to get your own printer, from saving you when you need to print a boarding pass or important document, to getting creative by printing photos for your handmade Christmas cards. But when doing your own printing, it's important to consider all the costs involved - from special photo paper to toner and ink cartridges....

Stylish DIY Hacks To Liven Up Your Living Quarters

stylish DIY hacks to liven up your home

If you are tired of coming home to an outdated living room each day it is time to resort to some inexpensive and cheerful updates without having to delve deep into your pocket. These simple DIY fixes, will not only save you time but will transform your private lounge into a fresh and modern looking place as well. Install unique mirrors Mirrors...

4 Tips to Start Your Year Stress-Free

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The new year is just around the corner after one of the most challenging years of our lives. Between the pandemic, local and national lockdowns, and a complete change in the way we go to school and work, it's no wonder that it's been one of the most stress-inducing years. According to Nuffield Health research, 80 percent of people reported...

My tried and tested approach to start flooring business

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When I revisit my childhood, I recall that I was a very curious and enthusiastic child waiting to embark on new endeavours. Neither youth nor adulthood could change me. I grew up to be an energetic woman who is always on the search to take up new challenges. I never took no for an answer.Sometime back I decided to start...

Last-Minute Christmas gift ideas for women

Last-Minute Christmas gift ideas for women

Christmas will be here before we know it and if you’re wondering what you can buy for the special women in your life, look no further. Some gift ideas are tried and true, giving you confidence that you won’t go wrong, whereas others are a bit more radical, but what better time of year to take a chance? After all,...

Top 5 Benefits of Affiliate Marketing For Your Business

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You might be searching for a way to increase your product marketing efficiently and affordably. And, you've most likely have heard or read about affiliate marketing. To put it into simple words, it’s a process in which your chosen affiliate will help promote your business and receives a commission based on the sales and marketing that they put into action....

Slow the ageing of your muscles with these easy functional training tips

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If you’ve seen or heard the word “functional training” being used in workout descriptions, don’t worry – the term isn’t as scarily technical as it may initially look. It actually has a simple meaning... “The main word here is function. Function is purpose. So functional training is just training that has a purpose,” the New York City-based personal trainer Eric...

6 Christmas gift ideas for your gym-goer girlfriend

6 Christmas gift ideas for your gym-goer girlfriend

When looking for a Christmas present to buy for someone, there’s often that lingering worry in the back of the mind: “What if it’s something they’ve already got?” However, that worry doesn’t so much apply if you are shopping for an athletic girlfriend, since fitness gear doesn’t tend to come cheap. Hence, the following items – all potentially of genuine...

The Best Heating Systems for Open Plan Offices

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Energy, and heating, in particular, is one of the largest operating costs in any business. Any business owner wants their team to be comfortable in the office, and with the popularity and proven successes of open plan offices in recent years, heating is a concern that must be addressed and may be tricky to sort out. This article will look...

What Window Dressing Should You Have In Each Room?

What Window Dressing Should You Have In Each Room

When it comes to interior design, a lot of people forget to focus on their blinds and curtains, while they seem like a simple thing, they have a lot of impact on the look and feel of a room, so having the wrong type of blinds could ruin the look of a room after you’ve spent ages agonizing over...

How safe is it to travel in Covid times?

Travelling in Covid

As people are being told to get back to normal by the Government, thoughts have naturally been turning to booking long-awaited holidays, but how safe is travelling during a pandemic? Additionally, what can be done to make it less dangerous? The following are all essential criteria for travellers to keep in mind, as is the fact that all non-essential travel...

Has the Pandemic Made the UK Fall Back in Love with Tradition?

Home Cooking

Lockdown has forced people to hit the reset button in more ways than one. Everything from family meals, holidays, trips to the high street, and outings to the cinema have been impacted by the pandemic. Consumer behaviours have changed, with more people eating at home, sitting in front of the TV, and opting for the ‘staycation’ as this year’s holiday...

Indications of a Bespoke Lead Generation Service Provider

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LinkedIn as a platform has emerged as a go-to application for prospective job searcher and providers alike. From top-rated companies such as Boston Consulting Group, Dalberg to influential entrepreneurs such as Jonathan Javier (founder of Wonsulting), this business and employment-oriented online service allows you to connect and follow them all.Given the standard of contacts that this platform holds, your thriving...

Four ways to increase your student accommodation space

Student Room

University halls are notoriously…modest. Most halls of residence give you a pretty basic living set up in the first year, consisting of a bed, a wardrobe or drawers, space for a desk, and if you’re lucky an en-suite bathroom. This gives students a limited amount of room for belongings, which, depending on how generous their parents are can be quite...