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Superb Savvy BBQ Tricks

Superb Savvy BBQ Tricks

Tasty fruits to grill on the BBQ. If you want to receive the title of ‘Master in BBQ’ it means you should be able to use it to prepare more than just sausages and burgers. Get creative and throw some fruit on there, too. Thanks to the heat, the natural sugars will caramelise and enhance the flavour. The trick is to use fruits with firm flesh that hold up well to the heat of the BBQ without getting... »

10 Breakfast Recipes You Have To Try

10 Breakfast Recipes You Have To Try

Our savvy team loves to eat breakfast in the morning – actually we have to admit we just love to eat in general – and we think it has to be a quality time. In the weekends or when you are having a day off, it’s so much nicer to start a day with a healthy and tasteful breakfast and spend some time with people you love or with a good magazine and some music. So, let’s breakfa... »

Best Bits of Booming Birmingham

Best Bits of Booming Birmingham

Did you know that Britain’s second-largest city, Birmingham, is also one that is booming?  Next to a brand new modern library, a high ranked University and beautifully renovated Victorian buildings, there are also new parks, public spaces, and extravagant new residential and commercial buildings. Of course we cannot forget to mention the outstanding Mailbox and Bullring shopping malls and th... »

Our Savvy Valentine Gift Guide

Our Savvy Valentine Gift Guide

TO BE OR NOT TO BE, MY VALENTINE? Let’s be honest, a lot of people see Valentine’s Day as a “Commercial Hallmark holiday” which could give V-Day a pretty negative image. Naysayers aside, we see it as a great excuse to show some love to the important people in our lives. We have been celebrating Valentine’s Day for thousands of years. But do you know where this tradition finds its origin? Unf... »

Last Minute Flight Booking Advice

Last Minute Flight Booking Advice

If you like to leave it late to book a flight then you’re probably already an expert in getting the best deals. If you are new to the process though, here’s a quick guide to help. Is there even such a thing as a last minute ‘deal’? Is this even a thing? Or is it a myth? There’s no hard evidence to suggest that leaving it late saves you any money at all with scheduled airlines. There’s basic econom... »

Quick Tips: 18 Surprising Food hints & tips

Quick Tips: 18 Surprising Food hints & tips

1-   Open a bag of Doritos and throw in all the ingredients you need for a taco or burrito and you’re set for a walking Mexican! 2-   If you need to get eggshells out of egg white, wet your fingers beforehand, the pieces will come out easily! 3-   Create tasty cheese sticks by rolling crust-less bread around a cheese slice and shallow fry. Serve with a dip of your choice! 4-   Waffle iron hash-bro... »

Starbucks to offer App Based Orders

Starbucks to offer App Based Orders

Starbucks announced this week that it is to offer orders via a new app – for now just in Portland, Oregon and later the rest of the U.S. in 2015. As you’d expect, it’s fairly straight-forward – you choose your drink in the App menu, send the order (and pay via your phone) and the current claim is that you can collect your drinks within 5 minutes of sending the order. It seems a logical step in m-c... »

Low-cost ideas to have the perfect Christmas experience

Low-cost ideas to have the perfect Christmas experience

We all agree: Christmas is the time of the year we all like to celebrate as big as possible… decorating our homes, cooking delicious food with friends and family, and of course buying lots of presents. That’s why we created a selection of these easy and affordable ideas to make it an unforgettable & cosy time! Decoration For many more ideas, take a look at the BHG crafts’ page.   Recipes... »

3-D Printed Cookie Cutters Shaped Just The Way You Like Them

3-D Printed Cookie Cutters Shaped Just The Way You Like Them

Reindeer, gingerbread men, and stars: this time of year, cookie cutters come in all shapes and sizes. But from now on, there are even cookie cutters for type lovers: Cookie cutters that allow you to eat the alphabet in a wide assortment of classic typefaces, from Helvetica to Garamond.   These original cutters are created by the Rotterdam based company Print Meneer, this line of cookie cutter... »

Make-Me-Happy-Food

Make-Me-Happy-Food

From the simple energy kick of a good protein-filled breakfast to delicious suppers enjoyed with family and friends, we don’t need a scientist to tell us that we are what we eat! Food refuels us, affecting our energy levels and therefore our ability to run around after the kids, get things done and end each day feeling we’ve achieved what we wanted to. The good news is that it isn’t ha... »

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