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Save money & food with the free LOVE FOOD hate waste app

Save money & food with the free LOVE FOOD hate waste app

UK homes throw away around 7m tonnes of food and drink every year, costing £12.5bn. By managing how much we buy and correct storage this amount can be reduced, saving on average almost £60 per month. By down loading the Love Food Hate Waste app you can keep track of your how well you manage your food and gives you ideas on how to use up those leftovers.  Image credit Included in the app is: Great ... »

How to……sleep on a plane

How to……sleep on a plane

If you are lucky enough to have no screaming kids or annoying neighbours to keep you awake, here are a few tips on how to achieve some sleep on a plane!   Where to sit? Try and sit in a window seat so that you won’t be disturbed when someone wants the loo or in a fire exit row so you have more leg room.   Neck pillow Use a neck pillow but put it on backwards so it supports your chi... »

Free apps to help monitor your child’s health

Free apps to help monitor your child’s health

Here are a few suggestions for free apps to help you monitor your child’s health and development.   CHILD FEEDING GUIDE We all know toddler’s can sometimes be fussy eaters but by using this app you can monitor how many times your toddler has been offered a particular food. A team at Loughborough University created the app as they say it can take a fussy toddler up to 20 times of being o... »

Online security

Online security

1. Keep personal information private Don’t give out your personal information to a company or an individual that you don’t know or trust. Ask them why it’s needed and how it will be used.   2. Install anti-virus software To keep your computer bug free install something like McAfee Total Protection or Norton Internet Security anti-virus software. Choose software that will protect you from the main ... »

10 pointers on how to increase the value of your home

10 pointers on how to increase the value of your home

1. Extensions According to Nationwide Building Society, for every 10% extra floor space you add to your home you can increase the value by 5%, whilst adding an extension with a double bedroom and ensuite can boost your home’s value by up to 23%. Before you start with any quotes, make sure that the extension doesn’t cost you more than you are realistically going to make back when it comes to sell. ... »

10 low budget tips and tricks for the office

10 low budget tips and tricks for the office

Tips on how to de-clutter the work place, remind yourself to keep hydrated and maybe teach you something new!   1.     2.     3.       4.       5.     6.     7.   8.   9. .      And lastly something to impress your colleagues! 10.   Image credits »

Loom band crazy!

Loom band crazy!

The Duchess of Cambridge, David Beckham and 1D’s Harry Styles to name but a few have all been seen sporting loom band bracelets. So what is it that makes these little colourful elastic bands so captivating to young and old alike? More than 3 million looms have been sold worldwide since they first appeared in toy stores in 2011, and with kits costing approx £15 and loom band packets available for u... »

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