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How to make your life easier, safer & securer

How to make your life easier, safer & securer

Life is busy so when products come along which make your life easier we just have to share them! Bristan, the UK’s number 1 shower and tap manufacturer, have come up with a simple solution to fitting new taps with their Easyfit technology.   Image credit Their unique Easyfit system can be fitted as easy as 1,2,3 and come in ranges for both the bathroom and kitchen. You could even swap taps de... »

Savvy Laundry tips

Savvy Laundry tips

I’m sure we all need some extra help at times with our laundry, whether it’s trying to cut back on chemicals, rejuvenating old clothes or getting rid of the evidence when a rogue red sock goes in with the whites!!   Some savvy laundry tips to you to try:   White Vinegar I’m sure most of you have heard of using vinegar around the house in our chores for adding sparkle to those windows but in our wa... »

Be price savvy and barter on the high street!

Be price savvy and barter on the high street!

Bartering on the high street is something that many of us wouldn’t even consider, as many think the price you see is the price you pay. Well this isn’t necessarily the case because if you don’t ask, you won’t get… and what’s the worst that can happen? They say “no”!   By law, until money’s changed hands on a product or service, no contract has been agreed. What you need is a bit of ‘chutzpah’... »

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... »

Recently Purchased Homes Are The Most Likely To Be Burgled

Recently Purchased Homes Are The Most Likely To Be Burgled

According to Home Office Statistics, you are almost twice as likely to be burgled in the 12 months after moving house compared with the average burglary rate. In addition you are nearly 3 times as likely to be burgled compared with those who have occupied their property for 10 years or more. If you have no security measures in your home, you are an alarmingly ten times more likely to be a victim o... »

Is This The Shower That Will Shake Up The Industry?

Is This The Shower That Will Shake Up The Industry?

The shower is probably one of the most used appliances in any home, although not perhaps a university halls of residence. We may not spend all that long in shower when compared with, say, on the sofa, but if you took it out of your daily routine, you’d soon notice (as would your fellow co-workers…) But whereas the technology in our TV’s, our fridges, our dishwasher and our homes in general has mov... »

9 Ways To Escape Productivity Backlog

9 Ways To Escape Productivity Backlog

You’ve got a list as long as your arm. Everything is building up and more is being put on your plate. Here are 10 ways to prevent a backlog that you just can’t get out of.   Mind Dump Almost literally, if only there was a place where you could actually dump your mind. Figuratively though this is getting it all out, getting it all down, and getting your mindful slate clean. It might be a long ... »

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