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Want To Keep Your New Year Resolution? Don’t Push Your Will Power

Want To Keep Your New Year Resolution? Don’t Push Your Will Power

In a recent study published in the U.S. in Personality & Individual Differences, it was suggested that people with stronger willpower didn’t necessarily have superhuman strength when it came to avoiding temptation. The study showed that those people considered to have strong willpower backed this up but not getting into situations where they would encounter temptation or distractions. It wasn’... »

New Year Party Checklist For The Perfect Host

New Year Party Checklist For The Perfect Host

It’s New Year’s Eve and you’ve invited your friends and family over to celebrate. How though can you ensure that they go away thinking you are the best host EVER? Take a look through our checklist below to see how good you really are! Clean: It’s goes without saying that if you are having people to stay the nifht that their bedding is all freshly washed and dried – and that their beds are made! No... »

Clean Up Those New Year Party Spills!

Clean Up Those New Year Party Spills!

It’s that time of year when you decide that a New Year’s Party would be a great idea. Then someone spills their red wine all over the laminate flooring. Rather than reach for the paper towels, next time reach for the flour. That’s right, flour. Flour is an excellent thickening agent and it will absorb the water out whatever it comes into contact with as well as stop the spread. Drop a scoop of flo... »

Merry Christmas Everyone!!

Merry Christmas Everyone!!

Merry Christmas to all our Savvy readers. We’ll be back after the festivities to provide with more ways to save you time, effort and money!   From all of the team we hope you have a very Merry Christmas!   The Savvy Elfs   Header Image Credit »

Have Yourself A Savvy Little Christmas

Have Yourself A Savvy Little Christmas

Our Top Christmas Hacks & Tips   Part 5 of our series of hacks & tips for the perfect Christmas… (part 1 – part 2 - part 3 – part 4 – part 5)   The final part of our series on hacks and tips for a perfect Christmas… 14. RELAX!!To chill any alcohol quickly, wrap it up in wet paper towel and place in the freezer for 15 minutes. Then open and enjoy – it’s Chr... »

Have Yourself A Savvy Little Christmas

Have Yourself A Savvy Little Christmas

Our Top Christmas Hacks & Tips   Part 5 of our series of hacks & tips for the perfect Christmas… (part 1 – part 2 - part 3 – part 4)   12. Create a wonderful social experience with all the family by creating a family hashtag to use across social media for sharing Instagram snaps & Tweets. Especially good for families spread across the world, each member of your fa... »

Have Yourself A Savvy Little Christmas

Have Yourself A Savvy Little Christmas

Part 4 of our series of hacks & tips for the perfect Christmas… (part1 – part 2 – part 3)   10. Whilst simmering your spuds, sprouts or parsnips, place a cold wooden spoon across the top of the pan and if the water rises to the top, the contact with the cold spoon will cause the foam to recede and prevent any boiling over!   11. If you didn’t already know, pouring fat fro... »

Have Yourself A Savvy Little Christmas

Have Yourself A Savvy Little Christmas

Our Top Christmas Hacks & Tips   Part 3 of our series of hacks & tips for the perfect Christmas… (part 1 / part 2)   7. Do you often find that once you’ve put wrapping up paper back in the cupboard after one use, that it’s somehow been attacked and ravaged to an inch of it’s useful life? Next time, cut a finished toilet roll tube along one side and slide the wrapping paper ... »

Have Yourself A Savvy Little Christmas

Have Yourself A Savvy Little Christmas

Our Top Christmas Hacks & Tips   Part 2 of our series of hacks & tips for the perfect Christmas… (part 1)   4. Protect your floors and carpets by covering exposed areas with any rugs that might currently be under tables etc. Any stained rugs can be washed (depending on size!) but don’t put your Persian under Uncle Nick if he likes a drink…   5. Need music but have no speaker... »

Have Yourself a Savvy Little Christmas

Have Yourself a Savvy Little Christmas

Our Top Christmas Hacks & Tips 1. Reuse old light-bulbs as baubles by spray painting them, covering in glitter, fake snow, gems or anything you can think of. Perhaps not all at once though…Glue some string to the top to hang on the tree! 2. Before you fill up your fridge with far too much booze and food for the average small town, give the shelves a quick wipe down and consider placing some in... »

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