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How to Look after an Orchid

Orchids might just well be the most gifted plant at house-warmings with the ability to fill the giftee with dread. We all know someone who had an orchid in bloom, time passed, the plant lost its flowers to never flower again. So, is it our fault? Or are orchids just a hard plant to keep? Click through to learn how to look after your orchid!

2017-01-12 00:00:53By Natalie Reynolds

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What to Do in the Garden in January

It’s January! And with it comes a new and exciting growing season in the garden. True, March and April are months when things start happening, but nature is always up to something! So, what can we do in our gardens in January?

2017-01-05 00:00:52By Natalie Reynolds

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DIY gym equipment

More and more people are resorting to working out at home. Investing in equipment, however, can be expensive. Find out some alternatives with these DIY gym equipment ideas!

2016-12-28 00:00:20By Natalie Reynolds

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12 Tips to Keep Your Home Tidy

We make ourselves the same promises every week: this week I will not end up with a floordrobe; the underwear drawer will be organised; I do not need 3 open bottles of ketchup. It’s hard to maintain an organised home when all adults in a household work full-time. What follows are some life hacks that might make you think: Why didn’t I think of that?!

2016-12-26 00:00:27By Natalie Reynolds

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How to Make a Christmas Tree from a Paperback Book

We all have books we have read and didn’t really enjoy. Or we have bought at the charity shop on an impulse buy and haven’t touched in three years. Why not give them a new purpose? Today we show you how to make a tree from a paperback book.

2016-12-22 00:00:46By Natalie Reynolds

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How to make a yarn hat ornament

If you are a crafter, it is more than likely you have scraps of wool too short to make anything out of them, so this project enables you to use up material. You will need two items only to make a yarn hat ornament: wool and a spent loo roll.

2016-12-18 00:00:56By Natalie Reynolds

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How to Make Christmas Baubles from Light Bulbs

If you are a normal human being with a life, you probably haven’t replaced or even got rid of those old light bulbs. If you want to find a new purpose for them, click through to learn how to make some baubles!

2016-12-11 00:00:03By Natalie Reynolds

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How to Make Mason Jar Christmas candles

If ever there was an everyday object that found a new purpose in life, it is the Mason jar. Keep reading if you want to make a Christmas candle out of a jar!

2016-12-04 00:00:24By Natalie Reynolds

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The Eternal Christmas Battle – Real Tree vs Artificial Tree

The Christmas tree. Every year we are faced with the same dinner table discussion: do we buy a real tree this time round, or would it be best to invest in a plastic one? We discuss which might be the best option for you.

2016-12-02 00:00:18By Natalie Reynolds

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4 Alternatives to Sending Christmas Cards This Year

The Christmas card has been around for a couple of centuries now. What originally was used to update friends and relatives of the family’s adventures has slowly trickled to a somewhat bland. Most of the time, these cards go to people you haven’t spoken to in years, and you keep up the tradition out of either fear of being judged or, well, tradition. Keep on reading for some alternatives to sending Christmas cards.

2016-11-22 00:00:05By Natalie Reynolds