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Make your Christmas Day as stress-free as possible with the delightful menu..
Psychologists who discovered the "Bridget Jones effect" said it worked whether people elaborated on their feelings in a diary, penned lines of poetry, or even jotted down song lyrics to express their negative emotions.
This week is National Nest Box Week, an initiative set up to encourage everyone to put up nest boxes in their local area in order to enhance biodiversity and conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife.
It’s Shrove Tuesday tomorrow and the perfect (if not obligatory) excuse to indulge in a few scrumptious pancakes. In this year’s Dairy Diary, there is THE most gorgeous recipe for scotch pancakes with a gingery rhubarb sauce. .
Cooking for one can be enjoyable, delicious and rewarding. Unlock your taste buds once more and delight in rediscovering great ingredients and creating your own meals. Cooking for one can be enjoyable, delicious and rewarding.
Stuck for a babysitter again? Create a fabulous date night at home where you can ‘eat out, in’. For a more rewarding and less costly night ‘out’ make restaurant-quality food at home with a just few choice ingredients and little effort.
After much coveting from my two little girls, yesterday I decided to have a jewellery sort out and donate to them anything that I no longer wear.
Rather than donating everything to the girls I remembered a tip about cleaning silver jewellery I read years ago in the Dairy Diary...
I particularly dislike ironing and folding and so the easier and less monotonous the better. I always have to put on a good film or TV drama to watch whilst ironing and then put everything away as speedily as possible. Here are some top tips to speed it all up...
If, like me, you have a to-do list as long as your arm then getting a good routine is essential for staying on top of things, and a few simple tricks to speed up daily chores can make all the difference.
In 'How to make laundry easier, simpler and faster part 4' there are three good options for drying laundry...