Why The End Of Summer Doesn’t Mean The End Of Nature-Inspired Designs

For some of us, the start of autumn comes with a tinge of sadness as the doors close on the beaches and barbeques of summer, and life turns indoors once again. However, the changing season doesn’t have to mean the end of nature-inspired designs in your home. Incorporating botanical patterns and natural materials is a …

Anxiety In The Workplace: 5 Ways To Improve Your Confidence At Work

If you suffer from anxiety, you’ll know that it’s not something you can just leave at home. Anxiety follows us around — even coming with us to the workplace and disrupting our working day. It can really knock our confidence and leave us feeling overwhelmed, dramatically affecting everything from performance to ability to hit deadlines …

5 Top Tips for Creating A Low-Cost DIY Wedding

For well over a year (since the first national lockdown and the restrictions that came with it) it’s safe to say that hundreds of thousands of weddings have sadly had to be postponed.  With a quarter of a million weddings held each year, that’s a lot of postponements to contend with.  This means the demand …

6 Great Money-Saving Strategies For While You’re Renting

It feels like it’s harder than ever to save money.  In your early years, you just had to keep topping up that piggy bank every time your grandparents or the tooth fairy came to visit. A couple of months later you cracked it open and voila, you were rich beyond your wildest dreams.  As a …

Adulting 101: How To Build Credit By Simply Paying Your Rent

Adulting is hard. We all know it. And one of the hardest parts is figuring out how to get out of the trap of not yet being established.  You’ve probably all been frustrated to find an entry-level job posting that requires experience. Or maybe you’ve filled out a rental application for your first apartment that …

Seasonal Skincare: What Does Autumn Mean For Your Skin?

Fresh air, falling leaves, sweaters, and seasonal spiced lattes… Who doesn’t adore autumn? Well, your skin for one (and perhaps those adverse to the odd jump scare).  To the poet John Keats, autumn represents the consolation of beauty and the passage of time. It’s a sobering period where we reflect on change and transition into …

4 Amazing Dog-Friendly Road Trip Ideas Around The UK For You & Your Pooch

Holidays abroad may be out of our reach, but there are still plenty of incredible places to visit this summer, right on your doorstep — and it’s no different for dog owners. Holidays with our furry friends used to be more complicated, but these days, travelling with your pooch has never been easier. The UK …

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7 Easy & Effective Tips For Decluttering And Downsizing Your Home

I shall now use my astonishing psychic powers to mystically link our minds through the internet. Yes, yes, I’ve achieved a connection, and I’m exploring your mental projection of your home. I see… Boxes. Piles of unnecessary cardboard boxes, some containing assorted trinkets of unknown origins and others almost empty, kept in case you need …

4 Of The Best Albums From The 2000s We’re Still Listening To Today

The 2000s might not have the reputation and gravitas of previous industry-changing decades like the 70s or 80s, but there are plenty of amazing albums to come out of this decade.  Even despite the arrival of MP3 players and ipods, illegal downloads, and at the end of the decade, the introduction of freemium streaming services …