September 5, 2015

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10 tips to become a healthier happier you

  The stress of a modern-day work environment and the pressures of contemporary living can have a dramatic effect on anyone’s wellbeing, but there are things you can do about it. Health and … [Read More...]

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Sending Your Child to Uni: A Parent’s Guide

    There are countless guides for students who are setting off to university for the first time but what about us parents? For many of us, this is the first real taste of our offspring … [Read More...]

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My Quick Guide To Creating A Child-Friendly Garden

  The summer might be drawing to an end, but I think you’ve got another month left to enjoy the garden! So, why not make it a month that you are and your children really enjoy? If you’re … [Read More...]

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Avoid Britain’s dodgy summer: pick a flight!

    It’s here! After torrents of rain, wind and grey, grey, grey, we’re finally being treated to some sunlight here in dear old Blighty. But we all know it won’t last. Just as you pull out your barbecue from the garage, the rain will pour. You’ll apply your suntan lotion only to see grey […]

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Visiting RAF Manston History Museum

    Even though we have lived fairly close to it for many years, we had never got around to visiting RAF Manston until last week. Once we had, we couldn’t figure out why on earth we hadn’t visited before. RAF Manston’s story began in 1916 when it became a Royal Naval Station. By the […]

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In Recipes:

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Prosciutto Wrapped Tomato, Mozzarella and Melon Appetisers

  This appetiser is a great dish to serve at a summer party or barbecue and the combination of sweet and savoury flavours is a real treat for the tastebuds!   Ingredients: 100g prosciutto crudo ham 125g mozzarella half a honeydew melon 100g cherry tomatoes Cocktail sticks   Method: Using a melon baller work through […]

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Homemade Hummus Recipe

    There is nothing quite like making your very own hummus. It is a quick and easy recipe and costs far less to make your own than to buy. If you love hummus and haven’t tried making your own yet now is the time to begin. Once you do, you’ll never look back.   Ingredients: […]

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In Money:

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Off to uni? Follow our top tips to avoid losing a housing deposit

  With Ben now approaching his third year of university we thought it’d be apt to help out prospective students when it comes to the nerve-wracking experience of moving out of your home and into student accommodation. As parents, you’re probably well aware of some of the horror stories associated with student lettings. From poorly […]

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5 Ways to Outsmart Your Supermarket

  Let’s be perfectly clear about the cost of shopping food for a large family – it is gigantic! While you should be realistic about how much you can actually save with your shopping, it still doesn’t mean you can’t be smart about your grocery purchases. You probably don’t have time to fill hundreds of […]

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My Quick Guide To Creating A Child-Friendly Garden

  The summer might be drawing to an end, but I think you’ve got another month left to enjoy the garden! So, why not make it a month that you are and your children really enjoy? If you’re lucky enough to have an external area, it’s a great way to entertain the kids. After all, […]

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Review: Dobble

      Finding games that can get the whole family involved can be difficult at times. With so many children, we often have to get into teams or pair up when it comes to a multiplayer game due to the fact that many games only go up to four players. Card games such as […]

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We Review: EuroTalk Language Learning Apps

    When people meet me now they are often surprised to hear that English wasn’t my first language. The first few years of my life were spent living with my Greek-speaking grandparents and my parents (Greek father, Turkish mother) who had not long arrived from Turkey. It might sound complicated and unusual unless you […]

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