Managing your child’s prom night

When your child is old enough to have a prom night, you may start to worry. Not only are there some issues around behaviour and how to advise your child in this area, there are also some significant financial aspects. In this post, we will look at ways in which you can ensure that prom night is both an enjoyable time for your child, as well as a stress-free period for you. Take some of the ideas in the post on board, and you should find that prom night is not the awful logistical and financial nightmare that you expect it to be.

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Some tips on hiring a housekeeping service

More and more people are seeing the benefits of taking on a housekeeping service. It ensures that the home is kept tidy, and perhaps more importantly that the home is an organised and clean space. This is why people find it so attractive. But how do you go about choosing  a service? One of the main things you can do is contact the shortlisted housekeeping services by telephone first and ask them a series of questions. As a customer, you have every right to be clear on what you expect and it is the housekeeping service’s responsibility to ensure that your standards are met and the requirements you have are understood clearly. Continue reading…

Prom night transport

Prom night is a big thing. Whether it’s for a bunch of 11 year olds leaving Primary school (yes, they have Proms) or a group of university students going to an end of year ball, there will always be a need to have high quality transport for people setting out to have the night of the year. Right now, there are so many options for transport on a night like that, you could be forgiven for feeling a little confused. This article is an attempt to make sense of the crazy madness that is prom night transport.

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Your responsibilities towards client’s data

Your responsibilities towards client’s data

If your business stores client names, addresses and details – it has a duty of care to safeguard that data. Most organisations will also be storing bank account details for invoicing as well as other important information. What if you lose that information? According to the Information Commissioner’s Office, if you do not follow their eight principles your business is negligent – but what are those principles?

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Making sure that your home is ready for a flood

Many people are now finding that they live in an area prone to flooding, and have to take precautions to ensure that their home is not at risk. If you do live in such an area then one of the best things you can do is arrange for the purchase of a FloodBlock. These are one way to ensure that you are protecting your home as best you can against the advancing water. But there are also many other quick tips that you need to take on board to ensure that flooding does not affect your life and the home you live in.

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3 free and easy exercise hacks

Exercise is absolutely essential, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring. We’ve taken a look at some top exercise hacks that should make it easy for you to integrate exercise into your routine and therefore get a full-on exercise routine in place that doesn’t mean your life has to be turned upside down just because you want to get healthy.

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Fruit and Vegetables

5 A Day Top Tips

Most people now know they should be eating 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each day. There’s often confusion though around what is a portion, exactly why it’s important to include them and how to incorporate into meals. Those on a budget sometimes feel it’s expensive to buy for a family and so don’t add them to the shopping trolley.

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Kitchen Hob

Different Kinds of Kitchen Hobs

Choose the one which fits your lifestyle

There’s now a great range of kitchen hobs you can choose from when it comes to changing your cooker. Some types and cooking methods may be new to you so it’s a good idea to know what you’re looking at when you view them in the showroom or online. All have unique points and it’s about combining the style of the kitchen, your favoured way of cooking and any safety measures if there are children in the home.

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Spoon Carving

Forgotten Crafts

Get ahead of the trends

What do Kate Moss, Julia Roberts and star of Mad Men Christina Hendricks have in common other than being celebrity A-listers? The answer is that they love to knit in their spare time and all have been snapped on set with a pair of needles and wool between scenes in their latest blockbuster.

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Guide for First Time Home Buyers

Guide for first time buyers

Making the leap to buy your first home is a huge decision, both financially and geographically as it’s a life changing commitment. It’s also very exciting to know you can close the door on a property you can call your own, you can decorate as you choose and you have all the privacy you want instead of living at home or house sharing.

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