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5 Of Our Favourite Detox Water Recipes
Posted by Steph

5 Of Our Favourite Detox Water Recipes

Tired? Got a headache? Hungry? Has it occurred to you that you might just be thirsty? Have some water, it’s wonderful! Every living thing is made from water. In fact, humans are 60% water. The health benefits are endless – keeps you hydrated (obviously) but water can improve your mood, aid with weight loss, clear your skin, flush the toxins from your …

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Realistic Vegan Meals to get you through Veganuary 2020
Posted by Lacey

Realistic Vegan Meals to get you through Veganuary 2020

Giving Veganuary a go?! Good for you! It can definitely be a challenge if you're not used to it, or haven't given it much thought beforehand. BUT, if you're successful, you can go into February knowing you saved the lives of 30 animals(!), and if you're lucky you might have noticed some amazing health benefits too.  The first week is definitely the best because you're enjoying the challenge …

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5 Money Saving Ideas for 2020
Posted by Carrol

5 Money Saving Ideas for 2020

The excitement of Christmas has long gone and there’s going to be way too much month left at the end of the money. Again. We all know that tightening the purse strings can be hard work, but it doesn't have to be. With a little effort, small changes can make big savings. Here are 5 easy ways to save money in 2020.1. Take up downshifting at the supermarket Most supermarkets stock 4 diffe …

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5 Fun Christmas Games for all the family
Posted by Carrol

5 Fun Christmas Games for all the family

When Christmas dinner’s done and the sofa silently invites you for a snooze, it’s the perfect time for Christmas games. And if you want to avoid dad winning at Monopoly yet again, try something new this year! Here are a few of our favourite games that will get the whole family involved for lots of festive fun and laughter. Yes, even Uncle Jim who’s snoring in the armchair. Just wake …

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A Merry Vegan Christmas
Posted by Carrol

A Merry Vegan Christmas

Your tree looks gorgeous, the presents are all wrapped and you’re about to order the turkey. Few things are more satisfying than sitting with family and friends around the Christmas table tucking in to freshly prepared food. Especially when you prepared and cooked it. Wait a minute. You just remembered that three of your guests are vegan now. What do you do? Well, first of all - do …

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14 Fun Indoor Activities for Rainy Days
Posted by Adele

14 Fun Indoor Activities for Rainy Days

Any parent will know that keeping bored children entertained is no mean feat. When cold weather or rain keeps you stuck indoors, it can be tricky not to rely on some extra screen-time to stop the kids from getting cranky. As a mum myself, I’m always on the lookout for boredom-busters on rainy days… which is approximately 99% of the year here in Ayrshire. Check out my list below of som …

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A Parent's Guide: How to Prepare For The School Summer Holidays
Posted by Adele

A Parent's Guide: How to Prepare For The School Summer Holidays

It won’t be long until schools stop for their summer break, bringing a whole 7 weeks of carnage and empty days to fill. Don’t leave getting prepared until the day before – make a start on planning and organising for the summer holidays now and you’ll thank yourself later. We’ve got some handy tips below that will save you time (and a mini-meltdown) during the summer break, leaving fre …

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Father's Day Gift Ideas From Grown-Up Kids
Posted by Adele

Father's Day Gift Ideas From Grown-Up Kids

Hands up if you have a dad who is a total nightmare to buy for! There surely must be limit on how many pairs of socks, work ties and personalised mugs one man needs? And now that you’re an adult, a macaroni and glitter handmade card just isn’t going to cut it. This year why not think outside the box a little, and treat your dad to something he really wants for a change. We have a …

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10 Ways to Save Water This Summer
Posted by Adele

10 Ways to Save Water This Summer

Many believe that our fresh water supply is infinite and we can use as much as we like – however the truth is quite the opposite. Using water costs us money in energy bills, and accounts for 5% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting down on the amount that we use we can help to reduce waste, lower energy costs, protect the environment and secure water supplies for future gener …

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