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Easter gifts that aren’t calorific!

Posted on March 23, 2018 at 10:50 am

You don’t always have to buy chocolate eggs for your loved ones at Easter, there are plenty of gifts that don’t pack on the calories, and we’re going to run through a few:

Cuddly toys

If you want to buy a gift for young children at Easter, then you may want to choose a cuddly toy such as a super soft bunny or chick. There will be plenty of options in supermarkets and you can always add a small chocolate egg rather than a huge one. Cuddly toys are perfect at Easter time and the youngsters in your family will surely love them!

Perfume and beauty products

For adults, a nice hamper packed with beauty products like perfumes, shower gels and body washers can make for a lovely Easter gift. There are always new perfumes that hit the shelves during the start of spring, and you really can’t go wrong with an egg shaped hamper with lots of goodies inside.

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Design ideas: Adding a surround to your fireplace

Posted on December 29, 2017 at 11:22 am

Whether or not you’re considering some design changes to your home, there are certain key features worth looking at for 2018. One of which is your traditional marble, stone or oak fire surrounds.

The interesting point about fireplaces is they tend to deliver a pleasant layer of elegance and hominess to any room that many individuals insist on. The fact is many people probably don’t actually use their fireplace half the time. This is obviously because most homes now have central heating but it hasn’t exactly changed the demand too much. Many modern and traditional properties are a good match for a fireplace, and whether you only use it once a year or several times a year, it will be worth buying for the value and style it can add to your home.

When you are decorating your home, including your fireplace area, try to do some research on the huge variety of designs that are available online. We’re sure whatever you decide on will help make the place more cosy and comfortable for your loved ones. Whenever you are decorating the fireplace, you can normally see the standard red brick style having a wood mantel, and this is one of the popular designs right now. But slight analysis and internet browsing will reveal that you can find a design and style for your new fireplace which is unique and will mix you with interior decorating themes superbly.

The design that you decide to use on your fireplace should add some pleasure and make the place comfortable and pleasant during the winter season. Some people consider the fireplace as one of the features that add a lot of character. It is from this that you should ensure that you have created a good design in your fireplace area. By thinking it through when you are in the process of designing the room, you can have a fireplace that suits the decor correctly and speaks kindly of your sense of style.

One thing a fireplace cannot guarantee, however, is a timeless style. The trends in the fireplace industry are always changing and evolving, and jus like the world of high street fashion, you do have to keep with the times. A good fireplace will of course last for years, but there will come a time when it needs to be modernised, so it can be best to think of this task as a ‘once in every 5 years’ kind of job!

You also need to think quite carefully about safety. Your installer will of course know what goes where and he or she will also be able to point out any issues you need to get around, but when the stove or fireplace has been installed, you need to make sure everything is sealed correctly, because leaks can cause deaths! You also need a carbon monoxide detector to ensure your family is safe in the event of an outbreak.

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Game talk: A Way Out

Posted on November 4, 2017 at 8:02 pm

If you’re shopping for games, A Way Out is highly anticipated title set to be released in early 2018. This game is being produced by Hazelight and will be published by Electronic Art. It was first announced at E3 2017 with its trailer being showcased. The game follows the story of Leo and Vincent, who are convicted prisoners and they both have to help each other to get out of the prison and continue their life together without the prison walls. The game has a unique take on its gameplay, it is a split screen multiplayer game which can be played locally or online with friends. It’s now being touted as an Action Adventure game with various stealth, puzzles, combat sequences. EA has taken a big leap to publish this game and there are high hopes, so let us wait and watch on how this one pans out.

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Shopping for Games: Why 2018 is set to be a great year

Posted on June 21, 2017 at 6:18 am

It seems like all game developers have decided to wait until 2018 to release their games, and GameFreak is no different. They’ve begun a development on a core RPG Pokémon title for the Nintendo Switch and it should be ready for us at some point in 2018. It’s said that this new game will feature the same art style, map, routes, and cities as Pokémon Sun and Moon, but it will mark the first time in the history of the series that a “main” Pokémon RPG title is coming to a home console so this is huge news.

We can only really speculate what the game could include, but just knowing something special like this is on its way is exciting enough, and we look forward to writing articles that build up to its release over the coming months. We can only hope it’s a big improvement on the existing Pokémon Sun and Moon from the 3DS. This is just one of many titles set to launch in 2018 so if you’re a gamer, or you have a relative who is, there will be plenty of great gaming gift ideas for Easter 2018!

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Bandanas for travelling

Posted on August 11, 2016 at 9:22 pm

A bandana is a great gift for anyone who’s looking to go travelling for long periods of time. Not only are they cheap and fashionable, they’re also very useful. You can use a bandana as a headband, keeping your head sweat-free in hot continents. It can also be used to shield your head or face from the sun on extremely hot days, whilst it will keep flies and bags away too if it’s sprayed with repellent. A bandana can be tied to your wrist or head or simply folded into your pocket as it doesn’t take up much space, and there are many different colours and designs to choose between. A good quality bandana is pretty easy to find online and there are many UK based suppliers, whilst you may also want to consider Hoorags, which are similar and can be shipped over from the USA.

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eBay Feedback – Find Fakers

Posted on July 23, 2016 at 10:16 pm

Whenever you’re set to bid or buy on Ebay, it’s important to check the feedback of the seller. Have they sold anything before? If they did, how expensive was it? Did the buyer leave positive or negative feedback? What’s their current feedback score? These are the answers you need to find out and you can do this by simply clicking the user and browsing their buying and selling history. As rule of thumb, you should never buy from someone who hasn’t sold or bought anything before. They may not have even set up their Paypal account as there’s no proof, so don’t buy until they have some kind of proven history. Finding fakers is easier than it seems, and the more homework you do on a seller, the more you’ll know abut them and whether they’re worth the risk.

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Searching for Bargains online

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 11:40 am

If you need a new product specifically or you’re just generally looking for interesting products and deals, finding a bargain is essential for your pocketbook. There are a few simple steps that you can take to accomplish exactly this.

With any website that sells things today, finding a deal is relatively easy. Most will promote their promotions on their homepage, which means that you can quickly find out whether a website is providing deals that are right for you. This is not the limit to the actions that you can take to get a deal though.

Other options include joining bargain hunter social media groups. Students have pioneered deal hunting in this area, with quick and effective updates on the latest going deals. Joining such a group means that you have important information on limited deals when and where you need them.

The other option is one which is available for everyone; gaining membership of a voucher or deal providing website. The two most common in the UK are Woucher, a voucher code distributor, and Groupon, an advertisement database for promotions and deals.

The are considerable benefits to joining such a group. You won’t just get information on new deals, but a big list of deals on a wide variety of products and services, from a new iron or washing machine, to a holiday in Ibiza.

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What types of dress should you choose for a variety of occasions?

Posted on August 6, 2015 at 2:11 pm

Colors have a broad significance in life of every people and even for every occasion. It’s the attire that gives the enjoyment and a happy feeling to everyone. When it comes to colorful dresses, it becomes more significant to wear variety of color for a variety of occasions. And it’s the choice of the color that signifies the personality of the human. Mostly the dresses are available in variety of single and blended colors. 

It’s quite important to understand the meaning of color that will help to figure out the work for the individual. Color even signifies the mood of the person which varies from person to person. It is the choice of the color that we choose to surround ourselves that affect us more than what we think. There are associations of color to some one’s life in many ways. That may be beyond simple visual stimulation. The dress that are of different color even symbolized different occasions. They are worn according to the occasions as well.

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A Glimpse on creative Nails designs

Posted on July 12, 2015 at 9:54 am

The trend of nail designs is getting more common nowadays. Every woman wants to have a beautiful and elegant looking hands and nails. Women are not only limited to manicures but also opt nail designs to add colors to their looks. A person should use a branded nail polish before applying any nail designs; otherwise, they will not be getting the desirable results. Some designs liked by women are multicolored, hearts, French tips, and flowers. However, the designs are not limited to these patterns. There are endless designs depending upon the creativity and liking of an individual. Some women even design a Christmas tree on their nails on Christmas. Women are also designing Sun, moon and stars on their nails.
Always try to go for professional nail designer for decorating nails to get elegant with good results. Because if a good nail designs can enhance your personality, a wrong selection can also add flaws to it.

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Decorating With Vintage Kitchen Accessories

Posted on June 24, 2015 at 11:18 am

As a home owner, in case you are interested in adding color and personality to your kitchen as well as your table then suing vintage kitchen collectible is one of the best ways to do this. This is mainly because it serves as a guarantee to properly fulfill details of your ideal kitchen design vision. Just so you know, it is very easy to take a generic kitchen and then transform it with using vintage kitchen accessories into a warm and welcoming space without necessarily having to spend a great deal of money.

Glass fronted cabinets or open shelving for instance is one great place to start from as far as decorating using your collectibles within your kitchen is concerned. Take note, in case your kitchen cabinets do not reach the ceiling, feel free to use the available space right above them for display purposes.


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