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How to Choose a Paint Colour

Spring is the traditional time for redecorating your home, perhaps it is something to do with the change in the light; longer days mean we have more time to notice imperfections! Once you’ve decided to do a bit of painting,

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Expert Advice to Declutter your Home

Trying to cut the clutter which accumulates in the average family home is tricky at the best of times. It just seems to grow and grow on a daily basis!  There are plenty of Experts out there waiting to help

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Pan-Seared King Prawn Salad with Mango-Lime Dressing

My mouth is watering just typing out the name of this fabulous summer salad. A truly delicious recipe: ingredients 24 medium fresh or frozen king prawns 1/3 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon prawn cocktail sauce (3 parts mayonnaise to

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Perfect Window Boxes

Now is the time to start planting your containers, hopefully we have seen the last of frosts! Planting up now means your plants should be well established and flowering well for July and August. I love Window Boxes, I think

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No Sew Crafts

Here are some fab “no sew” projects I found on Pinterest (I lose whole hours of my life searching that site!). I am definitely going to try the first one. I made some very simple “envelope” cushions myself with a

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Spring Storage Solutions

Spring is traditionally a time for sorting and decluttering: the Spring Clean! Here are some great ideas courtesy of the BHG website. Organize and decorate at the same time with pretty baskets and boxes. Buy items that coordinate with your

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30 Minute Spring Dinners

Looking for inspiration for your meal tonight? Or recipes for the week? Click the link to BHG’s website for some great ideas. I’ll be reviewing and posting further when I’ve had a chance to cook them myself! All the recipes

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