The 15-minute “Christmas dinner guests are coming!” clean-up

Friends or family are arriving any moment, and you haven’t had time to clean! Don’t worry – just follow this super-speedy step-by-step to have your home guest-ready in minutes.

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10 easy ways to decorate with a difference this Christmas

Blitz the glitz and bring some hygge to your home for the festive season – with barely a tuft of tinsel in sight!

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7 ways to find your happy every day

Taking the time to consciously savour life’s simple pleasures is an easy way to give your mood a lift. Here are some everyday moments to cherish.

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Should you join a Women’s Institute?

It’s not all ‘jam and Jerusalem’ anymore. Here are six reasons why you might want to consider joining a WI.

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5 perfect places to have a picnic this summer

Open-air eating is one of the joys of this season, so we’ve rounded up the best spots to lay your picnic blanket.

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8 packing essentials you need for EVERY summer holiday

Whether you’re going on a hand-luggage-only weekend or a two-week all-inclusive, be sure to tick these essentials off your packing list before you leave for the airport.

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Three ways to shake up old favourites to make dinners more exciting

Sick of the same old, same old? Spice up your dinnertime staples and fall in love with them again.

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Chic wedding guest outfit ideas for women over 50

When a wedding invitation arrives, don’t automatically fall back on floral. Try these stylish alternatives instead…

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Three ideas for great summer get-togethers

From a Royal-themed garden party to a community street shindig, here’s how to host friends and neighbours for a gathering to remember.

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How to introduce a new pet to your grandchildren

Your family dog or cat can teach your grandkids so much. Here’s how to make sure their friendship has the best possible start.

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5 outfits to boost the confidence of every 50+ woman

Choosing the right items to wear for important occasions is the key to feeling confident – and looking glamorous. Here’s how to do it…

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Six fun things to do this spring

Saved time on your spring clean? Here’s what to do with it…

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Six heartwarming dog stories to bring a tear to your eye

Who’s a good boy? Get a load of these inspiring pooches from around the world!

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Clean up after the grandkids in a flash

Got the grandkids over? Here’s how to have maximum fun with minimum clean up, no matter what the little monkeys get up to

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Mother’s Day: then versus now

This special day that’s all about you (well, and all the other mums in the UK) has probably changed over the years. Here, we reminisce as well as enjoy what we have now…

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10 good hair day hacks

Say goodbye to confidence-killing bad hair days by banishing them with our easy tips…

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Five hobbies that will give your life some sparkle

Add some spice to your life with one of these hobbies that will put a twinkle in your eye…

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10 affordable luxuries to make you feel good every day

Add a touch of luxe to your life to elevate the everyday. Sounds pricey? Not at all, it’s easily achievable without breaking the bank. And hey, you deserve it.

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Five ways to get your glow back

Feeling deflated? These little treats will make a big difference and make you look – and feel – great again.

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Five ways to get strong and stay feeling young

Taking the time to build strength in your mind and body helps you hold back the years and maintain your active lifestyle. Try these tips for toughening up.

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