lifestyle

Guest Post: Home Security While Travelling

Before travelling away, don’t forget to protect your home from burglary. Empty homes are more likely to be burgled, so extra measures should be taken to reduce the risk of returning to an emptied home.   Here are some of the top dos and don’ts to protect your home while away:   Do try to make your property appear occupied. Burglars normally avoid occupied properties and as a result, they will think twice before breaking into your home if there is a possibility that it’s not empty. There are several ways to make your property appear occupied; one of the best and…

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travel

Hotel vs Self Catering Holidays

Have you decided to treat yourself, your family or your partner to a Lake District break this year? Then you’ve made a smart choice. The Lake District is Britain’s favourite national park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where the light plays on the cloud capped mountains and sparkles off the lakes. The ideal place to relax and recharge your batteries whether you’re looking for an action packed family holiday or time away as a couple.  But should you book into a hotel or go self catering for your Lake District break? There are pros and cons to consider for…

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beauty

Guest Post: The Best Waterproof Make-Up

  Water and makeup do not usually go well together, which is bad for those of us who like to go on beach holidays or enjoy swimming to keep fit! If this describes you, then it might be time to invest in some good waterproof make-up. Whether spending the day on inflatable pool floats on holiday or getting fit by swimming lengths in your local pool, many girls want to know what great waterproof makeup brands to wear. So, if you are a girl (or boy!), who loves swimming and wants to wear make-up while doing it, here is some of…

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fashion

The Classic Biker Jacket: 5 ways to wear

Women’s winter coats rarely get more iconic than the classic biker jacket. It’s just one of those fashion staples that’s endlessly versatile. Dressed up or down, it never looks out of place and can be counted on to bring any outfit up from zero to chic in about ten seconds flat. Full-length, cropped, in classic black or bright pink – there’s no wrong way to do it. Plus, it doesn’t need to have a high-end price tag to fit into a high-end wardrobe. The high street serves an incredible selection of pocket-friendly options, like the range of coats and jackets…

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travel

Summer in the City: Coolest Ways to Cool off in Tokyo

Summers in Tokyo are notoriously hot. I’ve spent many a frantic morning in hotels where between stepping out of the shower and dressing myself, I have begun to sweat and my hair dried completely all in a matter of minutes. And let’s face it – nobody wants to spend their entire holiday running between shops purely to relish the air con. Without some forward thinking, you may well find yourself becoming a sweaty mess more often than you’d like amid the scorching summer heat. Here are a few activities to tick off the list on those particularly hot days in…

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fashion

Athleisure: Get the sports-luxe look

Although it doesn’t come across in my outfit posts, most of the time I’m dressed pretty casual. As I work from home, I do like been comfortable. The Athleisure trend embraces comfort and style and I’m 100% on board. Now, we can step out in trainers, leggings, loose-fitting tees and even jogging bottoms all in the name of athleisure, officially our favourite EVER trend. You don’t even need to go to the gym to pull of this look. From models to celebrities, everyone is embracing this trend. It’s all about styling up comfort classics and basics; Check out some of my top…

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