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Top uses for baking powder

Keep a small bowl or saucer of bicarbonate of soda in your fridge to absorb any bad smells but remember to change it every couple of ...


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Top uses for baking powder

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Keep a small bowl or saucer of bicarbonate of soda in your fridge to absorb any bad smells but remember to change it every couple of months. Add a couple of dessert spoons of bicarbonate of soda to the wash or rinse cycle of your ...


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How to de-clutter your home (and your life)

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Fiona McLoughlin introduces the art of de-cluttering De-cluttering is the act of clearing out the old to make way for the new, and is especially suited to springtime, as we are working the same way as nature herself. We simply can't ...


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Make your own flea remedies

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I love my dogs, but in the summer the fleas can be a real pain.  The combination of all this rain and bursts of sunshine create a hotbed for fleas.  However I found these great little homemade remedies that will put paid to those nasty ...


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Dealing with a ladybird infestation

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The UK is under siege from Harlequin ladybirds. These threaten our domestic varieties and tend to move into houses in large numbers. Here are a few tips to help you spot the invaders and stop them taking up residence. The harlequin ...


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It's time to get Spring Cleaning

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At last the sun is shining and it is beginning to feel quite spring-like.  The only problem with this lovely weather is that it highlights all the dirt and dust that has accumulated over the winter months.  So what better way to ...


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Video interview with our stain-busting guru

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We cornered Stephanie Zia, the author of our stain guide, bribed her with some lunch and Anne asked her a few questions about her brilliant stain-busting techniques. To get your copy of the Make it and Mend it No Nonsense Guide to ...


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How to get your deposit back from your landlord

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If you're renting a house you'll undoubtedly have had to put a deposit down, but at the end of your tenancy it can be really difficult to get this back. Don’t wait until the last minute to start thinking about this. Don’t think it ...


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