Author: Cheshire Claire

How to Cope with Home Emergencies

We all hope to have problem-free lives but, inevitably, we will have to deal with larger issues at home every so often. The setback might be something relatively minor such as a blocked toilet, or it could be something much more substantial – how much of an issue would it be for you if you had a leaking roof? Yet there will always be a solution to your problem. To deal with it, you need to make sure you can cope with whatever is thrown at you. So there are several things you should think about so you can...

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Eau Dear: Survey reveals the perfume scents turning the nation off

New research has revealed that while perfumes are sold on their ability to drive desire, a massive 71% of people have said they wouldn’t date someone if they didn’t like their perfume.   When asked what puts people off a particular smell in a prospective partner, the most popular answer was because their mother, father or mother-in-law or teacher used to wear the same scent. Because it reminds them of an ex boyfriend or girlfriend was the next top reason.  Not liking the celebrity associated with the fragrance also came in the top five. Scents voted least attractive include...

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HOW TO TELL IF YOUR CHILD HAS A SIGHT PROBLEM

NEW figures that short sightedness amongst UK children has more than doubled since the 1960s according to the College Optometrists , with almost 20% of under 16s now living with the condition, make eye watering reading for parents and carers. Moreover experts believe it is environmental factors that are driving the change, rather than genetics. So it is more important than ever that parents know the signs to look out for in children and how to promote positive eye health. Dr. Andy Hepworth from Essilor.co.uk, the world’s leading corrective lens manufacturer that supplies opticians throughout the UK, offers this advice on why...

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Working Out Your Plus Size Body Shape

It can sometimes be difficult to dress to accentuate your shape, especially if you are having trouble loving your curves. However, accentuating your assets can make you look stylish and will help you to feel happy and confident. Often, generic style advice doesn’t apply to women that are plus size. Once you have decided what your body shape is, Froxx plus size designers will have something that flatters your figure and will make you feel beautiful and confident. Pear Body Shape Pear-shaped bodies often have narrow shoulders and curvy hips and thighs. The top of the body is smaller...

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6 Steps to Getting Your Garden Ready for Summer

Are you fortunate enough to have a large, south-facing garden that’s ideal for entertaining friends and family? Do you enjoy being the host and ensuring people are having a great time? Perhaps you love to be king or queen of the barbecue? Whatever your reason, getting your garden prepared for the next summer months can be a fun project with massive payoffs. 1.   Decide on an entertaining area You want to contain where you entertain so that it doesn’t take over all your garden. It also makes your garden seem more cohesive and well-planned rather than thrown together. Your...

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