A couple holding hands with female wearing an engagement ring

Top tips for putting a ring on it

Jewellery experts at Abelini have teamed up with Megan Smith, a Leeds-based bride married in 2023, to share tips on how to drop hints on your dream engagement ring, as well as how to subtly find out your partner’s preferences if you’re the one proposing.

Megan said: “Alongside your wedding ring, your engagement ring will be one of the most sentimental and significant pieces of...

Motherhood: Challenges, Strengths, and Tips

Motherhood: The Challenges, Strengths and Support Needed

Wow, mums are truly amazing! I mean, have you heard? According to a recent survey of 2,000 mums, 73% feel like they are the best mom in the world. And you know what? I couldn't agree more!

It's not just about feeling good; these mums care for their families! A staggering 80% of them believe that they are the driving force behind their household and that their family would be lost...

Winter gardening

Five top tips for getting your garden ready for winter

The days are getting shorter and the temperature colder – winter is fast approaching.

Spending time taking care of your garden now will save you from the hassle in a few months, after all, they say summer gardens are made in the winter. Below are five top tips to help you prepare your garden for the winter.

  1. Store Away Your Garden Furniture


Looking after your garden in Autumn

Top tips to help your garden stay healthy this autumn

As autumn continues and winter approaches, our gardens may be starting to suffer from less TLC than during the summer months. Fear not, Toro, a global leader in turf and landscape equipment and Hayter, a premium British lawnmower manufacturer, have got some great tips to keep your garden looking lush this autumn.

Time for a tidy up

Now is the perfect time to tidy up the...

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Ten top home schooling tips

Are you one of the many parents homeschooling since schools closed? Do you have a sharpened sense of respect for the teaching profession? Are those long summer holidays teachers enjoy looking less of a perk and more of a necessity?

Well, fear not, here are some home schooling tips for stressed out parents.

1. Get into a routine

By now, as you’ve probably established...

Keen to understand your pension better? Lifestyle

Confused about pensions? What you need to know

More than three-quarters of employees across the UK were members of a workplace pension scheme last year – a new record high, official figures reveal.

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), 77% of employees were in a workplace pension scheme in 2019, marking the highest membership rate since comparable records started in 1997.

Automatic enrolment into...

Six confidence-boosting lingerie tips for party season

When it comes to party season dressing, we get so preoccupied with finding the perfect dress, high heels or handbag that we often overlook one very important aspect: underwear.

The right bra can make all the difference to how your outfit looks – and how you feel.

Whether you're looking for invisible support or a bra that will enhance your silhouette, lingerie can boost your...

Seven money-saving tips to make your December pay cheque go further

Being payed early in December always feels brilliant at the time. You have money in your pocket to spoil all your loved ones with Christmas presents and even have some dosh leftover to treat yourself in the January sales.

The problem is that after the frivolous spending, your finances often take a serious beating ahead of the New Year. With some companies paying staff in mid-December...

Want to sell your home before Christmas? Six expert tips to make it happen

If you want to sell your home before Christmas, there's still time – just about, if you act fast. New analysis suggests those wanting to secure a buyer before Christmas need to get their property on the market by Monday, October 21.

This comes from estateagent4me – a free estate agent performance comparison tool available on the HomeOwners Alliance property advice website,

TV presenter Carol Klein spills the secrets of top British gardens – so you can copy their success

As her new Channel 5 series Great British Gardens begins, TV garden expert Carol Klein offers tips from the head gardeners who tend them.

TV plantswoman Carol Klein has spoken to head gardeners and owners of four of Britain’s most glorious gardens to find out how they achieve such amazing results – and is now sharing the secrets of their success with the public in her new Channel 5...