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Pasta

Pasta, the staple food of Italian cuisine  and various household tables around the world. The history of pasta is thought to be 1154, in Sic…

Handbag Care

Have you ever had a spill, or something stain the inside of your handbag? If your answer is along the lines of 'OMG Yes!', then look no furt…

A Matter of Time

Finding out that your clothes or fabrics have been on the receiving end of a stain rarely happens at the moment of impact. Many stains are o…

The Morning After the Night Before – top 10 New Year’s Party Clean-Up Tips

You may feel like you need a detox after the Christmas party season but your house will be even more desperate after that amazing New Year's…

Painting Pitfalls

Every husband loves doing a bit of DIY, but for every new shelf, bench or paintjob there could be a few spills along the way that could ruin…

Sticky Situation!

There are certain stains that are more than just aesthetically displeasing, but can also provide discomfort. Sticky stains are one kind, as …

Types of Denim

Denim, especially jeans, can come in many shapes, sizes, but also types. For fashionistas this may not be so much of a surprise, but by tryi…

Clothes Maketh the Man

First impressions count, and although it may seem superficial, the way a candidate dresses has a huge impact on whether or not a prospective…

Get through the Christmas Party in one Piece

Part and parcel of every party season, the inevitable Christmas do can generate enough gossip to last an entire year. Vanish Oxi Action Powd…

Holidays – Packing Without The Pressure

Visiting new places, seeing new sights and experiencing new food - in your own country or abroad - is exciting and the great thing about tra…

Tips for Surviving the Summer When the Kids are off School

It's very easy for the little ones to get bored during the summer holidays. We all know how it goes; you have too much to do, and kids don't…

Tackling Stains: Getting Grass and Mud Out of Sports Kits

There's something unbeatable about stepping out on to a field on a wet weekend morning, ready to engage in some healthy competition. The rai…

Go Organic: A Guide to Removing Organic Stains

In this health conscious world, it's important to make sure that we are getting enough fruit and vegetables, with the organic movement growi…

Who Put the Chocolate in Easter?

Almost as soon as the last presents have been opened on Boxing Day the shops seems to be stocking up on Easter Eggs! Cream eggs put in an ea…

Halloween – a Parent’s Guide to Trick or Treating

Make sure your kids' Halloween fun doesn't turn into a hellish nightmare by following these simple tips.

Can wearing white lift your mood?

Wearing white not only keeps you cool by reflecting sunlight but it also lifts your mood. Colour (or shade) is a powerful psychological trig…

Keep fit while you work – how to make the most of a hard day at the desk

With only a couple of weeks until the Olympics kick off, lots of people are thinking about getting back into the gym themselves, or taking u…

The Best Back-to-School Advice

A little planning goes a long way, don't get caught out by the back to school rush, here are our top five tips for getting ready for Septemb…

Help Christmas is Coming…

Christmas is coming and so are friends and family to share in the joy of the festive season and fill your home with gravy and red wine stain…

Back-To-School

It's that time of year when your kids are heading back to school in their brand new uniforms. When they are learning and having fun with the…

Keeping Your Coats and Jackets Stain Free

A coat or jacket can attract many stubborn stains, from mud, to coffee, and ink stains, and it can be tough to know where to start with stai…

I Should Cocoa: The Perfect Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate is the perfect comfort drink. Warm, sugary and full of good feelings - it's perfect for laying on the couch while watching a f…

How to Use the Kitchen to Spend Quality Time With the Kids

If you need to keep the little ones occupied, look no further than a fun cooking experience where they can learn and be rewarded by a tasty …

Baking Mother’s Day Special – History and Traditions of this Special Day

Mother's Day is a time when we all say 'thank you' to our mums for doing such a wonderful job of looking after us, and doing the lion's shar…