The last time you had guests around for dinner, do you remember how long it took for you to decide what to eat, buy in all the ingredients, prepare the food for cooking and only then pit it in the oven or on the hob? Chances are that it took you quite a time – and even then left you nervous about how it might all turn out when it reached the table and...

So what do you do when you win the lottery?  Perhaps a long holiday or perhaps you want that big house you have always dreamed of having.  What you might find is though, that it is a lot harder to spend all that winning prize money.  If you consider yourself to be a bit of a foodie, you could make plans to eat at some of the most expensive restaurants in the world. ...

Posted on May 5 2016 - 3:24pm by admin
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Hosting a party can be hard work and this really is the case when you have so much to think about on the day. After all, there might not be much preparation you can do before the day and if you are hosting the party as a surprise then this can make things even more difficult for you. If this is the case then you will want to do everything you can to make it convenient...

Posted on Mar 14 2016 - 2:14am by burntsalad
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Manifesto For a Mind-Blowing Summer Summer is many people’s favourite time of year. It’s understandable. Sunlight warms and bronzes our skin. Our work commitments are fewer. We finally have a chance to see family and friends. And maybe we have the holiday of a lifetime booked. But what if Summer is something of a let-down? If you’re not fortunate enough to live...

Posted on Mar 5 2016 - 2:56am by burntsalad
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Flickr image Food wastage can be the biggest loss financially a family will lose. Many people throw away food without even thinking about the money they have just wasted. But with a few habit changes and being more conscious of what you are doing you can reduce food waste. This could also save you a lot of money in the long run. Shop smart. The best way to avoid...