Month: February 2012

Easy ways to get your 5-a-day

We all know how important eating plenty of fruit and vegetables is in overall health and wellbeing, such as maintaining a healthy weight and cutting our risk of diseases such as diabetes and cancer. But it can be easy to miss out on your 5-a-day if you lead a busy lifestyle that leads you to […]

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20 ways to make life easier

A friend recently sent me a nifty little email suggesting 20 ways to make life easier. Usually this type of mail would go straight into the trash but, for some reason (let’s call it ‘the spirit of the new year’s resolution), I didn’t bin it. And I am glad I didn’t – it has some […]

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Are men in specs more sexy?

Gone are the days of ‘spectacles’ and ‘nerdy’ as synonymous terms. Or perhaps that’s not quite right; perhaps specs are still ‘nerdy’ but nerdy is sexy? Hmm… What research is saying is that spectacles make men up to 75% more sexually attractive to women. SelectSpecs.com, an online glasses retailer, recently hit the High Street armed […]

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Top food trends for 2012

What will we be eating and how will we be shopping in the year 2012? If you have no plan in mind, food&drink towers recently published a survey-based report on the Ten Top Food Trends for 2012 – an interesting read for food fanatics, health freaks, budding chefs and pretty much anyone who likes to […]

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Sweet smelling fragrances are in

The thought of smelling like something that has just emerged from Willy Wonka’s sweet factory sends excited shivers up my spine. I like the idea of smelling edible – like a candyfloss or marshmallow. The whimsy of fantastical, sweet scents appeals to the girl in me who wishes she lives in a world of palaces, […]

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