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7 Cars of 2017 (and the Ultimate Petrolhead Playlist)

Love cars? Here at magazine.co.uk HQ we’re speeding into 2017 with eyes on the open road ahead of us and some of the sweetest releases to come. Here are 7 cars of 2017 to watch out (and save up) for:

1. Mazda MX-5 RF, as chosen by Car magazine

Mazda MX5-RF, Car magazine

3 Brilliant Valentines Day Ideas

drgf7doee-o-roman-kraftLooking for something easy and fun to do around the season of love? We’ve rounded up 3 brilliant Valentines Day ideas to do on the day or save for the weekend. It’s time to do something sweet for your sweetheart! No one special? We say treat yourself – or invite your friends round. Galentines and Palentines is a thing, y’know!

7 places to go in 2017

Plane Window photo by Freddy Castro on UnsplashLooking for the coolest places to travel and holiday hotspots for the new year? Here are the 7 places to go in 2017 you need to know about, whether you’ve got two weeks to explore or need a weekend escape…

Finding Fitness You Love

Getting fit and feeling great is about finding exercise you actually enjoy that makes you feel good and look your best. Here are the titles the magazine.co.uk team love for keeping them inspired, motivated and moving all year round…

Hate the gym?

Photo by Nitish Meena, Unsplash

How Coast magazine helped change my life

One of our favourite craft bloggers, Kate from Crafts on Sea, tells us how Coast magazine helped her to make the big move – prepare to get inspired for the New Year!

Coast magazine
Most of us love the chance to relax with a magazine, they’re a great opportunity to kick back, be inspired or learn something new. I guess for a lot of us magazines are a reflection of the lives that we want to live and for me that’s certainly true.

Our Top 5 #Veganuary Recipes

Our Top 5 Recipes for #veganuary! - magazine.co.uk
Spurred on by a variety of different motives – cruelty-free, eco-friendly, health and pure curiosity – thousands of us are getting involved with veganism for the entire month of January – dubbed ‘Veganuary‘.

New Year, New Magazine

2017! It’s a brand new year – a chance to refocus, recharge and make changes for the better.  Whether you’re focusing on your health and fitness, career, home or just wanting to declutter and simplify your life, there’s no better time than January. 2017 (1)With every New Year comes a renewed sense of motivation – whether you’re getting fit or wanting to renew and old passion for a long forgotten hobby, take advantage of our Mega Magazine Sale and find the perfect magazine to inspire you all year round for 2017.

3 Last Minute NYE Ideas

New Year’s Eve always seems to creep up on us after Christmas – these last minute NYE ideas are a great way to upgrade your party from flat to fizzing. The best way to see in the New Year!

1. Decorate with Balloons

NYE balloon decorating ideas | The Hub blog at magazine.co.ukColourful Balloons | Champagne Bottle Balloon + Tassel

Delicious Magazine’s Boxing Day Breakfast Muffins

Alison from Dragons and Fairy Dust finds the origins of nutmeg and the perfect Boxing Day bake – Delicious magazine’s Boxing Day Breakfast Muffins! Here’s how she got on… 

Boxing Day Muffins

muffins

Whilst these are best eaten warm from the oven on the day they are baked they can also be made in advance and frozen. Freeze for up to three months. When you want to use them just defrost and warm them in the oven or a microwave before serving.

The Festive Showstopper: Chocolate, Hazelnut and Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Kat from The Baking Explorer crafts the perfect festive showstopper – Baking Heaven magazine’s Chocolate, Hazelnut and Salted Caramel Cheesecake! Chocolate, Hazelnut and Salted Caramel Cheesecake | Baking Heaven at magazine.co.uk

December is the month of entertaining and also the month when I get inundated with requests to make desserts for various family and friend gatherings. So when I’m short on time and I need to get an impressive dessert ready, cheesecakes are my go to option. They are easy to put together and you can leave them in the fridge overnight to set.