What are you up to for the late May Bank Holiday? If the weather is a wash out (this is Britain, after all), we're planning a mass clear up, and clear out to start the sunnier season with a bang. Whether you're planning on selling all your unwanted stuff on eBay, getting round to dusting or heading to your local recycling plant, we could all use a little advice on staying clean and tidy at home. Welcome to the latest Weekend Reading - the Spring Cleaning edition!
If flying away isn't in the budget this year (or if you simply fancy staying on home turf), a staycation is the perfect way to enjoy time away from work without the baggage allowance. From the shimmering shores of Cornwall to the towering peaks of the Lake District, there are plenty of hidden gems the British Isles have to offer - you just have to know where to look. Here's where to staycation in 2017 from those in the know... Continue reading
It pays to get ahead with buying presents, especially when the person you’re buying for is a travel addict and can be hard to pin down! Travel fans may have their pick of the holiday souvenirs, but I’ve tracked down some great home-grown gift ideas they’ll love.
If you're itching to throw your windows wide open and refresh your living space, it might be time for a little Spring cleaning and perhaps a lick of paint! It's out with the hygge and in with zesty colours, botanical influences and statement art this Spring... Continue reading
Welcome to the first edition of Weekend Reading! This week's theme follows last week's #NationalGardeningWeek; as the days are longer and brighter, we're itching to flex our green fingers and get out there in the garden. Whether you're growing vegetables, planting bountiful blooms or hoping to grow a burgeoning herb garden for your own kitchen stores, we've rounded up our favourite useful gardening reads of 2017. Bookmark the ones you love - here's this week's Weekend Reading: A Gardening Edition. Continue reading
Easter is a time for celebration, indulgence and - fingers crossed - a gloriously sunny 4 day weekend. If you've got a party to go to or plan on entertaining yourself, we've got a list of Easter Bakes from our favourite mags. We've even got some spectacular suggestions for free-from friends and family, too!
Olive magazine's Fluffy Coconut and Lime Cake
With the sun peeking out behind the clouds, a warmer breeze on the air and a few flowers springing up from the soil, Spring is definitely here! Here at magazine.co.uk we don't think there's any better way than to welcome a new season than with a sweet treat or two. Continue reading
With Mother's Day fast approaching, we've got a few ideas to get you maximum brownie points! Treat your Mum this Mother's Day: Make, Bake and Buy:
We love the crafty Merit badges lovely blogger Fritha made from the March issue of Mollie Makes - not only are they bang on trend, they're also super easy to make! All you need is a pencil, some 12 x 12" canvas fabric, an embroidery hoop, an embroidery needle and thread and you're ready to go! Continue reading