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Six Easy Cocktail Recipes

From the thrill of a chilled Martini to the short, sharp joy of a Negroni, few things add instant glamour to proceedings quite like a perfectly put together cocktail. However, as appealing as the idea […]

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Why self-care is important

Amid the chaos of caring for dependent younger and older family members, friends, pets, and physical possessions, we often lose sight of ourselves. Our busy lives and heightening careers mean we are so preoccupied with […]

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Why resilience is important

Matthew Johnstone, author and illustrator of The Little Book of Resilience, explores the importance of learning to bounce back from adversity, and how developing and maintaining resilience can help us overcome and learn from difficult […]

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How to make ice cream without a machine

Tools Needed There are just two very cheap kitchen utensils needed when making homemade ice cream without a machine: a whisk and a rubber spatula. Useful tips All types of ice cream and sorbet taste […]

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How to make the perfect burger

When Kenny McGovern was diagnosed with Social Anxiety Disorder aged just 19, he became almost housebound and missed out on his favourite takeaways and fast food. He decided to learn how to make the dishes […]

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How to Make Sense of Science in the Media

  The need to understand science in the news has never been more important. Much of it is conflicting and confusing, and it can feel overwhelming to mentally process. So, how can we try to […]

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How to write effective emails

An unprecedented amount of emails are being exchanged throughout the world every day. Jocelyn K. Glei, author of Unsubscribe, explains why it is more important than ever to write effective emails to grab your recipients’ […]

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How to harness the power of boredom to fill your children’s free time

While writing The Science of Boredom, psychologist Sandi Mann discovered just how much a child can achieve when we let their minds wander. Looking at her own son’s imaginative inventions, perhaps we shouldn’t become too […]

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How to sneak more vegetables into your children’s food

Getting your children to eat a well-balanced diet can be a serious challenge, and it can cause serious tantrums at dinnertime. With these healthy recipes for sneaky mums, taken from Samantha Quinn’s new book, feeding […]

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How to start gardening

A friend of mine who lives in a city doesn’t have any outside space but she does have a room with a large glazed roof and long windows at one end. When I last visited […]

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How to Make Pizza That’s Better Than a Takeaway

Let’s be honest, one of our favourite foods is the pizza. Fact. Whether it is a homemade pizza or one from a takeaway, nothing beats the cheesy, innovative, flavoursome toppings that come on that doughy-based […]

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How to Keep On Top of Your Cleaning

Ready to start cleaning smarter not harder? Welcome to TeamTOMM! Gemma Bray believes that there’s more to life than housework. But knows that we still have to do it (unless you are Simon Cowell, who […]

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