Category: Lifestyle

M&S launches the cretzel – a croissant pretzel hybrid

Way back in 2013, the world welcomed the cronut – the croissant doughnut hybrid. And since then, the classic French pastry has been mixed up with many other baked goods. We’ve had the cruffin, the croll and now, it’s the cretzel. M&S has crossed the croissant with the pretzel to combine a chewy bite with […]

What to know about letting your hair self-clean during lockdown

The phrase ‘good things come to those who wait’ really does apply when it comes to hair. For most people, the mention of ‘self-cleaning’ hair brings visions of a horrifying dirty, greasy and smelly barnet. And the truth is that is the case for a few weeks – but those who persevere will be rewarded […]

Dogs could face extreme separation anxiety after lockdown is lifted

Spending every waking minute of the day with a human is every dog’s dream. But when coronavirus lockdown ends, canines will have to adjust back to ‘normal life’ without constant companionship – which could lead to problems. Queen Elizabeth II’s corgi trainer has spoken out about how dogs may experience ‘extreme separation anxiety’ after lockdown […]

Hairdresser shows how to get perfect curls with 10 empty toilet roll tubes

Although you might be enjoying not having to dress up at home, sometimes it’s nice to have a bit of a pamper session. But your usual trip to the hairdresser or beautician isn’t an option so you need to do what you can at home. And if you don’t have the tools on hand for […]

Five Guys reopens selected UK stores for collection and delivery

It seems burger fans won’t have to wait much longer to satisfy their fast food cravings as Five Guys has announced it’s reopening selected UK stores. The burger chain has followed in the footsteps of other outlets, such as KFC and Burger King, by opening a string of UK restaurants. The Five Guys team have […]

Genius online food calculator helps you plan your grocery shopping in lockdown

Food shopping is a bit of a nightmare at the moment, so it’s more important than ever that we are smart and efficient when we go out for groceries. But being at home 24/7 means we are racing through our food supplies at a break-neck pace, and it can be hard to know what to […]

Mum of five invents genius challenge to teach kids how to meal plan

The planning that goes into feeding a family – particularly when there are six children, and even more so when everyone’s in lockdown. One mum, Sarah Chick, is a seasoned meal prepper for her big family and has been cooking from a young age, making the most of items in the fridge and cupboards to […]