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Selecting The Perfect Wedding Present

Selecting The Perfect Wedding Present

With August here you might have a few more weddings to attend before the summer wedding season is out and with the age old dilemma of what to buy the bride and groom goes on. Many couples do register for gifts which does make the process a little easier but whether you have a great registry list to choose from or you are on your own, with the just some guidance from the wedding party of the bride and groom, here are some top tips on how to get the bride and groom a gift they will remember for the rest of their lives. One of the great things about getting the bride and groom a physical gift rather than money or gift certificates is that every time they use that item they will be reminded about who bought it for them, their kindness and also their beautiful wedding day, so really it is the gift the continues to give many years after their wedding day is over.Read More...

How To Create The Perfect Handmade Wedding Invitations

How To Create The Perfect Handmade Wedding Invitations

Planning a wedding is a brilliant time to get hands on if you are a dab hand at arts and crafts and even if you do not feel completely competent with being crafty making invitations is a good place to start, plus if you get started in plenty of time you can perfect exactly what you are looking for. If you are looking to craft your own invites or even your save the date cards then you only need a few basics to get yourself started and it really does not need to be anything extravagant as handmade invites will go to show just how much work you have put into them and therefore you guests will love them.Read More...

Kitchen Technology You Cannot Live Without

Kitchen Technology You Cannot Live Without

When kitting out your kitchen there are a number of great kitchen appliances that you really cannot live without. The healthy food revolution is in full swing and part of that is making yourself homemade foods and juices, from healthy cakes and biscuits (yes, such a thing exists!) along with yummy smoothies and juices all of which can be a great part of a balanced and varied diet.Read More...

Preparing your home for a new baby

Preparing your home for a new baby

Preparing your home for a new baby is an extremely exciting time, you will have gone through many months of pregnancy and you might be starting to think about things you might need around the home for your new baby, from feeding items to things to soothe your new born baby. Here is a list of great items you can buy to make your life as a new parents even better than ever.Read More...

Bedroom Pastels

Bedroom Pastels

Spring and summer always bring out the redecorator in most of us, wanting to freshen up the rooms in our homes and even change the accent colors we have. You do not always have to have a huge overhaul of your bedroom just to create a new look and if you are lucky enough to already have a fairly plain bedroom color (maybe white or cream) then you are in luck, changing the color of your room could not be easier. If you already have another color dominating your room you can also change around your room, but you might need to a do a little more work. A lick of paint or a change of wallpaper might be in order, but both of these are easily done. Once you have the blank canvas to start you can start creating a beautiful cosy room, where you can change your color scheme through your accessories as often as you like. Pastels are big this summer and look brilliant against the bright whites and creams in a bedroom. Using color in your linens and accent pieces you will be able to change and brighten up your room in ways you never thought possible.Read More...

Creating Your Own Home Gym

Creating Your Own Home Gym

When the sun shines we all feel the urge to throw on our sneakers and head outside with the aim of getting fitter, but what do we do when the weather is not so great and we do not really feel like heading outside? Our health and fitness is paramount and it is important that we get the recommended daily and weekly exercise. If you do not fancy paying for an expensive gym membership then why not start to get fitter from home. If you have a small amount of space in your home you can keep your fitness motivation up even when you do not feel like leaving the house, and here are some great fitness accessories you can purchase to bring the gym into your home.Read More...

Theme: Your nautical bathroom

Theme: Your nautical bathroom

Home decor is not only fun but so on trend right now and one of the most popular trends when it comes to your bathroom is the nautical theme and while that means you might have a similar bathroom to many others it also means there is an abundance of pieces which can be used in your bathroom. Changing your bathroom décor does not have to mean a huge change in a room, and particularly in a bathroom you can add a few key pieces and some extra accessories to really bring the theme to life. The nautical theme is big and you can use both some more adult and childlike elements to bring this to life in your own home.Read More...

Kitting out your nursery on a budget

Kitting out your nursery on a budget

Finding out you are pregnant and expecting a brand new baby in your family is such an exciting time but it comes with a whole lot of expense too. From cribs to strollers to decorating the nursery, there is a lot of money to be spent before your little bundle of joy even arrives, so here is a great way to kit out your baby’s nursery on a budget.Read More...

How to Wear the Wide-Leg Pants Trend this Season

How to Wear the Wide-Leg Pants Trend this Season

Okay, fair is fair. Since your legs have been confined and restricted in everything from skinny jeans, to leggings, to fleece-lined tights for months, it is only fair that they be given some lovely, flowy room to breathe now that warmer temps are upon us! Wide-legged trousers are a huge trend this Spring, and it will no doubt continue on into Summer. So, since these breezy, billowy pants will be around for a while, we've got some great ideas how to wear them! Read More...

Perfect Spring Shorts for Women

Perfect Spring Shorts for Women

Sometimes, just finding age-appropriate shorts as an adult woman can be tricky, let alone trying to find stylish ones. You don't want to look as if you got lost in the Junior's section at the department store... but you also aren't quite ready for the often unflattering styles and materials your Grandmother might prefer. Luckily for you, we've got some great options that will help to make the warm months of Spring your most stylish yet! Read More...

5 Best Phones Under $300

5 Best Phones Under $300

Let's face it, we all have a budget. Yet, that doesn't mean you always have to cut corners. When it comes to smartphones, you can find great phones with larger and crisper displays, great processing power and extensive camera support for under $300. Smartphones are no longer a luxury, they are a necessity. Manufacturers know this, and you may be surprised at some of our findings. Read More...

Laptop Buying Guide - How to Buy the Right Laptop

Laptop Buying Guide - How to Buy the Right Laptop

In today's world, it would be difficult to be competitive or tuned in without a computer or laptop. When it comes to purchasing a new laptop, it can seem confusing with the bevy of choices available on the market today. Yet, it is a decision that needs to be made. How do you choose the best laptop for you? What will you use it for? Is display or RAM critical? What about the hard drive? Do you need it for work, or is this something for play and Netflix? To make the right decision, follow these suggestions. Read More...

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a New Camera

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a New Camera

With the number and types of digital cameras available, it's little wonder that anyone consider a new device is likely to be confused. Will it be a digital single lens reflex? Or, will it be a simple point-and-shoot? Would you consider a GoPro-style fixed focal length digital? Or, is an iPhone or Smartphone with lots of resolution the ticket? This is a confusing situation, isn't it? Read More...

Best Hats for Spring

Best Hats for Spring

Spring can be a tricky time for clothes. It's not quite warm, but it's not really the frigid winter of recent weeks gone by. The air may not be at 90% humidity, but the sudden showers don't exactly do much for your freshly-straightened hair, either. Thankfully, fashion designers are also well aware of this, and always seem to include some fashionable chapeaus in the runway shows to spark some trends for the upcoming season. Here are just a few that are going to wow you this Spring... Read More...

Easy Makeup Hacks Every Woman Should Know

Easy Makeup Hacks Every Woman Should Know

You know that feeling you get when you finally discover the right way to do something that you've apparently been doing wrong for years? It can be a very liberating moment...of course, that's after you're done smacking your forehead like Homer Simpson having a major "DOH!" moment. Well we've compiled several genius hacks that will hopefully make your makeup routine much easier, or come to your rescue when you're having a major makeup malfunction! Read More...

How to Dress Like a British Girl

How to Dress Like a British Girl

There's just something about those British girls that is absolutely irresistible! The way they walk, the way they look, they have their style game on lock. Sure, you could say it's their confidence...but one of the best and easiest ways to beconfident is to love what you're wearing. If you know something looks good on you, you just radiate confidence. So, let's get you looking like a really sassy confident British girl, shall we? Read More...

My Spring 2016 Makeup Wishlist

My Spring 2016 Makeup Wishlist

As a bona fide makeup addict, it's never been a problem for me to find new and amazing products to covet. I say "covet,"" because, obviously, if I actually bought every product I lusted after, I'd be living in a box on the side of the highway... albeit with a very impressive, massive collection of gorgeous makeup. But, there are those products that hit the scene, worthy of a little splurge, if for no other reason than to update your look for the change in season. These are just a few on my "makeup wishlist" for Spring 2016... Read More...

Nady RSM-5 Review

Nady RSM-5 Review

The RSM-5 is Nady's attempt at making an entry-level model for the usually very expensive realm of ribbon microphones. They've created an outstanding microphone, bundling all the benefits of ribbon microphones (though along with some of the faults) into a package priced similarly to studio standard classics like Shure's SM57. Read More...

Playstation Vs Xbox - Which is Better

Playstation Vs Xbox - Which is Better

If you have a Playstation or an Xbox One, you are certain to be quite satisfied with their offerings and features. The gaming market is reaching a point of maturity where many consumer options share several similarities. Yet, the top selections often come down to Sony or Microsoft. So, which is better? Keep reading to find out. Read More...

Should you buy an Apple Watch

Should you buy an Apple Watch

Apple has been known the create markets, sometimes where they had not existed before. For instance, there were many personal music players when Apple hopped into the market a few years back with the first iPod. After a few months, the market was Apple and the infrastructure it created spun off many competitors, giving consumers more choice. Read More...

Spring-s Must-Have Shoes

Spring-s Must-Have Shoes

Since Spring is just around the corner, you'll finally be able to start looking at baring those toes and ankles again. Dresses, skirts, cropped pants, and shorts will help to show off some of the most gorgeous and exciting trends from the runways this season. And the good news is that there are so many options with each of these, you'll be spoilt for choice, but looking pretty good no matter what! Read More...

The Perfect Jewelry for Every Neckline

The Perfect Jewelry for Every Neckline

You have never been afraid of trying new styles and trends. After all, you know better than to judge any outfit from how it looks on the hanger. The only problem is, once you've tried on that fierce top and you've fallen in love with it, how do you know what type of jewelry will compliment it, not distract from it? Matching a necklace to a neckline is all about creating a visually similar line. Fashion is a balancing act, with all the little individual pieces coming together to bring out the best in you, so let's take a look at winning top/jewelry combos that will be guaranteed to hit all the right notes! Read More...

Top 10 Eyeshadows for Spring 2016

Top 10 Eyeshadows for Spring 2016

Just as your wardrobe changes from season to season, so too must your makeup wardrobe. The biggest trends for Spring this year are definitely palettes filled with beautifully matched matte and shimmer shades, as well as delicate metallics. BURBERRY Eye Colour Wet & Dry Silk Shadow – These Wet & Dry shadows are amazing! Luscious colors, subtle shimmer, and can be applied dry for buildable color, or wet for a more bold statement. Read More...

What to Look For In a Special MIDI Controller

What to Look For In a Special MIDI Controller

New DAW and VST technology is making the traditional MIDI keyboard not quite enough to make the most out of your production technology. If you're making music directly from your computer, a MIDI controller is a must, and new models that place a higher focus on knobs, pads, and buttons have more use than ever in modern DAWs like Ableton Live and FL Studio for triggering clips. Here are some of the most important aspects you need in one of these controllers. Read More...

Which tablet, Apple iPad or Android

Which tablet, Apple iPad or Android

A couple of years ago, if someone asked you the question: "Which tablet should I buy an Apple iPad or an Android?" The answer would have been relatively straightforward. At that time, Android tablets tended to be less powerful and far less integrated than iPads, so the hands-down winner was the iPad. It was easier to use, offered integrated features and had a rich variety of software available. Its performance was sterling, often approaching the real processing power of a PC or laptop. Read More...