IDEAL LIFESTYLE GUIDES

Whether you're looking to give your living room a lick of paint, give your love life a lift or throw the ultimate wedding party, our IDEAL lifestyle guides will be your learned, loyal best friend.

5 IDEAL & UNIQUE ANNIVERSARY DATE IDEAS 

‘Happy anniversary. I still love you. Now would you mind hanging up the washing?’. Yep, the problem with domestic bliss is that it’s very...

5 IDEAL WAYS TO LIVE THE LUXE LIFE FOR LESS

‘Living your best life’. Don’t we all want a bit of that? But while some of us are content with simply doing us, being...

5 IDEAL WAYS TO CELEBRATE NYE 2019 – 2020

T-minus three months and the noughties are over. Personally, we can’t wait to see the back of them; a decade of bad politics, narcissism...

4 IDEAL TIPS FOR CHOOSING THE BEST BROADBAND OPTION 

With the government’s recent announcement that they plan to install ultra-fast broadband in the UK’s remotest areas by 2025, you may have got thinking...

5 IDEAL WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HAIR COLOUR LAST FOR LONGER

  Everything in life is temporary. Nothing lasts forever. We know this. But is it really asking too much to expect our newly dyed locks...

5 IDEAL CONSIDERATIONS WHEN VISITING A DIETICIAN

As if living a full, healthy life wasn’t difficult enough. But with every passing year, it seems like there’s a new food item that...

4 IDEAL GIFTS TO BUY YOUR LONG DISTANCE PARTNER

As anyone who has endured a long distance relationship will verify attest, they’re tough. Super tough. Staying committed, focused and present with only Facetime for...

6 IDEAL WAYS TO SAVE MONEY ON GROCERIES

Did you know that the average UK household spends £3,150 a year on groceries alone? Wowzers. While we can’t cut this necessary expense out...

5 IDEAL TIPS FOR LOWERING YOUR HOME ENERGY COSTS

Whether you’re looking to save money or the environment, or a little of each, lowering your home’s energy output is easy to do. Energy...

5 IDEAL CAPITAL CITIES WHERE YOU CAN GET MORE BANG FOR...

The average house price in the UK now stands at £229,431. Though this sounds enough to buy you a castle, the property market appears...

5 IDEAL TIPS FOR THROWING A HEN DO ABROAD

Chief bridesmaid, who’d want to be one? There’s the responsibilities of the day to tangle with; the making up, the doing of hair, the...

5 IDEAL TIPS FOR PLANNING AN AUTUMN WEDDING 

Though the leaves haven’t yet turned brown, and temperatures remain resolutely above annual average, there is still a sense that the dawn of Autumn...

8 IDEAL PLANTS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR GARDEN MORE BEE FRIENDLY

To put it bluntly; it’s time to stop bumbling around when it comes to protecting the UK’s bee population. There are around 270 species...

THE IDEAL GUIDE TO ECO FRIENDLY MATTRESSES

A lean, clean, green machine. That’s what we’re all aspiring to be right? Fortunately, there are so many ways you can live a life...

5 IDEAL REASONS YOU SHOULD MOVE TO MANCHESTER

The birthplace of computers, railways, football leagues, Oasis and of course, Vimto...Manchester must be doing something right. But while the city’s most famous sons...