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.

4 REASONS WHY WE LOVE ONLINE SHOPPING

Let’s face it, every time we receive an email about a “Limited Period Offer” or when a scheduled online sale date approaches, we can’t...

4 IDEAL REASONS TO START SENDING LETTERS AGAIN

Technology is a wonderful thing – it allows us to communicate with virtually anyone, from anywhere in the world. It has, in many ways,...

4 IDEAL WAYS TO ADD SOME COLOUR TO YOUR HOME

The start of the year is traditionally a time rendered and remembered in the sombre tones of the season. Who would’ve thought there could...

5 ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS PARTY GAMES IDEAL FOR ALL THE FAMILY

A million articles about Christmas’ propensity for stress and strain later, and it’s time to admit something; there's a lot of downtime during the festive...

BEEN ASKED TO BE MAID OF HONOUR? HERE’S WHAT TO EXPECT!

Being asked to be maid of honour is incredibly exciting, especially if you have never taken on the role before. Of course, it can...

5 IDEAL TIPS FOR GROWING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

It's not easy running a small business. It's even tougher making it bloom. As an entrepreneur, you should always be on the lookout for...

5 IDEAL WAYS TO UPDATE & UPGRADE YOUR BATHROOM

The bathroom; is it a place to rest, replenish, relieve or refresh? Probably, as perhaps the most multi-functional room in the house, a little...

6 UNIQUE WAYS TO DECORATE YOUR IDEAL CHRISTMAS TREE

  It’s been weeks since our entrance into a shop hasn’t been soundtracked by reminders that the festive season is upon us. The lights, the...

5 IDEAL WAYS TO STAY SANE WHEN ASSEMBLING FLATPACK FURNITURE

The following article is arranged in a random order, you have to assemble it yourself! We're just joking - but even the thought of...

5 IDEAL TRAVEL HACKS TO MAKE YOUR MONEY GO FURTHER

It’s probably fair to say that we’d all like a little more money in our pockets when we go on holiday. After all, all...

5 IDEAL TIPS FOR ENTERTAINING AL FRESCO THIS SUMMER

If you enjoy entertaining friends and family, it won't be long before you're hosting barbecues and dinner parties in your garden. The weather is...

6 IDEAL TIPS FOR MAKING THE MOVE ABROAD

Uprooting your life can be one of the scariest yet most rewarding experiences on life’s vast menu. Moving far from home can bring untold...

6 IDEAL MONEY SAVING TIPS

Do you find yourself haemorrhaging money each month, without even realising how, why  or maybe even when? From spending cash on unnecessary items such...

5 IDEAL TIPS FOR PREPARING THE PERFET PICNIC HAMPER

There's no alfresco feast more delightful than a good old fashioned summer picnic.  With National Picnic Week (16 – 25 June 2017) fast approaching,...

10 IDEAL TIPS FOR MAKING IT THROUGH DRY JANUARY

Dry January is the perfect way for your body and wallet to recover from an indulgent Christmas, not to mention New Year celebrations. This year...