• Saving Money On The Things That Cost The Most

    Money can often be a hot topic of conversation for many. We all need it, it is a sad fact of life. Bills need to be paid, things need to be bought to survive, but while it might not necessarily make you happy it is certainly a necessity of life. However, while many of us would like more if it, do we really do what we can within our current circumstances to stretch out our income as far as possible? There are notoriously things that cost more than everyday purchases, and often there can be ways to being these costs down. Here are some of the things to think about.…

  • Help Your Dog Live Longer

    Dogs are very important to some people. They are like family members and get treated that way. In return, they are often very loyal and loving creatures who will protect their family against any dangers they spot. They do not live as long as humans though, so people tend to have more than one over their lifetime. Each time one is lost it is heartbreaking for all those involved and most owners will do whatever is needed to make sure their dog lives as long as possible. Give Them A Healthy Diet A dog eats what you give them and so it is in your hands to make sure they…

  • The Best Food To Have After Exercise

    Regular exercise is a crucial part of a healthy lifestyle. But, you need to complement this with your nutrition. Fuel your body with healthy foods, and you’ll feel ten times better than if you only exercise. Keeping that in mind, this blog post will show you the best food to have after exercise. All of these ideas are packed full of nutritional goodness to help ensure you get the most out of your workouts. Pasta Pasta is excellent to have an hour or so before exercise as there’s a lot of carbs that help give you energy. But, you also need to replace all the energy you’ve expended, which is…

  • How Giving Up Doughnuts Could Help You Save A House Deposit (and Your Health)

    Just Mortgage Brokers recently published research on how long it would take millennials in the UK to save up for a house deposit if they gave up ‘millennial addictions’ including avocados, wine, Netflix, Krispy Kreme doughnuts and more. According to their research, if you gave up eating one box of our favourite branded doughnuts per week, it would take you 38 years to save up for a house deposit (this is based on the current average UK house price and a 10% deposit). This means if you decided to never eat any doughnuts from birth, you would save enough money for a house deposit by the time you reached middle-aged.…

  • Teeth Damaging Food And Drink

    Protecting your teeth obviously takes a lot of care and attention. As well as making sure that your brushing and flossing routine is good, you also need to go for regular dental checkups in case you need any professional treatments. But prevention is always going to be far better than the cure. And one of the best forms of prevention is to watch what you are eating and drinking. There are all sorts of damaging food and beverage substances out there which are best avoided. Not sure what they are? Here are just a few of them to watch out for. Ice Okay, it’s not really a food substance, but…

  • Cooking For Your Date – How To Avoid A Total Disaster!

    Food is the way to a man’s (or woman’s!) heart, or so the saying goes. Cooking for someone else is a romantic gesture, but can also be a little daunting! Even if you are a goddess in the kitchen, the added pressure of cooking for someone you’re trying to impress can make all your skills turn to mush! There are so many aspects to cooking for someone: your meal needs to taste amazing your house needs to sparkle the music you choose needs to create the right mood and what will you wear?! We’ve probably painted a negative picture of cooking for a date, but there are many positives too!…

  • Dog Nutrition 101

    Whilst dogs do require a lot of energy and financial expenditure they also give us a lot back in terms of love, affection, support, warmth and happiness. For this reason, it’s important we keep our dogs in the best shape possible and the best way to do this is to focus on their nutrition, as ultimately just like we are what we eat, our pets are what they eat too. Whilst cats are a little more refined in their taste, their canine counterparts are by no means the fussiest of diners, and in many households across the world you will find a dog patiently waiting to lick the plate of…

  • Healthy Living: Time To Look To The Future

    Healthiness can seem near-impossible in this crazy modern world. We’re all so busy, and it often seems that we’re too busy to look after ourselves properly! But healthy living is essential to a happy life. Additionally, you need to think beyond today when it comes to your wellbeing. You want to ensure that you’re not just healthy and happy in your twenties but also in your thirties, forties, and beyond. It’s time to look to the future and make changes to your life that ensure you’re healthy in the long-term. A Consistent Diet and Exercise Routine Will Go a Long Way It’s a piece of advice that very few of…

  • Getting Back into a Healthy Lifestyle

    Whatever the reason, many of us let our health standards slip from time to time. Maybe you got a new job and became overwhelmed by your workload. Maybe you got a family and gained a whole list of new responsibilities. Maybe you simply got bored of eating well or exercising. Perhaps you used to work out all the time before you had kids, and perhaps you ate healthily when you had the time to prepare proper meals. But it can be hard to get back into a healthy lifestyle once you’ve lost your old routine. Maintaining good health requires a regular and consistent lifestyle. Here’s some advice that might help…