Mandy Lane Posts

March 10, 2016 / / Lifestyle

If you’re the chief bridesmaid or maid of honour for your best friend, you’ll more than likely have been assigned the task of organising her hen party. If it’s not something you’ve tackled in the past, fear not. The basics are to gather the dearest friends of the bride to be, decide where to go and head off together for a day, night or weekend to remember.

Here’s the top tips to ensuring the bride and all her friends have fun.

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February 29, 2016 / / Fashion

Vintage weddings are hugely popular with many couples intending to marry. Choosing a vintage theme can get you a cute and whimsical wedding that everyone enjoys. But it’s easy for a vintage wedding to turn into a cardboard cutout of every other vintage wedding. Some soft pink flowers, candles in teacups and a lace wedding dress are all it takes to do it. If you want your vintage wedding to be a little more unique, there are lots of things you can do. Take inspiration from the past and think outside of the box to create a day that’s unlike anyone else’s. Read the Post How to Make Your Vintage Wedding More Unique

February 25, 2016 / / Lifestyle

Growing your food means you know exactly what is going into your family. It’s often cheaper than buying fruit and veggies from the supermarket as well! If you’ve been thinking about going organic, then growing your own is a great way to get started. And, what’s more, you can involve your kids and teach them how to live off the land. They’ll love playing in the soil and will see their hard work pay off! So if you’ve ever wondered how to get started, here’s a quick round-up of what you need to know. Read the Post A Beginner’s Guide To Growing Your Own Fruit And Veg

February 4, 2016 / / Health
February 1, 2016 / / Food

If you’re a dedicated meat eater but want to perhaps change some aspects of your diet without losing the texture and taste of eating meat, the solution is Quorn. If it’s something you’ve seen in the supermarkets but never tried because you aren’t sure what it will taste like or how you can use it, here’s the low down on this protein-packed alternative to meat. Read the Post Quorn; a great way to eat a healthy meat-free diet

January 14, 2016 / / Beauty

How a diamond is graded

Every diamond glittering in the sunlight will look the epitome of perfection. The many facets will reflect the light off the carefully polished finish and there are few who will realize that every diamond sold is different in many ways. Most also don’t know that every natural diamond will have been graded with regards to a number of aspects of its quality.

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January 11, 2016 / / Lifestyle

 

The year 2016 is sure to mark an exciting period for interior design in London, with an enormous 3D-printed replica of the Palmyra Arch being installed in Trafalgar square, the Tate Modern undergoing a 10 storey expansion and the proposed designs being unveiled for the London underground stations. But how can your home benefit from the latest trends in 2016? Here’s a look to the future, with some of our favourite trend predictions for the upcoming year: Read the Post Hot interior design tips: trends and predictions for 2016

January 5, 2016 / / Health

If you’ve ever made giving up cigarettes your New Year’s resolution but failed miserably, you’re not alone. It’s true that smoking is one of the hardest habits to beat, but with a growing awareness of the adverse health implications, coupled with the ever-rising costs, more and more people are making it their mission to quit for good. With the year drawing to an end and a fresh start on the horizon, now’s the time to put your smoke-free plan into place. Here’s how to make 2016 the year you kick the habit for good. Read the Post How to make 2016 the year you go smoke-free

December 11, 2015 / / Travel

With winter well and truly upon us, we’re looking ahead to the ski trip that you’ve been meticulously planning since January. We’ve compiled this list of the five essential gadgets and equipment to help you to conquer the slopes:
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November 28, 2015 / / Beauty

The internet has opened up the choices available when searching for the perfect diamond ring. In the past only local mall stores could be visited to browse available designs but online shopping now means that stunning rings can be purchased from any part of the planet.

Buying a diamond ring however is a considered purchase so here are the top tips to the best virtual diamond ring shopping experience possible. Read the Post Top tips for buying a diamond ring online