MOVIES & TV

21 Empowering films to watch this International Women’s Day

Celebrate this International Women’s Day with your girlfriends with a line-up of inspiring films that feature the best portrayals of powerful women. 1. Mirror Mirror (2011) — Amazon Prime 2. Divergent (2014) — Netflix 3. Erin Brockovich (2000) — Netflix 4. The Help (2011) — Amazon Prime 5. Self-Made Inspired By The Life of Madam […]

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MOVIES & TV

11 Comedy specials to watch on Netflix

Everyone loves to laugh and there are some amazing comedy specials available to view on Netflix. Here are just some of our favourites. 1. Michael McIntyre – Showman (2020) Michael McIntyre talks family, technology, sharks, accents and his trip to Japan. 2. Iliza Shlesinger – Elder Millennial (2018) Iliza Shlesinger talks about her “recent” engagement […]

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PLAYLISTS

Get in the Christmas spirit with this fun and festive playlist

It’s December, and while most started celebrating Christmas early this year due to the pandemic, we’re still in need of some festive cheer. We’ve put together a Christmas playlist with more than 100 songs that will have you up on your feet dancing and singing with your family for hours. So, stay merry this December […]

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GIFT GUIDES

Gift Guide: 20 Stocking fillers under £10

Stocking fillers may not be the highlight of Christmas morning but they can still surprise a loved one. Usually, when you think stocking fillers your mind may jump to socks and underwear, which as a child are boring but as an adult is an amazing and much-needed gift. The great thing about stocking fillers are […]

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GBBO, RECIPES

The Great British Bake Off crowns its youngest winner to date

Last nights final (November 24) of the Great British Bake Off saw Peter Sawkins, Laura Adlington and Dave Friday enter the tent to compete for the final time. The three hopefuls had to complete a custard slice Signature Challenge, and a complex Technical which saw them tackle Prue Leith’s Coffee Walnut Whirls before going all […]

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GBBO, RECIPES

GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into the final

It’s the final of the Great British Bake Off. With only three bakers left it all comes down their final bakes. So let’s join Peter, Dave and Laura for one last bake before the GBBO 2020 winner is announced. As it’s the final, we’re going to give you a sneak peak at this weeks challenges: […]

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MOVIES & TV

10 Things to watch in lockdown 2.0

From thrillers to laugh-out-loud comedies, keep warm and safe inside with these series you’re sure to love 1. I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here It’s back! Our first question is how they managed to persuade Sir Mo Farah to give it a go and secondly, how different is it really going to be […]

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GBBO, RECIPES

GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into the semi-final

It’s the semi-final in the Great British Bake Off tent. Join the remaining four bakers as they compete for a place in the final and get baking with these five recipes. 1. Gingerbread Traybake View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Baking Explorer (@thebakingexplorer) What we love: A yummy moist cake filled […]

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LIFESTYLE

What we’re loving this November

Here’s everything that’s making our November (and lockdown 2.0) that little bit better. We’re watching: I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! While it may be slightly different this year, we’re already living for Ant and Dec finally taking on a bushtucker trial and we’ll be backing fellow northerners Beverley Callard and Jordan North. We’re […]

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GBBO, RECIPES

GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into dessert week

It’s dessert week in the Great British Bake Off tent. Join in with the remaining five competitors for some classic puddings as they tackle dessert week and get baking with these five amazing recipes. 1. Chocolate Mousse with Toasted Meringue View this post on Instagram A post shared by Zoë François (@zoebakes) What we love: […]

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GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into 80s week

It’s 1980s week in the Great British Bake Off tent. Join in with the remaining six competitors for an era themed bake off and have fun recreating these classic 80s desserts. 1. The Best Cocoa Fudge Brownies View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ashley | Baker By Nature (@bakerbynature) What we love: […]

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MOVIES & TV

11 Stylish TV shows to binge-watch on Netflix right now

As the weather gets colder, you may find yourself searching Netflix endlessly for something to watch – we know that feeling! So we’ve put together a list of fashion and beauty binge worthy TV shows to get you through these cold autumn nights… and don’t forget your hot chocolate. 1. Queer Eye The “fab-fave” serve […]

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GBBO, RECIPES

GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into Japanese week

It’s Japanese week in the Great British Bake Off tent. Join in with the remaining seven competitors for a bake off first as they tackle Japanese week and get baking with these five amazing recipes. 1. Matcha Cheesecake Blondies View this post on Instagram A post shared by 🍓LiveLoveLissa🌱 (@lissarottiers) What we love: A Japanese […]

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LIFESTYLE

What we’re loving this October

Here’s everything that’s making our October that little bit better. We’re watching: Strictly Come Dancing Strictly is back! We’re already love Maisie Smith and we can see her going a long way in the competition and this show is bringing a bit of sparkle back to our weekends. We’re listening to: Shagged Married Annoyed Okay, […]

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MOVIES & TV

Little Mix: The Search opens first live episode with a performance of “Sweet Melody” but Jade Thirlwall was absent due to self-isolation

Little Mix opened the first live show of The Search with an exclusive performance of their new single “Sweet Melody”. Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock looked stunning as they took to the stage in black and white leather skintight outfits. However, Jade Thirlwall was absent from the performance as she was home, self-isolating […]

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MOVIES & TV

The most stylish movies to watch this Halloween

We’ve compiled a list of the most fashionable movies to watch for a fabulously frightening Halloween. Heathers (1988) Fashion Focus: The OG mean girls in this film were styled by costume designer Rudy Dillon in ’80s fashion favourites – think shoulder pads and scrunchies. The Addams Family (1991) Fashion Focus: From Morticia’s clingy dresses to […]

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GBBO, RECIPES

GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into pastry week

It’s pastry week in the Great British Bake Off tent. Join in with the buttery fun of pastry alongside the remaining eight contestants and get baking with these five amazing recipes. 1. Pumpkin Pie What we love: It’s packed with spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger – it’s Autumn in a pie! Find the recipe: […]

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GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into chocolate week

It’s chocolate week in the Great British Bake Off tent. Why not join in the rich and intoxicating fun of all things chocolate with the remaining nine contestants and get baking with these five amazing recipes. 1. Brownie Based Millionaire’s Traybake View this post on Instagram A post shared by Baking Mad (@bakingmad) What we […]

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PLAYLISTS

Halloween at home playlist

Whether you’re excited for Halloween this year or feel a little let down by 2020 always remember music makes the world go round. While your Halloween plans may be more low key than previous years there is no reason you can’t put on some music and dance the night away – party of one – […]

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GBBO, RECIPES

GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into bread week

It’s bread week in the Great British Bake Off tent. Why not join in the fun with the remaining 10 contestants and get baking with these five amazing bread recipes. 1. Cinnamon Rolls View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jane’s Patisserie (@janespatisserie) What we love: Cosy and warm, sweet and delicious cinnamon […]

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