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Mum Diary: The ultimate changing bag, by Gigil

Mum Diary: The ultimate changing bag, by Gigil

By Katie Ann Lamb As a second time mum, I feel much more experienced this time around. One of the best pieces of advice that I can pass on is the importance of having the right changing bag. This is especially important if you’re juggling more then one baby! Gigil is a Manchester-based company with a genuine passion for organic and […]

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Raise A Glass: Champagne Bruno Paillard Blanc de Blancs Reserve Privée Grand Cru NV

Raise A Glass: Champagne Bruno Paillard Blanc de Blancs Reserve Privée Grand Cru NV

With the festive season on the horizon, it is time to think ahead in terms of gift buying and also planning the celebrations at home. Whether you want to treat someone to a special bottle of bubbles or simply want a standout bottle that will take centre stage on your dining table on Christmas Day, […]

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Patricia Bech: Cocktail recipes for the festive season ahead

Patricia Bech: Cocktail recipes for the festive season ahead

Patricia Bech rounds up some cocktail recipes that you can try at home during the festive season… Although COVID-19 is causing us countless problems, Christmas is on the horizon and festive cocktails are a popular option at this time of year. If you need some inspiration for making a cocktail at home, here are a […]

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Property In France & Monaco: The Finest Apartments For Sale

Property In France & Monaco: The Finest Apartments For Sale

Featured Article If you are searching for an apartment in France or Monaco, look no further than our pick of four of the finest properties currently on the market. The French Riviera boasts consistently high-quality apartments ideal for everything from a family home to an investment property. Below, browse the finest apartments for sale right […]

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Jo Loves brings us the perfect Christmas scent in a diffuser

Jo Loves brings us the perfect Christmas scent in a diffuser

Jo Loves Christmas Trees is a must this December… We love scenting the office and our houses during the festive period. A Christmas scent can make the world of difference both to your workspace and home at this time of year. However, it is surprisingly difficult to find the perfect fragrance. Quite often, Christmas scents […]

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The Lockdown Christmas Shopping Guide

The Lockdown Christmas Shopping Guide

Christmas shopping is going to be a little bit different this year. With England currently wrapped up in lockdown number two and many retail stores closed, people are turning to online shopping ahead of the festive season. We will be highlighting some of the best products available this year for you to purchase from the […]

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Miss travelling? Satisfy your wanderlust at home with these cookbooks

Miss travelling? Satisfy your wanderlust at home with these cookbooks

¦ Featured Article ¦ Cancelling travel plans has become the norm this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Although some flights are now departing, it’s understandable that many people still don’t feel safe venturing abroad. As well as putting a damper on your sense of adventure and the chance for much needed rest and relaxation, […]

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Raise A Glass: It’s time to extend the traditional rosé season with Lychgate Rosé 2018 from Bolney Wine Estate

Raise A Glass: It’s time to extend the traditional rosé season with Lychgate Rosé 2018 from Bolney Wine Estate

While rosé has traditionally been associated with the summer months, it is becoming an increasingly popular tipple throughout the year. Trends are shifting and rosé is now being served with canapes or taking prime position on the dinner table during the other seasons, especially if fish or chicken dishes are being served. Rosé is particularly […]

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How to Create Your Own Perfume Using Flowers

How to Create Your Own Perfume Using Flowers

If you are a fan of gardening and have pondered how to make the most of your flowers, creating a signature scent will be of interest, we are sure. While we all have our signature shop-bought scents, natural and organic perfumes can also be created at home with ease using your favourite flowers and wildflowers. […]

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How This Christmas Can Still be Made Special

How This Christmas Can Still be Made Special

Featured Article It is clear that this Christmas will not be the one that everyone was hoping for due to the coronavirus and this will certainly dampen people’s festive spirit, especially after such a difficult year. While it may not be a typical Christmas, there are still ways that you can make this year special […]

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Drift off into a peaceful sleep with OLVERUM Restful Sleep Pillow Mist

Drift off into a peaceful sleep with OLVERUM Restful Sleep Pillow Mist

Let’s face it, the last few months have been stressful for a lot of people in various ways. Lockdown was a challenge and we are still navigating our way through difficult times as a result of COVID-19. This has led to increased levels of anxiety for many and disrupted sleep patterns. If you have been […]

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Secret Spa: Catch up on your beauty treatments in the safety of your own home

Secret Spa: Catch up on your beauty treatments in the safety of your own home

By Katie Ann Lamb 2020 hasn’t been the year I think any of us anticipated and right now there doesn’t seem to be much light at the end of the tunnel. Whilst a lot of businesses are struggling, there are some that are being very innovative. In the beauty world, Secret Spa is doing their […]

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Shop Cuvee: Online bottle shop comes to life in time for curfew

Shop Cuvee: Online bottle shop comes to life in time for curfew

Brodie Meah and Max Venning’s lockdown project, Shop Cuvée, has opened the doors just in time for the curfew. Around the corner from restaurant mothership, Top Cuvée, the launch follows staggering Covid success and national expansion. The online shop began as a way to provide an income for the restaurant forced to close its doors back in March. Shop Cuvée […]

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Bad hair day? A new study has revealed that your postcode could be to blame!

Bad hair day? A new study has revealed that your postcode could be to blame!

New research has found that where you live can have a big impact on your hair. It seems that if you struggle with hard-to-manage hair, then you could have your postcode to blame. It comes as no surprise that some environmental factors can wreak havoc on your hair, probably more than you might think. This […]

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Cheese of the month

Cheese of the month

No dinner party is complete without a cheese course. To be honest, here at The Sloaney, we love to enjoy cheese at our HQ simply as a lunchtime snack too! So, when news about the latest ‘Cheese of the month’ from Paxton & Whitfield arrived in our inbox, it caused great excitement! Danielle Bliss, Paxton […]

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The Savoy sets a date to reopen

The Savoy sets a date to reopen

The Savoy is delighted to announce its reopening from 24th September, 2020.   The Savoy Grill will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner as of 21st September. Then, from 24th September the hotel will open Thames Foyer, the magnificent glass domed atrium at its heart for afternoon tea from Wednesday through Sunday and the Beaufort Bar, celebrated […]

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Raise A Glass: The Gold Award-Winning English Sparkling Rose Wine by Bolney Wine Estate

Raise A Glass: The Gold Award-Winning English Sparkling Rose Wine by Bolney Wine Estate

For those of you looking to expand your English wine collection, the Cuvée Rosé 2018 by Bolney Wine Estates is a great addition to your wine fridge ahead of the festive season. If you want to experience something that has been made in Britain and is perhaps a little less traditional than a champagne toast […]

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Jo Malone London launches Lost In Wonder Collection

Jo Malone London launches Lost In Wonder Collection

The new Jo Malone London, Lost In Wonder Collection has launched. It is the biggest launch of the year for the brand this Autumn/Winter. The majestic collection has been inspired by the ancient Hanging Gardens, complete with two new permanent additions to the fragrance offering, and which are officially available now exclusively at https://www.jomalone.co.uk/lost-in-wonder and Boutiques nationwide.  The new collection is […]

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Little Emperors presents 5 luxury UK hotel stays for August Bank Holiday

Little Emperors presents 5 luxury UK hotel stays for August Bank Holiday

Little Emperors is a private members luxury hotel club with 35,000 members and 4,000 of the very best luxury hotels globally on its books. With staycations the most popular option for holiday-makers this summer, the club has unveiled its top picks for a UK staycation this August bank holiday. All of the ideas come with dedicated benefits […]

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The great summer staycation: Ideas for a fun day out in the UK

The great summer staycation: Ideas for a fun day out in the UK

With countries being taken off the ‘safe list’ and that European holiday seeming all the more out of reach, the humble staycation is a great way to explore the gems that our shores have to offer. If you want a change of scenery, there are cheese-tastic, gin or coffee filled treats, new skills to learn […]

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Road Trip Inspiration: Family-Friendly Properties to Visit by Car

Road Trip Inspiration: Family-Friendly Properties to Visit by Car

By Patricia Bech It is a challenging time to holiday and get away from home. Many people have put their plans on hold for the summer as a result of the pandemic. For many, getting on a plane is still not a preferred option. I have been missing carefree travel a lot, but I also […]

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Indeora hand sanitiser helps nourish your skin while keeping your hands clean

Indeora hand sanitiser helps nourish your skin while keeping your hands clean

Hand sanitiser has become an essential item for our handbags and it looks like it is here to stay! We are loving the hand sanitiser that has been launched by Indeora.   This brand has created an elegantly bottled product that is perfect for helping to clean your hands, while you are on the go. […]

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Book a globally renowned bartender to mix your drinks at home

Book a globally renowned bartender to mix your drinks at home

As COVID-19 restrictions start to relax, it has become clear that not everyone feels comfortable venturing out into pubs, bars and restaurants just yet. If you want to organise a social soiree in the comfort of your own garden, with a special twist, the newly launched Global Bartending is at hand. Global Bartending is the […]

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Things to Consider When Renting A Flat in London

Things to Consider When Renting A Flat in London

Featured Article London is a city that offers plenty of opportunities, particularly for young professionals. With that said, those opportunities come at a significant cost: the city is among the most expensive in Europe in terms of living costs, and this extends to rental prices, too, according to research released in June. The average monthly […]

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Discover Alaska on a Pelorus Yacht Expedition

Discover Alaska on a Pelorus Yacht Expedition

As travel restrictions begin to ease in many places around the world, new opportunities are presenting themselves. Our travel correspondent Patricia Bech will be highlighting some of the best over the coming months as we navigate through these challenging times. If you are keen to start exploring the world again as safely as possible, there […]

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The best parks to visit in London

The best parks to visit in London

Featured Article When you’re in London, whether it’s seeing a show, seeing a friend, working or travelling from Gatwick airport or Euston station after a trip of a lifetime, you can often forget to check out some of the best areas of this simply amazing city. But, aside from the cultural landmarks like Big Ben, […]

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Escape to an isolated Italian villa with Tuscany Now & More

Escape to an isolated Italian villa with Tuscany Now & More

As the travel world gradually starts to open up again, Tuscany Now & More is delighted to announce a collection of properties ideally suited for isolated villa holidays. Those longing for an escape to rejuvenate in an idyllic setting can be met with the most luxurious stay far from the liveliness of the city. Il […]

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The first Aston Martin to be “Made in Wales” has arrived

The first Aston Martin to be “Made in Wales” has arrived

Just over four years since Aston Martin announced investment in a brand-new manufacturing facility at St Athan, the first Aston Martin to be “Made in Wales” has been driven off the production line. The culmination of an extensive development programme that began with virtual development stretching back to 2015 and physical testing in Wales in […]

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Princess Yachts to launch new X95 via a Facebook Live event

Princess Yachts to launch new X95 via a Facebook Live event

Princess Yachts are thrilled to announce a truly unique industry first. They will be launching the eagerly anticipated slot 1 of the new X95 via a Facebook Live event later this month. As the first X95 reaches completion in the Plymouth based manufacturing facility, and unable to launch this flagship yacht through more traditional methods […]

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Rolls-Royce announces shortlist for Young Designer Competition

Rolls-Royce announces shortlist for Young Designer Competition

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has revealed the shortlist of its Young Designer Competition, which has attracted more than 5,000 entries from children aged 16 and under in more than 80 countries around the world. The special competition was launched back in April to encourage a new generation of designers to design their dream Rolls-Royce of the […]

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Three London venues planning to reopen on July 4th

Three London venues planning to reopen on July 4th

Many bars, hotels and restaurants are planning to reopen in the coming weeks. Here is some news about three venues that will welcome back visitors from July 4th 2020… Skylight Rooftop, Wapping Skylight Rooftop, known for its panoramic and uninterrupted views across London’s skyline, will be opening its doors for its belated and long-awaited summer […]

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French Restaurants Are Opening Again: Here’s What You Need To Know

French Restaurants Are Opening Again: Here’s What You Need To Know

Featured Article Visitors to France and Monaco who love dining out will be delighted to know that a selection of cafes and restaurants are opening again as of June 2nd. These eateries will be adhering to a strict health protocol to ensure they are safe to visit – let’s look at the new rules for […]

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Why Choose a Real Estate Agency that Belongs to the Chambre Immobilière de Monaco

Why Choose a Real Estate Agency that Belongs to the Chambre Immobilière de Monaco

Featured Article As with most aspects of the tiny sovereign state of Monaco, its real estate market is highly unusual and uses its very own regulatory body called the Chambre Immobilière Monégasque. With more than 140 real estate agents operating within the same surface area of New York’s Central Park, Monaco is home to some […]

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Jo Malone London collaborates with Martyn Thompson on Home Collection

Jo Malone London collaborates with Martyn Thompson on Home Collection

The second phase of the Jo Malone London collaboration with Interiors Artist and friend of the brand, Martyn Thompson has arrived. The design-led capsule collection will now include Ceramic Diffusers in two iconic scents.  The new Diffusers will be available from July. The Design Editions collection features the British brand’s signature Home scents, dressed in decorative ceramic designs […]

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D&D London announces many of their restaurants will reopen in Britain on the 4th of July

D&D London announces many of their restaurants will reopen in Britain on the 4th of July

D&D London has announced today that 17 restaurant venues will reopen on the 4 July, pending the lifting of government restrictions.  These restaurants, located in London, Manchester and Leeds, form the first phase of reopening of the full D&D London portfolio. The other of its UK restaurants, as well as D&D’s restaurants in New York and Paris, will reopen through […]

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Why diamonds might not be a girl’s best friend

Why diamonds might not be a girl’s best friend

Featured Article Marilyn Monroe famously led us to believe that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but the once-coveted gemstone may need to find a new amigo amid growing consumer concern around ethical and sustainable practices. 42% of consumers have admitted to changing their buying habits as a direct response to such concerns, and the […]

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Get a sparkling smile with Smile Science Harley Street’s professional at-home teeth whitening range

Get a sparkling smile with Smile Science Harley Street’s professional at-home teeth whitening range

At-home beauty treatments are all the rage during lockdown. With social distancing restrictions in place and salons closed, it is important to look after hair, skin and dental needs without leaving the house. If you have been thinking about enhancing your smile, we are loving the Smile Science Harley Street professional at-home teeth whitening range. […]

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Embrace the great outdoors with the MiniMeis carrier

Embrace the great outdoors with the MiniMeis carrier

By Katie Ann Lamb The world is a confused and scary place right now with the COVID-19 pandemic. However, for many of us parents, we are still having to raise little ones in a way that is as close to normal as possible. Thankfully in the UK we are still allowed our daily exercise and […]

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The GoStyler is a brilliant portable hair dryer that’s ideal for lockdown

The GoStyler is a brilliant portable hair dryer that’s ideal for lockdown

Lockdown is making us all think more about at-home beauty treatments and also how to manage our hair as best as possible whilst hair salons are off boundaries. Without the ability to pop out to the salon, the products that you use at home are more important than ever before. If you hope to achieve […]

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Top tips for staying healthy during lockdown

Top tips for staying healthy during lockdown

It can be very tempting during lockdown to treat yourself to things that you wouldn’t normally enjoy on a daily basis. Staying healthy during these times can present its own challenges. Amy Wells, lead Dietician and Head of Wellness for CircleDNA and DNAfit has nearly 10 years of experience working as a registered clinical dietitian. […]

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