As we begin a new year we think of new resolutions and new ambitions to pursue throughout the year. Whether its career goals, making more time for family or friends, every year we set out with the vision to be more successful in these areas. In the end, it’s up to us whether we want…

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The kitchen is at the heart of everyone’s home. For many it’s the place where people gather – for family meals, dinner parties, or a coffee and a chat with a friend or neighbour – and that’s not to mention all the family cooking that goes on every day! With people constantly coming and going it can…

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Anyone who watches the TV period drama series Downton Abbey will know that in times gone by a housekeeper was a woman of some power amongst the domestic staff that lived downstairs in the great houses of yesteryear. Nowadays there are fewer grand households like that depicted in Downton Abbey and it is only the super rich that need…

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