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Favourite Christmas Crafts From Twitter

Posted on December 28 2012 by Calm Your Beans in craft, christmas, festive, ideas, photos, tips, Twitter

Quiet family time around Christmas is the perfect opportunity to engage in a bit of festive crafting. We've been browsing through craft photos on Twitter, and it seems many people have let their imaginations loose and come up with a slew of clever ideas...

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How to keep your New Year's resolutions

Posted on December 28 2012 by Calm Your Beans in new year, resolutions, weight loss, health

How to keep your New Year's resolutions

Whether you want to give up smoking, lose a ton of weight, or start keeping your house tidy all the time and not just when family come to visit, chances are you will fail. This may seem harsh, but the statistics bear this out. Most people fall off their...

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Trimming the Turkey Dinner

Posted on December 20 2012 by in christmas dinner, christmas, turkey, xmas, xmas dinner

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Xmas Facts

Posted on December 20 2012 by in christmas, christmas facts, xmas, xmas facts

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Favourite Festive Tables from Pinterest

Posted on December 14 2012 by Calm Your Beans in christmas, table, table setting, decorations, entertaining, decor, home, festive

There's something about the Christmas holidays that makes us want to crack out our best dishes, glassware and cutlery sets and entertain in style. While there's something to be said for casual, effortless entertaining at other times of the year, Christmas...

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Positive Contributions 2012

Posted on December 12 2012 by

Positive Contributions 2012

As we head further into December it is a time to take stock of the year that is coming to a close and look at what moments will stand out. It has been quite a tumultuous year with lots of highs and lows. There were recently awards held to celebrate those...

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Concerns Over High Speed Rail Link

Posted on December 6 2012 by in hs2, trains, trainline, environment, chilterns, government, politics, freight, high speed trainline

Concerns Over High Speed Rail Link

There are plans to build a high speed rail link between Birmingham and London. This rail link would reduce travel time between the two cities to just 49 minutes. The government is looking to invest some £32.7 bn into the project which would help Britains...

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Cardiff Christmas Market

Posted on December 4 2012 by in christmas, christmas market, cardiff, food

Cardiff Christmas Market

Everyone needs a break before the stress of the festive season begins - consider a weekend away in Cardiff to explore its history and unique culture whilst enjoying the atmosphere at the city's Christmas Market. Visitors can spend an afternoon exploring...

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Spreading The Cost Of Christmas

Posted on December 4 2012 by in christmas, frugal, money saving, vouvhers, paid surveys, valued opinions, winter

Spreading The Cost Of Christmas

Start planning Christmas early to catch the best bargains! Christmas is an expensive time for everyone, leaving everyone strapped for cash in the New Year. There are plenty of ways to save money, or enjoy Christmas on a budget with just a little know-how...

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