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WIN! One of three Slumbersac sleeping bags

Win one of three Slumbersac sleeping bags made from 100% cotton! Available from birth to 10 years in 4 different tog ratings. Slumbersac is a young, fast growing UK-based, family-run businesses with a simple philosophy – to offer high quality baby and children sleeping bags at great value prices. By making quality sleeping bags available online at down to earth prices, Slumbersac aims to bring these benefit ...

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Five little pick me ups to help the winter blues

1 – Pass it on Everybody appreciates a nice gesture, especially with all the miserable weather and gloomy headlines swarming around. Some people are choosing to pass on happy vibes with random acts of kindness. You could buy somebody out in the cold a coffee, top up a run out parking ticket or, like that lovely gentleman on the train just did to a patient mother, you could leave a note or tip to show someon ...

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Ten weird and wonderful exercises you never new existed

If you're a shameless gymophobe but still want to get in shape, why not think outside the box and try a spot of naked yoga? Not your thing? Maybe you would enjoy lifting airplane tyres or swinging from a trapeze? Take your pick! Kanga Shoes - This workout will turn you into a gym bunny for sure! Kangoo Jumps are springy shoes essential with your way to fitness with Kangoo Jumps, the sports shoes that will m ...

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Tiredness busting remedies

Tiredness can be the bane of your life. Not being able to get up in the morning or constantly feeling sluggish throughout the day – even after a ‘decent’ sleep, could be the result of 21st century fatigue. And you’re not alone, either, because one in five people feel unusually tired, while one in ten has persistent low energy. Tiredness can be due to a number of reasons: nine in one-hundred people with tire ...

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Yummy prawns in Old Speckled Hen tempura batter recipe

Are you bored of dieting? Are you dreaming of burying your face in your biscuit tin? Give yourself a treat night and try these tasty little morsels, but beware, they will leave you wanting more! They make for a perfect starter or a tasty canapé for any occasion. Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Serves: 4-6   Ingredients: For the batter 75g cornflour 75g plain flour 1 free-range egg ...

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WIN!! The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ Hamper from Cawston Press

To celebrate their partnership with Action for Children’s charitable event ‘The Giant Wiggle’, Cawston Press are giving one lucky At Home reader the chance to win a hamper brimming with their natural soft drinks and The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ goodies, plus 10 runners-up prizes. Action for Children have teamed up with Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry  Caterpillar™ to create a unique and fun fundraising event, ...

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Protect your heart, and your home

Photographs, family heirlooms, children’s drawings… these things may not cost the earth, but we know that they often mean the most. According a recent survey*, 74% of homeowners said their most expensive possession is not the most valuable to them. The survey revealed that, although computers and jewellery are the most expensive items owned, people’s most precious and sentimental items include photographs, ...

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How To avoid thinning hair

Mark Leeson, 2014 Hairdresser of the year, shares his expert tips on thinning hair: 1 - Going for a fringe can transform your look. A full, heavy fringe is bang on trend and can do wonders to hide forehead wrinkles and has a girly, youthful appeal.  Wispy fringes on the other hand can be very ageing and can bring the attention to the wrinkles more. So if your hair is very fine, I would opt for a side-swept ...

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A quick guide to buying your first home

Buying your first home can be a daunting prospect, it’s likely to be the biggest purchase you will ever make – and for first time buyers it can seem scary. If you are looking to buy your first home then here are the 12 key stages – from getting a mortgage to getting your keys! 1. Firstly you need to talk to a mortgage advisor to find out whether you can get a mortgage (including a Help to Buy Mortgage) and ...

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How to switch from breast to bottle

Breastfeeding is often best for your baby but at some point you may want to introduce a bottle. You may want to move entirely onto bottle feeding or to breast and bottle feed together. Dad, Grandparents, other family members and friends may also like the experience of feeding your baby. Whatever your reasons, here are some helpful tips from MAM. Bottle feeding with expressed milk: Introduce any change to yo ...

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WIN! 1 of 10 MAM breast feeding and steriliser sets worth £100

Parents are demanding. The people at MAM are too. That’s why, for over 35 years, they've been developing products that are unique in design and function. Their products are the result of intensive teamwork between experts from medicine, research and technology. This means MAM products support the individual development of every child and make every day baby life easier. Every MAM innovation follows this pri ...

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