What’s the attraction of the skin care products you buy, big brand, nice smelling? Unless you know what’s in them, says Fay Watt, you could be flushing your money down the drain.
Dr Toni Phillips shares her expert advice on recognising the tell-tale signs of stressed-out skin and how to help keep stress-related skin issues at bay.
Here’s our pick of the best organic soup recipes on 50connect including hearty lentil soup, a rich minestrone, black bean and chilli chowder and a nutritious vegetable-packed garden soup.
Thinking about giving a pet as a gift in the run up to Christmas? Don’t ignore the many responsibilities that come with animal care.
Have you ever considered the meaning or symbolism of why we use different rose colours for different occasions? Read on and find out …
Work up an appetite with our pick of the best 10 winter walks for foodies in Scotland.
Dry, chapped skin and wrinkles? Dull brittle nails? These are just some of the hand care issues we face in winter. Find out how to protect yourself through the cold months.
Don’t put off your autumn gardening jobs. Do them now, before winter sets in and makes them a real chore.
Dig into this recipe for a glorious apple and blackberry crumble.
There’s bargains at garden centres, plum trees to prune and plant flowering bulbs for next year. Check out our September gardening tips.
Mushrooms are easy to grow at home and they provide a delicious, nutritious source of protein.
Paul Ward reviews our August garden checklist and provides a nudge on the jobs we ignored last month.
John Kane highlights the main jobs in the garden in August from deadheading to pruning.
Hair loss in women is neither serious, nor life threatening – according to doctors. For the sufferer, though, it is stress inducing and a real confidence killer. Here are some tips to help you overcome any concerns about wearing a wig.
Amish Patel, Aesthetics Practitioner and Skincare Expert at Intrigue Cosmetic Clinic talks tired eyes, the causes and how you can rejuvenate your eye area with some beauty tips and lifestyle changes.
Unleash your inner Bake Off demon with this sublime New York-style cheesecake.
Helen Burgess brings another recipe to help encourage grandchildren to cook and enjoy new foods.
John Kane talks borders and watering in his rundown of July gardening tips. Plus, how to keep your perennials at their most colourful.
Walker and author, David Bathurst, scales Cromer Ridge – the highest point in Norfolk
How would you fare if you were reassessed on your knowledge of the Highway Code? Take our quick quiz and find out.
Planting and growing your own vegetables can be a hugely rewarding experience, here’s our guide to allotment etiquette
Sustainable gardening is all about making the most of what you have, working with the natural environment and bringing a diversity of vegetables and flowers into your patch, writes Sarah Divall.
Share your favourite recipes with the 50connect community and see your culinary triumphs published as a reader recipes of the week.
Raised beds have aesthetic value as design elements in your garden but they are extremely practical too as this short guide illustrates.
As warmer weather arrives so do those annoying bitey, stinging crawling and flying pests.
We are addicted to cheap and disposable fashion – a habit that has been difficult to break. Designer Bozena Jankowska has tips on how we can reuse, recycle and reinvigorate our wardrobes.
TV antique expert Antony Charman, reveals some surprising ways to maximise your return when clearing out or selling heirlooms and antiques.
Take advantage of the warmer weather to sort out your perennials, borders and April gardening jobs.
Is your relationship going a little stale? If so, follow our top tips and bring your relationship back to life.
This vegan plum sponge cake is sweet, fluffy and studded with vibrant tasting South African plums! This cake is completely plant based, gluten free and still super indulgent tasting!
If you’re starting an allotment take time to plan before you start. Gavin Keir outlines the importance of planning when approaching your allotment and accepting that the work you do can be enjoyed at an older, time-honoured, longer rhythm.
Two flipping delicious pancake day recipes the whole family will enjoy. Leave the lemon juice and caster sugar in the cupboard and treat yourself.
A rich and creamy pie the family will love & that’s ready to go in the oven in 10 minutes!