If you are a big Francophile, then the prospect of living in a genuine French chateau could be highly appealing. You have probably already seen plenty of French chateaus, such as in movies or travel guides, and been impressed by how elegant, spacious, romantic, and steeped in history they appear. However, buying one of these buildings could be rather out of your budget, leaving renting a more attractive option. Here are some of the most powerful draws of booking a catered chateau.Continue reading

There is no doubt that participating in a national lottery can be a great deal of fun. In fact, a few lucky individuals may walk away winners and enjoy sizeable jackpots. Thanks to the power of the Internet, it has never been easier to increase these odds as well as to access a host of truly amazing games. Still, a problem often comes to light. What happens if you live abroad and are unable to access a specific competition such as the Irish Lottery? Let’s take at one innovative solution which has recently come to light.Continue reading

The way the economy has been in recent years, it’s no surprise that many people who are employed still have difficulty making ends meet. Just last year a poll from Shelter and YouGov found that three million working families wouldn’t be able to pay their rent or mortgage for even a month if they lost their income.

Living paycheck to paycheck has become increasingly more common. Financial analysts point to the ever-rising housing costs as the main culprit. It’s left many families unable to save money for an emergency expense.Continue reading

Many people who are on the verge of retirement do not estimate the expenditure that they should be planning for various things such as health care, living costs, residential support and other essential things when they retire. As a result, they do not save for the most important years of their life. Most people find it an overwhelming and daunting task to calculate the expenses they will be needing during their retirement. As a result, they procrastinate over it. Consequently, the majority of retirees suffer emotionally and physically as they cannot manage to pay for their basic needs when they stop working.

In this post, let’s look at some of the reasons why people postpone financial planning for their retirement years:Continue reading

Many of us have an incredible gift of being able to fall asleep anywhere regardless the time, position of the body or the intensity of sound and light around us.

Before you curl up yourself in the plane, train, car seat or boat and go drooling in comatose, you need to ensure that the position you take will not hurt your neck. Clearly, falling asleep isn’t the problem for you, however, waking up with a painful stiff neck can be.

Enter travel pillows and all your worries become insignificant if not non-existent. Travel pillows are here to provide the much needed reinforcement as you live out your gift to the fullest. With these 5 best neck support travel pillows, you sure will have a good time minus all the injuries, pain and a stiff neck. Continue reading

Improving curb appeal is on trend this year inspiring homeowners to do more than they ever have with their yards. The design and installation of traditional yards is expensive, it’s time-consuming to maintain and it takes a certain amount of skill to keep the look you’ve worked so hard to achieve.

With new technology in the creation of artificial trees, plants and flowers there’s little that cannot be achieved. They can be utilized indoors and out with equally effective results. The best artificial trees, plants and flowers are made of an industrial strength Polyblend with UV resistant foliage that enhances the home’s aesthetic appeal year round. It is pliable, durable and has a solid steel construction that won’t fade or become damaged regardless of the environmental conditions it’s placed in.Continue reading

Despite the huge increase in switching numbers which saw a record 4.8 million switches in 2016, many people are still sceptical about switching their energy supplier, claiming that it would be too much hassle for such a small difference in price. In theory this is very understandable giving the extremely poor customer service skills that we’ve seen from sectors such as telecommunications and travel, but the reality is very different here. Switching your energy tariff has never been easier and sees minimal effort on the consumer’s part. Switching with an energy comparison service like Selectra  also means that you don’t have to contact your previous provider, it is all taken care of for you. If you’re not sold already, here’s three key reasons why you should be thinking about switching your energy tariff.Continue reading

Not everything that trends is worthy, but these skin care trends prove to be very beneficial and worthwhile. As we age, having skin that is healthy and strong is essential. Sometimes this means changing up your skin routine to ensure your skin is getting proper treatment, so it can continue to protect at its best. You can do no wrong by incorporating these wonderful components into your skin care routine. Giving these awesome trends a shot will only bring about beautiful glowing skin and happier health.Continue reading

Eyes are one of the most beautiful and revealing features of a person’s face. Full brows and long lashes are the two accompanying features that help accentuate their appeal, but there are a few other methods that can help enhance eye beauty. Yet unfortunately, due to high stress levels, and various health conditions, a great number of women experience eyelash loss, which is why they have to rely on makeup, false lashes, and growth serums to keep looking fabulous. So, let’s have a look at some of these methods that can help you draw attention to the splendor of your eyes.
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There is a common notion that those who are at a certain age are content to sit around in whatever is clean and comfortable. However, most women in their 60’s and above are still interested in fashion and will make the effort to look their best. Some even refuse to be constrained by the idea of senior fashion and are boldly making a statement with their sartorial choices, like 95-year-old style icon Iris Apfel who just designed a line of smart bracelets for seniors.Continue reading