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When the sun makes an appearance, it’s tempting to head straight to a beer garden for drinks with the girls. But if your pocket is a little short and you’d rather skip the crowds, a picnic with your squad is what spring days are all about.The very word picnic makes our jeans feel that bit tighter but forget the beige buffet and check out our guide to eating al fresco with a little sass... Someone Say Margarita? Martha Stewart’s Margarita Melon is a revelation! Soak wedges of watermelon in tequila with a squeeze of lime and rock salt and you have yourself a thirst quenching fruity tipple. Berry Special Salad Strawberries and salad? No we’re not joking. Mix baby spinach leaves with sliced strawberries, crumbled feta, basil leaves and toasted pine nuts and store in a glass jar ready to pop in your basket. Sweet Potato Falafel Bites with Smashed Avo & Chili Dip Falafel balls are really simple to make but also readily available to pick up everywhere now. The great thing about them is they’re vegan friendly, filling and easy to eat without a knife and fork! Serve alongside an array of ant
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At night I can’t sleep - in the morning I can’t wake up We've all been there. Trying to get a balance between your work, social and home life, with time to spare for the gym can be exhausting alone, but if you’re struggling to switch off at bedtime it won’t be long until you’re fully burnt out. SNOOZE YOU LOSE Getting a good nights’ kip doesn’t just feel good, it's doing us some good too. Catchin
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Public transport… Handy? Sure. Affordable? Yup. Efficient? Mostly. But, it’s never quite that straight forward is it? Between ‘improvements to services, ‘network failure’ and countless delays, public transport can be the bane of our existence. The s
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by Katie Forrester Ever heard the phrases ‘emotional eating’ or ‘hangry’? There’s no denying that we all have a relationship with the food we eat, but is there such a thing iRL as a ‘happy meal’? It’s all in the science Find me a girl that says chocolate doesn’t make her happy? Nope? Thought so. We know our $h!t when it comes to cocoa and cacao and the pleasure it brings. We can even reel off the
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What’s Christmas without fizz and glitter? We’re totally crushin over this glam twist on a traditional ice cream float. First of all, it's pink perfection and secondly, if sugary treats are good enough for Buddy then they’re good enough for us. 'Cos Christmas cals don’t count right? Here’s what you’ll need.. INGREDIENTS: Pink Lemonade (cloudy works best) Vanilla ice cream (flavoured sorbet works well too) Vodka/Grapefruit Gin/Elderflower liqeur (optional) Sherbet/Kali Edible glitter, fizzy laces, hundreds and thousands-anything pink! METHOD: - Pour pink lemonade into a tall glass either straight or mixed with your favourite tipple and a sprinkle of sherbet. - Delicately top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. - ·Add the finishing touch with your selection of toppings for a drink worth celebrating. TIPS: Anything sugary will cause your lemonade to bubble and foam. The bubbles are a real show stopper so serve quick and have your insta at the ready! Now you’ve got the basics of a boozy ic