We all know how it goes – the kids go back to school and it looks as though a bomb has hit your house after 6 weeks of keeping the kids entertained and ferrying them around to various places. It may seem overwhelming to try and get everything back to normal, but we’ve got some ideas to help you make the tidy up process a little easier.
Perfectly Peachy! Peaches are at their best at this time of year and such a versatile fruit, there are literally hundreds of ways they can be incorporated into recipes, or simply eaten as they are! For Ovenclean's August recipe of the month though, we've decided to feature our favourite peach cocktail (with a twist), as well as our pick of the tastiest-sounding cocktails and coolers we can find! The classic peach cocktail has to be the Bellini, which originated in Harry's Bar in the romantic city of Venice and combines just two ingredients (Prosecco and peach puree) to make a yummy and very moreish summer drink.
We’ve all planned the dream kitchen in our heads; the endless space, the clean surfaces and perfect island in the middle – all styled to perfection. But while the majority of us don’t have the space or the money to make our dreams a reality, a select few in the world have got it covered.
If you're ever concerned about what potentially potent chemicals you may be using around the house as you clean, worry not. From our research there seems to be three key natural cleaning products, which can give fantastic results without the need to don protective layers and endure pungent smells just to carry out everyday cleaning tasks! And, as well as benefitting from the cost saving compared to the packaged cleaning products found in the supermarket, you'll probably already have vinegar, lemons and bicarbonate of soda lying around the house.
For many student landlords, the summer holiday period provides the ideal opportunity to clean, redecorate and generally spruce up their property. Where the kitchen is concerned, one of the most important, and potentially time consuming tasks, is giving the oven a thorough clean.