The Best Places for Cupcakes in the Midlands

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With a perfectly baked base, a swirl of delicious frosting and topped with a smorgasbord of decorations and finishing touches, you really can’t beat a good cupcake can you? Superior to one big cake thanks to their individual portions, cupcakes make the perfect addition to a birthday party, leaving do, wedding or baby shower. And [Read more…]

The Best Farm Shops in the Midlands

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The return of Autumn sees an increase in typically ‘cute’ activities. Drive in cinemas, pumpkin picking and visiting farm shops. Buying produce from local farm shops not only ensures you get fresh, locally sourced ingredients and meat, but it also supports local farmers, sellers and businesses. There are some great ones all over the UK [Read more…]

Try Snizl for Own Business Day

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In case you hadn’t realised already, we love independent businesses. Set up in Nottingham, with Hockley (the heart of independent businesses) just a stone’s throw away, we’re all about them. So that’s why we’re loving Metro Own Business Day, which will be on October 9! Not only do we love independent businesses for their hard [Read more…]

Why Has Disney Been So Successful?

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Thanks to the Age of Information most of us know a bit about business; we have a rough notion of the meaning of ‘turnover’ and ‘expenditure’, and experience at first-hand a company’s changes to its ‘product lines’. We also have an idea about what makes one tumble or thrive, and every so often we see [Read more…]

The Great British Pub awards is a fantastic organisation dedicated to highlighting some of the best pubs in the UK. It gives the local public the opportunity to vote for their favourite. With the pubs themselves able to enter and compete against other businesses alike, whilst earning some well-received recognition if they find themselves among [Read more…]

The idea of today’s humanity producing zero waste is the optimum ideal outcome, to say the least. It’d be nice not to have polluted our oceans with bottle tops and carrier bags, but unfortunately, a fair amount of the damage is already done, that’s not to say we can’t still protect our earth and learn [Read more…]

6 Wearable Bits of Tech Everyone Should Have

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The manufacturing of wearable technology and all new ideas about whats coming next are expanding at a rapid speed. We’re not just talking about sweat proof socks and the latest IPads anymore, we’re talking about pieces of technology that will help us to improve our everyday life, without having to mess around with any toggles, [Read more…]

6 Cat-Eye Sunglasses Trending This Summer

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Eyewear is an accessory that has been worn since the 1930’s. Once upon a time, glasses were used purely for their main function: to improve sight. But now, they’re a fashion statement, a seasonal must-have and in some cases, an iconic accessory. Luckily for most of us, we have the blessing of decent vision, something we [Read more…]

Do you find eating your five a day challenging? Are mealtimes stressful when trying to prepare a healthy dish for the family? Should we all be counting our calories? I think not. Maintaining a healthy balanced diet doesn’t have to be this difficult! Although with foods having hidden fats, salts and sugars, we never really [Read more…]

Now, if you’ve read some of our content you’ll know we’re a big fan of gin and the popularity of it in the UK. We’ve listed gin distilleries, the latest gin bars and even gin easter eggs! But, Marks & Spencer are proving you can never have enough gin related things in your life. Summer is [Read more…]