June 2nd, National Doughnut Day!!

It Friday 2nd June 2017….. Not any normal Friday… This Friday will start the weekend off the right way…. It’s National Doughnut Day!!   Every first Friday in June, people often celebrate the doughnut whilst honouring the Salvation Army Lassies. These are the women that served doughnuts to the soldiers during WW1 in 1938, when this tradition began. Their goal of this fundraiser was to provide the needy through the great depression. Fun Fact: The doughnuts were often cooked in oil in the metal helmets belonging to the soldiers. What better way to admire these beautiful creations than to share…

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Busting Myths: Healthy eating on a student budget

They say ‘you are what you eat’, yet I don’t remember eating a lazy, borderline alcoholic. A recent survey showed that 46% of fresher’s miss their mums cooking -and when you have spent the first week away from home, either inebriated or hungover and incapable of mustering up anything more advanced that toast, it’s not hard to see why… The Daily Mail recently printed the headline, ‘The average student gains two stone in the first year of university’, or as it is more commonly known ‘the fresher’s fifteen’. However, according to research conducted by health- shake brand Herbalife three-quarters of…

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Top 6 April Fool’s Day Pranks This Year

Throwin’ it back to the beginning of the month. April Fool’s day. The one day a year in which I believe absolutely nothing I’m told. I hope no one does…   April 1st is the prime time for organisations to maintain public interaction and keep up appearances and engagement to audiences. Companies never fail to keep up with the tradition and pull their best ‘new product’ prank.  I came across quite a few stunts down my Facebook news feed on the day and have picked my favourite six for you lucky lot…   6. Sealy Posturepedic with Wigan Warriors- Pillow Pilates  Sealy,…

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Bye Bye Beans! Live the Student Life in Style

The phrase ‘student life’ brings to mind the following scenario (something which I am sure many of you are familiar with). You know the drill; you’re sat constantly checking your bank account waiting for your student loan to arrive with the anticipation of no longer having to live off beans on toast… and then all hell breaks loose. All of a sudden you’ve purchased all of the items in your ASOS saved list, nabbed those festival tickets, booked a holiday to celebrate the end of term and gone out-out! And before you know it, it’s back to beans on toast because…

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Food Review: COSMO

Cosmo is a restaurant chain which I think is seriously under-rated. It’s one of those places that I first discovered with my friends as a late teen and just keep going back to. When Cosmo asked me to come along to review their menu, I jumped at the chance! After my visit last Saturday, I can guarantee that their selection is as delicious as ever and unlike anything you’ve tasted before! For those not in the know, Cosmo describes itself as an Authentic World Kitchen. They prepare dishes from all around the world and present them in Live Cooking Stations, meaning…

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