Cotswold Lifestyle

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The Cotswold Lifestyle Win 1 of 2 Great Prizes You have to be in it to Win it!

Welcome to The Cotswold Lifestyle 'BuyAGift' Competition, here I have two prizes to offer you. There is a first prize of a £100 BuyAGift Voucher and the second prize is a £25 BuyAGift voucher. Both of these fabulous prizes will come in really useful for Christmas this year or maybe you have some Birthday's coming up. You could buy some amazing items. You need to be in it to win it, so what are you waiting for enter now before the closing...

The Cotswold Lifestyle September Giveaway

Welcome to Cotswold Lifestyle’s September Free competition to win a Spooky halloween Hamper enter below its totally free to enter The Bloggers Taking Part Here is a list of all of the bloggers taking part in this giveaway - please show your support by visiting them. Mum's Guide to Life | Weddings and Wishes | The Heaton Family | Good Life & Mind | All Sort of Jazz | Foody Thoughts | Dharma Advise | Lula Grace | Kids on Roll | Cash Lee |...

Why Is Sustainable Living Important?

What is Sustainable Living and How does it Impacts the Environment? What is sustainable living? Sustainable living means reducing your carbon footprint by making changes in what you buy, what you eat, what you use to do things around the house, and what kinds of transportation you choose. Many people think that sustainable living is a goal only for environmentalists or those who are trying to fight climate change. However, there are many...

How Influencing Has Changed Over the Past Few Years

How Influencing Has Changed Over the Past Few Years I have seen massive changes in marketing, social media, and business. These changes are allowing people to have more influence than ever before with just a few ideas or posts on different platforms. Companies are starting to shift their marketing strategy to take advantage of these new marketing channels. You can see this shift by looking at some major companies like Coca-Cola who are taking...

Top Tips when Considering a House Move or Re-Mortgage

Dreaming of moving house? Although we live in the Cotswolds, I have always dreamed of moving to Cornwall. The Cotswold Hills are amazing and we have some of the most fabulous properties and real estate to choose from. We have been holidaying in Cornwall for over 10 years. I have an amazing Cornish corner in my dining room full of paintings and collectibles. My Kids tell me off for going on and on about moving to Cornwall and retiring there. I am...

Top 10 things to do with Teenagers and Families in the Cotswolds

TOP 10 things to do in the Cotswolds for a Family of mixed ages. I am lucky to live near the most amazing countryside and attractions. The Cotswolds region is a very popular tourist destination, but it is also a great place to raise a family. The UK is one of the best places to visit so much to see and do. The Cotswolds are a beautiful area in the south west of England. It is also known for its picturesque villages and rolling hills. If you want...

Tips and Tricks to Cut Food Waste

How to Reduce Food Waste in Your Home 1. Create a Shopping List You Can Stick To 2. Make Your Own Lunches and Take Lunches with You to Work or School (or any other place you'll be away from home) 3. Plan Ahead of Time for Dinner and Make a Meal Plan Ahead of Time 4. Buy Food on Sale and Freeze What You Don't Need for Later Use We are all well aware of how much we waste food in the Uk and we would all love to save some money. Maybe you have a...

The Cotswold Lifestyle August Giveaway Win a £50 Amazon Gift Card

August is here, and soon we will be thinking about heading back to school. In the mean time the following bloggers have collaborated together to bring you a fantastic competition to win a £50 Amazon gift card. The bloggers taking part are: FeliFamily | All Things Holidays | Stem Play | Life Changing Side Hustle | Our Life Interrupted | The Cocktail Bird | Bossy Girl | Bake More Cake | Vegan Book | Nishi V | The Coffee Chef | Giving...

Quick Chicken and Sausage Pasta Bake

Ingredients Serves: 6 450g fusilli or any other pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 Italian sausages, sliced 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, cubed 1 red onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, peeled, finely chopped 1 green pepper, diced 1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning Salt and ground black pepper to taste 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes 350g pasta sauce 100g mushrooms, sliced 3 courgettes, thickly sliced Method Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min ...

Writing a Product Review That Google Will Love

Writing a Product Review That Google Will Love Writing product reviews have been a staple of bloggers since almost the beginning.  It is a great resource for readers and a good way to introduce affiliate products so you can make money blogging. But in recent times, Google has become a little sterner about them.  That’s because there’s a lot of poor quality stuff out there that doesn’t really help people and is just there to sell...