Cooking

How can I Boost my Immune System?

Your immune system isn’t a single thing, it’s made up of lots of individual components, which all work together to protect you from infection. A network of cells, organs, proteins and antibodies work together to […]

Cherry Blossom
Gardening

Park Home Gardening: Jobs for March

March is the time when the keen gardeners amongst us are itching to get back outside. Spring is finally here and colour is returning to our hedgerows and gardens. As the days lengthen, the increase […]

Daffodils
Gardening

Park Home Gardening: Jobs for February

Our gardens start to wake up and come alive in February with Snowdrops, Daffodils and Crocus making a welcome appearance and brightening both our gardens and our lives. Gardening in February can be a challenge […]

Gingerbread Biscuit
Christmas

Christmas Cooking: Gingerbread Biscuits

This simple recipe for gingerbread biscuits makes the perfect Christmas presents or decorations. PREPARATION TIME 2hr COOKING TIME 10 mins MAKES 6-12 (depending on size) INGREDIENTS FOR THE BISCUITS 100g Light Brown Sugar 75g Dark […]

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Gardening

Park Home Gardening: Jobs for January

January is a quiet time in the garden with most of us deciding to stay indoors and enjoy our garden through the window rather than brave a damp or chilly pottering session outside, if you […]

Christmas Film
Christmas

Christmas Movie Challenge

Christmas is definitely a time for over-indulging in television. And what could be better than getting into the festive mood than watching Christmas films? We’ve selected a few of our favourites and challenge you to […]

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Cooking

Slow Cooker Recipe: Vibrant Tomato Soup

Slow cooking is one of the most energy-efficient and economic ways of cooking. Not only do they use far less power but they are great for batch cooking and freezing. Cooking in just one pot […]

soup
Cooking

Slow Cooker Recipe: Healthy Vegetable

Slow cooking is one of the most energy-efficient and economic ways of cooking. Not only do they use far less power but they are great for batch cooking and freezing. Cooking in just one pot […]

flu
Healthy Living

Should I have a Flu Vaccination?

Flu vaccination is available every year and is free on the NHS for many of us; vaccinating directly protects adults and children at risk of flu and its complications and reduces the number of cases in your community […]

Warfield Park
Park Home Sites

Park Site Explorer: WARFIELD PARK

Celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year, award-winning Warfield Park is one of the longest established Residential Park Home Estates in the UK. Set within 92 acres of idyllic parkland between Ascot and Bracknell, and playing […]

Christmas

We Wish You An Eco Christmas

Waste management company Biffa says the UK creates 30% more waste over Christmas, including an extra  227,000 miles of wrapping paper and 114,000 tonnes of plastic packaging. If you’re feeling a little guilty but still […]

Snow Safety
Healthy Living

Snow Safety

Prepare your home for snow. During the winter months try to keep a stock of two weeks food and medication in the house so that you aren’t forced to venture out when conditions are bad. […]

Driving in the Snow
Travel

Driving in Snow and Ice

In the winter months we are sometimes forced to drive in conditions that we are not comfortable in or that were unexpected. Preparation is key and can prevent an unpleasant experience being made worse. Before […]

Roasted Vegetables
Cooking

Healthy Eating Recipe: Roasted Vegetables

Batch roasting vegetables is a fantastic way to eat more delicious and healthy veggies, fill your freezer and save money. We often eat them at Christmas or with a Sunday Lunch but roast vegetables shouldn’t […]

Heat and cold
Insulation

Energy Saving Tips: The Cost of Heat

Heat is expensive. Whether it’s hot water from your tap; your central heating system; water boiling in the kettle or the heat needed to cook your dinner in the oven or on the hob. The […]

Puppy
Christmas

Christmas Canines and Festive Felines

We like nothing better than a cute Christmas Pet Pic here at Park Home Resident Magazine so here’s a feature about keeping pets warm and safe that is just an excuse to publish some gorgeous […]

Park Home Snow
Insulation

Prepare your Park Home for Winter

As the temperature starts to drop and the nights draw in, it’s time to check your home is ready and safe for the winter. An hour or two spent now on a few simple jobs […]

Pathfinder Village
Park Home Sites

Park Site Explorer: PATHFINDER VILLAGE

The Caravan Club of Great Britain was founded in 1907; not long after, Tony and Gerry Horton occupied Pathfinder Village, which began in 1932 hiring out caravans for self-towing. This soon turned into a holiday […]

Mindfulness cloud
Healthy Living

Mindfulness: Learn to Focus on the Moment

Mindfulness reduces anxiety, stress and worrying and is a relaxing technique to learn that is so good for your well-being. There are many books, courses and websites that will teach you ways of being mindful […]

Christmas Lights
Christmas

The Electrical Safety Guide

FAIRY LIGHTS: The festive season is just around the corner and park homes across England are twinkling with fairy lights and Christmas cheer. One in twelve people confess to leaving their fairy lights on overnight, […]

Winter Tree
Christmas

Feeling Lonely at Christmas

Christmas can be a difficult or even lonely time for many of us. Statistics released by Age UK show that half a million older people in the UK expect to feel lonely this Christmas. Not all of us […]

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Gardening

Park Homes Gardens: Winter

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s worth having a final tidy up of the garden before hibernating away and enjoying the festivities. Even though your garden may not be quite so appealing during the […]

Black Mould
Healthy Living

Does your Park Home Suffer from Black Mould?

The usual places to find black mould are in kitchens, bathrooms and near leaking pipes. Park homes are more susceptible to mould because of the cold walls which encourage condensation. Is black mould harmful? Black […]