If you've grown addicted to the synthetic perfumes of softening products, replace them with essential oils.
Responsible pet owners have been taking extra precautions to prevent their four-legged friends from overheating during the recent spell of high temperatures.
The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell. Penguin/Fig Tree, €16.35. Reviewed by Susan Morrell.
This week's selection of arts events taking place around the country.
As summer keeps hiccupping along - bursts of warm sun here, a sudden autumnal chill there - I vow to keep right on acting like there's a heatwave on.
Binning left-over yarn scraps is a waste, but what can you do with them?
The current exhibition at Imma) explores the ongoing relationship between cinema and other visual arts, writes Susan Morrell.
A selection of events happening around the country.
Uncertain State puts the current economic and social crisis under the lens, the camera lens, that is.
My love of indoor plants has contributed to my already cramped home (let's call it 'bijou') feeling downright claustrophobic, writes Susan Morrell.
Greek yogurt is making headlines, and this time not for the health properties that have made this thick variety of yogurt so popular.
Judy Collins: 74, singer and songwriter, New York City.
Granola bars have been a staple in my lunchbox ever since I was a kid and looked forward to whatever variety accompanied my sandwich.
Granola bars have been a staple in my lunchbox ever since I was a kid and looked forward to whatever variety accompanied my sandwich, writes Susan Morrell.
Catch the buzz when expert bee-keeper Philip McCabe (above, of RTE's Mooney Goes Wild programme) visits Co Wicklow on Wednesday.