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The wonderful world of knitting

The wonderful world of knitting

CASA LIS–Costa Blanca’s finest suppliers of wool and accessories After moving to Spain from Sweden eight years ago, Johanna is the owner of Casa Lis...
10 Popular Christmas Houseplants

10 Popular Christmas Houseplants

CONSIDER adding these 10 popular Christmas houseplants to your collection. Amaryllis Amaryllis is a plant that has been seen in homes around Christmas time more and...
How to avoid common lighting mistakes

How to avoid common lighting mistakes

MANY people don't spare much thought for the lighting in their homes and offices. This week, RTN looks at the most common lighting mistakes and...
How to care for a Christmas poinsettia copy

How to care for a Christmas poinsettia

THE poinsettia (or Mexican Flame Tree or Christmas Star, as it is also known) is synonymous with the festive season but keeping the plant...
HOME How to make a carnivorous bog planter

How to make a carnivorous bog planter

FOR a fun new twist on your typical terrarium, why not try swapping succulents for carnivorous plants? RTN talks you through how to make...
I can frame that

I can frame that?

REDEFINE artwork with these common items you can frame, most of which you probably have lying around your home! Vintage Advertisements If you have a...
PLANNING NEXT SUMMER’S GARDEN ALREADY

Planning next summer’s garden already

ANOTHER summer in Spain has come to an end, and perhaps you’re wishing you’d spent a little more time outside in the garden...but not...
FRUIT OR VEGETABLE WE’VE ‘BEAN’ WRONG

Fruit or vegetable? We’ve ‘bean’ wrong

MILLIONS of families in the United States of America would’ve celebrated Thanksgiving Day yesterday (Thursday) and accompanying the traditional turkey among the trimmings would...
How to make a birdseed wreath

How to make a birdseed wreath

MAKE clever use out of a Bundt pan by creating a pretty gelatine-birdseed feeder for your feathered friends. MATERIALS 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup...
Wallpaper types explained

Wallpaper types explained

IF YOU’RE decorating a room but don’t just want plain walls, wallpaper is the choice for you. With hundreds of colour, pattern and texture...
Make a Visual Impact

Make a visual impact

YOUR BLINDS IN SPAIN are now established at both Zoco Market and Lemon Tree Market every Sunday for all your blind and window covering...
3 REASONS WHY GARDENING IS THE THERAPY FOR YOU

Three reasons why gardening is the therapy for you

IT'S time to whip out your gardening gloves because not only are digging and weeding great exercise, a good stint of gardening boosts mental...
Clean your microwave with ease

Clean your microwave with ease

IF you haven't cleaned your microwave in a while, then you might notice a build-up of gunk. And if it's been sitting in there...
How to refinish a dining room table

How to refinish your dining room table

Update a dining room table easily with this material list and step-by-step instructions for refinishing a wooden table. It only takes half a day...
How to Re-pot Plants

How to Repot Plants

Step 1: Water Plant Lightly water your plant to help the root ball and soil slide more easily out of the pot. Step 2: Remove Plant Remove...
CLEANING HABITS YOU NEED TO GET OUT OF

Cleaning habits you need to get out of

ARE you an obsessive cleaner around the house?  Could you possibly be over-cleaning or not cleaning properly?  Below are half a dozen cleaning habits...
RTN’s Ultimate Stain-Removal Guide

RTN’s ultimate stain-removal guide

BECAUSE saving your favourite clothes is always worth the extra elbow grease! Dye stains: Fresh dye stains are the easiest to remove but very...
Three of the best Christmas houseplants to give as gifts

Three of the best Christmas houseplants to give as gifts

Hippeastrum or amaryllis, as it is known - is a remarkable bulb, with 60cm tall, fleshy drainpipe stems and flamboyant trumpet flowers up to...
Best DIY budget kitchen projects

Best DIY budget kitchen projects

Mix and match countertops Not all surfaces have to be the same. Wood countertops are reasonably priced, easy to install and can add a tonne...
CHECK OUT THAT GARDEN SHED

Check out that garden shed

AN OVERWHELMING majority of people living in Spain will have their own garden, whatever the size, and every garden needs a faithful shed to...
HOW DIRTY IS YOUR CASA 1

How dirty is your casa?

FORGET the Spring Cleaning which was a regular task when people lived in the UK.  After another Spanish summer which has probably seen many...
Is your house ready for winter

Is your house ready for winter?

EVERY year it pays off to make sure your house is ready for winter.  After the cold of last winter that ‘preventative and remedial action’...

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All change for euro notes in Spain

THE European Central Bank (ECB) has unveiled the new €100 and €200 banknotes, which will enter into circulation on May 28, 2019. After the...

Celebrity Chef Steve Saunder’s hosts dream wedding do

THIS WEEK Celebrity Chef from Ready Steady Cook & Master Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of The Little Geranium in La Cala asks Michele to...

New proposal to scrap the inheritance tax in Spain

SPAIN’S centre-right party Ciudadanos (C’s) has announced proposals for a zero rate of inheritance tax.  They have asked the PSOE Government to scrap the...

Costa del Sol celebrations of the 100th Anniversary of the RAF

MEMBERS of the RAF Association Costa del Sol Branch, together with family and friends, gathered at the Tamisa Golf Hotel to celebrate the 100th Anniversary...

Aid for those who need it most in Costa Blanca municipality

SAN VICENTE del Raspeig Council has announced that it plans to allocate €150,000 towards paying housing costs for disadvantaged families in the municipality. According to...

Countdown to new Costa Blanca market place has begun

THE countdown has begun to the start of the new market place in Orihuela. Everything is now in place for the Tuesday market to move...

New Lions Club for the Costa del Sol

AN English-speaking Lions International club has now been formed in Marbella. Founded 101 years ago, the international organisation operates in 200 countries worldwide, boasting 46,000...

Yes, the Spanish do stay in Benidorm!

EVERY year, many thousands of Spanish pensioners visit the Costa Blanca thanks to the State sponsored IMERSO project...although this year it’s going to cost...

Burn out on the Costa Blanca

FIREFIGHTERS had to remove three butane gas cylinders that were in imminent danger of exploding when a motor home caught fire. They were called to...

Jellyfish are stinging tourism on the Costa del Sol

OWNERS of beach-based attractions are counting their losses this summer after plagues of jellyfish disrupted business. As well as being an annoyance and risk to...

Safe spaces for children fill up on the Costa del Sol

A TOTAL of 842 children in ‘conflict’ situations were cared for at Family Encounter Points (PEF) in the city and region of Malaga city...

IN PICTURES: Grant A Wish Pink and Blue charity ball declared a €16,000 glittering...

A RECORD breaking €16,000 was raised for an array of worthy causes at the second Annual Oceana Grant A Wish Pink and Blue Ball. In...

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