TJ Hughes

29/08/2019
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Back To School Routines & Tips

As the start of September rolls around, the new school year is upon us. While some of us may be craving the routine and order the school day brings, for many it’s an exhausting few weeks as we adjust to the early starts and long days. For many though, the start of the new term is an opportunity to get organised and implement new routines to make the relentless life admin (cooking, cleaning, ironing, morning routines, homework!) more efficient and to make more time for fun and relaxation. Read on... Read More

22/07/2019
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Summer Camping Trips

Camping trips as a family are always wonderful, memory-making holidays. What child doesn’t love exploring in nature all day, sitting around a fire and sleeping all bundled up with their siblings and parents? It’s an adventure that is sure to stick in their memory banks for years to come.  If you’ve never done it before, camping with children can sound like a pretty big undertaking, and one that could potentially be more hassle than it’s worth. However, once you have everything you need, it can be an inexpensive way to... Read More

11/07/2019

Home Fragrance Guide

Fragrances add personality and ambience to the home. Diffusers, candles, room sprays, wax melts and fragrance gels; there are numerous ways to bring fragrance into the home. Certain scents can trigger a mood, create a sense of calm and add energy into the atmosphere, so choosing scents that you like is important. It’s highly personal too. You may find yourself feeling uplifted by certain scents, and sleepy from others. Using Fragrances In The Home There are many different methods to use fragrance in the home. We’ve summarised the advantages and... Read More

19/06/2019
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8 Summer Holiday Essentials

8 Summer Holiday Essentials With the summer holidays just a few short weeks away, many of us will be jetting off for some much needed sun, and the rest of us will be keeping our fingers crossed for some decent weather to enjoy here in the UK. Remembering to pack everything for a family getaway is no mean feat, so read on for our list of 8 Summer Holiday Essentials. Reliable Luggage A sturdy and reliable suitcase is the number one essential for a family getaway. The last thing you... Read More

10/06/2019

10 Affordable Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and here at TJ Hughes we have plenty of affordable gifts for the dad’s in your life. It’s the one day of the year where we get to shine a spotlight on them, and show them how much we appreciate everything they do. What do you get the man that has everything, and without spending a fortune? We’ve pulled together ten ideas from our Father’s Day Gift Shop. Aftershave is always appreciated, and TJ Hughes have a wide collection of designer men’s fragrances,... Read More

Cleaning Essentials Mrs Hinch 29/05/2019
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Cleaning Essentials Mrs Hinch Would Approve Of

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have heard of Mrs Hinch, the cleaning fanatic from Essex, turned Instagram mega-influencer. Since launching her account just twelve months ago, she’s garnered a loyal fanbase of over 2.4 million followers, all eager to pull on their marigold’s. She’s even landed herself a bookdeal, “Hinch yourself Happy. All the best cleaning tips to shine your sink and soothe your soul.”   Spend five minutes scrolling through her Instagram Highlights, and you’ll see why this girl next door appeals to so many.... Read More

28/05/2019

4 Steps To Get You Festival Ready

Festival season is upon us, which means it’s time to dig out the sleeping bags and dust off the tent. Whether you’ve got a weekend ticket for the whole family, or planning a getaway with your mates, getting ready for a festival requires a bit of pre-planning. Not sure where to start? We’ve broken it down into four easy steps to get you festival ready. TJ Hughes have everything you’re going to need if you’re heading to the fields this summer.   Step 1. Prepare for all weather The first... Read More

26/03/2019

Budget Friendly Ideas for Easter Family Fun

With Easter around the corner and the school holidays pending, you’re probably looking for ideas and things to do as the weather (hopefully) gets a bit nicer. However, lavish days out and trips away can get expensive, particularly if you’re paying for children too, so here are some top-notch ideas to keep them (and yourself) entertained during the Easter holidays. Easter baking If you don’t mind a slightly messy kitchen and enjoy sweet treats, then some Easter baking is a definite option! Not only will it keep the kids entertained... Read More

19/03/2019

Dusting off for Spring: The best Products to deep clean your house

There’s a glimmer of hope in the air as the temperature slowly rises, leaves begin to appear,  plants start to flower and soon the signs will show, that spring has finally sprung. With the changing of the seasons bringing a fresh new feel outside, it’s inevitable that you’ll also want to refresh, rejuvenate and completely blitz your home, Mrs Hinch style. Out with the cosiness of winter and the scents of cinnamon spice and in with the clean, fresh spring linen and a good old dust. To make the most... Read More

12/03/2019
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Suitcase Essentials for your Spring Break

As the weather outside gets warmer, the traveller within us yearns suddenly for a holiday. A chance to enjoy the sun, explore somewhere new or spend some all-important quality time with the family. Spring breaks are a great way to have a short time away from the little stresses of everyday life and routine as well as relax and re-charge, whether that’s in the UK or further afield. However, with travelling comes packing and if you’re heading away with kids and family, you often find you’ve got more than just... Read More