Revivers . Oxford Lifestyle Management, Concierge & Girl Friday Services So you can Live the Good Life!  Hello & welcome to our  Revivers . Oxford  blog! Here you will find top tips, ideas, recipes & recommendations on how to live an effortless, simple and inspired lifestyle. Please drop by as often as you like! Lifestyle…

Top Tips for an easy Green Spring Clean

Top tips for eco-friendly cleaning If you are interested in avoiding chemical cleaning products which may irritate your skin and that are not beneficial to the environment in general, then there are eco-friendly ways of cleaning your home using store cupboard ingredients – including bicarbonate of soda, vinegar, salt, olive oil and lemons. Fridge &…

Virtual PAs Services

Our professional Virtual PAs are available to assist mobile entrepreneurs, professionals, academics, creatives & web-based small businesses with admin, finance, website, social media support & more Focus on your business & we’ll take care of your admin! http://www.revivers-oxford.co.uk

Smoking Bishop! | Victorian mulled punch

If you like mulled wine but fancy something a bit different then why not try making Victorian Smoking Bishop, as mentioned in Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” ? “A merry Christmas, Bob!” said Scrooge, with an earnestness that could not be mistaken, as he clapped him on the back. “A merrier Christmas, Bob, my good…

Old-fashioned lemonade

This heatwave calls for old-fashioned lemonade, and lots of it! There’s no set recipe, just use what you have or follow these guidelines: Wash 5 large juicy lemons (organic unwaxed are preferable, but any type will do) Squeeze the juice of the lemons into a jug and reserve Pare off strips of lemon peel and…

Soda bread for breakfast

Soda bread Eat warm with plenty of Irish butter and lots of strong tea!  -Mix together 250g plain white flour + 250g wholemeal flour + 1teaspoon salt + 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda -Make a well in the centre and add 400ml buttermilk or live yoghurt -Mix into the flour to form a soft dough…

Whisk, whisky and apron at the ready! Cranachan for Burns Night supper

Whisk, whisky and apron at the ready! Cranachan – serves 4 Ingredients 40g medium or coarse oatmeal,  plus extra for garnish 300g raspberries, plus extra for garnish 400ml of organic double cream 3-4 tbspn runny honey (Scottish heather honey, if you have some!) 4 tbspn whisky Method Spread out the oatmeal on a baking sheet…

Festive spiced bourbon

Festive spiced bourbon makes a lovely homemade gift for friends and family. It’s simple to make & easy to drink! All you need is a large jar into which you put the following ingredients: * bourbon * strips of clementine peel * vanilla extract or pod * caster sugar * cinnamon sticks * cloves -Shake…

Too much to do & not enough time? Try out our Errands Service!

Help is at hand with our Errand Running Service! We can help with everyday errands including: Post office runs – posting letters & small parcels, collect and return forms etc Dry-Cleaning, drop off and pick ups Shoe repairs, drop off and pick ups Duplicate key cutting errands Gift and card buying Be ‘in’ for trades people…

Three top tips to tidy up your garden this autumn

Autumn is such a beautiful time of the year with trees changing colour but there is still some work to be done!   So here are 3 top tips on tidying up your garden this autumn: Clear up fallen leaves throughout this season and remember to compost them Continue to weed, tidy borders, mow lawns…

Wow – we’ve just been chosen by Theo Paphitis as an #SBS winner!

We’re thrilled to bits to have been chosen by @TheoPaphitis as one of this week’s special 7th Birthday #SBS winners Lifestyle Management, Concierge & Virtual PA Services | House & Home | So you can live the good life!   #LifestyleManagement #ConciergeServices #Oxford #Oxfordshire #Cotswolds #London #SBSFamily #SBSWinner #SBSWinners

Stand out from the crowd with this vintage bracelet!

Stand out from the crowd with this vintage1950s bracelet!Purple ’amethyst’ glass silver tone filigree style bangle #StyleRevivers#Oxford pic.twitter.com/3z1nSxkB8g — 𝚁 𝙴 𝚅 𝙸 𝚅 𝙴 𝚁 𝚂 (@ReviversOxford) March 6, 2017