Saga Magazine Author

Melanie Whitehouse

Melanie Whitehouse has written for most national newspapers and interiors magazines during her 30-year career. She is founder of the Book Lovers' Supper Club which brings top authors to mid Sussex, and is prevented from straying too far from home by an elderly Burmese rescue cat called Maisie.

Latest Articles from Melanie

Fireplace
Home & Garden

How to clean a fireplace

Keep your fireplace and chimney in top condition with these cleaning tips.

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Small kitchen
Home & Garden

Big ideas for small kitchens

Find out how to maximise storage space in a small kitchen.

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Open fire
Home & Garden

Choosing a fireplace

We take a look at the options when it comes to choosing a fireplace for your home.

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Built-in wardrobe
Home & Garden

Big ideas for small bedrooms

Follow our guide to getting the most out of a tiny sleeping space.

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Carol Drinkwater at her olive farm in France. Photo by Sean Malyon
Money

From holiday dream… to dream home

We’ve all gone on holiday or on a weekend break and fallen in love with a place.

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Eco-friendly cleaning products
Home & Garden

Eco-friendly cleaning products

Top tips for cleaning the home with eco-friendly products.

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Cleaning kitchen
Home & Garden

15 easy cleaning hacks

Quick and easy cleaning hacks for a sparkling home.

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Spider in house
Home & Garden

How to get rid of spiders

Find out what you can do to get rid of spiders in your house.

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Oiled wooden worktop
Home & Garden

How to care for a wooden worktop

Find out how to oil, clean and remove stains.

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