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

Electrician wiring in a burglar alarm
Home & Garden

How to choose a burglar alarm

Read our guide to help you choose a burglar alarm for your home.

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Locking window
Home & Garden

How to secure your home to prevent burglars

Take these simple but effective measures to improve your home security.

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Paint
Home & Garden

What paint where?

Here are our tips on what paint to use where.

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Cat at Christmas
Home & Garden

Give your pet a happy Christmas

Read our guide to giving your pet a happy Christmas.

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Revamped bathroom
Home & Garden

10 ways to revamp your bathroom

A small investment and a bit of time is all it takes to update your bathroom.

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Fresh towels
Home & Garden

House guest etiquette

Read our guide for hosts and guests to make Christmas visits go smoothly.

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Decorations on a tree
Home & Garden

How to decorate a Christmas tree

Follow our step-by-step guide to decorating a show-stopping tree.

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Light up birch trees
Home & Garden

4 key looks this Christmas

We take a look at the popular decoration styles this year.

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Dogs hiding under blanket
Home & Garden

Caring for pets during firework season

Read our tips for caring for pets when fireworks might be scaring them.

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