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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

Weekend Blog Follower Caravan

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As a greenapple in the world of blogging, I am very happy that fellow bloggers welcome me in joining blogger groups like Pinay Mommy Bloggers and Pinoy Bloggers. Now before the year ends,  I am joining Weekend Blog Follower Caravan.  I am so excited to meet fellow bloggers and follow their blogs too. This is a great treat for me to start the year 2011 in my blogging career. If you're interested to join the Caravan, don't hesitate, come and join Us!

Saving Money Tips Around the Home

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Are you also looking for ways to save energy and money at home?  Well, I nearly fainted seeing my monthly bills ballooning in the past year, So, I started to implement the austerity program in my household. I keep on looking for ways and learn ideas on how I can decrease or at least regulate my monthly water and electricity billing statements . Here are some money saving ideas and tips that I’ve learned and religiously applying in my household. Home Saving Tip 1: Distinguish between Wants and Needs.  Once inside the supermarket/grocery store, I keep on reminding myself to focus on buying first the high priority items and what is really needed. So, in order for me not to splurge on anything, am only bringing enough cash for my needed things to buy and in order to stay within the budget too.

Christmas Wish List 2010

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Every year we pray and yearn for our wishes to be granted.   What is written in the lists are the material or intangible things we want to have in the next year to come.   Maybe not all but some of our Christmas wishes do come true. I've noticed lots of Christmas wish lists cropping up lately, so here is what my own Christmas wish list comprises of: §   I ask for peace on Earth and goodwill to all men. Conflicts and war be ended. §   I want an ebook reader, instead of a new cellphone.   I’ve been reading my ebooks in my notebook, desktop pc, pda or in my son’s psp. I need to organize my ebooks in one gadget that serves its purpose. §   This is a bit embarrassing but I saw a lady boots in my favorite shoe outlet and I want it.... §   I wish for a new job for my eldest son, though he enjoys his work right now being a technical support representative in one of the prestigious bpo here in the Philippines, as a mother I am very much concerned with his health and aspiring for a much