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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

Creating The Perfect Stocking Does Have To Be Hard

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When you’re a kid, every year ‘Santa’ - aka your mum, makes you up a Christmas stocking, filled with lots of lovely little gifts. The magic that comes with those childhood memories is hard to recreate, but with a little luck, it is doable. If this year, you have decided to make up a stocking for one of your loved ones, you may be struggling to get it quite right. You want to recreate the magic from their childhood memories, but just can’t quite put your finger on the best way to do it. Don’t stress, that’s why I’m here to help. Photo credit: edenpictures via VisualHunt / CC BY To help you create the perfect stocking , I thought that I would share a few tips. A clementine is a must It’s not a stocking without a clementine, or some form of orange, at the bottom. So that should be the very first thing on your list of things to buy. It’s not technically a present, but it’s still worth mentioning as, without an orange, a stocking isn’t a stocking. Perhaps

Perfect Gifts for the Modern Man

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If you have a modern man in your life who you’re going to be buying for this year, this is the perfect gift guide for you! Christmas is just around the corner, so you have that to think about. But then again, there’s nothing wrong with treating someone you love for no reason, right? The modern man likes to look good. They enjoy taking care of themselves. They’re up to date with trends. Read on for a list of gifts that are just perfect for the modern man: A Smart Watch A man’s wrist is naked without a watch, but now there are so many to choose from. Of course there are regular designer watches, but there are also smart watches to choose from now. They can do just about anything from read out your text messages to get directions. You can also connect many of them with your iPhone. A smart watch is the perfect gift for the modern man. A Quality Razor The modern man usually likes to look after himself and take care of his appearance. A quality razor will help him to do ju