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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