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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

Things that make us merry throughout Christmas Season

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Time flies swiftly and we’ve come to the tail end of 2012. The last month of the year - December is the period when we celebrate Christmas season. It is the time of the year where every place is filled with a joyful spirit whether at home, office, school, entertainment or shopping facilities. There are a lot of things that make us merry throughout the Christmas season and these are: Happy moods created by yuletide decorations like colorful Christmas lanterns, beautifully decorated Christmas trees, Christmas lights overflowing in malls and major city streets and more.

Sharing the Christmas Spirit with the Sendong Victims

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Another devastating storm hit my beloved country, the Philippines. Tropical Storm Sendong a very devastating disaster brought a lot of fatalities and homeless people in the Mindanao area, specifically in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City. As of this writing, Undersecretary Benito Ramos, chairman of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), said that a total of 1,002 people have been confirmed dead, including 650 in Cagayan de Oro City and an additional 283 in Iligan City. More fatalities are assumed and expected to arise in the next days to come as retrieval and rescue operations are still on-going for more people are still reported missing. Most people killed from the flashfloods were helpless children. Houses were washed away; thousands are homeless as of this time, meager of food, potable drinking water, clothing and shelter. I personally would like to make an appeal for your help, be in goods, in kind or monetary contribution. To share, to reach ou