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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

The Perfect Floral Anniversary Gifts

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An anniversary is a celebration of two peoples’ love and commitment to each other, and should therefore be treated as the reverent occasion it surely is.  Maybe you want to re-create a smaller version of the flowers from your wedding? With a complete array of all seasonal flowers in stack at all times, composing a bouquet by doing it yourself or have it done by a flower arranger from a flower shop like Plant Shed will remind you of that most special of all days. Or perhaps you have a special evening planned, and would like the finishing touch to be a gift of flowers that match the new dress? With florists working the length and breadth of the country, they can bring in blooms from anywhere to complete your perfect posy in just the right shades and colours. What could be amore impressive start to a special night out than to present your wife with a beautiful arrangement the exact colour of the new outfit she undoubtedly spent hours choosing? And it won’t even take you nearly that lo

When Novelty Gifts are at their Best

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Finding the right gift for a friend or co-worker – or even a family member, for that matter – can be a lot more difficult than it ought to be. Ideally, you want the gift to be something that the person is going be able to use, or at least appreciate. However, this can put a lot of pressure on the giver. image via pixabay.com There is plenty of published data out there lending credence to the difficulty of selecting the right gifts. In the lead-up to Christmas a couple of years ago, The Telegraph published an article about the worst gifts that men buy for the women in their lives. These were a few of the stand-out items: ·         Cabbage ·         Salt ·         Sack of potatoes ·         Beard trimmers ·         Windscreen wipers There’s a definite lack of creativity at work in the above list. Apparently, the men in this survey were satisfied to buy women things that they wouldn’t mind receiving themselves. Either that or they were just hungry when they

A Good Dinner and Online Bingo Treat for a Mother’s Day Gift

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“A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.”  ~Honoré de Balzac My mom is already 70 years old and we, my siblings and I make sure to make her happy especially on important occasions such as her birthday, Christmas, New Year and Mother’s Day. One of the ways to show gratitude and let her feel that she is very important to us is to give her life’s pleasures.

Grazie Productive Pinoy!

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“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” – Paul J. Meyer The quotation best explains the reason why Productive Pinoy, authored by Yeng Remulla is selling like hotcakes in the market today. His witty and clever method of discussing the ways and means on how to reawaken and recreate old Filipino traits that would bring significant results is the catch to gain more readers. The book is very educational for the young minds and adults as well.

A New Blog Theme, A House Warming Gift

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For sure, you already have noticed that this blogsite is wearing her new theme/layout in the past two days. It took me also two days to write on a thank you article for I was so glued in just exploring and staring at my new theme (lol). I really love the way how it was dressed up! Merci! Mhel “BlankPixel” Ignacio J .  Mhel is the reason why I joined the blogging community.  She encouraged me to put my random thoughts into writing through intercommunicating and sharing on-line journal.  At first, I was hesitant because I fear that maybe nobody will read on my posts, except Mhel and me, ahaha. Another thing is, I know nothing about blogging, so I started to make some readings and start to learn the ins and outs.  It was May, 2009 when I started to create a blog but I was able to post only one article, due to lack of knowledge and busy schedules. November, 2010, I resume my blogging, and surprised Mhel that my blog was born and I am ready to join the blogosphere J . She was v