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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

Plan your Family Escapade Ahead with 2014 List of Philippine Holidays

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September 25, 2013, the Philippine President Benigno Aquino III signed Proclamation 655 which released a list of holidays, special days and special nonworking days for the year 2014. You can now mark your calendar and plan ahead with your family getaway to take advantage of getting the special deals on early travel reservation or accomodation. Get the most of the 20 days break next year and enjoy bonding with your loved ones. Below is the List of Philippine holidays for 2014: Regular Holidays New Year’s Day - Jan. 1, Wednesday Araw ng Kagitingan - April 9, Wednesday      Maundy Thursday - April 17 Good Friday - April 18                                  Labor Day - May 1, Thursday                                   Independence Day - June 12, Thursday National Heroes Day - Aug. 25, last Monday of August Bonifacio Day - Nov. 30, Sunday Christmas Day - Dec. 25, Thursday Rizal Day - Dec. 39, Tuesday 

The Best of Florida Family Holidays

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Florida always makes the top 10 lists of most desired family holiday destinations thanks to those powder-white beaches, year-round sunshine and expansive theme parks. Florida is the fourth largest US state and there is no shortage of other activities to keep you busy. Here are some tips on where to base yourself to get the most out of your Florida family holidays… Accommodation in Florida Cheap holidays to Florida 2013 aren’t hard to find and one of the reasons is the diversity and wealth of accommodation on offer. Florida is geared towards family holidays and this is reflected in the low accommodation prices. Family rooms in hotels such as those found on Orlando International drive and the always-popular city of Kissimmee provide exceptional value for money. All-inclusive family holidays to Florida will be the best money saving option and remember to ask about free child places for additional savings. The Theme Park Capital Florida is much more than just th

Three autumn getaways with a difference

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Summer is coming to an end and autumn will be upon us soon enough – and this is a time of the year when some people will be looking to squeeze in another holiday before the year finishes.  Traditional beach breaks, though, may not appeal, so here www.cumbrian-cottages.co.uk has compiled a list of three autumn getaways with a difference.  The Lake District (England) image from cumbrian-cottages.co.uk Fans of outdoor pursuits will be spoilt for choice if they decamp in the Lake District for a few days or longer. Here you can walk, hike, climb, swim, abseil, row, bike and pretty much do anything else you can imagine in the great outdoors. And all against the backdrop of some the most breath-taking scenery in the whole of Europe. When it comes to finding accommodation Windermere and the surrounding towns and villages have plenty to offer.