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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

Popular Blooms From Around the World

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Flowers are more than just ornamental or aesthetically pleasing, to many horticulturalists they are their passion and their livelihood.  As a species we have been historically preoccupied with beauty and this goes for anything man made or from within the natural world and flowers especially have been used to reflect our love for visual splendour.  Some blooms have had a lot more credit given to them than others and here is a list of some of the more popular flowers from around the world: Image attribution: Kivanc Nis @ flickr.com/photos/kiwanc/