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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

Involving Your Children in Home Weekend Projects

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Weekends Projects will keep you and your children busy especially during the rainy days when you cannot get out for a picnic or other outdoor family activities. Involving children in easy home projects will keep your home clean and beautiful at the same time you can teach your children learn about homemaking instead of just letting them sit and click the mouse of the computer all day long. Here are suggested weekend projects for you and your children. Rearranging furniture Experiment with new layouts.  Ask your children ideas on where to place or rearrange furnitures in their bedroom or in the living room. Decorate your children’s bedroom Brighten up your children’s room, add a splash of color using non allergenic and odorless paint on the wall. Put on glow in the dark stars and moon on the ceiling, change the curtains or window blinds according to their preferred color or add a character to a plain wall by making a collage of their favorite photos.  Deco