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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

Table Manners

We can teach our kids the proper table manners in their toddler stage, or by the time they are already eating meals with the family.   Habits are formed early in life.   They control many of our actions.   Such habits will be carried out wherever you are. Proper Table Manners are as follows: Go promptly to the table clean and neat. Sit properly and wait until served. Ask politely for things on the table to be passed. “Please pass the rice or May I have some” Use the table napkin properly. Say grace before and after eating. Talk of pleasant topics while at the table. Father being the head of the family is at the head of the table. Keep elbows off the table. Eat slowly and chew food thoroughly without smacking the lips. Rinse the mouth or brush your teeth after having left the table. We should pick our teeth after having left the table. Leave the table after everybody is through.   If you have to leave the table before everyone is through, ask to be excused. We should not l