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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

Canoeing through pristine landscape: planning your family adventure trip to Canada

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A family adventure trip can be the vacation of a lifetime, and if you want unspoiled wilderness and beautiful landscapes, then a canoeing trip to Canada is an ideal choice. If you are introducing your children to nature or helping them to appreciate it better, a canoeing holiday is great for doing so. Canoeing makes for a relaxed, leisurely experience that can be enjoyed by the entire family, taking in all that the great Canadian outdoors has to offer. Traveling by canoe is a great way to see the landscape at a slow and serene pace. Out on the water, you begin to feel immersed in your surroundings, almost like you have become part of the landscape. A canoeing vacation brings you back in time as you share in an activity that was begun by native tribes hundreds of years ago. Canada offers so many great destinations for a canoeing vacation with the family. Three of the best locations are: Muskoka, Ontario: Muskoka is a region with more than 1,600 freshwater lakes to

Creating a Family Tradition

Although technology has made our lives a lot more convenient and comfortable, it is also sad that many kids these days are too “wired” that they forget to explore the outdoors and have healthy social lives.     To let our children be a couch potato is definitely not healthy, so it is advised for parents to divert their attention by doing other activities in between such as sports, playing outdoors with other kids or enrolling them in summer camps during summertime.  Make a time schedule on when they can use their computer and gaming gadgets so they will also learn how to manage their time for studying, doing their school homework and helping in some house chores. Moreover,bringing them on cool road trips, exploring the beauty of nature such as trekking, or overnight campings can provide family fun and enjoyment. Family getaways that can be also educational not only for the young but for the adult as well. Taking a break from work to spend time with kids would be sac

Your Carribean Vacation: Selecting the Best Islands for You

The Caribbean, as you may already know, is much more than just miles and miles of snow white sand beaches (although it certainly is that as well). Unless you’ve got a sizeable bank account and a good amount of time on your hands, however, it can be difficult to visit more than a handful of islands during one vacation. We’ve put together guide so you can better decide which of the many Caribbean islands can help you achieve your vacation goals (or lack thereof). Relaxation So you want to put your sunglasses on, put your feet up and place a fruity drink in your hand. You’ve certainly selected the right region for your travel. Here are some islands that might meet your need for sun and cat naps: Aruba : If you’ve got a bit of cash stashed away and are looking for a place that understands luxury, Aruba could be a great bet for you. The island has gorgeous beaches and a bounty of package tour options. Antigua : Looking to hit the resort and not think about the