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How to Make Your Own Charcoal

If you’re someone who uses the barbeque a lot then you probably agree that the lump charcoal you buy from the shops is not the most economical path to be on. If you own a high-quality barbeque from a speciality retailer such as Barbeques Galore, and don’t want it to gather dust, then check out the easy-to-follow steps below on how to make your own barbeque charcoal – and save

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Repurpose Your Old Mattresses With These 6 DIY Tips!

There comes a time when that old mattress just has to go. Simple wear and tear might prompt its demise or your might need a larger or smaller option. Regardless of the reason, you are left with one dilemma: what should you do with your old number? Instead of sending it to the landfill, you may be interested in repurposing it! Here are 5 DIY ideas that will help you

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How to set up a successful online shop

The internet is without a doubt the greatest place to start a business. It doesn’t require a huge capital and its versatility is appealing to small arts and crafts business ventures and service-based startups alike. In 2013, it was revealed that 41% of worldwide internet users had purchased online. There are some obvious advantages to setting up an online shop, especially for small and niche businesses: if you use cleverly

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Research Shows More Couples having “Second-Hand Weddings”

A recent survey by My Voucher Codes has found that 63% of couples would consider hiring or buying second hand for their wedding day. While many grooms would consider hiring suits, far fewer brides would consider hiring a wedding dress. The research was posted on this Female first Article, and makes for interesting reading. Most couples also consider the venue more important than how they get to the venue, and

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5 Home Decorating Ideas

If you’re considering investing in a new property, the thought of decorating it has probably crossed your mind. And if so, you’re not alone. Home decorating is a multi-million dollar industry, and the advent of websites like Pinterest and Home and Decorating blogs has meant that we really have no excuse not to make our houses look incredible, particularly if you’re buying a luxury home. Here are 5 ideas for

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Your Safety Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

Who doesn’t want to protect their family? Whether you’re single, a couple or have children, you will go over and beyond to make sure your loved ones and home are safe. But as you might already know, the cost of keeping your family safe can hit your pocket hard. This doesn’t mean you should skimp or cut corners on safety — and then pray for the best. There are ways

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Things to do in the City of Sin

If you feel like you need to get away for a few days, you may be considering a trip to Las Vegas, and really, there’s no other place where you can forget about your troubles, get a little crazy, and blow off some steam like the City of Sin. Here are some things you can do on your next trip to Las Vegas: Stay on the strip Let’s face it-if

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Fun Ways to Spend your Free Time this Summer

Most people enjoy the idea of a long, hot summer, however sometimes it can be hard to decide how to spend it. With the rise of social media, people are constantly one-upping each other and hoping to outdo each other with their amazing plans. However if you’re looking for some fun ways to spend your free time this summer, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some of the

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Should You Help a Family Member or Friend in Financial Need?

It isn’t difficult to feel a tug of sympathy when someone you care about – a family member, friend, or even a co-worker to whom you’ve grown close – comes to you asking to borrow money. Provided you’re able to spare a little without compromising your own finances, should you say yes? There’s no simple answer to that question. Many people will tell you that you should never lend money

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