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Save Money With Some Garden DIY

Even if you are a very experienced gardener, you might be worried when it comes to some of the larger jobs that need doing in your outside area. In fact, you might be so concerned that you feel it necessary to hire a gardener or laborer to come and do all the hard work for you. Sure, that’s one way you can get the job done. But don’t forget that

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A Sweet-Scented Home On A Budget

We’re not for one minute suggesting that interior design, clever decorating and innovative furnishings don’t make a home a home. They do. Of course, they do. Aesthetics has to have a massive influence on the way we feel when we arrive back to our humble abodes. But the secret to a warm and welcoming place is the way it smells. Fragrances play on one of the most powerful senses we

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10 Ways To Keep Your Personal Safety Under Control

As we go through life, there are always going to be the kind of things that take our attention, and the things we just get on with. Depending on your personality and your priorities, you’re always going to find that you will focus on certain things more than others. A lot of the things that we do in life, we do on autopilot or out of habit. And while that

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Fun Ways To Spend Your Time For Next To Nothing

January is over and we are well on our way into the new year, however, January can often feel like you are a little more strapped for cash than normal. Paying the bills from the festive period, the long wait for payday, it can be a huge drag, and often, even though you bank account may have been replenished with your wages, it may have disappeared as quickly as it

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Property Financial Scams That Often Need Resolving Quickly

It’s never nice to feel like you’ve been taken for a ride. It can also be difficult to pin down if this is your fault, or the fault of someone subtly coercing you into difficulty. It’s important to stay aware in any business transaction if you hope to keep a solid ground of interpersonal business dealing, but this can be hard to achieve with 100% effectiveness. The following property financial

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How You Can Give Back To Your Parents

Your parents are the sole reason that you’re in the world, and more than likely the reason that you’re the person you are today. Parents do so much for their children. Not only are they parents, they are maids, cooks, best friends, banks, taxis and much more. However, when you become an adult and able to look after yourself you will begin to notice that your parents might need more

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The Best Children Clothes To Invest In This Winter

With Christmas hurtling at us at an alarming speed, you may be struggling to think of additional present ideas for your little one in the run-up to the big day. Why not kill two birds with one stone this winter by investing in your child’s winter wardrobe for the festive period. We’ve compiled our list of must-have winter clothing items for your little ones to inspire you. The Winter Coat

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Buying Your Dream Home? Here’s What Your Realtor Doesn’t Want You To Know

There they are – arms open wide and a big smile on their faces. They’re so excited to see you. You’d be forgiven for mistaking them for your best friend. But they’re not – in fact, sometimes it’s hard to remember that real estate agents are more focused on their seller clients and commissions than on finding you your dream home. Only you can really represent your own best interests

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Around The House: Hire Help Or Do it Yourself?

https://www.pexels.com/photo/apartment-architecture-buildings-cars-243722/ When it comes to owning your own home, you’re probably aware of how many responsibilities you have. Because there are a lot! It’s always positioned as being the American Dream to own a beautiful home with the white picket fence and 2.5 kids. But in reality, it’s never quite as perfect as that. Of course, you’re probably head over heels in love with those 2.5 kids, but the rest?

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Your Teenager is Arrested: What’s Next?

Few phone calls in life are as anxiety inducing as the one you get from your teenager after they’ve been arrested. Hopefully, you’ll never even experience it – but if you do, it’s good to know what you’re in for and how to handle the situation. It is, after all, not easy to predict the life of a turbulent teenager and all parents could need a helping hand once in

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