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How to turn a letterbox full of Junk Mail into something useful

  I recently watched a YouTube clip on How to Make a Basket from Newspaper. It inspired me to make my own, substituting used glossy, coloured catalogues as I didn’t want to get newsprint ink all over me. Here is

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Posted in crafts & home, gift ideas

How to Save Money in a Pet friendly Garden

Boredom, loneliness and pent-up energy, especially among breeds of working and hunting dogs, are the natural enemies of your garden. With a little planning, however, your pets can happily co-exist with your garden. Dogs will look for activities to keep

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Posted in garden

The $21 Challenge achieved …. well almost

Recently I wrote about the  $21 Supermarket Challenge  whereby I challenged myself to clear out the pantry, refrigerator and freezer of all the ‘forgotten’ food and then spending only $21 per week to supplement what I ‘found’ Well, I have

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Posted in food, kitchen

Are you measuring to save Money?

    In these economic and environmentally-aware times, do you realise that you could be pouring money down the drain and not know it? Do you measure the dosage on the products you use ?  Have you read the label

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Posted in crafts & home

Cutting Your Energy bills in ways you may not have thought of

I am always on the lookout for tips for cutting my bills.  Here are some new ones I have just discovered, to share with you: Save Power: Re-use bubblewrap to insulate windows. Whether you do this on the windows of

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Posted in bills, money

Are you being conned into Spending More because of your Gender?

It does not matter if you are Male or Female – you are likely to be spending more money at the checkout on certain items because of your Gender. It is a Marketing ‘Secret’ that you can package up the

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Posted in bathroom, hair and beauty, shopping

How living in an Apartment can Save you Time and Money

There are many reasons why you should rent an Apartment if you want to Save Time and Money and this is how you can get a headstart: Affordability: A smaller floor plan can equal reduced gas and electric bills, thanks

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Posted in housing
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