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Although one naturally tries to get the best value out of every last penny you spend, within reason of course, there are certain areas in our lives in which we really have very little to no control over just how much value we get. You think about the housing market for example and the manner in which they put valuations on properties is about as confusing as something like how the stock markets really work. ...

The never-ending debate that most likely goes on in every household at one time or another, is one that usually occurs when appliances are at stake. One partner always airs on the side of repairing the appliance in question while the other insists on purchasing a new one. The situation is not exactly cut and dry, and neither side is absolutely right or wrong, at least not until the extent of the damage is established. While the debate may never end, there are a few pieces of information and advice you can take into consideration so you...

Since we were little, we were taught how our lives should look like. You are born, you go to school and finish college, you get married and then you have (and raise) children. And of course, all of us have seen our parents do that, but how come that nobody ever told us, or gave us some lessons on how to do that the best way possible? Planning a family is a very serious and complex task – probably one of the most difficult tasks in your life. So, you need to know straight away that this should (and will) take a lot of your time and...

Creating a stylish and functional kids’ bedroom plays an important role in their growth, as this is the environment in which they’ll spend quite a bit of their time. This applies whether you have a child who is outgrowing their bedroom or indeed if you’re welcoming a new addition to the family. What will be their sanctuary and place of escape and comfort needs to be an enabling environment for them to flourish. ...

When choosing a perfect seating solution for your living room, patio or home theater a lot of people make a mistake of looking only at the woodwork. Sure, it’s pattern plays a large part when it comes to aesthetics, but this is not all there is to it. Finding a perfect upholstery fabric can essentially revolutionize your interior design and even have a great effect on the overall comfort. With this in mind, here are few tips that may help you make the right choice. ...

Now when technology provides you with everything at your fingertips, it is rather difficult to get bored like we once used to. There is no longer the excuse of not being able to find anything to do because there is always so much around. If you are on a tight budget and can’t (or don’t want to) go out to enjoy yourself, here are some ideas to save you from boredom on a budget: ...

The love food hate waste campaign estimates that an average of £700 worth of food is thrown away by UK families every year. ...

Working from home requires a good amount of will power, even if you don’t have a family. It’s definitely not for everyone. Getting up and making yourself go to ‘work’ when work is just a different room in your home is quite tough and staying focused once you’re there is even harder! Imagine then adding your young family to the mix, who you want to spend all your time with and who equally don’t understand why mummy or daddy is sitting on their own and not spending time with them. Heartache city! ...

Often a garage will offer a pre-examination of your car before an MOT, this is sometimes offered free of charge, but more often than not you will be charged an additional fee for it. ...

According to World Health Organization more than 4 million people die from illnesses caused by household air pollution, and approximately 3 billion people use open fires and simple stoves that burn biomass for cooking and heating their homes. Around 3 billion people use solid fuels, such as wood, coal, and crop wastes, for the same purposes, which results in high levels of household air pollution, especially in homes with poor ventilation. Therefore, it goes without saying that this issue is far too serious to be neglected. Fortunately,...

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