summer savings

Smart Summer Savings Tips for Fun on a Budget

Summer is a time for letting loose, if only for a bit: Generally, you're going more places, doing more things and spending more money. This is true whether you're a young adult at the start of your career and taking time off to go on adventures or a parent sending kids to camp to catch [...]
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DIY lawn games

Fun and Fantastic Summer Lawn Games

Warm sunshine on your skin, bright blue skies, fresh cut grass under your feet — summer is here and it’s time to soak in the lovely weather before it creeps into winter again! You could spend your time on restaurant patios or in parks, but sometimes the more fun (and frugal) option is in your very […]

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literary map UK

A Literary Map of the United Kingdom

Reading has the power to transport like no other art form. A good novel can suck you deep down into its pages and to a completely different place altogether. Sometimes – if you’re lucky – you never fully come back and a little part of you lingers forever in that story. Part of this literary […]

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social jet lag

How to Overcome Social Jet Lag

Waking up early Monday – Friday for work leaves many people exhausted by the week’s end, and Saturday and Sunday become welcome respites to sleep in for however long we’d like. This yo-yoing sleep pattern — waking up early for work during the week and sleeping in late on the weekend — has been coined […]

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famous recipes from books

7 Dishes From Famous Books (And How to Make Them)

A good novel can transport us to other worlds – ones where there are fantastic characters, vivid landscapes and often some delicious-sounding food and drinks. Do you dream of enjoying a beer in Hogsmeade or fizzy green pop in Giant Country? Maybe you long to set out on an adventure with Bilbo Baggins, with some […]

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kitchen hacks

Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks You Need To Know

Whether you are a cooking novice or the next Jamie Oliver, there are some days where the amount of time lost to grocery shopping, chopping, preparing and cooking your food makes it a chore. The task may seem so daunting that you end up surrendering to easy frozen meals filled with sodium or spending loads […]

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fascinating foods

The Most Fascinating Foods Across the World

One of the best methods for getting to know a culture is to experience their cuisine. The signature food from a country reflects its environment, what the land provides and the temperament of its people, and it shares the stories of time long ago through a variety of flavours. Because the culinary layout is primarily […]

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budget party planning

Can you Plan a Party Without Going Over Budget

Whether it's a casual get-together or a special celebration, having friends and family over can be stressful! You may be tempted to go overboard on everything from food to décor and spend way more money that you want to be (or should be) spending. So stop right there — we've got the perfect budget party [...]
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financial habits

5 Habits of Financial Savvy People

Financially savvy people aren’t special — they’re just like you and me except they’re making better decisions with their money. These people are saving regularly, tracking where their money goes and much more. The best part is you can be just like them by making a few small changes to the way you manage your [...]
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A Literal Map of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is full to the brim with history, and nowhere is this more evident than in its county names. Have you ever stopped to consider the background of these names – their etymology? We did, and this map reveals a fascinating past. Each UK country—England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland—is divided into counties, […]

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