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How to Prep Your Garden for Spring Planting

This chilly and damp weather may make it feel like spring is ages away, but it’s actually right around the corner. It’s never too soon to start thinking ahead to rising temperatures and rays of sun poking out from the clouds. If you’re an experienced gardener, you’ve probably started to dust off your spade and selected your seedlings for the upcoming season. If you’re new to gardening, now is the perfect time to get started.

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Expiration dates cheat sheet

Expiration Date Cheat Sheet

Expiration dates come on almost everything — from butter and eggs, to your lipstick and pillows. Some grocery items are not always entirely accurate, and certain household items should be recycled earlier than expected. The truth? The lifespan of the things we buy isn’t always as straightforward as you may think.

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The Best Time of Year to Buy Almost Anything

Thinking about upgrading that tax-filing software? You might want to wait until February. Craving a new power drill for your weekend projects? You’ll get more bang for your buck if you wait for April. With average spending power falling and perpetual necessities hampering our home and business budgets, shoppers need to be cannier than ever […]

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50 Ways to Relax Without Spending Money

Whether it’s exotic holidays or timesaving takeaways, paying to relax or ease the pressure of our daily routine means big business for those who are on the receiving end — and money misery for those of us who just want an easy life. When you’re stuck in a rut, it can take a major jolt […]

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DIY Winter Décor

  While most home décor stays the same year round, there is something magical about the wintertime that begs for a scheme all its own. Whether it’s the fresh sheets of winter snow or the extra time off from work to spend at home, now is a great time to try out some new DIY […]

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Common Billing Errors and How to Spot them

Earlier this year, an energy supplier overcharged almost four million households, amounting to nearly £300 million in excess fees.1 Bill errors such as these are very common and certainly not limited to energy suppliers. Mobile, internet, credit cards — each of these has room for error that could cost you a sizable amount over time. […]

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Grocery Shopping Hacks

Grocery Shopping Hacks

Grocery shopping is a task that we must do, but that doesn’t mean we can’t practice some control over each excursion to the market. There are dozens of ways you can shop smarter before, during and after your trip to the market. Here are our favourite tips to help you save and still get all [...]
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What Type of Clutterer Are You?

What Type of Clutterer Are You?

If you find yourself drowning in stuff and unable to see your carpet through all of your possessions, then you are most likely a clutterer of sorts. However, you don’t have to be endlessly tripping over things piled around your house to be deemed a clutterer. In fact, some hoarders stash everything away out of […]

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