Source We all like to save money on our household bills and sometimes we can also reduce our carbon footprint by making a few simple changes around the home. I have previously posted about some changes to make at home to both both save money and reduce your home’s carbon footprint but here are 5 more tips to save money and go green in the kitchen. Keep Your Freezer Full A full freezer doesn’t have to work as hard as it takes more energy to chill an empty space.  If your freezer isn’t full, fill up jugs with water and…

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If you are someone who loves beauty and makeup products, then you already know how expensive it can be to build up an extensive beauty collection.  Fortunately, there are ways to provide a boost to your makeup bag with free products that are offered by major beauty brands, such as GLAMGLOW, Estee Lauder, bareMinerals, Benefit, MAC and many more.  Use our ultimate how-to guide to find out how to build your beauty collective for free.  You really can get all of this absolutely FREE of charge! Let’s start with the basics… Why is makeup given away for free by these…

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We all could do with some extra pennies left in the bank at the end of the month.  With rising prices and wages staying stagnant this is becoming harder and harder to achieve.  One of the ways we can achieve this is by looking at our monthly outgoings.  Some things we have no real control over like mortgage/rent or council tax.  However, there are some monthly bills we can be proactive in reducing with our energy costs being one of them.  Here are 10 simple tips to save energy this winter. 1 Insulate Your Loft As well as insulating your…

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Calling all parents of teenagers  A few years back a new scheme to help teenagers to be better citizens and also gain some valuable life skills was set up in the UK.  The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a government backed scheme set up to assit the teenagers of today with a set of transferable life skills to enable them to build a more cohesive, mobile and engaged society.   The NCS hopes to develop these skills with Year 11 students in England and Northern Ireland once they have completed their GCSEs.  The scheme is all about having fun, making friends and…

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Human beings are blessed with five senses — sight (vision), hearing (audition), smell (olfaction), taste (gustation) and touch (somatosensation) — which inform our idea of perception and feeling.  A more intricate definition of visual perception is the capacity to translate the environment using light in the visibility spectrum reflected by objects. Man is prone to weakness and his five senses are no different. Deafness and blindness are issues that affect a large number of people worldwide. Blindness in Australia According to the Australian Network on Disability, 4 million inhabitants suffer from a disability. More specifically, research conducted by Vision Australia…

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