Monthly Archives: June 2018

How Buying Local is an Eco-Friendly Choice

How Buying Local is an Eco-Friendly Choice

While it’s obviously common sense that we need to start taking care of our environment, more often than not, a lot of us get discouraged by how difficult or tedious living a greener lifestyle seems. Even the very act of segregating and recycling our trash can sometimes look like too much of an effort, especially since we’re already pretty busy as is with our daily lives. But not all earth-saving practices are rooted in doing …

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Finding a New Hobby

Finding a New Hobby

I can’t quite believe it, but Burrito Baby starts school this September, which means I’m going to have a LOT more free time on my hands. I’m hoping to up my workload and also have more time for going to the gym, but I’ve also been thinking about how to have a little “me” time, so I’ve been trying to find a hobby that I can start from September. Some of them will be solely …

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Ways to Fill the Summer Holidays When You Aren’t Going Abroad

Ways to Fill the Summer Holidays When You Aren’t Going Abroad

It’s fair to say that Husband, the kids and I are all homebodies. We love the idea of going abroad on holiday but when we had Chuck is was impossible and Maureen is still a little bit too young for us to leave her for too long, so a jaunt abroad is off the cards for now. We do, however, like to fill the summer holidays with as many days out and activities as possible, …

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Rubbish Clearance Upcycling Classes Are Gaining Popularity In London

Rubbish Clearance Upcycling Classes Are Gaining Popularity In London

Upcycling rubbish clearance seems to have hit London with a splash! Everyone seems to be getting in on the fun, from those just hoping to save an old family heirloom to others who staunchly believe in using upcycling as a springboard to a zero waste society. In fact, upcycling has become so popular in England’s capital that upcycling classes are now popping up all over the city. The mantra of the movers and shakers in …

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Ways to Make an Elderly Relative Feel More Connected

Ways to Make an Elderly Relative Feel More Connected

One of the things that elderly people can really struggle with once they lose their mobility is feeling disconnected from the outside world, and this isolation can lead to mental health issues, on top of what they might already been dealing with. Unless they’re lucky to have family around them all the time, the loneliness can be awful, so finding ways for them to have interaction and enjoy things they once loved can really improve …

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Are You Sitting on Hidden Treasure?

Are You Sitting on Hidden Treasure?

Unless you’re one of those people who’s a sensible adult with a savings account or an emergency credit card, there’s a good chance that you’ll come to a point in your life where you need quick cash and struggle to find it. There are, however, a few raise to raise some funds and most of us have things in our houses which we no longer use but are of value to someone else. Here are …

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Reasons to Visit the South of Spain

Reasons to Visit the South of Spain

With summer upon us, most of us are starting to think about jetting off on holiday and just recently we’ve been thinking about the South of Spain. I stumbled upon www.immoabroad.com and it got me thinking about a villa holiday for the whole family, so I started doing some research about some of the reasons to visit the South of Spain, and I thought I’d share some of what I found: Seville Cathedral I may be …

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The Effects of Domestic Abuse and Why You’re Not Alone

The Effects of Domestic Abuse and Why You’re Not Alone

The effects of domestic abuse vary from person to person depending on their circumstances. Abuse can come in many forms. Physical attributes, such as bruising, broken bones, scars and burns, can be very hard to deal with, and are the most obvious signs of abuse from a partner, friend, family member or anyone you have a relationship with. But what about the mental effects of domestic abuse? These are harder to spot, and worryingly, only …

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Ways to Jazz up your Shed

Ways to Jazz up your Shed

A shed is a main focal point of your garden and can sometimes look a bit boring or out of place if not maintained properly.  Instead of being something picturesque to look at, it can become a bit of an eyesore. In reality – it doesn’t need to be that way.  When people look around your garden shed, they should be looking at it because it looks great and ties in with your garden and …

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The Rise Of Cobots

The Rise Of Cobots

Since their emergence, robots have been labeled many names. Some view them as job snatchers and any term that describes what they think is depriving a human worker of his daily bread is a perfect term. Away From Robots, How Are Cobots? What if things took a different turn? What if these types of equipment are used to complement human labour? What if the much-hated gadgets are able to work hand in hand with a …

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