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Ways to Cut Your Electricity and Gas Bills

30 Ways to Cut Your Electricity and Gas Bills

Don’t let your gas and electricity bills rival the mortgage payments. Our guide shows how you can cut your home energy costs. Never overheat your house. Every 1°C rise in temperature will increase your heating costs by 3 percent or more. Heat only rooms you use. However, bedrooms do not…

How to Cut Costs and Monthly Expenses

34 Ways to Cut Costs and Monthly Expenses

The suggestions that follow are based on ideas from our readers. Grow as much food as possible to lower the food bill, and freeze what you can’t use immediately. Even tomatoes can be frozen and used in soups and stews. Save leftovers to make potato scones, soups, stews or fried…

What to do when your bored

35 Things to Do When You’re Bored

Most things had fascination, and you burned with a thousand plans and ambitions. Did your fingers itch to create something beautiful? Did you yearn to be out-of-doors and doing? Here’s what to do when you’re bored. Treat yourself to a homemade facial. Raid the fridge for those wilting cucumbers, which…

Ideas for a Happy Camping

7 Ideas for a Happy Camping

Camping is a traditional exercise, a final fling before the chilly season sets in. It can be a wonderful, relaxing, rejuvenating experience; or instead a fiasco of muddle and clutter, with badly organised gear in a badly chosen campsite. 1. PACK AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE One of the joys of…