Everyone knows that Winter has its strong points, right? Cosy nights in, roaring fires and thick jumpers, hot chocolates and of course Christmas! But when the festive season has been and gone, and the New Year celebrations are a distant memory, everything can feel a little flat. For me, I usually find that its my home that looks a little dull and tired, and all those little jobs that you’ve been putting off until after Christmas are suddenly looming large! Hardly helping your mood is…

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Love it or hate it, technology plays a huge part in our day to day lives in the 21st century. Most households have at least one computer, several smartphones, a tablet or two and a smart TV. When you add the peripherals such as printers, Bluetooth speakers and the voice-recognition systems that are the latest craze, you start to see just how much technology is surrounding us. And it all costs money, representing a drain on or monthly resources that we can ill afford. Yet…

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Living on a tight budget can be a frustrating. It is not hard to save enough money to buy something small. You could perhaps take a packed lunch to work for a couple of weeks instead of buying something in a local cafe. The problem is that this approach is not so effective when you want to do something big, like update your home. You can save, but it can take you months to pull together all of the funds you need. In that situation,…

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The new year is finally here, and for many, that means that it’s the perfect time to start making some positive changes in your life. For some, the aim will be to lose weight and start eating healthier, but there’s more than just your physical health to think about if you want to set yourself up for long-term success. Sometimes, a financial new year’s resolution could be the key to preparing yourself for the challenges of a new year. If you’ve tried and failed at…

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Two thousand and eighteen! Can you actually believe it? I’m not sure if I feel like it came around quickly, or if it took forever, but, here it is! 2017 wasn’t my favourite year, not by a LONG shot, so I am more than happy to see the back of it.  With the new year comes all of the normal “New Year, New Me!” crap that we see, everywhere. But I have come to learn that actually, new years resolutions tend to be full of…

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