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November 2015

Family

Why you need to do a will properly

November 10, 2015

Most of us do not like considering that we might pass on and thus leave our loved ones – but, if we care about our loved ones, we ought to always be doing what we can to make sure we do right by them. This is why it is necessary to consider wills, before it is too late and before we put them into a serious blunder. The issue is that too many think a will is just a document…

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Can you get fit without paying for it?

November 9, 2015

Getting in shape takes a serious amount of willpower and effort, but does it have to take a lot of money as well? No it doesn’t. Not if you are smart about it. Do you really need to go to gym? Having a gym contract might push you to keep going because you’re going to be paying whether you show up or not, but do you really want to pay for membership? Gyms after all typically are not cheap. Getting…

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The second hand cars you need to avoid

November 9, 2015

We all hear about what good deals you can get if you buy a second hand car instead of a brand new car. It is true that you can get a car that is good as new but for a much cheaper price, but not all used cars are great deals, even if they look like they are on the surface. Some cars are just not meant to be sold. These are the used cars your mom warned you about.…

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Work

Planning the perfect staff Christmas party

November 9, 2015

So you’ve just been shouldered with the thankless task of organising the annual staff Christmas party. It’s a big responsibility that comes with a lot of pressure. Here are some basic rules to follow to ensure that everyone has a good time and the party is remembered for all the right reasons. The early bird gets the tinsel The worst mistake you could possibly make is to leave preparations too late. Start as early in the year as you possibly…

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Family

Teaching your child safety at soccer matches

November 9, 2015

  Parents have every right to be protective of young ones, there are so many dangers in this world that trusting them to walk by themselves to the shop also means giving up a sense of control. Still you have to keep your fears at bay. Once they pick up on that fear, they could adapt it as their own. The concept of safety isn’t fully developed with young children, so you need to very careful how you project safety…

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Optimising your bedroom for relaxation

November 9, 2015

Your bedroom should be a safe haven, a sanctuary away from a world filled with deadlines, bosses and rising fuel prices. The bedroom is the last thing you see at the night, and what meets your sight as soon as you wake up. So have your ever given thought to how your inner sanctum could best be set up for sleep and relaxation? If you haven’t, it might be time you did. De-clutter De-clutter your space, and you’ll de-clutter your…

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Family Food and Wine

Teaching kids food and kitchen safety habits

November 4, 2015

When your kids reach the age where they are able to understand and comprehend basic warnings, then you are ready to take them to the kitchen for learning. They will reach the point where they feel they want to do everything themselves, and for some it’s a little difficult to give control over to their little ones. While this may be difficult for new mommies, at least teaching them basic safety habits will put your mind at ease. Give them…

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Fashion Life

The 6 things women shouldn’t skimp on

November 3, 2015

Everybody likes a good bargain. We boast about getting something at a 50% sale or saving with a generic brand or by buying second hand. However, we would argue that there are certain things you shouldn’t skimp on. By all means be as frugal as can be in general, but not with these six items. Mattress You are going to spend a third of your life in bed so why not make sure it’s time well spent. A poor quality,…

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