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Homegrown Meals

Slimming Down for Summer with Homegrown Meals

Building a garden in your own backyard is an easy and fun way to cut back on food bills, teach children about the importance of cultivation and it can even help you lose some weight in the process. Summertime is coming up which means beach vacations and bikinis and if you aren’t in your swimsuit body yet, what are you waiting for? If you want to start eating healthier, it begins at home, so find out what are the best weight loss crops to grow in your backyard garden.

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A to Z of Water Saving

A To Z of Water Saving Recommendations

Things are easier to recall when they’re in some kind of order. That’s why we have produced an alphabetic list of 26 alterations you can make to save water at home. There won’t be enough for everybody in the world by 2060, as the population across the world continues to grow. This is why we need to make some alterations to the method we now use water.

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Reasons to Quit Windows XP

More Reasons to Quit Windows XP !

It is estimated that there are around 400 MILLION machines running Windows XP around the world at the moment. And Microsoft has now shut down support and issued the final security updates so there are plenty of reasons to quit Windows XP! It is believed that those machines will soon become sitting duck targets for the malware criminals around the world. At the very least your chances of catching a virus are increased, but more alarmingly your machine could be hijacked or your personal files hacked. With so many Windows XP machines in use you are almost certain to be affected. This is the right time to take the step and upgrade since the costs have never been lower and the benefits greater. Read on to discover even more reasons to quit Windows XP!

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Keep Garden Pests Away

5 Ways to Keep Pests from Destroying Your Garden This Spring

Nothing kills the excitement and joy of a spring garden like the invasion of garden pests. While it’s easy to feel disdain for creepy, crawly bugs that devour your plants, cute furry creatures or birds one wing may be a different story. Fortunately, you don’t need to harm garden pests to convince them to leave your garden alone. Try these methods to rid your garden of pests.

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Find Bargains Without Using eBay

How to Find Bargains Without Using eBay

While everyone loves a great deal, most aren’t sure of when or where to find them. You know that friend, neighbour or coworker who always seems to get everything at a fraction of the price that you paid? Don’t they make you green with envy? Relax – you can be just like them and we’re going to tell you exactly how to do it!

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Keeping Animals Out of Your Garden

4 Ways To Keep Animals Away From Your Beautiful Garden

It is a common fact that animals like voles, woodchucks, squirrels, gophers, moles, rabbits and the likes wreak havoc in the gardens. But this must not serve as a deterrent from maintaining the gardens. Many people are generally nature loving and are peaceful gardeners. And it becomes imperative for such people to find ways to keep such animals away from the garden. Below is a compiled list of all the ways that one can use to keep harmful animals away from one’s beloved garden. 

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How to Start Composting

How to Start Composting the Easy Way!

Making garden compost is a great free way to create nutrient rich organic material to return to soil. There is a huge amount written about composting, and a large number of tempting products you can buy. However, don’t be distracted – learn how to start composting the easy way. Read on to discover how to let nature take it’s course so that you can spend your time more productively in the garden. And of course, composting is the ultimate way to recycle waste!

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Updating Your Insulation

Updating Your Insulation: Where, How, and What Does It Do?

Everyone is looking for ways to cut their monthly expenses, one of the highest often being the energy bill. Whether it is the necessity of air conditioning in the summer or the desire for the heater in the wintertime, humans like their homes to be spaces of ease and comfort. If you need to cut back on your monthly utilities but do not want to go without your creature comforts, however, perhaps you should consider having your home properly insulated. But before you begin gutting the walls, make sure you aware of the basics of home insulation.

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Energy Effective

Just how Much Can You Save By Being Energy Effective?

This item contains 20 guidelines on exactly how you can cut back by making some alterations to your routine. If these guidelines were followed by everybody in the world, carbon releases around the world would be reduced considerably.

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Top Spring Gardening Tips

More Top Spring Gardening Tips

Get your garden off to a flying start this year with the latest top spring gardening tips from the MeanyGoat. This is a tricky time of year since spring blows hot and cold. This year is no exceptions since last week we were basking in sun and this morning there is a dusting of snow. There are plenty of things that you can get on with however, no matter what the weather!

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Homegrown Meals

17 April 2014

Slimming Down for Summer with Homegrown Meals

Building a garden in your own backyard is an easy and fun way to cut back on food bills, teach children about the importance of cultivation and it can even help you lose some weight in the process. Summertime is coming up which means beach vacations and bikinis and if you aren’t in your swimsuit body yet, what are you waiting for? If you want to start eating healthier, it begins at home, so find out what are the best weight loss crops to grow in your backyard garden.

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Posted in Food, Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

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A to Z of Water Saving

17 April 2014

A To Z of Water Saving Recommendations

Things are easier to recall when they’re in some kind of order. That’s why we have produced an alphabetic list of 26 alterations you can make to save water at home. There won’t be enough for everybody in the world by 2060, as the population across the world continues to grow. This is why we need to make some alterations to the method we now use water.

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Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle, Recycling0 Comments

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Interactive Whiteboards

17 April 2014

How Whiteboards Play a Critical Role in Innovation

Interactive whiteboards (IWBs) are used in many situations such as classrooms, board rooms, training centres, studios and healthcare consultants, among others. In the classroom, an interactive whiteboard is seen as a device that immediately captures students’ attention. It also drives innovation, because teachers can ask questions that are open ended, poll students’ answers, continue with the class and conduct a survey again to see if students’ comprehension and perspectives are different. New methods such as quizzes and polls can be used to teach subjects such as mathematics, history, geography or political science. Charts and maps can be easily explained to students. 

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Posted in Blog, Planning

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Reasons to Quit Windows XP

15 April 2014

More Reasons to Quit Windows XP !

It is estimated that there are around 400 MILLION machines running Windows XP around the world at the moment. And Microsoft has now shut down support and issued the final security updates so there are plenty of reasons to quit Windows XP! It is believed that those machines will soon become sitting duck targets for the malware criminals around the world. At the very least your chances of catching a virus are increased, but more alarmingly your machine could be hijacked or your personal files hacked. With so many Windows XP machines in use you are almost certain to be affected. This is the right time to take the step and upgrade since the costs have never been lower and the benefits greater. Read on to discover even more reasons to quit Windows XP!

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Posted in Energy, Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

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Effects of Poor Indoor Air Quality

15 April 2014

Long Term Health Effects of Poor Indoor Air Quality

Poor air quality is a challenge facing us no matter where on Earth we live. Each day we are confronted with sources of polluted air. These include the vehicles that we take to and from work each day, cigarettes smoked by our coworkers, exhaust from manufacturing, and even the cleaning supplies within our homes. Although we can’t usually see the particulates in polluted air, they have a very powerful impact on our lives. Our long term health, both physical and mental, suffers after exposure to the harmful pollutants in the air.

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Posted in Lifestyle

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Keep Garden Pests Away

15 April 2014

5 Ways to Keep Pests from Destroying Your Garden This Spring

Nothing kills the excitement and joy of a spring garden like the invasion of garden pests. While it’s easy to feel disdain for creepy, crawly bugs that devour your plants, cute furry creatures or birds one wing may be a different story. Fortunately, you don’t need to harm garden pests to convince them to leave your garden alone. Try these methods to rid your garden of pests.

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips

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Find Bargains Without Using eBay

14 April 2014

How to Find Bargains Without Using eBay

While everyone loves a great deal, most aren’t sure of when or where to find them. You know that friend, neighbour or coworker who always seems to get everything at a fraction of the price that you paid? Don’t they make you green with envy? Relax – you can be just like them and we’re going to tell you exactly how to do it!

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips, Lifestyle

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Keeping Animals Out of Your Garden

14 April 2014

4 Ways To Keep Animals Away From Your Beautiful Garden

It is a common fact that animals like voles, woodchucks, squirrels, gophers, moles, rabbits and the likes wreak havoc in the gardens. But this must not serve as a deterrent from maintaining the gardens. Many people are generally nature loving and are peaceful gardeners. And it becomes imperative for such people to find ways to keep such animals away from the garden. Below is a compiled list of all the ways that one can use to keep harmful animals away from one’s beloved garden. 

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips

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How to Start Composting

09 April 2014

How to Start Composting the Easy Way!

Making garden compost is a great free way to create nutrient rich organic material to return to soil. There is a huge amount written about composting, and a large number of tempting products you can buy. However, don’t be distracted – learn how to start composting the easy way. Read on to discover how to let nature take it’s course so that you can spend your time more productively in the garden. And of course, composting is the ultimate way to recycle waste!

Read the full story

Posted in Frugal Tips, Recycling

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Reduce Your Consumption

08 April 2014

Top Secret: How to Reduce Your Consumption of Anything!

This Frugal Tip is Top Secret, but is guaranteed to work and help reduce your consumption of absolutely anything. Eating too much, drinking too much, using too much electricity, spending too much on your credit card? The list of modern over-consumption just goes on and on. But the good news is that there is one really simple method that will help you cut back. You just need to do one simple thing… but what is it?

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Posted in Lifestyle, Planning

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Updating Your Insulation

08 April 2014

Updating Your Insulation: Where, How, and What Does It Do?

Everyone is looking for ways to cut their monthly expenses, one of the highest often being the energy bill. Whether it is the necessity of air conditioning in the summer or the desire for the heater in the wintertime, humans like their homes to be spaces of ease and comfort. If you need to cut back on your monthly utilities but do not want to go without your creature comforts, however, perhaps you should consider having your home properly insulated. But before you begin gutting the walls, make sure you aware of the basics of home insulation.

Read the full story

Posted in Energy, Frugal Tips

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Go Green in Construction

07 April 2014

Steel Buildings and Other Ways to Go Green in Construction

Making an effort to go green in your home or business construction not only reduces your carbon footprint and contributes to a healthier Earth, but it also goes a long way in saving you money for years to come. As the popularity of sustainable construction continues to increase among both property owners and contractors, it’s beneficial to know all the different ways that a project can be made more environmentally friendly. Whether considering the idea of pre-fabricated steel buildings or just looking to make adjustments to your energy use, there are many green living options to explore and incorporate into your construction plans.

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Posted in Energy, Lifestyle, Recycling

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