Housekeeping and cleaning tips

Cash for old clothes

How Does It Work? How often have you cleaned out your wardrobe, making room for new pieces or during spring-cleaning? Many of us will simply throw old clothes away, or give them away to friends or charity. You can of course sell the unwanted pieces on EBay or other online shopping and trading sites, but

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Starting the New Year off on the right foot

As a New Year approaches it sparks a period of reflection in many people. The desire to use the transition from one year to the next as a focal point for change in our lives is strong, and can prompt a flurry of New Year’s Resolutions. Despite our best intentions, resolutions have a tendency to

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Freecycling

How to Freecycle in 9 Easy Steps Freecycling is a fun and easy way to get rid of your usable unwanted items without them going to waste.  Every year in the UK we throw away  millions of tons of perfectly good stuff into landfill sites, simply they are no longer needed nor wanted. And that’s

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Things to do with a cardboard box

At this time of year, it’s quite likely you’ll have a cardboard box or two hanging around. They might not look like much right now – dull, brown, utilitarian. But with just a little imagination, there’s a wealth of creative potential in that boring old box, just waiting to be unleashed. So before you pop

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Beating the January blues

Now the party season is well and truly over, many of us have been left feeling deflated. If you are among the many people that suffer from the January blues, take a look at our tips to help you face the New Year in a positive way. Plan Ahead Half the fun of Christmas is

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Throw a New Years Eve party without breaking the bank

Cheap ways to throw a New Years Eve party New Years Eve is the most anticipated night out of the year.  If you’re hosting a party the pressure is on to make it a night to remember and if you’re on a tight budget after Christmas, this can seem like a real challenge.  But don’t

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