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Three unique ways to personalise your home

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Now that the festive season is over, do you feel like your home is missing something? From the moment I take down my trinkets and baubles, our space just feels so dull and bare. If you’re like me, and you’re looking for ways to add a little more personality to your home now that the Christmas decorations have all been packed away, then you’ve come to the right blog post. Here are just a few ways that you can add a touch more vibrancy to your surroundings whilst we get through the winter months. 1. Quirky collages One of my…

Teaching Your Kids to Be Safe Outside the Home

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Keeping our children safe is a priority. When they are small, they are with us most of the time, so we can breathe easy. If they are at home or with close friends and relatives, you know they are safe, and being looked after. Understandably, it is once they start to spend time away from us that we really start to worry. Sending your children to school is difficult, but again you know they are with adults who know how to look after them. The biggest challenge is letting them walk to school with their friends, and later go to…

1,2,3 steps to meeting your resolutions

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Goals are easier to achieve when you break them down into manageable segments. The key is to achieve and reward yourself or you will lose willpower and the desire to reach your goals. With the help of online bingo experts at Paddy Power we have made a resolutions bingo card. This one is based on a healthy resolution. The idea is to choose a goal for the day or the week from one of the squares. Set a target like a day / week or month to keep the resolution then once achieved move to the next square creating a…

Top Five Events for Online Company Conferences

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Company-wide conferences are a great opportunity to spread information, make announcements, provide training, and allow colleagues who don’t often see each other to socialize in an informal setting. Your company might also host an annual conference, networking event, or a Christmas party to allow for informal socializing. Just because more and more companies are taking their activities online and working remotely, this doesn’t mean that video webcasting with BlueJeans can’t offer the same benefits, even if people can’t always have a drink and a meal in the same room together. Here are just a few ideas for you next large…

Is a Fixer-Upper The Right Financial Choice For You?

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Source Fixer uppers are all the rage it would seem if you’re an avid watcher of TV home improvement shows. You’ve undoubtedly seen all the magic home decorators can do to even the worst of homes with what seems like minimal effort and a minuscule budget. These scenarios might have you wondering whether or not a fixer upper is the right financial choice for you as you look to buy a home in 2017. The reality is, there’s a reason that outside of television-based decorating shows, fixer uppers are hard to sell. They’re extremely expensive in many cases, and there…

8 Factors to Consider When Buying a Refurbished Cell Phone

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Buying a refurbished smart cell phone can prove to be a smart idea considering the more economical prices. You can also expect some degree of buyer assurance offered by the dealer where you buy the phone. That’s because, refurbished phones are sold to you by the original manufacturer, service carrier, or a certified distributor of the products. Or, you can look for them on websites like eBay, Craigslist, and others. Typically, such products have been returned by the old owner. Upon receiving a pre-owned smartphone or any other phone, it is carefully examined for flaws, repaired, tested, and wiped clean…

How to Lose Weight in 2017 and Keep it Off for Good

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Whatever your reasons for losing weight, you can be sure it’s not going to be an easy process. Losing weight alone is hard work, but unfortunately that’s not the only hard step that needs to be taken, as you’ll also want to keep the weight off for good. If you are looking to lose weight in 2017 and you want to keep it off for the foreseeable future, have a look at some of the helpful points to consider below. Royalty Free Photo The Ways You can Lose Weight in 2017 Weight loss can be achieved in many ways, but…

Unique Innovations That Cool You Off While You Sleep

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There may be some people that like to be extra-warm while they sleep, but for many of us, it’s much more important to stay cool when we hit the sheets. When you’re sleeping, it can feel nice and help you get more restful shut-eye if you feel cool and fresh, rather than hot and sweaty. Imagine when you’ve tried to sleep, and it’s been too hot. You tend to toss and turn trying in vain to find a cool spot on your pillow or beneath your sheets. Luckily, there are some innovations and even simple products that can help keep…

Laws And Regulations Surrounding Medical Marijuana Delivery In California

A number of laws and regulations surround delivery and possession of marijuana in California. While the passage of Prop 64 is sure to usher in some change, here is a quick overview of the old and new regulations. Prop 215: Also known as the California Compassionate Usage Act, Prop 215 was passed in 1996 and allows for medical marijuana growth, possession, and usage – but not medical marijuana delivery – for persons who have been prescribed marijuana as a medicinal treatment. Marijuana has been shown to reduce pain, anxiety, and have a number of other health benefits and can be…

Movavi Photo Editor For Mac Review

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There are so many different situations in which the photographs you take are not perfect. Someone might have appeared in the photo without you knowing and you may have caught something in the frame that you would really love to remove. This is where photo editing software steps in to lend a really big helping hand. Every single enthusiastic photographer out there ends up learning how to use different programs in order to get the best possible photographs. While so many options are available at the moment, one that you would love to consider at the moment and that gained…