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Posts tagged as: ideas

Got the latest gadget but forgot about the accessories?
Got the latest gadget but forgot about the accessories?
April 29, 2016

Our world is being changed rapidly by new technology. According to the “Did you know? (Shift Happens)” video which details technology and internet statistics (and is itself a viral video as mentioned in Time Magazine), the number of internet devices has grown exponentially over the last 34 years from one thousand in 1984 to a billion in 2008; the first text message was sent in 1992 and today the number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the total population of the planet.…

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The best entertainment and educational apps for your children
The best entertainment and educational apps for your children
April 15, 2016

Has there ever been a better time to be a child? When I was young people still used to say “children should be seen and not heard” and old school nursery rhymes and fairy tales are terrifying.…

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Earn some extra money from home or a side business
Earn some extra money from home or a side business
April 11, 2016

We live in an expensive world and the sad fact is that not many of us can be heiresses born into families that own famous hotel chains. Well, it’s not such a bad thing that there is isn’t more than one Paris Hilton.…

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Creating learning spaces for your child
Creating learning spaces for your child
April 04, 2016

Not too long ago I saw a kid with a t-shirt with a picture of a television on it and on the little screen it said: "TV... so much better than homework." I did have a little chuckle, I'm not going to lie. But it also made me think about homework, more than ever this is an important part of a child's education and we should really try to make this, sometimes daunting, endeavour as enjoyable as we can for our offspring.…

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Upcoming events that you won’t want to miss out on
Upcoming events that you won’t want to miss out on
April 01, 2016

This year one of my resolutions is to do more fun things. What’s the point of working all the time when you don’t take any time off to enjoy yourself? Often when you have stuff planned, other things crop up and take the wind out of your sails.…

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Peace of mind: revamp your home security
Peace of mind: revamp your home security
March 28, 2016

You've tried the carrot and you've tried the stick to motivate your security company but they still don't respond they way you would like them to?…

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Fun things to do with your family this Easter weekend 2016
Fun things to do with your family this Easter weekend 2016
March 22, 2016

With Easter weekend 2016 nearly upon us, we should all start googling what we want to do over this much-loved family weekend. If you simply Google ‘things to do this Easter weekend 2016’ you might get overwhelmed by the sheer volume of it all.…

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How to start your own business
How to start your own business
March 14, 2016

Going out on your own and starting a business is scary. I mean, it’s scary to do anything for the first time. Like the first time you ride a bike, remember that? Feeling like you might float off into black space and never be seen again.…

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Arts and crafts and other ideas for what to do with your kids over the holidays
Arts and crafts and other ideas for what to do with your kids over the holidays
March 11, 2016

I love this time of year. It's finally looking like the heat might break, the leaves start turning yellow, and we get some well-deserved time off. The shops are overflowing with hot-crossed buns and Easter Eggs.…

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The Victoria Falls: holiday destination of dreams
The Victoria Falls: holiday destination of dreams
February 26, 2016

From the moment I hailed a taxi and set off from the Livingstone International Airport in Zambia I could already hear the far off rumble of the Victoria Falls.…

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