• 3 Ways to Keep Kids Active During the Summer Holidays
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    3 Ways to Keep Kids Active During the Summer Holidays

     Summer holidays are great, because more sunshine means more time outside, instead of being crowded inside with toys and gadgets!  For children, their school holidays are often what makes their childhood. If not planned carefully, however, the costs of various events and activities can add up very quickly! It’s no surprise that boredom and spending extra money around the holidays can cause a strain on even the happiest of families. Time off school can also mean that kids forget how to learn. Don’t let your kids become TV zombies!  Here are some fun, inexpensive (and some FREE!)  summer projects and activities for children, to help them to learn, develop, and…

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    4 Big House Moving Mistakes That People Make

    Nobody likes moving home, they like being in their new home but they don’t actually like the process of moving. It’s so stressful and there are so many tiny details to sort out in the lead up to the move so you can get the house ready to live in. But people often make it harder than it needs to be because they make simple mistakes or forget important things. If you’re moving house soon, be sure to avoid these common moving mistakes.  Image Source Leaving The Packing Until Last Minute  This is one of the most common mistakes that people make because they underestimate just how long it takes…

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    Choosing a tree that is suitable for an urban garden

    If you have a garden that is big enough, it really is worth considering planting a tree or two. Doing so will enhance your garden as well as help the planet. But, you need to make sure that you buy the right kind. You wouldn’t want to for example plant a weeping willow in a small garden. A tree-like that has a huge root system that seeks out water. So, if you plant it within 50 foot of a drain or water main the chances are the roots will invade and break the pipe. An issue like that would cost thousands to sort out. To help you to avoid making a…

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    When A New Home Gives You More Than You Bargained For

    So there really is only two scenarios that you can face when moving into a new home. You either know exactly what needs doing to it, and you know everything that you possibly can about the home. Or, you know that there’s no problems at all, you’re walking into a home that pretty much just needs you to fill it. Now with either one of these scenarios, there’s always the predicament that your new home is going to throw something at you that’s totally unexpected. In fact, it doesn’t even have to be a new home, it can be any home that you’ve owned for any length of time that…