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Cute and Fun Pumpkin Carving Ideas

How great is the pumpkin season? Pumpkin spiced latte, pumpkin inspired recipes, pumpkin flavoured beverages, and now that October is finally here, we can even have our pumpkin themed decorations up and get into the Halloween spirit sooner. Are you as excited as us? If you are, take a look at these cool and fun pumpkin carving ideas that are quite easy to create but will still make you stand apart from your neighbours. Whether you’re a master carver or a beginner, these designs are bound to spark your creativity.

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7 Surprising Functions of a Microwave!

The microwave has got to be one of the most convenient and useful appliances in our kitchen. It saves us time, energy, and the trouble of washing extra dishes. But if you’re only using your microwave to re-heat your food and beverages, make popcorn, or those late-night instant noodles, you’re not utilizing its full potential. Below we have outlined seven amazing uses of a microwave, that will not only surprise you but will also make your life easier.

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Home Maintenance Tips for the Fall

Fall is here and we need to be prepared for it as well as the upcoming cold. As fun and beautiful as Fall might be, it has its moments that make us dream of a longer Summer. We wish sweaters and hot beverages were all we needed to be prepared but there’s a lot more we need to do. Some of these home maintenance tips might be more difficult than the others but all of these should definitely be on your checklist to make the most of Fall and to welcome the Winter fully prepared.

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Back to School: Healthy Lunch Ideas

We hear you parents. Preparing a nice, healthy, and different meal for your kids every day can be a little difficult. We came up with the solution for this so that the back-to-school excitement does not go down for any reason. These healthy and easy to make lunch recipes will help you and your kids go through the school day while maintaining the nutrition value you had going during summer break. 

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Our Faves: Frigidaire Professional Refrigerator

Frigidaire has been a popular choice for consumers around the world for a long time. Frigidaire’s Professional Line, particularly the Professional 26.7 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator, offers high-quality, top-notch design, and the most innovative technology, at a price that would not make a huge hole in your pocket.

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Maintaining Your Washing Machine

Maintaining your washing machine has got to be one of the most procrastinated and uninteresting things to do, second only to folding your laundry. Nevertheless, it needs to be done regularly in order to prevent any wear and tear, and to extend their lives. Here are some easy tips that you should try to do every month or so (at least not as frequent as vacuuming, right?) to make sure your laundry comes out fresh and clean every time!

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Ways to Save on Your Energy Bill

Heat is not the only thing that rises during the summer, our electric bill goes through the roof with it. Especially with most of us working from home now, we have been using more appliances than usual and for longer periods. Hence, apart from beating the heat, we also need to find ways to beat the ever-increasing electric bills. Lucky for you, we have some easy tips to help save money and the planet at the same time.

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Cleaning Your Barbecue Grill

Yep, the fun time’s over! Now that summer’s coming to an end, it’s almost time to bid adieu to your backyard buddy until the next barbecue season. But it wouldn’t be fair to your grill-friend if you didn’t it a proper farewell before sending it away for a whole year. Those flavourful chars on your burgers and steaks, that you look so cool flipping, produce carbon deposits on different parts of your grill (grates, hood, interior of the firebox, burner tube). Grease/sauces can stick to these deposits, creating home for bacteria, and causing the grill to heat unevenly.

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DIY Projects You Should Try This Summer

Well, who doesn’t like to get a little crafty every now and then? After watching tons of those DIY videos, I get motivated to create something cool and fun using the “easy” steps they suggest, only to come to the conclusion hours later that maybe I’m not as artistic as I thought. If you’re relating to me so far instead of going “what is this person talking about?”, check out this list of some really cool and easy to make DIY projects that you can take on this summer, by yourself or with your kids.

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Our Faves: GE UltraFresh Laundry Set

Every once and a while there’s a company that comes along and creates a product that has answered consumers biggest dreams and desires. Well, that time has come again as GE introduces the Ultra Fresh Laundry Set. Built to remove the ‘front loader odour’ we all struggle with, the GE Ultra Fresh laundry set finally eliminates the need to leave the washer door open until your next load.  

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