Heating costs are rising every year forcing many families to choose between heat and food. There are some simple, affordable, and easy ways to reduce heating costs no matter where you live.
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In many parts of the world, being female is seen as a burden, a curse, or a reason for abuse. It is hard to relate to the lives led by millions of women the world over. I have access to education, health-care, and a say in my future….
Will I survive a summer in Ontario with no cooling ocean breezes? Our house has no air conditioning and we do not have any window air conditioners. This may get very tricky, or at the least very sticky.To beat the heat without breaking the bank will take a plan. Can I keep my cool while keeping my green?
I have a great deal on my gym membership. It cost me only twelve dollars a month. But, in the year and a half that I have had this membership, how often have I actually used it? ZERO! Yes, that is correct—I have not gone once. My point: no matter how great a deal you obtain on that gym membership or piece of equipment, if you do not actually use it, it is a waste!
Vacations are supposed to rejuvenate us, not make us so stressed over the money being spent that we can not relax and enjoy ourselves. Somewhere along the way, the real purpose of a vacation has gotten lost. What do we really want or need from a vacation?
Most of us have heard the phrase “wining the hearts and minds” many times over. It is a phrase vital to the mission in Afghanistan; It is easier said than done. This has been repeatedly shown to the United Nations with regards to Haiti. We all know how hard it is to overcome hurts and [...]
With a New Year beginning, countless people have made a resolution to get in shape. I had planned to write about getting in shape without getting into debt. But, that will have to wait. Providing tips to lose a dress size while watching dead bodies lying on a rubble filled street seemed to be shallow. [...]
New Year: Turn Over a New Leaf
I had planned to write a column on getting through Christmas with your wallet and sanity in tack. I also had ideas for the people on your list who have everything. That was the plan. Life had a very different idea. I got way-laid by a cold (thanks to [...]
The holidays can be so expensive and there are many ways to get through it saving your sanity and your wallet. But, after realizing how much money we have spent on attending holiday events and dinners, I am shocked at what a difference this money could have made in other parts of the world. I am also trying to find that perfect gift for the person who has everything. This year I have decided to embrace the true meaning of the season: peace and good will to man. This does not have to cost a fortune and can make a huge difference.
Reduce and re-use were en vogue in Newfoundland long before the environmental movement was created. Despite the fact that my parents both had good jobs when I was growing up, nothing was wasted. It was only as an adult did I realize how the things I had always done were actually good for the environment.