July 12, 2017 centsablesteals

We probably all have that one friend in our lives that continues to surprise us with their cheapskate ways. Can you believe some of the lengths people go to in order to save a bit of money? Usually, it’s fine; people can do what they want to do and as long as they aren’t negatively affecting others, they can be as cheap as they like. However, some things just leave a bad taste in our mouths. For instance, have you ever gone out to eat with a group of friends, only to have someone buy the most expensive meal AFTER…

July 7, 2017 centsablesteals

  Giving our home an entirely new look and a spruce up from top to bottom would not only cost enough to make the Royal Family cry, it would also take a lot of time and effort. Unfortunately, these are the three commodities that we don’t have enough of as it is. Luckily for you, there is a way to give your entire home that luxurious touch it needs without using everything in your piggy bank (and then having to pawn off your piggy bank too).   You see, by knowing what one thing can transform a room most, you…

July 7, 2017 centsablesteals

Your home is your pride and joy, and your family home keeps your loved ones sheltered from all the problems beyond its walls. However, your home can only protect you as long as you take measures to keep it safe. Insurance Even if any of the following incidents never occur at your home, it’s good to know you’re protected by a good insurance policy. As well as protecting your home from damage caused by fire, water, or termites, some insurance policies also protect against damage caused by dog bites, and it can cover the cost of bringing your home up…

June 20, 2017 centsablesteals

With so much emphasis on taking a vacation, and getting outside more during the summer holidays; your house can often get a little neglected, and by the time autumn rolls around, it can end up feeling unclean, messy, and unloved. Therefore, it’s worth considering how you can take action, using the following steps, and improve the living environment for yourself, your partner and your children.     Get Rid Of What You Don’t Need   There’s nothing quite like a good clear-out in your home to breathe a breath of fresh air throughout the living space. Going through each room…

June 15, 2017 centsablesteals

A kitchen stuffed full of luxuries is a kitchen that every woman wants. Whether you’re an avid cook or just simply like the shiny things in life, it’s likely you dream of a kitchen that has easy access to all appliances that are needed, plus the ones that aren’t so necessary. Luxury kitchens can up the value of your home in a huge way, but if you aren’t planning to sell and just want to fill the room with pretty things that look nice, then you’ll love our list of luxury must-haves for your kitchen. Check out these kitchen additions…

June 13, 2017 centsablesteals

Summer is here, the weather is wonderful and it’s time to get outside. The only problem is your garden is an overgrown mess that nobody wants to spend time in. The space is all there and the possibilities are endless but you can’t afford to make it look good can you? Think again. While you might not be able to afford to get a landscaper in to clear all of the weeds and build you a beautiful garden, an amazing garden is within your reach. There are plenty of ways that you can build a garden yourself, without breaking the…

June 12, 2017 centsablesteals

Getting a good night of catching z’s is as important for your health as exercise and a well-balanced diet, but not all of us find it that easy to sleep easy. Between a busy life, family and there just not being enough time in the day to do everything else, sleep can sometimes be put on the backburner. Research has shown that bad sleeping habits can lead to being overweight, affecting hormones and a higher risk of disease. Brain function and ability to exercise are also immediately affected if you don’t get enough sleep the night before, so here are…

June 11, 2017 centsablesteals

The summer is here, which means a vacation is on the cards. Well, it is if you have the money to afford one. And, because you’re a family, that isn’t always the case. Indeed, looking after kids and paying the bills isn’t cheap, so most people don’t have the cash for a holiday.   But, should you let a little cash flow stop you from two weeks in the sun or an adrenaline filled jaunt? Of course it shouldn’t because there are ways to afford a vacation even if your finances aren’t great.   In fact, you can find a…

June 11, 2017 centsablesteals

It’s very easy being green, at least when you consider how much cheaper it is in the long run. While the appeal of an eco-friendly home is primarily to help the environment, it doesn’t hurt that it significantly reduces your bills. All it takes is a few home improvements here and there, and you could have the perfect eco-friendly home, as well as more money in the bank. Even if something does seem too expensive at first, rest assured that it will pay for itself with monthly savings. Insulate your home During winter, you expect your energy bills to go…

June 11, 2017 centsablesteals

So you’re looking for a home but can’t find exactly what you want. The garden isn’t big enough, the living room isn’t open enough, or the location isn’t good enough? – It just isn’t enough, and why should you settle for less just because you can’t find your perfect house? – You shouldn’t. So why not build it yourself? Sure it will take a lot of hard work and time, but once it’s done, you will have your own, unique palace that you created. – Here’s what you need to do…   Find a building plot This can be one…