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New Year Party Checklist For The Perfect Host

New Year Party Checklist For The Perfect Host

It’s New Year’s Eve and you’ve invited your friends and family over to celebrate. How though can you ensure that they go away thinking you are the best host EVER? Take a look through our checklist below to see how good you really are! Clean: It’s goes without saying that if you are having people to stay the nifht that their bedding is all freshly washed and dried – and that their beds are made! No... »

The CallmeSavvy Guide To Travel Insurance: Over 65’s

The CallmeSavvy Guide To Travel Insurance: Over 65’s

For those of you who are retired or over the traditional entry age to “old” you might find that travelling has become something that you’d like to do quite often, especially if the family have fled the nest. Like other demographics, the over 65’s can be catered for with specialist insurance.   Value For Money Insurance companies see the over 65’s as a higher risk group and so the premiums are... »

Next Time Mash Some Vegetables With Your Potatoes

Next Time Mash Some Vegetables With Your Potatoes

The cornerstone of any post-Christmas or New Year diet is of course vegetables. However it’s often tricky (and boring) to eat as many as you should, so next time consider this age-old Irish method of getting more veg into your diet. Going by the name Colcannon, the dish combines rich and creamy mash potato with a load of vegetables. Using just one vegetable in each dish you can create a wonderful ... »

Top Tips For Keeping Warm This Winter

Top Tips For Keeping Warm This Winter

With the recent snow and forecasted low temperatures this week why not take a look at some of our top tips to keeping warm when it gets cold.   Get Yourself Warm First OK, so this sounds like the obvious answer to all chilly conundrums. Essentially though before you start thinking about turning up the heating or putting the fire on, remember that an extra layer is going to warm you up faster ... »

Five Ways To Maximise Your Email Efficiency

Five Ways To Maximise Your Email Efficiency

Email has become THE way to communicate for business, as well as still being very popular for personal messaging even with the onslaught from social media and messaging apps via smartphone. So, here are 5 things that you might not know that could make your emailing more efficient whatever the reason for sending.   Weekends are the best days to send You might fall into the trap of sending pers... »

Energy Saving Tips For The Kitchen

Energy Saving Tips For The Kitchen

There’s plenty of advice available for general energy saving, but what about specific rooms? Today we focus on the kitchen to see what small changes we can make that could make a big difference.   Microwave Leftovers If you’ve got leftovers in the fridge then you’ve already spent some energy making them in the first place, so always consider reheating these before cooking from scratch. Additi... »

The CallmeSavvy Guide To Travel Insurance: Family Insurance

The CallmeSavvy Guide To Travel Insurance: Family Insurance

As part of our guide to travel insurance we’ll be taking a look at family specific policies.   What Are The Benefits Of Family Specific Insurance? Aside from the key benefits of travel insurance such as medical costs and even repatriation should you fall ill, family policies can also offer; Cancellation cover should you not be able to travel Baggage & travel money cover Documentation cove... »

Clean Up Those New Year Party Spills!

Clean Up Those New Year Party Spills!

It’s that time of year when you decide that a New Year’s Party would be a great idea. Then someone spills their red wine all over the laminate flooring. Rather than reach for the paper towels, next time reach for the flour. That’s right, flour. Flour is an excellent thickening agent and it will absorb the water out whatever it comes into contact with as well as stop the spread. Drop a scoop of flo... »

Five Foods To Make You Happy

Five Foods To Make You Happy

We all know that food and emotion are closely linked, and that food and family go hand in hand. We also know that there are plenty of good things in naturally produced foods as well as plenty of chemicals in bad foods. There are some foods though that will give you a nice boost and will leave your body and mind feeling satisfied. Cauliflower Great for Vitamin C to boost your immune system and redu... »

All You Need To Know About Energy Monitors

All You Need To Know About Energy Monitors

You’ve probably seen a small screen somewhere around a friends house that looks like it’s doing something really useful, but you’re not sure what. Or you know that your parents have got one and you’ve been staggered at just how much they spend on central heating in July. Well, these are energy monitors and the help the user discover exactly how much energy is being used in the home.   What’s ... »

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