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5 Ways to Create Healthy Leads and Increase Catering Sales

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Catering is a tough and competitive industry and it is not easy to attract clients. To increase the catering sales the business needs to work extra hard so that they can get the attention of potential clients. Creativity is the key to standing out from the competition. To increase the revenue of the catering business you need to do more than buying the best…


Added by Emma Miah on March 19, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments

DIY Upgrades for Improved Energy Conservation

Energy conservation is a hot topic among modern homeowners, and not just because of the environmental considerations, but also because installing passive energy conservation in your home can help you make substantial financial savings down the road. After all, the less energy you waste through faulty appliances, leaky windows and inefficient insulation, the lower the annual energy bill will be.



Added by Tracey Clayton on March 2, 2019 at 5:45pm — No Comments

4 Eco-Friendly Tips for Moving in 2019

Do you care about the environment and the damage being done to it? Do you know that by making some small changes to your moving plans, you can have a huge impact on the environment? It can start with something as simple as what belongings you decide to take along, how you pack them or even how you transport them. Making the right decisions can help in protecting the planet in a big way. There is a lot more to it than just using some eco-friendly bags for packing your stuff.…


Added by Karen Cole on February 25, 2019 at 3:03am — No Comments

Custom Fountains For Your Home And Office

There isn't anything new concerning the prevalence of water fountains. The ancient Greeks and Romans needed them. You will find them in decorations and paintings. And now far too they remain trendy. You will also run into water fountains from the homes and offices in virtually all areas of the earth. But what are brand new are all fountains. This can be an invention that has caught the attention of those folks over the previous decade or so.

However, just what are fountains?…


Added by Muller Lukacs on February 23, 2019 at 4:12am — No Comments

Why Your Mattress May Very Well Be Responsible for the Way You Feel

Even though there could be a number of reasons, if you have lately been feeling a lack of energy, having dark thoughts, or waking up with body aches and pain, it may well just be possible that your trusted mattress is the problem. Quite contrary to what most people tend to assume, mattresses do need to be replaced even though you may be thinking that…


Added by Silvia Watson on February 21, 2019 at 7:12am — No Comments

4 Tips for Grocery Stores for Successful Inventory Management

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The grocery retail businesses have to face a lot of challenges and to keep the business afloat it is important that you find solutions to overcome the challenges. One of the biggest challenge grocery stores have to deal with is inventory management. They have to deal with products that have short shelf lives and if you fail to manage them properly then you will lose a lot of money…


Added by Emma Miah on February 21, 2019 at 6:48am — No Comments

What Should You Consider When Buying Wedding Dresses?

Are you searching for the best wedding dress? Well, if you are, then you should know that there are various important things that you need to focus on. Make sure that you are exploring your options and going through every single detail that will allow you to get the desired outcome. Finding the perfect wedding dress can be a difficult task. However, if you are exploring your options and checking details, then you will be able to make things easier and better for yourself. There are various…


Added by Ellen Shead on February 17, 2019 at 10:30am — No Comments

Homemade Window Cleaner With Lemon & Vinegar

Many people don't like the idea of making their own cleaning detergents, because they think they can't be as effective as the cleaning products offered on the common market. Well, these people are wrong. Green cleaning solutions and products can be just as…


Added by Jane Wilson on November 19, 2018 at 12:10pm — No Comments

3 Reasons to Buy Sustainable Food

Have you ever considered switching to a sustainable diet? Perhaps you don’t even know what it is. Let’s make it simple. Are you familiar with the effect of various foods on your organism? There’s a difference in our body’s reactions to hamburgers, on one hand, and salad on the other. Now, think about…


Added by Tracey Clayton on September 13, 2018 at 4:41am — 1 Comment

6 Benefits of Gardening Using Greenhouse

While gardening, we believe, we are nurturing a garden but that’s actually not the truth. The truth is that gardening nurtures us. Greenery around us helps to keep us protected from the outside pollution and the toxic air which leads…


Added by Layla Tovey on August 23, 2018 at 3:18am — 1 Comment

Power Your Home With Renewables

One of the best ways to save money on your monthly bills is to go green and invest in renewable power systems and more and more people are starting to use renewable energy and are turning away from relying on traditionally used fossil fuels. Here are some most popular systems used for residential…


Added by Sophie Andersen on July 26, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

Powering Your Farm with Green Energy

Coupled with green farming practices and energy conservation, individual farms can reduce their environmental footprint by supplementing their energy needs with renewable sources. Green energy potentials such as biomass, geothermal, hydroelectric, solar, and wind power aren’t only cost effective on the long run, but they help slow down (much disputed) global warming. With some smart investment and planning, you can cut back your farm’s dependence on fossil…


Added by Tracey Clayton on March 22, 2018 at 3:40am — No Comments

Gardens Inspired By Nature

Biodiversity and sustainability is the great importance when designing and building gardens. The tendency among the new generations of landscapers and gardeners (or those who are not so new understand their importance) is to create natural gardens. Organizing the plants in a different way and looking for other forms of beauty. The flowers and their color, while playing an important role. Look into the deep feel the prominence to the shape, texture and color of…


Added by Oliva Shouse on March 5, 2018 at 2:38am — No Comments

Tree Trimming or Pruning Is Important, Know All About It

Trees are a supplement to the landscaping plan. They require upkeep and great consideration as an indispensable piece of landscaping highlights. The give the landscape configuration shifting statures, incredible shading and are likewise able for additional plans, for example, fixing lights on the branches. On the off chance that you wish to keep up an…


Added by Alice Thomas on March 3, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

On-farm Treatment Options for Wastewater

Faecal contamination of urban and peri-urban waterways is among the number one health issues in most developing countries. The problem is that in low- and middle-income areas, the population growth surpasses the rate at which wastewater and sludge processing systems are being implemented. Although the expansion of sewer systems and treatment facilities remains a top priority for municipal authorities, we are witnessing an appearance of small-scale and low-cost…


Added by Tracey Clayton on February 24, 2018 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Getting started with growing

I had for a long time wanted to get involved and start growing some of my own foods, if nothing more it was something that was interesting and being able to create a piece of food from scratch as it were. Of course, there a few things you will need to get started and a few extras as well that I am using myself.


It may sound stupid but if…


Added by Dan Pollus on February 23, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Selecting your next garden tree

A nice homely feeling cannot be brought but it's often grown over the years of inhabitance by the family, whether it's the furniture, memories or even decor - it's all something that is made within a house, to make it your home. One must admit that the atmosphere within their house effects their daily living routines and thus creating a better lifestyle for you and your family.

When it comes to the garden, it's something that is often admired by yourself and onlookers but often…


Added by Julien on December 19, 2017 at 10:05am — No Comments

Home Renovation Tips - Step by Step Guide to Home Renovations

With regards to speculation property remodels the inquiry I generally get asked is - "what amount of work would it be a good idea for me to do"? The response to this inquiry will change drastically relying upon every individual and their present circumstance. Is it accurate to say that you are the sort of individual that adores DIY (do it without anyone else's help) home redesigns? Do you adore inquiring about shabby redesign thoughts? Or then again does the possibility of multi month's DIY…


Added by Alice Thomas on December 15, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

home cooked veggies for Thanksgiving

What are you eating on Thanksgiving?

We usually have turnips, sweet potatoes, cranberries, baked apples with cinnamon and green bean casserole....

Added by Liza Beckerman on November 20, 2017 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Tips for Living a More Eco-Oriented Lifestyle

If you are done with your old ways of polluting and wasting and are resolved to lead a more eco-friendly lifestyle from now on, you might feel overwhelmed with the scope of changes you will need to introduce. However, you have already made the most difficult step – a decision to change. Now your job is to focus on the smaller steps, and the big ones will eventually become much easier.…


Added by Tracey Clayton on October 9, 2017 at 4:41am — No Comments

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