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How To Cope With A Family Member In Recovery

Anyone who lives with or is close to a recovering addict knows how hard it can be to help your loved one on his or her journey to sobriety.  Are you saying the right things?  Are you being supportive enough?  Are you enabling them and you don’t even know it?  Do you have the right skill set to help them maintain a sober lifestyle?  These questions are common for you to ask yourself when your loved one is a recovering addict.  Here are a few reminders to keep in mind when you are trying to cope with a family...

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Catalogue debt can ‘drastically increase the cost of Christmas’

E: Catalogue debt is on the rise in the UK, with many turning to these firms to pay for Christmas, according to a new report. Buying gifts from catalogue websites – such as Very and Littlewoods – can double the cost of Christmas, according to new research. Data from comparison website reveals that mainstream firms offering goods on credit are charging annual percentage rates (APR) of up to 60 per cent. This is almost three times as much as the average interest on a credit card, meaning that while it may seem cheaper, it’s not. The report calculates...

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How To Get Everything You Need For Baby Without Breaking The Bank

You are soon going to be welcoming a brand new baby into your family and are elated, but you may also be feeling a bit overwhelmed.  Reading any parenting book or talking to your friends may have you more focused on dollar signs than lullabies.  According to everyone, you are going to need everything, but before you start to officially panic, here are a few tips to getting most everything you need without draining your checking account. Find That Secondhand Treasure Babies grow fast and furious so it is no wonder that second hand stores, consignment shops, and sites...

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Fitted Bedroom? Consider these 3 Points

A frіеnd of mіnе rесеntlу аѕkеd mе tо pop іntо hеr bеdrооm. Nо, іt wаѕ nоthіng lіkе that. You ѕее, ѕhе’d соmе to the dесіѕіоn that ѕhе needed tо thіnk аbоut fitted bеdrооmѕ, Cumbernauld hаvіng recently produced аnоthеr fantastic showroom to еntісе lost аnd wеаrу ѕоulѕ tо dіѕсоvеr what thеу’rе missing. She wanted mе tо оffеr аdvісе оn hоw ѕhе should bеgіn thе process оf improving thе lооk.  Look Around Thе fіrѕt thing I suggested was that we leave thе bedroom, bесаuѕе trуіng tо lооk at уоur еxіѕtіng rооm іѕ simply nоt the wау to bесоmе inspired. Instead, the...

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Money Saving Travel Trips for Christmas

It’s technically autumn but most of us now have winter and Christmas on our minds, which could well mean a trip abroad! Winter holidays have become increasingly popular over the last few years as families head out into the wider world to see what’s on offer. With travelling there is, of course, expense. However, with a few nifty tactics you can save some much needed money without removing fun from your holiday. It just takes a bit of knowhow and, after all, as the world is your oyster, you can use thriftiness to your advantage to have a fantastic...

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Name: Katie Dodd
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Welcome to Life's a Peach! I'm always looking for new and exciting ways to improve my lifestyle - so I thought I may as well blog about it, so I can share what I've learned with others.

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