Every now and then a survey comes along which is a really good reflection of the state of the nation and this one, from  Samsung Electronics UK, is more revealing about where we are now than it might at first appear. The company, with whom I have worked several times, asked me to be involved on a campaign about moving house – timely as it turns out since today is the day – and so I am sharing the results with you alongside a few last images of The Mad House.

The Samsung survey found that more people want an eat-in kitchen for entertaining

The Samsung survey found that more people want an eat-in kitchen for entertaining

They found that 62 per cent of us are looking for something different than we wanted 10 years ago. On the face of it that might not seem surprising, after all, times change and priorities with them. But let’s dig a little deeper to find

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Jose and I were driving yesterday and saw a sign, “Boo in 25 days!” Which had me realize there are some years that it feels like forever to get to those super fun & cozy holidays… I don’t think that is going to be this year. I don’t know about you, but for me, as soon as Halloween passes, I feel like you’re on that downward turn of a rollercoaster with the rest of the year; a hard drop to Thanksgiving a few moments of slow-down and feeling like you have it together, but those feelings quickly passing because Christmas Eve is knocking at your door… One of the points I tried to emphasize in my book, Cozy White Cottage Seasons, is that everyone experiences different seasons of their life, throughout their life. This year, we are in a season of projects, unfinished spaces, and slightly overwhelmed with design choices

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The use of heating appliances is widespread, as heating appliances provide much needed warmth. Heating Appliances can make living even in inhospitable and chilly conditions bearable. The use of heating appliances is therefore a much-needed necessity for a lot of people living in cold conditions, as it can help them adjust to their surroundings. 

These days, people are looking for wood burning stoves as a greener alternative to conventional heating methods. Conventional heating methods can be a problem for the environment, as they are nearly half of all energy consumption. Conventional heating methods also make up 40% of energy related carbon dioxide emissions, which is a lot of carbon dioxide being generated that could otherwise be prevented. 

This can be prevented by using alternative heating methods, ensuring that you make a difference to the level of greenhouse gases being produced every year. Alternative heating methods depend on two factors-affordability

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If you’re a homeowner with central air, you probably enjoy that feature of your house very much. If you reside in a city or state that gets hot in the summer, turning on central air can feel luxurious, especially if your unit succeeds in cooling your home evenly. If you feel comfortable everywhere in your house during the summer, that’s a sure sign your central air unit is doing its job.

central AC unit repair

However, a time might come when your central air unit isn’t providing you with the cool air you expect when you turn it on. If you’re short on cash or like to handle DIY projects yourself, you might wonder whether you can do the repair job rather than calling in the pros. We’ll talk about that in the following article.

You Can Play It Safe by Calling the Pros

The short answer to whether you should try to fix

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Macbook Pros have long been the top pick for those who want something powerful and sleek that also offers high-quality graphics. Yet, if you are looking for a Macbook Pro alternative, you have options. 

Your first step is to consider what you are looking for. Is it power, graphics, processor or battery life?

Next, figure out your price range. Knowing how much you want to spend is key.

We’ve gathered the top choices for productivity and performance all in one place. Here’s a look at Macbook Pro alternatives.

Top Macbook Pro Alternatives

When it comes to finding the right laptop, there are many key features to look for. If you are in the market for an alternative to the Macbook Pro, here are our top choices.

1. Dell XPS 15


Dell XPS 15
  • 11th Generation Intel Core i7-11800H 8-Core 2.30 GHz Processor (24MB Intel Smart Cache, Turbo Boost up to…
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