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Archive for April, 2011

Here are some cool ideas to treat yourself this Labour Day!

You’ve worked hard all year round. It’s time to treat yourself this Labour Day. Choose an Electrolux appliance that will help lessen your load each day so you can kick back and relax with family and friends.

Celebrate World Asthma Day with a few helpful tips

Asthma is a persistent problem in many societies and its prevalence continues to grow with rapid urbanistion and industrialisation. In central and South Asia alone, more than 50 million people suffer from this ailment. This is according to the Global Burden of Asthma report in 2007. The number is believed to be higher today.

Upping the green ante through recycling plastics

The green movement has been around for decades but it’s taken man some time to realise and act on the devastating effects that industrialisation and consumerism have had on planet Earth. The quest to make life seemingly better has had some consequences on the world we inhabit.

The Battle of the Bloggers is now on in the “Doom of The Broom” Contest

The stage was set on 1 April as the Philippines kicked-off its first ever battle of the bloggers. A group of bloggers were invited to showcase their creative prowess, and they rose to the challenge. Their task was to blog about ending decades of misery trying to sweep their homes clean.

Enjoy eggs of a different kind this Easter. Try the heavenly deviled egg recipe at home.

With Easter just days away, supermarkets and shops everywhere are once again stocking up on a wide assortment of colourful Easter eggs – of the chocolate variety that is. But you don’t have to contend with only chocolate eggs all Easter. Rediscover the egg, even as you busy yourself with decorating and colouring eggs shells or hard boiled eggs as part of your usual Easter festivities.

Revolutionising the way you clean

Unlike Darwin’s theory of evolution, there really is nothing natural about how the trusty vacuum cleaner has evolved over time. In fact, it all started in 1908, when a Swedish businessman by the name of Axel Wenner-Gren was out walking in Vienna, and caught sight of an awkward-looking vacuum cleaner in a shop window and resolved to find a way to make it accessible for everyone to use in their home.

Is your fridge doing its job? Conduct a fridge audit today.

Do you have a fridge that’s overworked? How can you check if it’s working as it should be? Just as you would spring clean your home or send your car for servicing regularly, it’s also important to do regular audits for your refrigerator.

Cleaning Tips For Your Chic Ceramic Cooktops

The grease and grime from cooking is every homemaker’s nightmare. Now that you’ve got the chic ceramic cook top, here’s how to make sure it always looks its best.

Steam, grill and bake marvellous meals with your microwave

The answer to Asian consumers’ desire to enjoy more home-cooked meals may lie with the understated microwave oven. Today’s advanced microwave ovens can help you whip up meals at a touch of a button, pre-programmed buttons that is. With the right microwave oven, whipping up delicious meals will take far less time and a lot less effort.

Rest, relax and rejuvenate in your home with cool, vitamin C infused air

You’ve probably heard of oxygen bars or even tried relaxing in an oxygen room at a spa. The idea is to inhale good quality air, with higher levels of oxygen, which can help the body rejuvenate. Simply indulgent, isn’t it?