Thereâ€™s an old gag about someone who was proud that theyâ€™d owned the same cheap yard brush for 20 years.Â During those two long decades of brushing, scrubbing and sweeping, the brush had only needed three new handles and 8 new brush heads.Â In other words, that cheap yard brush had probably ended up costing far more than a better quality brush that was rejected for being too expensive!
The power of the review is awesome, and we donâ€™t use the word lightly.Â In ye olden days, before Google, if we bought something that rocked our world, weâ€™d tell our friends, our mom and our work colleagues so they could all go out and buy one as well.
Word of mouth, in other words.Â Now, we have the potential to reach thousands of people in the space of a day by …
My grandmother, like so many of her generation, was big on preserves and finding ways of storing any surplus for leaner times.Â Part of the preserving process included canning, which meant that her pantry shelves were lined with dozens of bottles and jars containing everything from beans and artichokes, to jams and chicken.
Among this vision of bucolic bounty, I remember my grandmother sternly telling me about …
Scratch beneath the surface of the claims made by many companies and youâ€™ll find someone trying to rip you off. From “The Best Vacation Resort Ever!” to “The Greatest Steak Youâ€™ll Ever Eat!” — whole industries are built on pulling the wool over peopleâ€™s eyes.
Ionizer technology is relatively new, yet already there are companies who are ruthless about taking your money but not delivering the promised product.
Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 21, 2017 7:00 am
Remember that buzz of excited anticipation before finding out your exam or test results?Â You put the work in, you did your best and you feel pretty confident, but you just never knowâ€¦Â Well, we hear you.
Click for a copy of our brilliant Cheat Sheet and take a look at the test results for yourself.Â We listed the most vital features that you must look for when you …