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Weekly Round-Up #313: Sprucing Up Your Kitchen, Volunteering & The Benefits Of Showers

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Weekly Round-Up #313: Sprucing Up Your Kitchen, Volunteering & The Benefits Of Showers

Welcome to this week’s round-up, I hope you have had a fun and productive week.

This week we take a look at how you can spruce up your kitchen cupboards with a coat of paint (and what colour is best), how you can volunteer if you’re older and some surprising benefits that showers have that you might know about.

Painting Kitchen Cabinets: Popular Kitchen Cabinet Color Ideas – Sharper Impressions Painting

We’re all a bit strapped for cash at the moment so instead of going out and buying a whole new kitchen why not spruce up your existing cabinets with a lick of paint.

Changing up the colours (and maybe adding some new handles if you’re feeling fancy) can make an old kitchen seem like new for a fraction of the price.

If you wanto to make this change but aren’t sure what color scheme would be best then Sharper Impressions Painting go through all the colour options that you could think of, what sort of spaces they will suit and what the colours pair well with.

How You Can Volunteer As An Older Adult – SixtyAndMe

If you have some spare time on your hands thanks to your kids leaving home, or perhaps cutting down your working hours, you might be wondering what you can do to fill that void.

While hobbies are great, sometimes you want to be able to put a bit back into your local community but don’t know where to start.

While this article is aimed at those over sixty, it has some great general advice people of all ages can use to get out into the community and give some of their free time to great local causes.

25 App Marketing Tips For Success – Idea Maker

Every company seems to have an app these days – it allows you to reach your customers on their mobile device without issues that might be caused by them using a mobile version of your website and have more control over the user experience.

But with the millions of apps available on Google Play, the App Store and the AmazonAppStore how do you get your app in front of your target audience? Idea Maker covers 25 tips on how you can improve your app marketing and get it in front of your customers.

The Health Benefit Of Showers – Mira Showers

We all know that showers are great for keeping us clean, use less water than baths (which is important given the water shortages we’re having at the moment) and can provide a great place to come up with ideas (or belt out a song in private). But did you know there are other health benefits as well?

The Best iPhone Transfer And Manager Apps 2022 – TheSweetBits

If you’re looking for an alternative to Apple-based iPhone transfer and management apps then TheSweetBits has some great solutions. Whether you’re upset that iTunes won’t work with your version of Mac OSX, need more space than the free 5GB iCloud offers or just don’t want to put all your eggs in Apple’s basket then there’s something here for you.

9 Critical Tips To Read Before Buying A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner – Flooring Clarity

Robotic vacuum cleaners are a great way to keep your house clean while you’re out and about. If you have pets they’re great for keeping stray shedded fur under control and means you don’t have to get the “big” vacuum cleaner out as often. These cleaners aren’t cheap so what are the things you need to consider before splashing out your cash?

17 Businesses You Can Start From Home Today – Sourcingbro

The economy is going through a tough time at the moment and we could all do with a bit of extra cash – but what can you do without shelling out a lot of money (that you probably don’t have) upfront?

Sourcingbro has 17 ideas for businesses you can run from home with little (or no) initial outlay.

The Joy Of ASMR Baking – Dr. Oetker

Two things took off during the 2020-21 lockdowns: ASMR videos on YouTube and people taking up baking.

According to baking supplies company Dr. Oetker, videos tagged with #bakingasmr currently rack up over 15 million views on TikTok so if you want your fix of ASMR and cake they have some great tips for what to make and some examples.

London Property Prices By Postcode – And The Deposit You’ll Need – Ellis&Co

It might be an odd time to think about buying or renting property but sometimes it can’t be avoided. Living in London is ridiculously expensive but there are certain post codes that are quite reasonably price, or you can get more for your money.

To save you the leg work, Ellis&Co have gone through all London post codes and have worked out the average price and what you’d need for a deposit – a handy list to help you narrow down the search for places that you can afford to live.

They’ve also compiled a list of the best areas for schools, which is is the up-and-coming area to look at and what the best area to rent is.

Have A Great Week

I hope you have enjoyed this round-up, as always if you have any links you like to share with me and my readers please contact me through the website or send me a tweet.

Until next time, Stay Productive!

About The Author
Katy is always trying to be more productive one day at a time! Whether it's analogue, digital, motivational or psychological who'll try any system that will help her get things done and get organised. As well as running, she also loves making music and reviewing things.
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