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Five skills employers love

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by FiveHive Community member Sharon Polishing up your resume to re-enter the workforce after a break? How do you explain away those days, months and years of child rearing, house running and keeping the family functioning? Surprise yourself with this list of 5 capabilities you have been honing, probably without even knowing it. Time management [ Read More ]

Five steps to a successful business

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by FiveHive Community member Sharon Setting up your own business to fit around your family commitments is a great option for some – but how do you turn that nugget of an idea into gold? Work through this checklist of 5 common issues faced in starting up your own business. Pick a project – It’s [ Read More ]

Five ways to make money on the internet

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…by FiveHive Community member Sharon Even though I am a busy Mum I always find time to explore the world through the internet. Although I browse regularly, it took me a while to work out the best way of using the internet in business. For me, it comes down to these five things. Promotion – [ Read More ]

5 Smart Ways To Save Money On Food When Eating Out With Your Kids

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Those of you who have kids know just how much they cost you in food. This is especially true if you like to eat out. “I want an ice cream”, they may say just before dinner. Once the ice cream is eaten and digested, it’s french fries they shout for. Not only are these food [ Read More ]

5 ways to save money on a car

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A guest post from FiveHive community member Raymond Buying a car is fraught with pitfalls that can make the experience very expensive. But there are a number of moves you can make to save money on your next automotive purchase. You do want your wallet to be fat and happy, don’t you? 1.  Finance Before [ Read More ]

5 Tips for a Successful Family Business

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A guest post by FiveHive community member Amanda Kidd Family businesses accounts for more than 50 percent of the US gross domestic product. This is a testimony to the kind of power and influence family businesses enjoy all over the world. On the one hand, family business is a synonym for trust and security. A [ Read More ]

5 Little-Known Benefits of Organic Baby Clothes

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By FiveHive Community Member Carol Montrose from tshirtprinting.net Anyone who is interested in purchasing organic clothing for their baby likely has a good idea of some of the benefits offered by this option.  For one thing, you know that these textiles are better for the environment since the fibers are grown sans chemical fertilizers and [ Read More ]

5 Tips for Decorating Your Child’s Room

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by FiveHive Community Member Travis. Children are capricious little creatures.  Now, while their change of moods can sometimes add to their charm in a multitude of ways, it can also make things like decorating their rooms a near impossibility. Spending a week “teletubby-ing” a room, only to turn around and find that Spiderman is now [ Read More ]

5 Unconventional Uses For Vinegar

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5 Unconventional Uses For Vinegar by FiveHiver Maria Rainier Vinegar is a product that can be found in most kitchens. In cooking, it’s been used for flavoring and meat tenderizing for hundreds of years. Here are five examples of ways to use vinegar that go beyond salad dressing and seasoning. 1. As a Home Remedy [ Read More ]

5 awesome slowcooker dishes

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By FiveHiver Billy Joe Bob 5. Osso Buco This one’s a staple of many people’s reportoires, and has a million different variations. (It means simply “bone with a hole” in Italian) At its most basic, it’s beef or veal shin, slow cooked in red wine and tomatoes. A few simple tricks can make it sensational: [ Read More ]


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