Capture the Moment Book Review (All proceeds go to Ronald McDonald House Charities!)

capture the moment book review (all proceeds to go Ronald McDonald Charities)

Just look at this book cover! This book by Clickin Moms is an in-depth (245 page) and detailed guide to finding beauty in everyday life with photography. There is photo inspiration, guides, and exercises for all light conditions and skill levels. Every page has beautiful examples and each photo tells a story. I’m definitely using […]

How To Renovate Your Home The Easy Way

How To Renovate Your Home The Easy Way

If you’ve been reading my blog during the last few weeks, you will know that I’m a keen DIY enthusiast. However, even I wouldn’t want to handle the job of renovating a property alone. There are just some things that are far too ambitious, and that would take far too much time. With that in […]

What to Do in the Aftermath of a Home Invasion

What to Do in the Aftermath of a Home Invasion

Coming home to find that you’ve been a victim of a home invasion is one of the most frightening and stressful things you ever experience. Here’s what to do in the aftermath.   Call the Police   The very first thing you should do if you arrive home and find that your home has been […]

How to Make Fresh Flowers Last Longer (how to preserve flowers)

how to preserve flowers

    How to Make Fresh Flowers Last Longer [Infographic] by the team at Serenata Flowers  

Where Are You Vacationing This Summer?

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. Now that it’s finally getting warmer out, it’s time to start thinking about summer vacations. I don’t know about you, but as much as I love the local beach (which for us is often […]

A guide to duvets and comforters for the tired and confused

A guide to duvets and comforters for the tired and confused

A guide to duvets and comforters for the tired and confused It may not be an everyday decision, but choosing bedding is perhaps more complicated than it may appear at first sight. This is definitely the case when you consider how terminology varies from country to country, or even from one region to another. Take for instance […]

Bell Pepper Ingredient Substitutions

Bell Pepper Ingredient Substitutions

We don’t really like bell peppers around here. Not only are we not big fans of the taste, we don’t like spice, and we also get indigestion or upset bellies from eating both onions and peppers. Unfortunately, there are so many recipes that call for both onions and peppers. Depending on the recipe, there are […]

Easy Apple Pie Recipe

Easy Apple Pie Recipe

Ingredients Pastry for a 2 crust pie 1/2 cup granulated sugar (use a little more if apples are not juicy) 1/8 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 tsp. salt 3/4 tsp. cinnamon 1 tbsp. butter 1 tsp. lemon juice 5 cups apples, sliced (about 10 – 12 med. size apples) 1 egg, lightly beaten Directions Combine the […]

Book Review: How to Get Dressed

How to Get Dressed

This book is pretty, inside and out. The information is great for anyone who wants to plan or improve their wardrobe. The drawings are great too. This book has a plethora of information regarding alterations, which ones you should get and which ones you shouldn’t. Read up on fashion topics like: Are leggings really pants? […]

Four Improvements To Make Your Bedroom More Sleep-Friendly

Four Improvements To Make Your Bedroom More Sleep-Friendly

Many, many people suffer from sleep problems. A lack of sleep can be caused by a lot of things including stress, eating too late at night or not winding down properly from your day. And another prevalent reason many people struggle to drift off is that their bedrooms are not “sleep friendly”. This is especially […]

Easy Home Fixes to Save You Money

Easy Home Fixes to Save You Money

When people want to save money at home, they often start by spending less on food or being more careful with their energy bills. It seems to make more sense to save money with methods that won’t cost you anything. But it could be better if you’re prepared to spend a little in order to […]

5 Super Ways To Save Money On Your Household Bills

5 Super Ways To Save Money On Your Household Bills

When it comes down to it, we could all do with having a little more money. Being a homeowner comes with its fair share of problems and costs. When the end of the month looms, you might find that you run out of cash. You are not alone. What makes things worse is the fact […]

Pez Hedz Gluten Free Vegetarian Free Candies! #PEZHedz

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If you’re looking for candy or treats that aren’t unhealthy, look into PEZ Hedz. They are a new line of soft candy chews from PEZ that are gluten free, gelatin free, and vegetarian.  What ARE PEZ Hedz? PEZ Hedz are premium soft candy chews made in delicious flavors and fun designs, like those you would see […]

Brilliant Ways to Improve the Security of Your Home

Brilliant Ways to Improve the Security of Your Home

These days home security is so important. We rely so much on our homes, and we all keep important valuables inside. But, because of this, many people find their homes targeted by criminals. This can be upsetting and traumatic, so it’s best to take steps to protect the home where possible. The good news is […]

How to Maintain and Care for Your Fireplace

How to Maintain and Care for Your Fireplace

The idea of having a fireplace in your front room is one that appeals to a lot of people, but the reality of maintaining one is not as easy as it looks. But, luckily for you, this guide will help you out!   Image Source   Decorate   Keeping your fireplace in good condition isn’t […]

Inspiralized Book Review #getinspiralized

Inspiralized Book Review

       First off, this book has amazing and beautiful food photography that makes me hungry just looking at it. I was so inspired by Inspiralized (get it?) that I ordered a spiralizer and am eagerly awaiting its arrival. Who doesn’t love zucchini and spaghetti. Combine the two for a healthy meal AND still […]

Transform Your Garage Into A Deluxe Living Space

  [source]   Is your garage looking a little tired, broken and unloved? Then why not take it upon yourself to treat the poor thing to a makeover? There are so many things that you can use a garage for, and most of them are well within reach for most people’s budgets.   There is […]

Michael Pearson’s Traditional Knitting Book Review

This is a beautiful pattern book that is a must-have for any fan of Fair Isle knitting. This is a new and expanded version from the 1984 edition. This book celebrates knitting as it was in the life of small fishing communities located on the coast of the British Isles. It was essential to survival, […]

 A delicious southwestern chili featuring chili, corn, black geens, and more. Find the full recipe at SimpleRecipesClub. Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 rib of celery, chopped small 1 pound ground beef 2 15-ounce cans black beans, drained OR 2 cups dry beans, previously […]

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Chicken Cordon Bleu

Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu

  Chicken Cordon Bleu might seem like a fancy, challenging dish to create, but it’s actually not hard with these easy-to-follow instructions. Find the full recipe at SimpleRecipesClub. For the Cordon Bleu 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 6 slices thinly sliced, good quality deli ham 1 cup bread crumbs 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 pound (8 […]