Wonderful Winter Wildlife – The Good, The Bad and The Ridiculously Cute

Image by KReimer Your garden can be your pride and joy, or that annoying bit attached to your house. One way or another, you’ll find yourself out there on a fairly regular basis making it look its best – or at least trying to restore order. Whichever is the case, you’ll know your way around […]

Stuck In A Rut? Simple Changes That Will Put The Spring Back In Your Step

Do you feel like you’re stuck in a rut? Is every day the same? Are you sick of staring at the same four walls? Are you desperate to try new things or see more of what’s out there? If you’re worried life is passing you by, change may be what you need. Sometimes, even the […]

Throw An All-American Backyard BBQ

  Photo Credit Summer is here. The days are longer, and the outdoors are warmer. But many of our best-laid summer plans often never come to fruition. How many times have you vowed to get all of your friends or family together for a big catch up in the sun? Most of the time, this […]

There’s An App For That: Amazing Things You Can Now Do On Your Phone

Everyone has a smartphone these days. But most of us just use it for all the usual stuff. Things like calling people, sending SMSs, and checking social media. You’ll probably have some fun games on yours as well. But there is a whole world of useful apps out there, many of which most people don’t […]

Summer Days: Embrace The Positive, But Be Ready For The Negative

If you were asked to say which season of the year you most associate with relaxation, you’d probably say “summer”. Certainly, most people do. There’s a reason for this – it’s when most of us go on holiday. Additionally, the warmer it gets, the less likely we are to want to be too active. Sure, […]

A Romantic Evening At Home For Less

Image by   It can be hard to find the time for romance and date nights. Even when we have some free time, we might be low on funds or trying to save. But it is becoming more popular than ever to ditch the bar, restaurant, or cinema in favor of a cosy evening in. […]

Five Things To Consider Adding To Your Bucket List

We all have a bucket list, right? All those things we plan to experience or achieve in our lifetimes. Some of us are lucky to tick things off; others may just dream about the day they can. I like the idea of having something to look forward to and experiences that I want to share […]

Fantastic Ideas For Improving Your Family Life

All parents will want to provide the best possible life for their children. However, many of us struggle with certain issues, and so we tend to get things wrong. I’ve taken the time to list some simple changes anyone could make to improve their parenting skills and their family life. There should be at least […]

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Plan A Surprise Trip For Your Family In 3 Easy Steps

Family vacations and weekends away are a fantastic way of experiencing new things together. IF you’re in charge on the family trips, then the pressure is on your to make it perfect for everybody. So instead of telling everyone where you’re going to this year, why not make it a complete surprise. This will not […]

Throwing An Awesome House Party

On occasion, I love inviting all my friends and family around for a house family. It’s a fun way to catch up with people who you haven’t seen in awhile because of life commitments. Whether you want to sit down and have discussions over drinks or dance the night away in your living room, it […]

5 Exciting Family Vacation Destinations in France

Bonjour!  Thinking of taking your family to France?  The weather’s great, the culture is rich, the people are friendly (mostly), and there’s just so much to see and visit. Perhaps you’re just looking for fun activities.  Or planning to bathe in history and culture.  Or maybe you’re coming simply to enjoy the scenery.  Well, you […]

How to Start Your New Year Off Right

Source: maf04   The festive season is often super hectic for many of us, and we can find ourselves exhausted by the new year. You need some time to relax to refresh yourself after all the chaos of the holidays. The new year should be a time for new things, so you should be able […]

Your Perfect Engagement Party Style

If you’re throwing an engagement party to celebrate your upcoming nuptials, you no doubt want to look stunning. Some would say it’s just as important as the big day! But how do you find your perfect engagement party style? This post is designed to help you. Enjoy!   Choose a Theme   To help you […]

Take The Kids To Attractions For Free!

As you know, I’m always on the lookout for bargains. And if I can push my bargain hunting to provide freebies, you know I’m going to do it. The holidays are fast approaching. Many families are worried about the cost of taking their kids out places without breaking the bank. And with nieces and nephews […]

The Pros and Cons of Commuting to Work

When you start a new job, you have to decide whether to commute to its location or move closer to your new office. This is not an easy decision to make, so here are the pros and cons of commuting to help you out.   Pros   Most people who commute have jobs that are […]

Why I’m Dreading My Daughters’ Parties

As a Mom of two young daughters, I have been dreading the word party since they reached double figures in age. Now parties aren’t about princess dresses, fairy wings, and angel cakes. Now parties are about peer pressure. They have to invite the ‘in’ people. Popularity is everything. But what I’m really worrying about is […]

Restore Your Sanity With My Favourite Ways To Keep The Kids Entertained

If you’ve got kids, then you have undoubtedly experienced many, many moments of a complete meltdown. And it’s not just the kids that have the meltdown either! But for those days when there doesn’t seem to be a moment of peace, you know you’ve got just to suck it up and go with it.   […]

Where Does the Money Go? {Infographic}

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How to Throw an Epic Kids’ Halloween Party

Maryland GovPics   It’s not long now until Halloween, a time of year when everyone gets to be someone they’re not. It’s loved by both kids and adults, but especially by children. If you want to throw a Halloween party for the neighborhood kids or just a few friends of your own, you can create […]