Author: Amy

Get Your Home Aesthetic Right Just In Time For Christmas

  When it comes to adding a touch of festive spirit to your home there is a fine line between tasteful and tacky. A lot of us find it easy to get carried away and to go a little overboard with themed decorations – so much so that they end up taking over the whole...

Improve Your Home, Improve Yourself: Four Changes To Make To Your House

  These days, tips on how to improve your home are absolutely everywhere, but a lot of them seem impractical. We don’t all have thousands to spend on building huge extensions or repainting rooms or buying new couches and carpets, or renovating our kitchens and bathrooms. But there are ways that you can make your...

Simple Ways To Lower Costs On Your Home Renovation

  We all want the perfect home – but we don’t have the money to do it. It’s a simple truism for most of us. We do the best with what we have. We may choose to focus our style needs on a particular room, ignoring the gaping faults with others. Or we switch around...

beauty

Wide Awake! Beauty Tricks For Even The Most Exhausted of Moms

  Whether you’re the Mom of a newborn or rowdy teenagers, you have your work cut out when it comes to sleep. Just because you have exchanged your stilettos for sensible Mom shoes doesn’t mean you don’t care about how you look – the bags under your eyes rather draw attention. It just means you...

Heading Away For The Holidays? How To Keep Your Home Secure

  Now that we have less than two weeks to go for the Christmas holiday, you will more than likely be making your plans. Some of you might be hosting the celebrations at home. Some of you might be heading on vacation or to different parts of the country to visit family and friends. If...

The Lessons A Mom Needs To Teach Her College Kids About Money

  Are you sending a kid off to college? Or maybe dealing with a stress-riddled student on their out to the big bad world? They’re about to learn some hard lessons about the real world and money. But you can help them prepare so those lessons aren’t quite as painful for them as they are...

Taking Time Out: How and Why Busy Moms Need To Take Care of Themselves

  When you are a mom, it can be hard to find time for yourself. You are busy running a household, as well as dealing with our children’s needs. It is natural for us to want to take care of our children and put them first. But after a time, we can feel a little...

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Maintaining Beautiful Skin In Your Thirties, Forties and Beyond

As soon as our bodies stop growing, they begin to age. Which is pretty unfair if you think about it- just as soon as the gangly teenage angsty years are behind us, our bodies start to break down! In our early twenties, cells begin to decline in antioxidant production and become susceptible to damage from...

Glyderm Gentle Face Cleanser

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in conjunction with Skin Care Heaven. See disclosure policy. It’s been awhile now since I’ve tried a new cleanser and I’ve been looking for something new to try. Lately, my skin has seemed dull and dry. I’m normally fairly cautious about what I use because my skin is fairly sensitive...

Things To Take Care Of When Moving To A New City

  It doesn’t matter how far away you’re going, moving to a new city is always an exciting thing.   New places are full of possibilities to start again, create new experiences, meet new people, and even try new and interesting foods.   Though, before you get too carried away by all the new and...

Practical Parenting: Advice On Helping Your Kids Adapt To Moving Home

  Did you move house when you were a child?   Moving to a new home as a child is not a universal experience. For some, they’re born and grow up in the same home, with the same street and the same mailbox. The first time they call somewhere else “home” is when they have...