Category: Family/Lifestyle

Here’s How To Get Kids To Eat Their Five-A-Day

    When it comes to trying to get your children to finish their greens, eat something other than pizza and chips or having to resort to bribery to get them to clear their plate, you aren’t alone. Studies have shown that mealtimes are increasingly becoming a battle between parents who are desperately trying to...

Immediately Improve The Appearance Of Your Home

  Whether you consider yourself particularly house proud or not, you have to admit that keeping the home looking good is always a definite plus, particularly if you have a lot of visitors or you are thinking about selling at some point in the near future. But keeping up appearances can be a lot more...

Going Off-Grid: The Best Alternative Energy Sources

  It can be a nightmare when the power fails. Your home is suddenly plunged into darkness and the family all run around the house in confusion. The real challenge then begins as you try to keep the kids entertained with no electricity thinking: what did people used to do before it was invented?!  ...

Does Your Garden Need A Spring Clean?

  When it comes to this time of year, it often becomes important to take better care of your garden. After all, over winter the garden is usually one year that suffers from a severe lack of attention, and at this time of the year it really begins to show. If you are looking for...

Beauty Products It’s Totally Worth Spending More On

    We all want to look our best, but the current cosmetics industry is so vast and complex, it can be difficult to know what is a necessity, and what is a luxury. There are some elements of our body and skin care which we can skimp on, but for some, the difference between...

Fight The 3 Worst Homeowners’ Fears

  Zombie apocalypse, ghost, and storms. Do you know what these three have in common? They rank among the biggest fears of homeowners, according to a survey prepared on behalf of HomeAdvisor. Actually, 5% of homeowners genuinely admit fearing the potential of a zombie apocalypse and malevolent hauntings. We won’t be discussing how to defend...

Popular Store-Bought Foods you can Make at Home

  The convenience of popping to the store and picking up some ready-made food is often enticing. Unfortunately, it’s often difficult to assess the nutritional value of these pre-prepared products. So much salt and sugar are creeping into our foods, without us even realizing it! The solution is to try home-cooking as much as possible....

A Pain In The Neck: Living With Chronic Back & Neck Pain

  Pain is a sign that something is wrong with the body. It could be something minor or something more serious – it completely depends on what the cause of the pain is and where the pain radiates from. Most pain goes away on its own or heals with the help of a doctor, but...

When Children Are Sick: How To Read The Signs

    When your children are ill it is awful.  From the winter sickness bugs to chicken pox, at some stage you are going to have to paint a cross on the door and hide yourself away from other human beings.  But how do you know when it’s time to worry and what can you...

Hygge Up Your Home

  Hygge is the Danish tradition of making your home and your life warmer, cozier and happier all round. It is a trend which has really caught on around the world in recent times, with more a number of books on the subject becoming popular sellers in 2016/17. Although many people are under the impression...

Bang-On Trend – The Fur Gilet

A flirty flurry of furs is defining winter, along with cold temperatures and snow and ice, depending on your location in the world. Genuine fur is timeless and never goes out of style, but the most beautiful garments on the planet also pick up speed when the trend reignites. At the moment, the fur gilet...

Getting Back Into Shape After A Baby? Try Some Of These Out

    Having a baby is an exciting time for any new mom, it’s amazing, terrifying and one big emotional roller coaster. But what many of us don’t give enough credit to is our body’s. The transformation it makes from month one through to month nine and then all those months after the baby has...