Monthly Archives: February 2017

Renovating an Older House

When you live in, or have recently bought, an old house it’s really tempting to completely modernise it so that none of the original features remain. This is usually the cheapest approach to renovating and gives you a clean, up-to-date feel, but removing original features and taking away the character of a property can actually decrease it’s value in the long run, so it may well be worth staying true to the original style of …

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Protect Your Family With A Rainy Day Fund

Protect Your Family With A Rainy Day Fund

(Pic Credit) Families are expensive, and in the current financial climate, life is expensive. Increasing numbers of people just about scrape by, and some are struggling to get out of debt. Even if you think you’re doing okay, something could come along out of the blue to put your finances in jeopardy. You or your partner could be  suddenly made redundant, or your boiler could break. Any number of things can happen to add an …

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The Good and the Bad of a Workout Buddy

The Good and the Bad of a Workout Buddy

Credit Personal fitness is one of those things that we all care about in an abstract sense, without always following it through to reality. While walking is low intensity, it still helps us get moving – ensuring we have the correct walking shoes to stay comfortable. It may keep us walking (take a look at runner click for the best walking shoes) past the baked goods in a grocery store, it may make us pick …

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Travelling With Kids: All-Inclusive And Stress-Free

Travelling With Kids: All-Inclusive And Stress-Free

For many parents, going on a holiday with the kids that doesn’t involve any stress at all is the ultimate dream. But that is often it, though – it is only ever a dream and never actually occurs in reality. Having a stress-free time abroad with kids doesn’t have to be a completely impossible goal. I think I have found the answer! You just need to go all-inclusive with your accommodation. There are loads of …

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Taking Care of my Skin with Biotulin

One of the knock-on effects of me being overweight is that I’ve made less effort in other ways with my appearance. I think it’s an issue with confidence and self-esteem, but because I’ve had a lot of self-loathing about my weight, it means that I feel like it’s just not worth making the effort to make myself look nice. On the flipside of this, now that I AM taking care of myself, it’s given me …

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Keep Watering The Money Tree

Keep Watering The Money Tree

Money doesn’t grow on trees – that is a phrase which all of us know, right? Hey, a lot of us probably even use that phrase on a daily basis, especially when our kids want, ask, need and throw tantrums over things that have caught their eye on the shelves in a shop. If there was such a thing as a money tree, the chances are that by now they would be kept in secure …

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Should You Ever Let Kids Choose Their Clothes?

Should You Ever Let Kids Choose Their Clothes?

Pexels Courtesy Of: Pixabay It’s already 8.30 am, but the school bus hasn’t turned up, so you’ll need to drop Jessica off on your way to work which means you’re going to be late for the morning meeting. Having yelled yourself hoarse asking everyone to get in the car, checked the dog’s been let out and then popped the breakfast dishes in the sink. you grab your keys to walk out the door. Only to …

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When Cancer Strikes: Helping Kids Cope When Someone in Your Family Gets Sick

It can be difficult for kids to fully understand or handle the situation when someone in the family is sick and needs medical help to try and help them recover. Unfortunately, cancer visits many families and aside from the emotional trauma of contending with such a serious condition, there is also the prospect of endless visits to the hospital and the need to help provide some peace and quiet, all of which can be difficult …

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Quirky Party Ideas For Birthday Boys And Girls

Quirky Party Ideas For Birthday Boys And Girls

Not too sure what kind of party to organize for your child”s upcoming party? No problem; I’ve got your back! Here are some quirky ideas that won’t seem like any old birthday party. Every child will definitely have a whale of a time when you host one of these! Pexels Pamper Party This is one for the girls, but some boys may enjoy it as well! Why not treat your little darlings to a pamper …

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Great Gifts To Make Any Food Lover Drool

Great Gifts To Make Any Food Lover Drool

Pexels There are some people that are just always difficult to buy for. There are lots of different reasons why someone may not be the easiest person to buy gifts for, but it is usually because they already have everything you can think of or their tastes and personality just leave you feeling cold. Some people may be extremely picky, and you worry that they aren’t going to like whatever you buy them. Believe me, …

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