Keeping Our Children from Spreading Cold Germs

The Carolina’s does not see very many bad winter storms, but we do see a fair share of below freezing temperatures and shivering cold wind gusts. This type of weather can either be very enjoyable or keep you very sick. Many of the children in school…

Life Changes and Rice Cookers

To be perfectly honest, I never had any ambition to become a nutritionist or any other type of health advocate for that matter. From a young age all I ever talked about was becoming a lead singer in a rock band. It didn’t matter that I…

Why should you explore China?

Other cultures from around the world have always fascinated me. I live in the United Kingdom and we have different cultures from the town which is just five minutes down the street from us! However what the people just down the road are getting up to…

How to be a dad

Okay, I’m not going to tell you how to become a dad, hopefully you’ll figure that out for yourself. What I want to put across are some suggestions for men who are planning to become fathers in the near future, or perhaps who have recently become…

Life skills to teach your kids

There are so many adults around these days who haven’t really grown up. People who live off takeaways and microwave meals because they don’t know how to cook, people who squander their money at the pub or in the shops and have to call mommy and…

Keeping your home secure when you’re not around

This has been a concern since the dawn of mankind. Maslow tells us that as human beings, finding shelter is one of our primary needs for survival. Being hunter-gatherers, we needed a place to store all our gatherings, too. Thus came to be the age old…

Ways to modernise your home

These days it seems that we live in a world full of technology and you only have to blink to fall behind. Whilst many neo-Luddites lament the days when ‘people used to talk to each other instead of texting’ and ‘children used to play outdoors, not…

The Power Washer is My Favorite New Toy Right Now

If you’ve visited this blog before you’re well aware of the many adventures in Motherhood that we live out on a daily basis around here. This time, I want to tell you about one of my greatest allies in all of these exploits of mine. In…

Rice Cooker for Two

Looking on the market, it seems finding a rice cooker that will work well for a small family or couple is not an easy task. Lots of the rice cookers that are available today are designed to supply a large amount of rice for bigger families…

How to make Pizza Waffles

Is it raining outside? Rainy days are the perfect time to have some friends over to watch a movie and chow down on some yummy food, like pizza waffles. Pizza waffles are the perfect snack for a rainy day because they are quick and easy to…

Saw Safety and Maintenance know How

A good table saw will enable you to cut accurately and straight every time.  To be very professional is essential, so carrying out consistent safety checks and maintenance will enable you to do just that. What is a table saw A table is saw is motor…

The Theory of Thanksgiving: Why Do My Kids Hate My Cooking?

My kids are never fond of the things I make for dinner, and when it comes to holiday occasions, they really aren’t any different. I try and make sure that there’s tons of time to prepare the food itself, but I admit that I can be…