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Dec 19 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Hitting the Sweetest Spot

Fast food chains would love to have you believe that their ‘unmistakable’ food products taste exactly the same wherever in the world you go, but the truth is that in reality there are some subtle differences. In fact, in some instances if you were blind-folded and made to taste say a popular cheeseburger from the same chain store’s different branches located in different countries, you’d not really be able to make a link between the two. Try as they may, unless it’s...

Dec 19 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Top 5 Rules of Re-gifting

Re-gifting may be looked upon with scorn, but that’s just because people are jealous of those who can pull it off without being discovered. If you have something you hate, why not give it to someone who will treasure it? Originally posted 2014-11-25 11:09:04. Republished by Blog Post Promoter...

Dec 19 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on How to Build a More Sociable Garden for Any Time of Year

Having a garden with nothing to use it for is no fun at all. You want to be able to have family and friends sit, relax and chat in the garden for hours and hours. This can be great in the summer, or even in the winter if you do it properly. That means you can get started right away! Build a more sociable garden by using this post: Create a Sociable Seating Area If you want a sociable garden, it goes without saying that you should have a sociable seating area. Now, this depends...

Dec 19 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Clever Ways to Extend Your Home
Clever Ways to Extend Your Home

Possibly as a result of increasing house prices, many people are finding themselves short on space yet reluctant to move. If you find that you’re among them, building an extension could be the solution. Originally posted 2015-01-09 13:27:27. Republished by Blog Post Promoter...

Dec 19 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Pint-Sized Perfection: Creating a Montessori-Style Bedroom for Your Busy Toddler

Maria Montessori, creator of the Montessori education method, believed that every child should have a room set up in a way that they could reach everything themselves and be able to learn by doing. What an amazing woman, don’t you think? Originally posted 2015-08-28 05:50:19. Republished by Blog Post Promoter...

Dec 19 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Taking the Pain Out of Packing for a Property Move

Alongside divorce and bereavement, moving house is often said to be one of the most stressful things that people can do. One of the worst things about relocating to a new home is having to pack up all your belongings. However, the following simple tips should help to make this mammoth task that little bit easier. Give yourself plenty of time Flickr image  One of the biggest mistakes people make when they’re getting ready for a property move is to leave their packing too late,...

Dec 19 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on How Waffles Helped us Totally Kill the School Fundraiser

My kids came home one day with a couple of those fundraising sheets we used to get back when I was still in school myself, which had me rolling my eyes before I could have a proper read at what turned out to be a rather exciting prospect. The idea was to raise funds for a brand new cricket pitch to be installed in one of the school yards and personally, I’m all for any such developments which contribute towards keeping the kids off the streets and away from trouble. Originally...

Dec 19 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Consider this before installing a sump pump

If your house has a basement, even if it’s just a storage or crawl space, you should probably consider having a sump pump installed.  A sump pump can prevent damage to your home and your belongings in the event of a flood in your basement.  Everything kept in your underground spaces, from furniture to treasured family photos and mementos, are at risk of being damaged or ruined by water if you don’t have a sump pump.  Because of this, sump pump installation should always...

Dec 19 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on 5 Tips to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Retirement Home

When it comes to deciding on a retirement community it’s not something you take lightly. After all, it’s a place you’ll be calling home for the next few years and for some, the rest of their lives. A lot of inquiring, researching and planning goes into the process of finding the ideal retirement home and you should never feel rushed or pressured into your decision making. The following are 5 helpful tips that you should keep in mind when choosing a retirement community....

Dec 19 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Packing Up Your Home to Move Abroad

Most of us have experienced the stress that is involved when we move from one home to another. But the stress can be increased and compounded when you are moving abroad. Preparing yourself for the move will greatly reduce the amount of stress involved, and it will also benefit you to use the services of a professional removal company. By using a company to move your belongings they can arrange all of the transport, as well as deal with any issues with clearing customs, which...

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