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Nov 15 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on How To Get Married At Home

There’s really no place like home when it comes to weddings. From saving time trying to find perfect wedding venue to saving money and making sure you have all creature comforts around you on your day, consider getting married at home. Or a family home that has the perfect setting. Here’s what you’ll need to consider. Make sure there’s room to say “I Do” Your home setup will need to have enough space for all of your guests. If you’re planning on a combination of...

Nov 15 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Cat or Dog: Choosing The Right Pet For Your Family

Thinking about a furry addition to your family? As we all know, getting a pet is a long-term commitment. You have a moral obligation to conduct in-depth research into the qualities and requirements of your prospective pet to ensure you are capable of caring for them. There is always the risk that your pet develops a health problem and so you must be financially able to pay for vet bills. If you plan to adopt an animal from a shelter, you should also be prepared for the fact that...

Nov 15 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on The Ultimate Day Out Survival Kit For Any Modern Family

Image: David Amsler We love going on day trips as a family. Exploring new places and going to attractions is a great way to bond as a family. When you go to see things alone, you can travel light. When you are on a trip as a family, you need to take a whole range of items to make sure that you get through the day without any fuss. When you’re planning a day trip, make sure you take the essentials. If you have small children, you need to make sure that you have everything...

Nov 15 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Top Tips for Online Dating

Online dating has completed revolutionised how people meet and how relationships begin and develop, and has done so possibly for the better. Colin and I never met on a dating website; we met smashed out of our faces in a bar nearly a decade ago. We had no idea of each other’s hobbies and interests, family backgrounds, level of education, occupations, etcetera, etcetera. We didn’t know if the other was a psychotic murderer with bodies buried under their patio, never mind their...

Nov 15 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Christmas Crackers: 6 of The Best Novelty Gifts For Him

It’s that time of year again! Christmas is just around the corner and the shops are full of harassed looking people scurrying to get all their presents ahead of the big day. Whether you’re one of them (me!) or one of the smug ones who had it all wrapped up weeks ago, a little novelty factor always put’s the finishing touches on Christmas. Here’s a quick run-down of my favourite funny stocking fillers for the men in your life. Image Source: Mike Fleming Phone Charging...

Nov 15 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Better Communication For A Better Marriage

Whether you are just starting out in a new relationship or have been married for years, one of the most important things is communication. You’ve heard this reiterated over and over again, but the reality is that it takes hard work to achieve that kind of openness.   Originally posted 2015-09-22 10:30:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter...

Nov 15 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Tips on how to treat your mother

Mothers are very important in our lives and have endured so much to see us where we are today. From the nine months they carried us in the womb to the countless nights they spent awake just to make sure we’re comfortable. They worked day and night just to see us succeed in life and have always been there for us even when we’re away. It is however unfortunate that we’ve been so preoccupied with our own lives that we have forgotten to appreciate them. There are so many Mother’s...

Oct 29 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Surviving the Kids: How to do Nights in, in Style

Between work life, home life and housework, and the children, it can be hard for busy parents to find time for each other, let alone maintain a social life.  While couples may once have enjoyed nights out with each other – perhaps a fancy dinner, a night at the cinema or theatre, or a cheeky weekend away – the arrival of children can often spell the end of “us time”; after all, money may be tighter, and babysitters aren’t always forthcoming.  However, there is absolutely...

Oct 29 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on An Unusual Gift From My Parents

It’s a strange thing watching your parents get older; changing from the dependable responsible, strong adult, all seeing and all knowing to the more dependent cautious individual who shows frailty and forgetfulness. Lost for words I hadn’t really noticed the change but I guess it was hammered home to me after a recent discussion with them about what they want to happen when they die – particularly what they wanted for their funeral order of service! It sounds terribly...

Oct 29 2018
by Ella |
Comments Off on Buying Christmas Presents Without Breaking The Bank

Thanks To Wikimedia As much as we all love Christmas, the cost of it can be worrying. Most of us love the idea of splashing out when it comes to the holiday season, but we just don’t have the funds to be able to do so. Does that mean we have to miss out on Christmas? Not at all – it is possible to do Christmas on a budget! One of the best ways to save money is to look more closely at the Christmas presents you buy. Christmas Is No Surprise As much as Christmas can...

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