Household items you might need to get before it’s too late!

When you move to a new home, you have a list of items to buy and jobs to do, that it seems like you might be moving out and into a retirement home before you get through them all. And even if you did get through them all, there would still be more to do

Too many kids, too little time!

Before we were married, my husband used to joke with me that we were going to raise a football team – eleven babies. Little did I know that, while we wouldn’t quite make the numbers for a football team, we’d have no problem fielding our own hockey team – with three sets of twins, we

Taste Tests

There is no doubt that nowadays food and drinks have a lot of hidden sugar in them. If they don’t have sugar in them, they have to put something else in to take its place. A lot of people do not know this and the lower calorie, lower fat variations of food and drink could

Helping to Maintain Grandpa’s Farm

There were thousands of things that had to be done each and every day after school. Many of these things were written down on a list and attached to the refrigerator with a magnet. I was one of the only grand kids that liked visiting our grandparents and I did so every day after school.

Everyday tips for living in a high-crime neighborhood

Nobody wants to live in a crime-ridden area. People often live there out of necessity – for ease of getting to work, low rent, proximity to family and so on. Some people live in neighborhoods that begin to go through tough times; perhaps a major factory closes and suddenly crime starts to increase. Others move

How to be popular (with real answers)

This is something that all but the most confident or most misanthropic people ask themselves (and occasionally others) at least once in their lives. It’s possibly what students in middle school and high school worry about more than anything else. Yet, when they pluck up the courage to ask a trusted adult for help, they

How to survive at home alone with a leg injury

Leg injuries can be far more incapacitating than most people imagine. Not only do you become slower and move more clumsily but tasks such as sitting down can become a logistical nightmare. You lose the use of at least one hand by having to use a crutch or to stabilise yourself. Add on top of

The Growing Trends of Technology in the Classroom

There’s probably no better realm in which to actively utilize the current trends in technological advancement than the classroom. Education has increasingly embraced the tools available to us in this digital age, with many school boards and departments recognizing their popularity and potential as learning mechanisms. You can’t argue with the numbers, half of children

Top 5 – Stand Mixers

If you are in the market for a stand mixer, chances are you will do some research on the internet.  You will need to use a site you can trust for this. I have always found the best way to guarantee this, is to look at reviews and use your common sense, don’t rush into

Safety Concerns When Using a Toaster Oven

When using a toaster oven, most people never encounter any problems. An important thing to keep in mind is that a toaster oven is essentially a small oven, and it will get hot! The fact that your toaster oven is an electrical appliance means that you need to be careful of electrocution and burns. Always