When it comes to making Halloween themed treats for the children, for Halloween parties or to hand out to Trick or Treaters.  It doesn’t have to be time consuming or difficult.  Many of the Rice Krispie treats to make for Halloween that I’m sharing below are brought to life in the decoration.  So whether you make your own batch of Rice Krispie treats or you use shop bought, it’s a project that the children can also get involved with.… View Post

14 Halloween Brownies recipe ideas

14 Halloween Brownies recipe ideas

Chocolate brownies always go down well at any time of the year.  However, with Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to add a spooky twist to how you serve up this delicious treat.  Whether you are preparing a batch to hand out to Trick or Treaters, wishing to add a spooky treat to lunch boxes or hosting the Halloween party of the year.  I’ve prepared a list of 14 Halloween brownies recipe ideas to inspire your next batch of gooey chocolate brownies.… View Post

Does searching for presents for young children have …

Does searching for presents for young children have to be a daunting task?

Every mother knows that searching for presents for young children with Christmas slowly creeping up on us can be a daunting task (even for the most seasoned of mothers). There are many questions to consider such as what does my child what? Will my child like it? What age group is it for? Is it too expensive? Will it be used after 6 months to a year or will they become disinterested in it when the next new gadget comes out. More importantly actually knowing where to look can also be a significant challenge.… View Post

Dental Implants for Our Family

Dental Implants for Our Family

There have been two occasions that people in my life needed dental implants. One was for a parent; one was for a child. It seems odd that the same dental procedure would be equally as good late in life as early, but true. Here’s how the experience for our family was with the different patients.… View Post

Gifts That Teenage Girls Will Love!

Gifts That Teenage Girls Will Love!

Buying for teenagers isn’t’ the easiest. They know what they like and what they don’t like, and if you get it wrong not only are you going to waste your money but you could also insult them! While teens are far from being adults, under no circumstances do they want to be considered as kids, and so it can make finding an age-appropriate gift somewhat tricky. Whether you have a teenager yourself or you are buying for one, here are a few ideas for different routes you could go down.… View Post

Simple Steps to Curb Your Spending in the …

Simple Steps to Curb Your Spending in the Run Up to Christmas

With the run-up to Christmas well and truly on (even if many of us are in denial), it can get us planning, budgeting, and thinking about all that we have to do to really improve our finances. After all, there are only a couple of paydays until Christmas (if you don’t get one just a few days before). Unfortunately, though, it isn’t like there is a magic wand to wave and all of our finances will be sorted out. There are plenty of things that we can be doing to cut our necessary spend, but really the focus needs to be cutting down or eliminating the unnecessary spend.… View Post

Easy Ways To Save On Heating

Easy Ways To Save On Heating

Every winter, homeowners across the country find themselves wishing that they could return to the halcyon days of summer—and not only because of the cold! Your heating bill in winter may very well be higher than you’d like it to be, and since turning the heat off isn’t an option in the middle of January, here are some helpful, simple tips for keeping your bills low in the snowy days of winter: … View Post

Four gift experiences that tweens will love

Four gift experiences that tweens will love

The solution is to get creative about gifts and select stuff that will really enhance their tweenage years. It’s oh-so-easy to fall into the trap of purchasing electronic devices, accessories, and games. They’re everywhere these days, and we can’t deny that it’s not the norm. Scratch that, and take a look at just four alternative gifts I’ve found for your not-so-youngsters.… View Post