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4 Things You Need To Do Before Your Trip To Venice



Venice in the south of Italy is something of a magical destination. It is located out in a lagoon, which you have to travel over by boat to reach. As you approach it, small island seem to appear out of the water some with trees, other with ruined buildings on. Until you finally get to Venice proper which is a marvel of medieval architecture canals and bridges. As you can tell you in for a wonderful time! But to make your trip even more wonderful, there are a few thing you need to do before you get there Read on to find out what they are.

Birthday on a Budget




Let’s face it: after Christmas, birthdays are some of the most expensive occasions in the year. Of course, we don’t feel begrudging of treating our nearest and dearest to the finer things in life one day a year – but it can be a little taxing on the wallet, particularly if you have a big family. Here are some tips to help you save on money for your family birthdays this year.

The Meticulous Mayhem of Moving



When you move to a different place - whether it’s a new state, a neighboring town or another country - there are a lot of things to consider in terms of paperwork. It’s not the most fun of activities, but being diligent about registering at all the places you need to before it’s either too late or at a time of pure inconvenience isn’t the best thing that could happen. Plan properly and effectively, and you won’t have any trouble at all.

Educate The Kids With The History Of Geneva



If you are well overdue a holiday or simply feel the need to take a break from your busy life, in order to relax, reconnect with your family and reassess the focal points of your life and family which you may have not been able to give your all to for a while, then the first step you should take is to think about what sort of holiday you want, what sort of place you want to visit, and whether the culture and lifestyle in that location fits within your budget.

Healthy Habits On A Busy Schedule (Take Advantage of Smart Slow Cookers)



Many of us are fighting a constant battle between making sure we’re living a healthy lifestyle, and keeping on top of all the other responsibilities we feel weighing down on us. As much as we want to make healthy choices in life, it’s easy to feel that you simply don’t have the time. When you’re rushing to get to work, it’s much easier to grab a pain au chocolat than to whip up a nutritious veggie dish. Believe it or not, being busy and being healthy can go hand in hand. Here, we’ve listed some easy habits you can make coincide with your busy day-to-day routines…

Bringing Happiness To Your Home


Have you moved recently or is your house not quite a home yet? We all long for homes that make us feel secure and enable us to start every day with a smile on our faces. If your house isn’t quite delivering yet, don’t give up hope. Here are some simple ways to bring happiness to your home. 

Dog Proof Your Home To Keep Them Safe (And Keep You Sane)





If you are getting a brand new puppy or are adopting an older dog, there are several steps that you need to take before you bring them home. There are many things that you need to get in the house. A supply of dog food, a bed or crate; somewhere for them to sleep. A lead and a collar are pretty essential items too. But once you are sorted with all of the essentials for having a pet dog, there are other things that you need to do too. Like having a child, the home needs to be made safe and appropriate for a dog. Then you can keep your pet healthy and safe, which is what it is all about. Here are a few ideas that you can implement, to ‘dog-proof’ your home.

You're Not Done Yet... The Calm After The Renovation Storm


Renovating or redecorating part of your home is always an exciting and joyful time. Of course, you have loads of work to do. But, this is usually overshadowed by the fact that your space will be much nicer afterward. It’s very common for people to do this sort of work for themselves. And, this means that you’ve also got to handle the cleanup yourself, too. Far too often do people forget that they have to clean up the mess they make when renovating their home. To make your new rooms perfect; you have to do the work after the work. And, to help you out, this post will be going through some of the jobs you still have left to do.

Trying For A Baby? Read This Now!

Whether you’ve wanted to be a parent ever since you were a child yourself, or the idea has only begun to feel right recently, having a child is an experience like no other. There’ll be a lot of ups and downs through the pregnancy, but when you hold your baby for the first time, you’ll have a totally new concept of joy. If you’re about to start trying for a baby, here’s some of my best advice…

Mamma Mia! Hire Me!





Motherhood is a funny period of your life - especially if you are a stay at home Mom with no plans of returning to work anytime soon. It’s like those years for you are full of fun and frolics with a title given to yourself so that you can justify the job that you do. Those who go back to work will never know the true amount of time and effort that goes into raising kids, especially if they are putting them into daycare and having somebody else do the hard work for them. That’s not to say that daycare isn’t a good option and those going back to work aren’t doing the right thing; different options work for different people, and it may be that they had no other choice. But for those who have chosen to stay at home with their children and raise them to school age, getting back into the world of work can be hard.