Cooking Up A Better Design For Your Kitchen

Home & garden, DIY & Tips
Many people say the kitchen is the heart of the home, so why would you settle for a sub-par design? This room should tie your house together. It’s not just a workstation to prepare food. It’s a dining area for you and the family to gather around and enjoy each...

Planning Spectacular Sunny Getaway for This Winter

Travel, Lifestyle
At this very moment as you get the kids ready for another day at school, your mind wanders towards a relaxing vacation full of sun, sea and sand. You can’t remember the last time you go away without the little ones and you’re ready to start planning an amazing trip...

Cold Weather Meal Ideas

DIY & Tips
It’s October, which means the Fall season is officially in full swing.  The days are shorter, the leaves are changing colors, and there’s a certain crispness in the air that many of us associate with yummy cold weather comfort food.  If you’re running out of ideas for what to cook...

How to Create a Winter-Worthy Home

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
With the falling temperatures, we can all expect to spend more time inside our homes than we have during the past few months. As such, it’s important that we work on making them fit for winter. If our home runs on autopilot following the spring and summer seasons, we might...

Christmas Gifts for Girls: The Best Ideas for This Holiday Season

DIY & Tips, Holiday, Lifestyle, Parenting
Preteen girls can be difficult to understand. Half the time, it’s hard to guess what weird trend they’re currently into; the other half, they talk nonstop about something that interests them. Plus, they’re either very vocal about what they want—dropping hints during breakfast or on social media—or they go cryptic...

5 Changes You Should Make In Your Diet After Rehab To Live Healthy Life

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
Rehabs are God-sent and I really appreciate the initiative they took to reach out and help out guys who have been taken into captivity by drugs. It is actually proof that there are still some good people in the world today. Rehab, however, is not a one-sided affair. It will...

Brighter Horizons - Your Travel Essentials for Any Destination

Travel, DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Holidays are an exciting time for the whole family. The reason being is that most of us are busy working and looking after our families throughout the week, and long to escape the hustle and bustle of our day to day to enjoy each other's company without being preoccupied. Holidays...

5 Reasons Diets Are Decidedly Dreadful

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Is there anything worse than a diet? The process of starving yourself to lose weight is pretty harrowing. No one wants to do it yet we all think it’s necessary to burn calories and slim down. Let’s face it – it’s hard to accept you’re not the Gigi Hadid of...

Fancy Swimming From Home?

There is something about swimming that seems to lift a person’s soul - in addition to being a fantastic form of exercise, it’s also a great way to relax and rejuvenate after a hard day.  Similarly, it can be a brilliant way to enjoy the summer months, by socializing around...

The Best Italian Restaurant Foods That Should Be on Your Bucket List

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
Should you find yourself traveling to Italy one of these days, don’t forget that you try all the top dishes of the place. Italy is one of the best countries that offer fantastic food and flavors that anyone will surely enjoy. From meat to seafood and from pasta to mouth-watering...

The Secret Behind Excellent Dinner Parties - Is It All In The Food?

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
It might be that after binging a season of Come Dine With Me in one weekend, you feel as though a personal dinner party is around the corner, and boy, are you willing to give the best one possible. This is excellent! You deserve to feel excited and happy to...

Self Care After Having a Baby

Parenting, Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
If you’ve just had a baby, then understandably a lot of your focus will be on your child, yet it’s equally important to take care of yourself during this time as both your mind and body have been through a lot, and this continues after giving birth, with all sorts...

Stealing Candy for Babies - How to Shop for Your Newborn

Parenting, DIY & Tips
So you’re about to become a parent. Congratulations! You’re in for one of the most rewarding experiences that life has to offer. But it’s also the most challenging. For the next 18-20 years, you’re going to experience joy, stress, happiness, sadness and the whole spectrum of human emotion. You’ll have...

How to Make Your New House Feel like a Home

DIY & Tips, Home & garden
You have purchased a new home and are excited about having guests over. However, standing before you is an empty space, and you have no idea, quite frankly, of how you are going to change this drab place into one that is not only inviting but cozy as well. As...

The Tips To Help You Create The Bathroom Of Dreams

Home & garden, Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
When it comes to our homes we can often feel like we have a big task ahead when it comes to decorating, renovating or even modernizing the space. A home is such a big purchase, and more often than not, all of your cash goes into the actual buying of...

Knowing Your Options When Giving Birth

DIY & Tips, Parenting, Lifestyle
Giving birth can be a relatively daunting experience. After all, you are anticipating pain and discomfort. However, it’s generally best to have an idea of potential complications can occur during the process, as well as the methods of pain relief that are available to you. This will give you more...

My Birthday Weekend at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Travel, Lifestyle
Sponsored in part by Eagle Ridge Resort & SpaMe and my kids' LOVE, absolutely LOVE Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa. We visit about once or twice a year. It is just far enough from Chicago that you feel like you left and close enough that a weekend getaway is so...

Stressed Parent? Keeping Yourself On The Sanity Wagon

Parenting, Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
It seems that everybody has their own opinion of how stressful life is as a parent. But, while everybody handles stress in their own different ways, there are going to be times when you feel that you can't keep a handle on everything. Maybe you're having a bad day, or...

Great Tailgate Recipes Minus The Heartburn #DissolveHeartburn

DIY & Tips
Tailgating is so fun and I’ve got some great recipes for you to bring to your next tailgate event. But no one likes to disrupt a fun day with heartburn. Ever since I turned over 30 years old certain foods just get to me!Combine carbs, alcohol, fatty, and rich foods...

Matrimonial Malaise - How to handle boredom in a relationship

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Marriages and long-term relationships naturally come with their ups and downs, the comfort and security of a relationship can be beautiful, but after a long period of time, that comfort can also come with its own questions. Questions around whether the spark has gone, or if it’s normal if the...