Kitchen Creations with Roasted Turkey

Kitchen Creations with Roasted Turkey You might think that turkey is only for the Thanksgiving holiday; but such a wonderful, protein-filled meat ought to be available year-round, as it has many advantages over some of the other meats in your freezer. Turkey is a great source of lean protein, for example, which means you can get the muscle-repairing nutrient into your system without the added calories and fats that often come with red … [Read more...]

Recognizing Sensitivities in Children

Recognizing Sensitivities in Children Children can have a wide variety of different types of sensitivities. In fact, it’s difficult to list them all. They include sensitivity to foods, sensitivity to medicines (like penicillin or aspirin) and sensitivity to different chemicals in common household products. Moreover, each type of sensitivity requires a completely different set of protocols to cope with the issue. Sensitivities are not always … [Read more...]

Questions To Ask When Hiring A Plumbing Contractor

Questions To Ask When Hiring A Plumbing Contractor A clogged drain or a leaky faucet can be an inconvenience, but when it comes to plumbing problems, the stakes can be much higher. Imagine skyrocketing water bills due to an undetected leak or water damage caused by a burst pipe. Hiring the right plumbing contractor is critical. In addition to performing preventative maintenance, a plumber will offer professional solutions and handle home … [Read more...]

10 Changes You Can Make Right Now That Will Improve Your Skin, Hair, and Nails

10 Changes You Can Make Right Now That Will Improve Your Skin, Hair, and Nails Hopefully you’ve already developed some great habits for a healthy lifestyle! Eating nutritious foods, exercising, and taking care of your body - including your skin, hair, and nails - all requires consistency and, essentially, a routine. If you’re still not happy with the way your skin, hair, and nails look, there are a few changes you might want to consider … [Read more...]

Tips on Picking a Bathtub

Tips on Picking a Bathtub One of the top small bathroom ideas is to purchase a freestanding tub. When purchasing a freestanding bathtub, there are quite a few things you must take into account. Bathtub shopping is not something you should be impulsive about. It takes research and consideration. Bathtub Size Before you even go looking for a bathtub, it’s an absolute necessity to figure out how much space your bathroom has. When making … [Read more...]

From the Garden to the Table | 5 Benefits of Gardening

5 Benefits of Gardening: ways that gardening will benefit you, your family and your environment Nothing tastes better than using vegetables or fruits that you have grown in recipes. Turning a pile of dirt and handful of seeds into tasty food can be a family affair, with children helping plant, cultivate and tend the young plants. It gives them a real sense of accomplishment to nurture plants that will become food to fuel their bodies and make … [Read more...]

Outdoor Movie Night | Easy Setup for an Evening of Fun

Samples received. All opinions are my own. When I heard Bambi was being re-released it brought back many memories... both from my own childhood and from my older two as well. Emma and Ethan have yet to see this classic movie and so I wanted to make it a fun night for them. The steps I took for a driveway viewing were fairly simple. My DVD/Blu-Ray came with a digital code. After entering that on the Disney Movies Anywhere site it was ready … [Read more...]

Five Ways You Are Shortening The Life Of Your Mattress

Five Ways You Are Shortening The Life Of Your Mattress Alright, you’ve done it. You’ve purchased a new mattress - a nice one - and you’re pretty excited about getting a good night’s sleep for years to come. Just throw some comfortable sheets on that bed and you’re good to go, right? Not so fast. You may be unknowingly ruining your new mattress without even realizing it. Everything from sweating and drooling to jumping in your bed may lessen … [Read more...]

How to help your autistic child thrive

How to help your autistic child thrive Does your child suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? You can help him or her to overcome challenges, but you should also seek the support you need. Taking care of yourself is not a selfish act; you need to do it because emotional strength allows you to be the best parent you can be. While your child might never grow out of this condition, some treatments can help him/her to overcome the … [Read more...]

How to Talk to Your Parents About Planning for Retirement

How to Talk to Your Parents About Planning for Retirement I know I usually talk about issues relating to family, kids, fitness, and food, but I wanted to devote some time to talk about my parents - or the moms of our kid’s moms. As such, today’s subject is retirement. Specifically how to talk to your parents about planning for retirement. Given how we are not getting younger, I am sure this is one issue which is increasingly coming up in family … [Read more...]