It’s easy to let some chores slip through the cracks. Life gets busy and even mandatory tasks like laundry and dishes can sometimes seem a bit overwhelming! While recently trying to keep up with these day-to-day chores thanks to the use of a cleaning schedule it’s come to my attention that there is a whole host of other tasks that should be seen to. These yearly home maintenance tasks are easy to forget about because they happen less often but are no less important in the grand scheme of things! Catching problems early, before they escalate further can save you from a lot of heartache,Read More →

The decision has been made – you’re ready, the kids are aware, and it’s time to book the flights. You are moving abroad and leaving everything behind. It shouldn’t be as overwhelming as people say. Moving abroad should be something of an adventure, and when you get it right, your big move is going to be the best thing that you and your children have ever done. Moving your family is going to be a big deal. So, let’s check out some of the essential tips you need before you get your family packed and moving. Tips For Moving Your Family Abroad This is aRead More →

There is a guaranteed satisfaction that com with constructing something out of a piece of wood, metal, or other material. It doesn’t have to be a masterpiece, and cheers don’t need to be heard coming from friends and family on rooftops. There is no need for validation in self-accomplishment except for your personal sense of gratification. This can come from not only creating new things but also from small repairs, renovations, and tasks that you could call a repair person for but instead tackle on your own. That is what do-it-yourself or DIY is all about, and some people wouldn’t have things any other way.Read More →

Do cleaning routines work

I have been a stay at home mom for many years now and you would think that means I’d have this whole housework thing down by now! Sadly, keeping up with the housework is something I continue to struggle with and have for as long as I can remember. As a child and teenager, my room was a disaster. My locker at school? well…we nicknamed it ‘The Abyss’. Things went into those places and oftentimes, they never came out! While my house doesn’t reach that level of chaos I am well aware it could be better! The counters are cluttery, the laundry sometimes doesn’t getRead More →

Doing the dishes has never been one of my favorites chores. I mean, I bought a dishwasher for a reason! But its normally not an overly stressful chore – until you notice water leaking out under your cabinets! Que the pipe leak panic as you rush to find out where it’s coming from and how you can stop it before too much damage is done. Thankfully in our case, the fix was easy. We just had to tighten a connection that had come loose. But this isn’t always the case and sometimes more extreme measures are needed. Pipe Leak Panic! Causes and Prevention This isRead More →

Moving can be extremely exciting but there are a lot of reasons why moving is also one of the most stressful events in our lives. Between the uncertainty of what life will be like in your new home, another city or even country, you also need to think about the finer details of moving – what to do with household items, how to pack them, how to transport them safely, etc. If you have the budget for it, hiring movers can be a great way to alleviate some of these stressors. Should You Hire Movers To Pack Your Things? This is a guest post. ThisRead More →

Outfitting your kitchen includes your cupboards. Choosing pots and pans can be difficult and choosing your dinnerware also needs careful planning and organizing. If you want to follow a certain theme in your kitchen you need to choose the dinnerware carefully so that it does not contrast your cookware and kitchen furniture. Choosing the best cookware and dinnerware might seem complicated but can also be a lot of fun! Compliment Your Cookware with the Best Dinnerware This is a guest post. I have been provided this content to share with you. Things to consider in choosing your tableware  Consider the size of your shelves, cupboards,Read More →

Do you often feel itchy or sneeze whenever your pet is around? Then, you are probably one of the multitudes of pet owners who are unfortunately allergic to their pets. It’s ironical, how the greatest animal lovers are prevented from having a pet due to the symptoms they experience in their vicinity or even when the animals are out of the house. But how do you cope with pet hair and allergies? What’s the Best Way to Cope with Pet Hair And Allergies? This is a guest post. This content has been written and supplied to me for posting. Fur is believed to be theRead More →

dealing with stress during the holiday season

A snow blower or otherwise known as a snow thrower is an equipment used to extract snow from a specific area that impedes the area’s purpose. Some examples are sidewalks, driveways, railroad tracks or roadways. The term snow blower can be deceptive to buyers; you might actually think that this machine will blow off air but in reality, it functions by use of an auger, collecting the debris and directing it to the discharge chute which will then discard it to the side. You can watch a video about it here. Or, to make it extra simple, snow will be released to the side.  SnowblowersRead More →

DIY skills and gear

It is inevitable that at some point in our lives we will be faced with the option of doing something ourselves…or hiring someone else to do it for us. Depending on the time, equipment and safety requirements of the project you have in mind either choice might be a viable choice. I have always preferred to do it myself anytime that I can. Some of the wonderful benefits of DIY projects might be surprising and others might be what you consider common sense! But! If you’ve been sitting on the fence and wondering if you really want to tackle that DIY project, The points belowRead More →