Growing up I could remember one of my cousins professing the greatness of witch hazel. I can vaguely remember my grandmother keeping a bottle of the stuff on her nightstand. I can only imagine that she was well versed on the uses of witch hazel, but I was not interested. I was not a [...]
It’s an argument that has been around for ages. Is it better to rent a home or buy one? I believe that the answer to the question lies with the person who is asking the question. A number of variables can go into providing an answer – location, property prices versus rental prices, age, [...]
For auld lang syne, my dear,
for auld lang syne,
we’ll take a cup of kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.
And surely you’ll buy your pint cup !
and surely I’ll buy mine !
And we’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet,
Whilst on vacation, I came up with the idea to make candied apples, decorate them and give them away to children at Christmas. This candied apple recipe fits into the affordable recipes category because the base ingredients are easy to find and they do not cost a lot. I found a great tutorial on
What is investing? Investopedia gives the best definition of investing that I’ve ever read. It simply says that “investing means putting your money to work for you.” The intricacies are entwined in the ways that you put your money to work. There are several ways to invest your money or types of investments. Some of [...]
Sesame Street, one of the stalwarts in educating young minds, has mastered the art of using puppets to teach children. I grew up on Sesame Street and I’m hoping that my children will benefit from the show and its many lessons. Over the years, the Sesame Street producers and actors have tackled many issues that [...]
I’m always asked for inexpensive entertainment ideas for adults and children alike. People want to spend less, but still have fun. They want their children to have memorable experiences, but on a smaller budget. Is it possible to do this? If I’m cutting back on my spending, there is no way that I can squeeze [...]
Some of us take drinking water for granted. When we get thirsty, we prefer to drink a carbonated drink or some other sugar loaded beverage. Drinking water has long been touted as one of the best, healthy practices you can undertake. From personal experience I can tell you there are several health and beauty benefits [...]
Growing your own vegetables is not as difficult as some might think. After all, many of us were hooked on Farmville and spent hours on end tending to our virtual crops. We would plant crops and time when they should be ready for harvesting. Maybe it’s time to turn some of that time and energy [...]
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