Obedience training for dogs: 5 essential elements of a good program.

Obedience training for dogs.

  Getting a dog is a very exciting time in your life. Whether it is your first puppy or your third, obedience training is usually high up on the priority list.   Obedience training for dogs should begin as soon as possible. The sooner you begin reinforcing good behaviors, the sooner you will have a …

Roofing problems you should be looking out for.

The roofing problems you should be looking out for.

  We all have a roof on our house, and we’ve probably all experienced problems with our roofs before.   There are all sorts of roofing problems you should be looking out for as a homeowner, and here are a few of the most common.   Build up of water next to the chimney.   …

How to prepare your home for an elderly parent.

Elderly care.

  Staying at home and being surrounded by family is the ideal scenario for many elderly people. It allows them to retain their independence while also staying connected to the outside world.   But, as they get older, additional care is often required which can make living at home challenging and sometimes unsafe for them. …

Tangy Herbed Breaded Chicken and Oven Roasted Potatoes.

I don't cook much any more, but when I do, one of my favorite meals to cook is my Tangy Herbed Breaded Chicken and Oven Roasted Potatoes.

  I don’t cook much any more, but when I do, one of my favorite meals to cook is my Tangy Herbed Breaded Chicken and Oven Roasted Potatoes.   First, let me just say, my kids were never home for dinner. I had been telling them that I would no longer be planning dinner for them. …

Drone camera: One of four great cameras to enhance your fun family life.

Aeryon Scout camera drone.

  When it comes to recording your family for fun and posterity, the drone camera is the newest tech option among four great cameras.   Technology has the ability to improve our lives in a variety of ways. There’s arguably no better invention than the camera. Considering that all newer technologies have photo or video making …

Implementing a curfew: One of only a few tools to control our teens.

Implementing a curfew.

  In this digital age, it’s too easy to rely on hidden methods attached to cell phone use to monitor our kids.   On the surface, this may seem great, but consider that the old methods such as implementing a curfew were top of mind to teens, and they had to keep track of time …

Stumped? Struggling for gift ideas for your hubby’s birthday?

What to buy for hubby's birthday?

  Those of us who are married struggle with this every year – what gifts to buy for our partners!   I do believe it’s much harder coming up with gift ideas for your hubby’s birthday.   Let’s face it, when shopping for us they can stop at the supermarket on their way home from …