Taking stock: What do I have to be thankful for?

Cute ways to thank your friends for the little things - and the big ones too.

  I clicked through a link on a friend’s Facebook post to see one of the most inspiring videos I have ever seen (see below).   For those of you who may have seen this before, it’s worth seeing again as a reminder, because if you’re like me, our daily trials and worries tend to…

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3 careers that will speak to Moms and home birds.

careers that will speak to Moms and home birds

  One of the worst things about having a job is the commute to work. Whether you’re stuck in the early morning traffic or you’re squashed onto the subway, the commute to work at the crack of dawn simply isn’t enjoyable.   The fact you have to do it all again at the end of…

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Living with a disability, whether mental or physical.

Freedom within living with disability.

  Living with a disability can sometimes feel like being trapped in prison.   The one thing I will say is that a disability can cause you to be more grateful for the simple things in life.   Family, friends and loved ones take on a more pivotal role, whether your disability allows you to…

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Taco Casserole: A delicious meal made with leftover taco ingredients.

Taco Casserole ingredients.

  This spur of the moment Taco Casserole was such a hit with my family that I decided to post it here.   Taco Casserole   A couple of nights ago, we had tacos using the following ingredients: tortillas ground beef (prepared per taco spice package) diced peppers diced tomatoes chopped onions grated cheddar cheese…

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Improve your photos with depth of field settings.

Shallow depth of field.

Featured image: Shallow depth of field.   Photography is certainly not just about pointing your camera at a nice scene and clicking, it’s about so much more than that, including quite a lot of technical jargon that takes a lot of time to understand completely.   As a beginner, whether you are a photographer in…

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Family life lost in a virtual abyss? The best ways to reach out to family.

The best ways to reach out to family.

  We used to live in a world where family would live around the corner and pop in for a cup of coffee whenever they felt like it.   Be it a blessing or a curse, families and friends are now spread far and wide across our country and world, often being separated by seas and continents.…

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We’re never too old to learn: Further education for adults of all ages.

Further education for adults of all ages.

  All our lives, we’ve been told that we should do well in school and college so that we can get better jobs and make a lot of money. But education shouldn’t just be a means to an end; it should be a chance to make yourself a more well-rounded human being, and perhaps even…

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Go from startup blogger to lucrative brand ambassador.

Go from startup blogger to lucrative brand ambassador.

  If you follow quite a few different bloggers, then you might have noticed some regularly write about certain products and brands. If so, and they have a hashtag or note to show that these posts are sponsored, then they might very well be an ambassador for that brand.   Being a brand ambassador basically…

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