Fresh tracks! Maybe I’ll see a kid?

  Well, our nest has been empty for a bit now, but nothing seems to have changed. We still see the tell-tale signs of our kids’ presence, although not so frequently. They pop in at random and if I don’t see them first hand (which…

Fun and activities which span the generations.

    Becoming an older family is never an easy process. As your kids go through their teenage years, they are likely to become very detached from family life, and everyone’s interests will drift further apart. It becomes a challenge to find activities everyone can…

How to minimize the stress of moving house.

  When it comes time to move to a new home, there are scores of points and details to cover, many of which result in a heightened level of stress, but it is possible to minimize the stress of moving house.   By reducing or…

Learn to spot home based business and work at home scams.

  In these trying times of global recession and mass unemployment, an ever-increasing number of people are looking for viable ways to earn a living while working from home. While it is entirely possible to set up a successful home business, there are many pitfalls…

My homemade chicken soup.

I have a few tricks I fall back on to stretch our grocery dollar and get us through from payday to payday during lean times, and my favorite is making my homemade chicken soup. But first, I start a ‘freezer cleaning’ session, go through everything in…