5 tips to combat allergens in your home.

Tips to combat allergens.

  During the spring and summer months allergens become one of the peskiest issues you will have to contend with.   There are about a billion different allergens in the world and there is no real way to avoid them.   However, there are some ways that you can combat allergens in your home.   …

5 easy tips to make your home more planet friendly.

5 easy tips to make your home more planet friendly.

  Everyone wants to help the environment, but most people don’t know how to start. Many also have the false idea that one person can’t make a difference. However, it’s actually amazing how much of a difference one person can make.   There are numerous renewable energy systems and appliances that can help you save a lot of energy every day. …

What are the best natural medicines for cold and fever?

What are the best natural remedies for cold and fever.

  Cold and fever can be miserable.   For a start it comes every year (especially during the winter months) and, although it isn’t serious, it does inconvenience you.   Sneezing in spasms in public can be embarrassing; itchy eyes can be wearing; and a streaming nose forces you to keep a box of tissues with you at all …

Plan ahead: Rest easy during your retirement.

Plan ahead for retirement.

As you grow older, your mind will turn towards retirement. Whether it’s a far ahead, or just a few years down the line, consider your after retirement life. Many of us spend our lives dreaming of those blissful days, but retirement can be hard to accept when it comes. Take time, while you’re still working, …

Play zone mastery: Create a yard kids will want to play in.

Girl in back yard.

  Don’t you love when your child complains that they have nothing to do, especially when you know it couldn’t be further from the truth?   Modern technology has made kids dependent on being constantly entertained. Combat this by creating a back yard where your children can initiate their own creative play and use their …

Take time for yourself as you grow old gracefully.

Take time for yourself and grow old gracefully.

  In many ways, you get your life back once your children leave you in your empty nest.   While it can be a sad time, it’s also your chance to take your life back into your hands. You’ll finally be able to grow old gracefully, take time for yourself, and enjoy your free time again.   …

5 reasons to landscape your garden for ultimate results.

Mark's garden handywork.

  We all want the garden of our dreams, and we will follow any method to try and achieve our goal.   One method that seems to be left out is landscaping, but there are five reasons to landscape your garden for ultimate results.   Most gardeners I know prefer planting pretty flowers and extravagant …

10 tips to avoid scratching that itch.

How not to scratch that itch.

  In the past, I have written about my own ongoing battle with allergies, sensitivities, skin conditions and itchiness – and how difficult it has been to avoid scratching that itch.   This is a great article offering exceptionally good advice for everyone who has experienced these conditions. ____________________ When you have a skin condition …