Stop your bad diet: Good nutrition can be tasty and fun.

Stop your bad diet: Good nutrition can be tasty and fun.

  Good nutrition is important.   It helps you stay happy and healthy now, and as you age.   You may have yet to pay for the bad diet choices you’ve made, but the time will come when your mistakes catch up with you. The best way to lessen the impact is to make an …

Host a great dinner party both you and your guests will remember.

Hosting a great dinner party.

Whether or not you have ever hosted a dinner party before, it is never too late to start trying. The truth is, dinner parties can be a lot easier than you might have previously imagined, as long as you know what you are doing, you are patient with yourself and your guests, and you approach …

Lovely ways to thank your friends for the little things – and the big ones too.

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

  Our friends are some of the dearest people to us, and we can always guarantee that they will be there for us to help us through the difficult times. For this reason, they deserve a lot of thanks and gratitude from us.   There numerous ways to thank your friends. For instance, you could just say thanks! But …

The financial costs of chronic illness.

The financial costs of chronic illness.

  We all suffer from bouts of ill health from time to time, and in the vast majority of cases, it’s a short-term thing, which is over within a few days at most.   Not everyone is so lucky, however. When chronic illness develops, it can have an enormous impact on a household, whether the …

Ensuring our health while avoiding the parent trap.

  Why is it that as parents, we have so much to do?     There is, of course, looking after the little ones. Then there is work, taking care of the home, caring for relatives and maintaining relationships with friends.   That is why a lot of the time our own health and wellbeing comes …

Hosting an event in style, in time and in budget.

Hosting an event in style, in time and in budget.

  In life, there are many occasions that warrant the perfect event. You might not think of yourself as the perfect host, but you can be.   With a little time and patience, and a lot of effort, you can pull together an event that you’ve always dreamt of hosting.   Whether you’re looking to …

Holiday merrymaking can land you in serious trouble.

Holiday merrymaking can land you in serious trouble.

  The holidays are a time to have fun and relax, but they’re also a time when we can find ourselves in a lot of trouble.   Our health can suffer, our finances can go down the toilet, and we can even get into trouble with the law.   Here’s how holiday merrymaking can land …