5 ways to liven up your living room with plants.

5 ways to liven up your living room with plants.

  Your house has been constructed and is ready to be turned into a home, but what’s the best way to do this?   One way you can add life and beauty to your home is by incorporating plants into your living room. Seeing greenery eases tension, conferring serenity and plants draw pollutants into their…

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A guide to first aid while camping with kids.

Family camping with kids.

  Many of us have fond childhood memories of camping trips and even as adults the sense of adventure that comes with camping outside is still there.   Taking our kids on a camping trip is considered by many to be a rite of passage, while it is also a common activity for boy scouts…

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The generation gap: Bringing your kids and your parents together.

The generation gap: Bringing your kids and your parents together.

  Your parents are an important part of your life, and thus, an important part of your children’s’ life. Helping the two connect and eliminating the generation gap is a critical role you play because you, as a parent, are what the two generations have in common.   There are some guidelines you should follow…

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5 dream vacation destinations for a trip with adult kids.

5 dream vacation destinations for a trip with adult kids

  Traveling with adult kids can be tough because they have minds of their own and they want to be able to do their own thing rather than be with their parents all the time.   Whether your kid is in college, or you are planning a trip with your married son or daughter, there…

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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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5 ways to update your boring old garden.

Garden flowers

  Now that the warm weather has arrived, we all tend to spend more time in our gardens for sun-bathing, BBQs, evening parties and more.   It’s the time of year to really make the most of the outdoors. However, now that you’re spending more time outside, you may decide you’re not happy with your garden. Something needs…

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Be your own best friend: Live an environmentally friendly lifestyle.

Be your own best friend - Live an environmentally friendly lifestyle.

  We want the world to be the best place possible for our children and children’s children to grow up in. There are so many things to worry about, but climate change should be topping our list.   Environments around the world are changing at a rapid rate. Polar ice caps are melting, sea levels…

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Create a garden the whole family will enjoy.

Create a garden the whole family will enjoy.

  The summer months are a great time for getting outdoors and spending time with your family. You don’t need to travel far if you have your own garden space outside.   Whatever the size of your outdoor area, here are a few ideas to help you create a garden the whole family will enjoy.…

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