Hidden Dangers Around The Home

Replace window coverings with products that are cordless. If that is not an option, then make sure that your cords are secured and out of reach.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), corded window coverings are one of the top five hidden hazards in American homes, with infants and young children accidentally becoming […]

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Kitchen Hacks

Preparing meals at home helps save money and makes it easier to eat healthy, nutritionally balanced meals. Here are some kitchen hacks that help make meal preparation less time-consuming and also help save on food expenses. Use your freezer to help with food prep  Place fresh herbs from the garden into stock or olive oil […]

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Kids in the Garden

We are in a day and an age where gardening seems to be getting scarce.  Of course, many parents and their children live in suburbs or big cities where it’s hard to grow a garden.  Hoeing, tilling, and planting seems to associate more to the past.  You imagine a plow and a tiresome mule toiling […]

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House Safety During The Holidays

During the holiday season, homes are decorated with lights and, at the same time, space heaters are brought out for extra heat and extra cooking appliances are plugged in to prepare food for holiday dinners. Here are some tips on how to prevent electrical fires and power up everything safely.  Check the power cords and the plugs on your decorations to make sure they are intact […]

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Energy Saving Tips | Save Money on Electricity

Taking some simple steps to conserve energy reduces the percentage of your monthly household budget spent on utility bills. Your family will also be helping protect the environment by conserving energy resources. Here are some energy saving tips to make your home more energy efficient. If you have a gas furnace, consider installing a programmable thermostat. In the winter, program the thermostat so that the temperature is about 68 degrees […]

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Marriage Advice | Big Marriage Myths

There are many pieces of marriage advice and ideas about how marriage should work that are actually myths and may be harmful to your marriage. Here are some of the most common ones and why they are closer to fiction than fact. If I find ‘The Right One’, we won’t have to work hard to make our marriage […]

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Tips for a Healthy Marriage | Parenting and Marriage

Parenting young children can mean that every minute of your day feels spoken for, and it is all too easy to spend more time snuggling your precious baby than you spend snuggling your husband.  Keeping your marriage healthy should be top priority, though, since the well-being of children is greatly affected by the quality of their parents’ marriage. Here are a few tips for a healthy marriage […]

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