Sunbunt relief!

As the Austalians say “Slip. Slop. Slap” Slip on a shirt, slop on the sunscreen and slap on a hat, but sometimes one forgets how strong the sun can be! Sunburn can be extremely painful and unpleasant, pain relievers and anti-inflammatories from the pharmacy help, combined with home remedies for taking the “hot” out of [...]

The dreaded nits! Natural treatment for lice...

Don’t panic, even if your child arrives home from school or crèche with a note to please treat them for lice as some of the kids have nits. It does not mean your child is dirt, even though we just about all start subconsciously scratching our heads when we hear the word “lice”! There are [...]

Protect Your Home with Fire Retardant

According to the National Fire Protection Association, on average, 400,000 homes are damaged or destroyed by fires, fetching an annual price-tag of approximately $7 billion. This is a staggering amount of money that could be kept in the bank if some steps to protect your home from fires are taken. Water is still used by [...]

How to Prepare for Your Moving Experience

I Have to/Get to Move? Help! Do you know the way to San Jose? How about Syracuse or Cincinnati? Knowing the directions to these cities or any other city might not be useful information to you now, but if you find yourself in a place like thousands of other people across our country, a change [...]

What is Snow Retention?

Snow retention is the opposite of what most people in the US do. Most people here try to get snow off of their roofs as fast as possible, while, in Europe, the most common practice has been snow retention for decades. This article will help you understand what snow retention is, and why you should [...]

The Easiest Way to Learn a Foreign Language

Languages can be hard to learn. But if you have a strong reason to learn, you can learn any language you want. It is demanding task and you will be required to put in some serious effort and invest some of your valuable time into this task consistently. But the rewards will usually justify all [...]

Four Questions to Ask About A Rental Vacation Home

Are you looking into renting out a vacation home for a few days, weeks, or months during your next time off? Vacation rental property has become increasingly popular over the past few years; it seems that everyone needs a little break from their overly busy lives to take a breath of fresh air and spend [...]

Do It Yourself Fashion Tips for One of a Kind Items

Clothes from chain stores or second hand items can be easily turned into a one of a kind item with a few easy tips and tricks. A little bit of creativity can get you a long way. Be your own designer and create an entirely unique look. To get some stunning results you don't even [...]

Portuguese Culinary Primer

Portugal has a very diverse culture, due in part to the fact that it had the oldest European colonial empire and took influence from several of its dependencies over the centuries. As a seafaring nation on the Atlantic ocean, they have a very large fishing industry, and are known for their wine and their unique [...]

You Have Many Options When it Comes to Grilling

If you are not an avid griller, you are certainly missing out on a gratifying and exciting experience.  There is nothing like transforming raw meat, seafood, or produce into a grilled feast with your own hands and a little help from the barbecue grill.  I have explored almost every option when it comes to producing [...]

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