Category Archives: Big Family Life

New Ideas for Feasting with Friends

Is eating out with friends your indulgence of choice? Are you spending all your spare cash in restaurants? There’s something really lovely about eating good food while catching up with your best pals, but why not challenge yourself to do it on your home turf instead? You don’t need to stick to a formal dinner party format to host a meal. In fact, you might find it a lot more fun to plan some quirky themed events that don’t require lots of culinary expertise. And since having beers at home is apparently falling out of favour, it’s up to you whether you want to add grog to the proceedings or keep it all about sharing fantastic feasts with friends. Here are a few ideas to inspire you to get together. (more…)

How to Make a Birthday Celebration Meaningful

It’s perhaps something that always gets overpowered by the purest love a parent has for their child, that of how sometimes it can feel like all which you do for your loved ones isn’t appreciated to its fullest extent, but you continue to do it all in any case. You are indeed only doing your job as a parent when you love them in so many different ways each day – ways which don’t quite register as acts of love because of the fact that they form part of everyday life. (more…)

Preparing for the Worst When Things are Going Great

It’s some sage advice I guess that of how one should never make promises when they’re really happy, or indeed make life altering plans. I totally agree with that, but it can be misinterpreted to mean that one should never prepare for the worst case scenario when things are going really well in their lives. On the contrary, this is the best time to prepare for the worst and you should in fact make preparations for the worst case scenario when some of the bad times are nowhere to be seen and don’t seem like they’ll be in sight for the foreseeable future. (more…)

How Do I End My Day? Of Course, With A Game of Solitaire

I am a busy mom. With three kids and two dogs in my home to care for, my day is very eventful. The stress and anxiety of handling a household of six, sometimes gets the best of me. I end up with a headache. There is so much of cooking, cleaning, and grocery shopping that I barely ever think about doing anything else. Still, I manage to end my day with a smile. Do you know how? I play a game of solitaire. (more…)

Tips for Keeping the Car Clean

We’ve all seen it, a car interior that looks like an atomic bomb was detonated directly from its passenger seat. Paper, food wrappers, dirty socks, and all manner of things rain down throughout the car’s interior like a Tsunami. That car that has a smell, what is that smell? Something most likely crawled into the abyss and died there happily. Keeping your car from becoming this car is easy with a little effort and a few simple tips. (more…)

What Are the Benefits of Children Growing Up with Pets

Teaching your children some important life lessons can be a bit challenging sometimes, but it really doesn’t have to be like that at all. Having a pet in your family is probably one of the best things you can do if you want your kids to grow into happy, responsible, and self-confident young people, so what are you waiting for? Here are five benefits of children growing up with pets, so check them out and get one as soon as possible! (more…)