4 Breathtaking Restaurants You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

January 19, 2018

Budget meals are fun for the whole family. They are healthy, tasty, and, above all, cheap! The idea of splashing out on a dish you could make at home seems pointless. However, the thing about fine dining is the experience. Sometimes, the five-courses aren’t just about the small portions on the plate and the price. Sometimes, it’s about the views, the service, and the ambience. Not to sound pretentious, but…


5 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Second Home Abroad

December 15, 2017

Buying a second property is great for use as an investment, or even just as a holiday home for you and the family. You could even use it as both if you rent it out for part of the year and then stay in it yourself. Short term lets to tourists usually command a higher rent as well so you should be able to cover the mortgage on it fairly…


Sprinkling Some Improvement On Shower Time

November 16, 2017

Shower time is a bit of a modern luxury; gone are the days in which all you could do was soak in the tub, with little hot water and a scrubbing brush. Nowadays, we all love a good shower, when the water is hot and the pressure is just right. However, spending too long in the bathroom can mean a waste of water, a waste of heat, and a lot…


Common Dental Health Mistakes That All Parents Need To Avoid

November 14, 2017

We all want our children to grow up strong, healthy and happy and nowhere is this better exemplified than in the field of tooth care. Think of it. We spend hours by the sink night after night coaching our kids on how to brush their teeth correctly, how to floss and the importance of mouthwash. We rigorously check their diets to ensure that they are conducive to dental health as…


Fall Time Change and Maintenance Tips

November 4, 2017

Its that time of year again where most Canadians need to turn back the clocks an hour. This weekend, when you are changing the time on your stove, microwave, wall clocks etc.. You may want to do a yearly maintenance on certain items inside and outside of your home.    Check smoke and Co2 detectors It’s a good idea to test your smoke and Co2 detectors.  While you are testing…


From Night Owl To Early Bird In A Few Simple Steps

October 3, 2017

Everyone knows the horrible feeling of waking up late. When you have work, school, or other morning commitments, oversleeping can be the worst possible start to the day. A surprising amount of people struggle with their sleep, and it isn’t just because they stay up too late. If you’re in this position, then you’ll know how it feels to live without the precious time you need in bed, along with…


Back to School Tips with Loan and Go

September 8, 2017

Parents of children who are school-age know that the back to school season can be one of the more costly times of the year. Whether your child is entering kindergarten or going back to finish up their last year of college, there are a lot of expenses that add up without us even realizing it. I offer some tips below of things to consider when saving money throughout the school…


Simple Ways to Dress Up Your Garden

August 23, 2017

  Once you’ve put in the effort to transform your garden from what was basically a wasteland into a functional garden space, all that remains is to add a flourish of finishing touches, which will dress up your garden and make it really stand out from the crowd.   Here are some simple ways to finish off your garden and make it the best place to spend time:   Throw…


A Garden Isn’t Just For Summer

August 22, 2017

The title says it all. Most of us are guilty of paying far more attention to our gardens during the summer. Flowers have room to really flourish and, most importantly, the weather is nice. Nobody wants to be mowing the lawn or removing dead plants during the coldest days of winter. Yet, a garden really isn’t just for summer. You need to put love and attention into maintaining it all…


Not-So-Rubbish Tips On Turning Your Rubbish Tip Into A Home

August 21, 2017

  Even the most conscientious homeowner falls prey to a messy household at some point. Perhaps it’s because the kids are running wild, breaking things, leaving their toys everywhere, and forever forgetting to clean their rooms. Perhaps it’s simply because your home is getting old and you’ve also accumulated a lot of things over the years, which has led to a cluttered living area. It’s time to make a change,…