Tips Archive

3 Awesome Al Fresco Dining Ideas

Do you love al fresco (eating outside)? Your backyard is the perfect spot to set up some chairs and a table on your patio. However, there’s host of other factors you need to consider to ensure that your outside dining experience is comfortable. Take a look at these three awesome al fresco dining ideas to …

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What I’ve Learned about My Air Fryer (so far)

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How To Be A Respectful Tourist

While planning a vacation, most of us worry about our budget and where we’ll go, and don’t think about the impact we have as tourists. It can be easy to forget that not everybody else there is on vacation. As a tourist, it’s important to be respectful to the locals and of their home. Here’s …

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What Type of Reading Glasses are Right for You

It’s a feeling many of us are familiar with. We’re typing up something on the computer or reaching for the newspaper to scan a headline and we suddenly find ourselves squinting. After a long reading session, you realize you have a slight headache. Could it be eye strain? Or do you perhaps need reading glasses? …

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Getting Kids to Eat Healthier

The unrelenting challenge of getting your children to eat healthily can drain your system. It can make you throw your hands up in the air and just give up. You can fool yourself into thinking that because children have a young and quick metabolism, that junk food won’t have too much of an effect on …

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7 Tips For Mastering The Perfect Stir-Fry

Whether you enjoy eating it as a mid-week meal or prefer cooking it on special occasions, there’s no denying that stir-fry meals are popular everywhere. They contain a delicious yet nutritionally-balanced meal in one bowl or plate. They’re also straightforward to prepare and cook. But, despite the ease of preparation and cooking, do you feel …

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Easter Treats to Make Today

This time of year it can be a fun time to get baking and making treats, because of all of the Peeps, jelly beans, and Cadbury eggs that fill the stores. Easter is a time when lots of cute and creative treats that you can make with eggs, chicks, and bunnies can be made. We’re …

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The Ultimate Goal Setting Guide: 5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals in 2020

A new year is an opportunity to gauge your milestones and realign your goals towards a new trajectory. As the beginning of a new decade, 2020 is the ideal year to get your priorities and goals right from the onset. It has the potential of setting your agenda for the coming decade. Goal setting entails …

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5 Top Tips For First Time Cooks

Image Source If you’re a first-time cook and you’re struggling to get the hang of things then don’t worry, you have definitely come to the right place. Whether you’ve just moved into your first home and you’re starting to cook your evening meals or you’re used to ordering take out, getting the hang of cooking …

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Why Mainstream Vacation Websites Aren’t Always the Best

So you’ve got a week or two worth of holidays from work and want to take a big break. Maybe you’ve heard about a cool destination from your colleagues or perhaps you decided on a destination last year. Where do you go from there? Well, you’ll likely need to search for a city to visit, …

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Top 5 Date Night Ideas You and Your Partner Will Love

Photo by freestocks.org from Pexels Whether you have kids or not you sometimes might feel as though you need some time alone as a couple. Often with the busyness of life, many forget to book a date night with their partner. But this is something that you should add into the calendar regularly. These date …

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Using Desserts To Disguise Fruits & Veggies

Image Source Some kids are notoriously fussy when it comes to fruit and vegetables. While some will happily munch down these healthy foods, many will sulk and eat around the greens on their plate, and this can drive a parent crazy. They need to eat healthy to develop properly, and the work which goes into …

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Perfect Snacks for Movie Night

Movie nights are the perfect opportunity to indulge in some of your favorite snacks. Here, we’re going to take a look at some inspirational ideas to get you started so that you can make your next family gathering in front of the TV something special. Image Source Pretzel Hotdogs When you’re watching a film, you …

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Everything You Need for a Romantic Night In

Romantic night’s in are lovely. If you’ve got kids, or work long hours and struggle to get out with your partner, a romantic night in might be the only chance that you get to spend quality time together. Even if you can go out whenever you want, and get plenty of time with your partner, …

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Reasons To Start Eating More Fish

Fish is one of those things that you either love or hate. I’m a big fan of it, but I know lots of people stay well away. Usually, people don’t like fish because of the smell, and I think it just freaks them out a little bit. But, fish is genuinely one of the best …

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Reducing Your Food Waste

Image Source Reports suggest that around one-third of the food that we buy ends up getting wasted. We buy far more than we need. We cook huge portions which we could never finish in one sitting. We don’t check use-by dates, and so food goes bad before we get around to eating it, and we …

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Making Your Home a Social Hub

When we want to spend time with our friends and family, we usually look at visiting a local bar or restaurant. But let’s be honest: while those trips can be fun, they’re also expensive, and it’s not even as if a good time is guaranteed. They can be a little hit and miss, especially since …

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Date And Cashew Cocoa Bites

When you think about it, the way that the world is set up is hopelessly unfair. It seems like everything that tastes good is bad for you, and vice versa. Chowing down on double-chocolate cake is pure joy. Munching on a stalk of broccoli – not so much. The more you learn about cuisine, however, …

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A Guide To The Best Coffee

There’s no denying that coffee is something many people enjoy drinking first thing in the morning. Coffee helps us to wake up properly and prepare our minds and bodies for the day’s proceedings. Image Source The thing is, some folks aren’t that well versed at choosing the best coffee for their tastes or lifestyles. Never …

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Considerations To Make Before Your Next Vacation

If you are planning your next vacation, you possibly have a list as long as your arm of things you need to prepare. What you possibly haven’t considered though, is that everything on your list could be needless, and you are avoiding what’s important. Today, we are going to be looking at a few things …

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