Switzerland – The Land of Chocolate and Watches!


Please enjoy this post by one of my guest contributors  -Candy Recently, I went on holiday to Wengen in Switzerland’s Jungfrau Region and discovered much to like about this beautiful, pacifist country. I ate in a revolving restaurant on top of a mountain and skied past the terrifying Eiger mountain – and I did it all on a reasonable budget. Here I’m going to break down the 5 most lovely things about Switzerland I learned from my travels.   1.      {Read More}

The Ultimate Women’s Road Trip around London


London is of course a truly fabulous city. However, for women working nine-to-five in the city, it can sometimes seem to be a rather dull place to live in. The weeks can get long, while the weekends end up being ridiculously short and simply not long enough to fully recover from the week! What’s then needed is a good old fashioned weekend road trip. Here is the ultimate girls’ day out in London. Firstly you’ll need a motor to take {Read More}

Saying Goodbye: Parents’ Separation Anxiety at Day Care and Beyond


In 2010 American families spent nearly 10% of their monthly income on childcare, but for many the true cost of daycare is an emotional price, not a monetary one. The first week of daycare is painful. I personally have witnessed the tears, heard the screams, and watched the tantrums countless times as a daycare provider, as well as the mother of 4 children—ages 17, 16, 4, and 1. I have experienced that traumatic initial moment of separation 4 times over, {Read More}

Taking Street Food to the Home Turf


Food carts, mobile vendors, and street food spots are beginning to pop up and proliferate throughout urban and even some suburban hubs. Gone are the days when going out to eat meant quietly staring at the goofy wall decorations at your local chain. Today’s eaters crave the exotic and unexpected because of The Food Network and No Reservations with Anthony Bourdain. The only bad part about food trucks and street vendors is that their hours and locations are completely unreliable. {Read More}

The Google TV Now Has Honeycomb 3.2


In our house, it seems to be that the TV, computer, and someone’s smartphone is going at all times. You need one to watch your favorite shows and another to browse the internet and another to utilize time saving apps. But what if you could have all of those features in one place? Now you can. Recently, Google TVs just got an upgrade to Honeycomb 3.2 – which means that GoogleTV owners, and those planning on buying one, will now {Read More}

Giving Your Kitchen A Facelift

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When you need to decorate your kitchen you can make small changes and purchase a few things that will give it a whole new appearance. Whether you are remodeling, building a new house or decorating your kitchen, accessories and new furniture can give your kitchen a real facelift. If you are looking for some savings, you should consider a DirectBuy membership, which will allow you to cut the retail markups. You can decorate in a variety of styles or use {Read More}

Fall Harvest is Here! Fun Uses for Autumn Squashes


Some of the most inexpensive and in-season produces during the fall season are squashes and pumpkins. Unfortunately, outside of pumpkin pie, very few of us actually know how to use any of these veggies, especially in a way to make them appetizing to kids. However, there are several fun, easy, and delicious ways for any busy mom to incorporate these veggies into their everyday meals: Spaghetti, Anyone? While pasta is a great way to whip up a quick meal, it {Read More}

No Child Should Struggle in School if They Have a Web Connection at Home


Your child’s job market is going to be seriously limited. The modern day workforce is already faced with too many hands and not enough to do. Fail-safe options working for construction and phone companies are fading fast due to lack of building demand and the implementation of automated services such as Anywho.com. Then again, you didn’t want your child going into these industries anyway. Simply put: education, dedication, and achievement are all going to be necessary for your child to {Read More}