The holidays can be incredibly stressful. I've written this helpful step-by-step guide based on years of being a mom and a grandma. Your holidays are sure to go from "stressful" to "a breeze"!
Save money using things you already have on hand or can access. Save the money, save the time, and save the resources.
Going green doesn't necessarily mean living off the grid. Here are ten items that will help you go green using things you see and use everyday.
We are all pack-rats, penny pinchers and time hogs at heart, but there has to be an end somewhere. Here are twenty ideas that will help you clean up in more ways than one.
Going small with tiny cars, tiny purse-strings and tiny homes is all the rage. But how do you reduce what you already have? Read on for a list of things to reduce and how to reduce them.
Here are twenty things that you can make for your mother's, grandmother's or wife's special day. The gifts don't have to be perfect, just give it a try and mom will love it!
You rescued an animal from the shelter or you took in a stray, does that make you a good pet parent (responsible owner) or is there more to it than that?
You swear that your pet knows your language because he/she knows when they are doing something wrong or right. This articles explains the real reason why pets can understand us.
We have all heard the names before, but what do they actually mean? Read on for information about what they mean and how they can affect you and your life.
Pets, no matter what kind, are fed and nurtured in a controlled environment. Are they then able to survive in the wild?
Where ever I have lived I saw some type of stray animals. They looked so helpless and hungry. Learn what you can do to help.
Can't remember when you were relaxed and ready for the day? Can't remember when waking up meant a happy day with your family? Try the following ten tips that take little time but work wonders.
Lady's and gentlemen, can tight clothing cause medical issues? Are they dangerous to the body?
Cats are independent, but they can be very loving and attentive to their human companions. Here are five signs that they have accepted you into their family which, to them, means love.
Here is a list of things you can do that cost little or nothing to do, but will mean the world to your Valentine. Also, these are for either sex, so everyone-listen up--uh, I mean, please listen up.
Kitty litter is a necessity for people who own indoor cats, but it can be used for so many other things around the house. The sky is the limit, but here are ten ideas to get you started.
When staying with family is supposed to be easier, but often is not. And running daily errands become nearly impossible so you have to ask for help.
As a writer, I relish those quiet moments when I can think about the things that are, things that could be and the things beyond my understanding.
A humorous look at those embarrassing moments that we all dread especially when we wish to impress. I like to put the blame on Gremlins, how about you?
Depression is a disease that affects millions of people; but it also affects the people with whom they are close.
A funny look at life to help us smile our way through it. PS: though many of the facts below might appear to be true, the actual facts have all been changed to protect the innocent (LOL).
Aging isn't a disease, it is a way of life that we must all face. Here's how to make it smoother for those we love and wish to help. And for yourself, an easier road.
We have all been hurt by a family member at one time or another. It hurts more because you feel family should be your support no matter what.
How to be safe using your ATM/Debit card.
The beauty and wonder of Mystic Village.
What is really required to work from home and be successful.
A cute story about a stuffed fennec fox's new life.
A chance for me to write a letter to my mom even though she has left this world.
A cute story about a special Mother's Day Gift that anyone can use to make mothers around the world feel special.
A descriptive story about spring.
A humorous look at people compared to different types of peanut butter.
A sad poem about how I felt when my mother died.
A funny look at what people think when you catch them off guard.
Looking at the question of whether or not laughter and humor can make you healthy.
A list of handy advice to stop 'sweating the small stuff'' and get on with your life stress-free.
A funny yet semingly truthful rendition of how children hear what adults tell them.
Ways to protect ourselves when opening our e-mails.
Work is supposed to be a place where everyone works together as a team, but seldom does.
I hope you enjoy this humorous cat story where the participants are cats; and, if you have ever had cats, you know how they act.
Advice on loaning money to family and friends.
Information on contracts and how they can be used against you.......
It is so hard to name a pet. Do you give them a silly name or a pretty name? Here's how we did it. Maybe it will help you name your pet should you be stuck.
An Easter Tradition for you and your kids to enjoy; an exciting Treasure Hunt right in the home.
A humorous look at how we become our parents and our children become us.
A look at the days of the week and how they affect us at work and at home and which planet rules each day. Also includes a quick description of Mythological Associations.
A poem about starting over and facing life as it is as well as informative steps towards that goal.
A humorous look at how children seem to perceive adult words.
A cute poem about how the seasons change.
Have you thought about death and what or where it might lead you?
Thoughtful and thought-provoking gift ideas for your Valentine.
I have described for you a snowfall as I see it, giving you the feelings I get when I see a snow covered field untouched by man. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I do.
Tips and advice on hosting a party without stress, strife, or worry.
Help with cashing your first paycheck.
How to stretch your paycheck further each week and still have fun with family and friends.
A cute poem about cat antics. Thier fun moments and their cute moments.
Chronic pain, it affects us all differently, but can be debilitating. Try to be sympathetic to someone with chronic pain.
Information on migraines and how they can affect your health.
A fictional story about a child, kidnapped with her mother, who escapes her captures into a heavy snow storm.
Ten unusual ways to keep kids healthy besides eating right, exercising and vaccinations.
Easy ways things you can do in your home now to save your wallet and the environment in the process.
A quick, easy budget with suggestions on easy ways to cut your spending.
How to balance your bank statement with your check register--also known as reconciling your bank statement.
The check register helps you to keep track of your spending especially when you are using an ATM/Debit card. Keeping one helps you avoid fees and penalties.
Information about checking accounts, ATM's, Debit Cards and writing a personal check.
Things you can do to make your finances and your life better and easier.
Are there dangers to over-cleaning your child's environment? Possibly!
Having a bad attitude can affect those around you.
Depression is the fuse that starts a problem, it is not the end of living.
Procrastinating, it hurts, it harms, it causes anger in others, here's how.
Consequences of Procrastination. Do you believe there are any?
A unique pattern for a unique crocheted blanket.
Description of possible hazards with bumper stickers and decals that are small, difficult to read, etc.
A guide to avoid hating during a divorce and why.
A poem about a beloved cat that is now suffering from cancer.
Sometimes we forget what Christmas is about; here are some items that might help you and a loved one remember that it is all "from the heart".
What would a tree feel when spring turns to summer and summer cools to fall which turns to winters freezing winds? Here are my thoughts on the subject.
Hints for fast cleaning and keeping your home smelling sweet in between heavier cleanings.
A fun messages for the the holidays, seasons or just for fun.
A story about taking the time to see around you.
A crazy photo gallery of kitty fun.
A fictional story about a small sleepy town and its ghostly legend.
A funny poem and some facts about daydreaming.
A funny poem about the attitudes of cats.
A boys excitement for a wild thunderstorm.
A poem about the difficulties of management.
People feel differently about different things making their meanings for those things, including Christmas, different. Come read mine, and maybe fondly remember some of yours.
A great story to start the Halloween season.
A discussion on whether old wives tales are based on fact or superstitions.
Ideas on how to pull yourself out of the dumps.
A list of things you can do to make winter a little easier on your outdoor items.
A short commentary about how things have changed in the world around us.
Information about avoiding overdrawn checking and savings accounts. Releasing you from the 'trap' of continuous fees and legal issues.
Decorating using natural leaves, branches, or pine cones.
Party ideas for Halloween or any party.
When a pet needs to be euthanized, how do you make the decision?
A Halloween tale about a scary secret room. Would you enter if you had the chance?
Information on why cats behave the way they do, along with a bit of a gallery of my own babies.