Winter can be hard to get through if you're struggling with cabin fever. Find out ways to stay busy and beat the winter blues.
All writers have writer's block at some point. Sometimes we need a bit of help to overcome it. If you're fighting a bad case of writer's block, here's some tips for how to beat it.
Halloween parties are tons of fun for kids. If you're planning a Halloween party for your child this year, check out these great tips for games and decorating!
Sleeping Beauty is a classic tale, but it only shows one side of the story. Angelina Jolie is remarkable as Maleficent and shows us a different perspective on the story we grew up with.
Reign is the perfect combination of teen drama and historical intrigue. The characters and story will draw you in and leave you constantly wanting more.
Catherine de Medici was a fascinating woman. Born into power and yet utterly powerless over her own life, she lived a dangerous existence. The Devil's Queen shows every side of Catherine de Medici.
Mythical creatures are fascinating. The human imagination knows no bounds and we have created some amazing and fantastical creatures. Learn more about some of the creatures of mythology here.
There's nothing like a good family movie. The Croods is a fantastic movie for both kids and adults of any age. Both funny and clever, you're sure to love it.
Horses are wonderful animals and it's easy to see why someone would fall in love with them. A unique horse gift is a great surprise for anyone who's horse crazy. Growing up, my sister rode horses competitively. I was never a rider myself, but I...
Confessions of a Shopaholic is a hilarious series that you are sure to love. It's fun and uplifting and will teach you to look at the lighter side of life.
With summer comes thoughts of the beach. There's no better way to spend the day than in the sun, sand, and surf. But, just because you head off to the beach, doesn't mean you're guaranteed a great day. There's essential items to pack and tips that...
If you're looking for a black cat gift, you are probably already a fan of them. Black cats are incredibly misunderstood creatures. Many superstitious people consider them to be bad luck. Really, black cats are the same as any other cat. They're...
Teachers work hard and deserve to be recognized for everything they give to their students. If you're here, you probably feel the same way. Giving your teacher a gift at Christmas or the end of the year is a nice way to say thank you for all that...
Graduation is an important time in a young person's life. It symbolizes great accomplishment and promise for the future. Graduation is a time of change, of leaving behind the old and embracing the new. Whether it's elementary school, high school,...
The Last Unicorn is a children's classic. Whether you read the book, watch the movie, or both, you're sure to fall in love with this amazing and magical story.
Big cats are amazing and wonderful creatures. They are powerful, yet can be incredibly gentle. Learn more about the big cats of our world.
Planning a major trip can be overwhelming, but there are some easy steps you can follow to keep things organized. This page has great travel tips if you are planning a big trip.
St. Patrick's Day is one of the most commonly celebrated holidays. In modern society most people celebrate it by having parties, attending parades, or spending the day at a bar. Of course, the original intent of the holiday was to pay tribute to the...
Why feel lonely and depressed on Valentine's Day just because you're single? There's lots of ways to enjoy this holiday. Treat yourself to something great and make the day all about you.
Valentine's Day can be a very special day for couples. Although not everyone exchanges gifts, it's often traditional to give your significant other a present. It might be something small, something homemade, or something extravagant. If you're...
Full of science fiction and comic book references, The Big Bang Theory plays on a culture that has been popular for decades while at the same time creating engaging characters and relationships.
I have long been a fan of Stephen King. He writes with such incredible passion and Under the Dome is no exception.
There are so many cute and unique cat gifts available. The variety of size and style means you can find something to suit anyone's taste. I spent my childhood with dogs, but when I was fifteen my sister "accidentally" adopted a kitten from her...
Africa is an amazing place. Between the rich culture and unique animals, there's something for everyone to experience and enjoy. It's at the very top of my travel list.
Sitting down with the whole family for a night of fun and games is a tradition that is, unfortunately, a rarity now. Break out the classic board games you loved as a kid and have a family game night!
It can be so tricky to shop for a teenage girl. You'll find lots of gift ideas here that almost any teen girl is sure to love.
I love to collect mugs and have an entire cupboard overflowing with them. To me, one of the best ways to relax is to make a mug of coffee or hot chocolate and settle in with one of my favorite mugs. Festive holiday mugs can be a great way to get...
The start of the new year can bring on a sense of rejuvenation and renewed motivation. We examine our lives, reflecting on what we're happy with and what we want to change. It's a time to decide what we want to accomplish that year and how we're...
The Maze Runner is a fantastic book for both teens and adults. The series raises important ethical questions while keeping you in constant suspense.
Everyone has a favorite Christmas movie that they have to watch every year. Love Actually is a wonderful and inspirational movie for the holiday season.
Gilmore Girls is one of the best shows television has seen. Its wit and charm can't be matched. The colorful characters will draw you in and keep you laughing and crying through the series.
Finding the right gift for a college student can be difficult. On this page you'll find lots of ideas for useful and fun gifts college students would love to have.
Halloween is a favorite holiday of many people. But how did it come about? Learn about the history of Halloween and its traditions here.
There are few things cuter at Halloween than an infant or a toddler dressed up for the holiday. My personal favorite is when they wear cute animal costumes. It's simply adorable. My nephew wore a cute cow costume for his first Halloween. He was...
Dingoes are wild dogs that live in Australia. They have adapted to survive on their own in a harsh climate. Some people have domesticated dingoes, but they considered to be wild animals.
Halloween is the spookiest time of year. It is one of the most fun holidays because it gives us the opportunity to dress up as anything we want. With Halloween comes a myriad of fun and scary decorations. Among those decorations is the chance to...
Midterms and final exams are incredibly stressful. There's so much to learn and review that students often get overwhelmed. Here's some of my tips of how to deal with exams and do your best on them!
Lord of the Rings is a fantastic theme for a Halloween costume. Whether you're a fan of the original trilogy, the new Hobbit movies, or all of them, there's a Lord of the Rings costume for you!
Math is an important subject in school, but many students struggle with it. Help your child improve their math skills early so that they learn to enjoy this subject!
Reading is probably the most important skill a child learns in school. Reading is critical for every subject, so it's important children feel confident in their reading abilities.
Zebras are wonderful animals. They're beautiful, majestic, and unique. Over time, zebras have developed incredible ways to survive in their environment and hide from predators.
I'm always looking for unique mugs. Sometimes I'm shopping for myself, or something I'm searching for the perfect gift for someone else. Because, really, is there anything better than curling up on a cold day with a steaming mug of hot chocolate? Or...
School supplies are critical to a child's success. Students need to have all the supplies they need if they are going to be confident and successful in school. Find the essential school supplies here.
Young adult novels are incredibly popular. Many YA books are exciting, thought provoking, and have rich and diverse characters. YA literature is not just for "young" adults anymore.
My Little Pony is a classic toy from the 80's. The concept is simple: brightly coloured plastic ponies, but young girls loved them. They sparked imaginations and became a favorite toy of a generation.
The Great Barrier Reef is a remarkable natural feature of Australia. Made up of thousands of reef systems, it can be seen from space. It is disappearing, though, and it is up to us to save it.
City of Bones, the beginning of The Mortal Instruments series, has been on my reading list for a while. With the movie being released this summer, I knew I had to finally find the time to read it. My expectations were pretty high since it seemed to...
We only have one planet and it`s critical that we take care of it. We all need to do our part to ensure that the Earth will be here and stay beautiful for future generations.
Tex is my wonderful tuxedo cat. He is a rescue cat and is one of the sweetest kitties ever!
The dragon is probably the most famous mythical creature. With so much power and grace, it's not surprising it is so popular. There are tons of amazing and unique dragon gifts out there for any taste. On this lens I have put together a range of both...
Elephants are such amazing animals. They are incredibly emotional, intelligent, and social creatures. Read on to learn more about these remarkable creatures and to find some great gift ideas.
I have loved The Lord of the Rings for years. It's probably the most popular fantasy work of the twentieth century. If you want to know more about its history, read on.
Giraffes are beautiful and amazing creatures. They are one of the most unique animals on Earth and are well deserving of their popularity. Giraffe gifts are a wonderful choice for any animal lover.
The cassowary is a beautiful and unique bird that is native to New Guinea and north-eastern Australia. Many people have never heard of the cassowary, which isn't surprising since there are fewer than 1500 left in in the wild. It's a shame they are...
Kiwi birds are rare to find in the wild. Native to New Zealand, kiwis are a flightless bird that is currently endangered. It's up to us to ensure they are protected.
New Zealand is one of the most gorgeous places on Earth. The scenery is amazing and the people are wonderful. There's so many fantastic places to see in New Zealand, but I've chosen my favorites here.
Ragdoll cats are wonderful creatures and make the perfect pet. They're loyal and affectionate and will love anyone who treats them well. Named for their flopping tendencies, they will melt your heart!
Kangaroos are probably the most recognizable marsupial. Their Australian environment is harsh, but they have developed amazing adaptations to survive. They are also just plain cute.
Teen girls love to show their own personal style. Decorating their rooms is a key way to accomplish this. Here's some great tips and ideas for redecorating or updating your teen girl's bedroom.
The Lord of the Rings soundtracks are simply amazing. They are beloved by fans and are completely unforgettable. The Hobbit trilogy has continued the tradition of award winning music.
Christmas music is special and festive and really adds to what is already such a wonderful holiday. Christmas is many people's favourite time of the year. It's definitely my favorite holiday. The whole season is magical. I honestly love both sides...
Koalas are simply adorable animals. They're sweet and docile and just plain cute. Although they generally keep to themselves, when they interact with humans they are friendly.