How Review Websites Are Helping Consumers save Money

When it comes to buying a new product or paying for a new service, research is everything. Companies pay thousands of pounds for their advertising services, but the problem is that they are merely trying to sell a product or service – you can never be sure that you can trust the information that you are being given. This is why reading customer reviews is so important. What you might not realize is that review websites can actually help you to save significant amounts of money. Read on below to … [Read more...]

When Can Kids Dress Themselves?

From what they want to eat to where they want to play, kids make interesting choices. Their creativity is especially seen when it comes to their selected fashion choices. While you might never pair polka dots with stripes, your child might see it as the coolest combination ever. Children will start expressing their fashion opinions early on, and they’ll typically want to dress themselves around the age of four. As a parent, you might want to enforce your rules and choose their outfits for … [Read more...]

7 Surprising Places Germs are Lurking in Your Kitchen

If you're like a lot of people, you've probably wondered why you have bacteria-induced illnesses. Maybe you've ever wondered why this happens despite carefully preparing your foods to avoid cross-contamination, cleaning your homes regularly and washing your hands every time. Truth is, there are items in your kitchen that harbor germs. The three most common items are your kitchen sponge, sink and cutting board in that order. If you need any help with cleaning your kitchen or any part of … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Trimming With Your Toddler: 4 Safety Tips

Christmastime is filled with beloved holiday traditions, from ones that have been passed down through the generations to new rituals, such as binge-watching the Hallmark Channel’s Christmas movie marathons. Some of the most beloved traditions include trimming the family Christmas tree; however, if you have a toddler, you may be worried about how to do this safely. From fragile glass ornaments to detachable twinkle bulbs that can present a choking hazard, a holiday tree can present many possible … [Read more...]

Finance Options for Buying a New Car

Buying a new car is exciting. Choosing the model, taking a test drive, picking out the extras that will make it uniquely yours; we all love it! However, actually paying for the car can present a dilemma. Which route should you take? In this article, we’ll explore the options to help you make an informed decision. Personal Savings The most straightforward approach to buying a car is to use your own savings. You won’t need to worry about repayments, accrual of interest, penalties, or … [Read more...]

10 Things to Consider When Buying Trampolines

When it comes to fun and exciting outdoor activities, trampolines have become a standard play and exercise equipment. They have dominated and replaced the classic swing and climbing frame. A trampoline provides an excellent aerial exercise which brings joy to children, a group of friends, and the whole family. Before you get too excited and ready to jump high, let's find out the important considerations when purchasing a new trampoline either online or in stores. Let's get started! … [Read more...]

How to Throw a Princess-Themed Party on a Budget

When your daughter is little, a princess-themed party is likely on her wish list. It makes for an adorable display, but it can be quite pricey if you’re not careful. Setting a budget and getting creative is the key to keeping costs low, so here are some budget tips you might enjoy. Rent gear instead of buying it The easiest way to lose money on a princess party is to buy everything. Your daughter won’t be little forever, and you probably won’t reuse the items often. You can save a lot … [Read more...]

5 Debt Free Travel Options For Parents

Parenthood is rough and when you want to travel with your family, most times it means venturing to the grocery stores. There are ways to travel and not get into debt as a parent. Traveling has always been considered a privilege and perceived as luxurious, but it doesn’t have to mean spending $3,000 on travel, shelter, transportation, or eating out. D. Scott Carruthers, travel expert, and photographer, stated that traveling can be exhilarating on a budget. All it takes is a few travel options to … [Read more...]