Easy cooking ideas with kids

You probably heard this somewhere, but part of getting your kids to appreciate food, and possibly try a few flavours that they wouldn’t otherwise, is to get them involved in the kitchen in prepping, especially the cooking part.  I usually like to involve my little guy not only for that – but as a welcome…

Helpful Daily Reminders

Trying to keep a home afloat is a task in and of itself.  Often times we get distracted with kids (if you have any) and other day to day life (like Netflix binge watching or pub crawling).  But one things that we should worry more about, or at least set reminders to take care of,…

Theme Park With Kids Tips

The life altering event of having kids really does follow the cliché and alters your life in ways you hear about but would never think they would apply to you – because you’re too cool to be a lame parent.  Well newsflash, you’re not, you will be a lame parent, but you sort of get…

Light Travelling 101

There is a growing “Light Travel” movement which I though was interesting.  The concept started with campers and hikers whose limited bag capacity and large needs for equipment in remote areas focused on travelling light where you can by reducing the amount of clothes you take and choosing products made of lighter materials.  This was…

Celebrating Our Special Seniors

We get so wrapped up with birthday milestones for kids we forget the older bunch who should be equally if not more celebrated for their hard fought milestones.  Obviously how you celebrate those special seniors in your life is up to you, and depends much on their personality and what you know about them, as…

Travelling Essentials – Items to have with you at all time

Despite the negative connotations I find the man purse a very important part of travelling (for me of course) – equal to the purse for women.  It’s more subdued than the siren light that comes with the “fanny pack” screaming tourist.  I would say it is even less obvious than the back pack albeit probably…

Switch up your daily photos (even more)

Based on my previous post on “Switch up your daily photos”, apparently some wanted more, some said 7 tips are not enough, stop being cheap and dish out some more you greedy old bat.  So, since I cave easily to the regular combination of insults, peer pressure, and threats, here are some additional 7 easy…

8 Food Foto Feelers

There are those that grind their teeth whenever someone put out their camera to take a picture of a restaurant meal, or eve their own cooking.  In fact, many chefs are starting a world wide campaign to ban food photography (or food porn to some) because by the time people take all the pictures they…

5 “Gems” for the Couple Travellers

There are a crazy number of different individual personalities in the world, couple combinations are even greater in numbers.  People may get a long in “regular” sedentary routine life, but once they travel it can go either one of two ways, really well or horribly.  With that in mind, and considering you really do see…

Switch up your daily photos

Forget the fancy photography course, the high end camera shots, the black and white dramatic pix – how about you try closer to home on the day to day pictures you take of family and friends.  Obviously it is up to the photographer and what they like, but try a couple of “tactics” that are…