Do Children Need Special Mattresses?

Home furniture salespeople can tell you an interesting fact: despite investing heavily in education for their children, most parents will happily cut corners when it comes to the mattress and bed sheets that their children sleep on. It’s an understandable fact of life, and one that’s no fault of the parents. After all, it seems silly to invest in high quality bedding for children, given that they sweat, wet the bed, and occasionally use their mattresses as makeshift trampolines. Despite this, there’s a great deal of value in buying your children a mattress that fits in with their unique requirements. […]

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Have you Ever Remodeled a Bathroom?

The ideas that flow into my head, as I sit here in search of a rental home in my local town I see various bathrooms. One home for rent, that sadly has already been taken, had 3 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms as well as a large yard. Can you imagine three bathrooms? Oh my loveliness. I would love to have a master bathroom to my own self, but then if I did get my own bathroom I would be sad that I couldn’t be able to remodel the bathroom, being that I rent not buy homes. If were to have […]

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Tips for Moving Into a New House

Moving into a new house is not only one of the most exciting experiences that one can have, but it can also be one of the most stressful. The stress associated with moving is often compounded slightly when the home one moves into is unfurnished, as this can add to the difficulty of making the space one’s own. It can also make the experience more enjoyable when properly approached, however, as moving into a new house doesn’t have to be as anxiety-producing as it is often made out to be. Consider the following 3 tips, each of which can help […]

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Looking After Your Lawn In Winter

After the final harvest, it feels like it’s time for your garden to fall asleep. Many gardeners will be turning their attention to the indoor plants and making sure they pull through winter. Big mistake. Keep one eye on your lawn as the days get colder, because your job’s not done yet! Here’s how to look after your garden during winter. Plant Your Perennials As other people hit the shops to buy Christmas prezzies, you’ll be driving to your local gardening centre. Here you can get your perennials on clearance. They might look a little hard-done-by at this time of […]

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MIRACLE-GRO® Kids Windowsill Greenhouse Giveaway

The Miracle-Gro® Kids Windowsill Greenhouse provides an optimal environment for indoor seed starting, as it helps trap the warmth and energy of sunlight that seeds need to germinate. The Windowsill Greenhouse features the Miracle-Gro® Gro-Pod™ system designed to make gardening fun and easy and an illustrated Gro-Chart™ to help kids learn about plant life cycles and photosynthesis. Adult supervision recommended. Teaching Kids About Gardening There is a reason I am hosting this giveaway, I firmly believe that every kid needs to learn a bit about gardening. You see, back in the old days my father and uncles were working on […]

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Beyond Bedding Sets for Tween Girls Pink Peace Signs

The logo of my blog, actually header, says “Peace, Love and Happiness” this is not only a motto I use on my blog but in real life. This is a motto that my daughter has picked up during our moments of working on challenges life tosses at a tween girl. Beyond Bedding recently allowed my daughter to choose one bedding set that she wanted for review purposes. The bedding set she chose was no real surprise to me, it’s beautiful pink with peace signs. This set includes a comforter, and two shams for her pillows. As you can see my […]

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How do you make your house feel more like a home?

By definition, a house is a building which is used for human habitation.  Transforming a house into a home is something that requires time and patience but it does not require the expensive services of an interior designer.  Instead, successfully reflecting the collective personality of the inhabitants – positive attitude, lifestyle preferences, or a sense of fun, perhaps – can turn a relatively ordinary place of residence into a warm and welcoming home environment. Color me comfy   Whether living solo or in a family group, the colors in a home, coupled with the lighting, serve to create the underlying […]

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Shop for Quality Serta Mattresses

When shopping for a mattress, what qualities do you look for? Maybe you are like me, being most comfortable on a semi-soft and semi-hard mattress or maybe you are more like my oldest child who likes her mattresses a bit more squishy. Whatever mattress type you are looking for ShopNBC is a great place to find quality Serta mattresses. What should you think about when shopping for your next mattress? Remember that not all mattress stores carry the same models, so do not shop based on model numbers to avoid frustration. Comfort, Support, Durability and Space are the three top […]

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Creating an Outdoor Family Space and Eating Area

There are many reasons why a parent or two would want to put together a family-oriented outdoor space.  Often times these days, children don’t spend nearly enough time outside, preferring to lounge on the sofa in front of the TV for hours on end, or tap away at video game controllers until they game they’re playing finally bores them.  Adults, too, are overworked and crazily busy, meaning that time they get to enjoy outside is often limited to walking to the car or grabbing the mail every day.  The right outdoor space, when prepared properly and outfitted with certain luxuries, […]

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{Cool Outdoor Fun} Aerobie Skylighter Lighted Disc

We reviewed a previously released Aerobie Flying Ring and the kids are still enjoying backyard fun with that flying ring, however, we have a new updated version of the Aerobie Flying Ring that allows us to play after dark and still see the disk. This is the Aerobie Skylighter lighted disc. Product Information: Spectacular flights day or night, powerful LED’s light up the entire disc Durable construction, sonically welded lighting module Long life, replaceable batteries Cushioned grip, low profile for long flights Great for players of all skill levels The LED’s on this lighted disc truly light up bright and […]

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