5 Tips When Designing a Home to be Party-Ready

With the advent of sites like Pinterest, it is obvious that the average homemaker wants to host polished and picture-perfect parties in their homes. However, a big part of being able to host those parties is your home design. By creating spaces that flow naturally and cater to groups, you have a much better chance of pulling off the gatherings you hope to entertain. Excluding the perfect cocktail recipe, here are a few tips for designing a home that is party-ready. Optimize Open Space Take a cue Read more [...]

Reasons Why Women Continue to Want to Receive Flowers Revealed by Michael Dark Research

Michael Dark, an online florist, has recently completed a piece of research into why women continue to want to receive flowers. Very often, people feel flowers are not an appropriate gift because they are a bit cheesy and because they die anyway. However, the research clearly showed that women continue to seek that romance and that flowers seem to tick all the boxes. Michael Dark, UK based online florist, has recently completed a piece of research into whether or not women wanted to receive flowers Read more [...]

Reclaiming your family from their screens

It’s becoming an increasingly common sight amongst families – everyone’s sat around the dinner table or in the living room or even when you’re out and about and eyes are glued to a screen. Mum and dad may be glued to the TV screen, whilst children are more than likely staring intently at a phone, tablet or computer game. This is modern life and there’s little chance of it stopping unfortunately. However, it’s still important to make the effort to drag everyone away from screens every Read more [...]

6 Ways Shipping Container Shelters Help People in Crisis

Image by Stewart James Bim-Merle via Flicker There's a lot of talk about shipping containers in architecture and minimalist movements like the Tiny House Movement, and we thought we'd shed some light on what attributes of shipping container Shelters make them the most ideal solution for shelter in crisis situations. If we left anything out, be sure to let us know in the comments –here are our top reasons why shipping containerShelters are ideal for disaster, no matter where it happens. 1. Read more [...]

Single Again? Refresh Your Home To Fit Your New Life!

Going through a divorce can be a massive upheaval, not only from an emotional perspective but also from a practical one. When you have been through the process of separating and arranging who will remain in your previously shared residence and who will move on to a new home, and organized the money side of things (and if you need help with this, you can find a good divorce attorney in Salt Lake City here or search around if you are in another city) you will need to consider making your home, whether Read more [...]

The Relationship Between Youth Leadership and Youth Development

Both youth leadership and youth development programs, such as the National Citizens Service (NCS) The Challenge, have been proven effective in shaping the personal growth of their youth participants. Such is the close relationship between the two types of youth-targeted programs that both builds on the success of the other. The two terms are also frequently interchanged but there are differences that must be noted especially for policy makers and program implementers. On one hand, youth development Read more [...]

Relocating For Your Job: Four Ways to Make the Transition Easier

Relocating for a job has its ups and downs. On the upside, you will gain a fresh perspective on life as well as gain the ability to take part in things will expand your professional growth. On the downside, you will have to pack everything you own and move to a new location, leaving behind friends and family. To make the process as smooth as possible, keep in mind the following tips. Tip One: Understand Your Employer's Tax Liability When it comes to relocating for your job, understand your Read more [...]

How to ensure your caravan survives the colder months

While caravans do not require too much maintenance during the warmer months of the year, the same cannot be said during the autumn and winter months. If you do not take the time to make sure that your caravan is prepared for lower temperatures, frost, dampness, ice and snow, you may find that you are left with big, expensive problems that need to be fixed, come spring. However, provided you spend a little time on maintenance in the run up the colder months, your caravan is far more likely to work Read more [...]

An Overview of Paper Towel and its Holder

There is always a fear surrounding the attention threshold on hands cleansing habits. It is quite easy to clean our hands when you are at your house; however, it is equally difficult to do the same while you are traveling outside or at your office, school or other public areas. In 1931, Arthur Scott first introduced the paper towel for the kitchen and then he made perforated rolls of towels which were eighteen inches long and thirteen inches wide. This was how paper towel was evolved. Much earlier, Read more [...]

Give Your Home a 5-Step Makeover

Decorating your home is never as easy as it could be with all kinds of different considerations, essentials and expenses to take into account. Part of the fun of decorating is getting rid of the old and bringing in the new, transforming your tired old room, home or garden into something more modern, vibrant and ‘you.’ Many people are put off doing any of the decorating or renovations themselves for the fear of getting it wrong and ending up out of pocket or spending more than they can afford. Read more [...]