If you’re looking outside the window and the sun is shining, you might not be thinking about Christmas yet. It seems so far away right now, but who can believe we’re now into April already? This year is going by crazy-fast and the festive period will come around quicker than you think.
Christmas is a magical time of year. It’s traditional to spend time with your family, and it’s always great to be able to catch up with everyone. You might not have seen the as much as you like during the previous 12 months, after all, life is busy, and we all have our own commitments. The Holidays are a wonderful opportunity to let your hair down, and eat, drink and make merry! Children are in their element, and it’s a real thrill and privilege to watch their faces light up. Read More
If you have been a long follower of mine, you know how I feel about skin care. Our skin is the largest organ we have and I think it is imperative to take care of on a daily basis. It only takes a few minutes each day to follow a skin care regime that will not only make your skin feel good, but also refreshed as well. I recently came across a company called Timeless Skin Care.
Timeless Skin Care is an all natural, paraben free, pure concentration formula to give your skin the healthy glow and healing it needs. These products are made with pure ingredients and made for all skin types. The natural skincare has hyaluronic acid that will help reduce wrinkles, fine lines and minimize scars as well as treat acne. Timeless Skin Care, cares about your skin and only uses ingredients that are gentle for your skin and adds no fillers so that you always get pure, simple beauty without the harsh chemicals. Read More
4 Ways To Improve Your Travel Experience
Don’t Underestimate The Power of Language
If you’re only travelling to a new place for a few days, you might think it’s pointless learning the language. However, you’ll be surprised just how much knowing the basics can help. If you get lost, you can find your way again quicker, easier and cheaper. If you want to haggle down the price on something at a market stall, you can converse in the local language. Or, if you have a complaint to make at a hotel or restaurant, you can do so in a way that will be understood. Knowing the basics might even make you and your family safer, as locals will respect your effort. Finally, if you are travelling with children, you’re setting a great example to them. They might even pick up a few valuable words or phrases themselves!
Take Your Own Accommodation
No, we’re not suggesting you pitch up at the beach and start building a new hotel! Instead, consider a caravan or camper trailer. Obviously, you can’t take these on a plane with you. However, if you are planning to drive, they are ideal. For an initial investment, you’ll save money further down the line. You won’t need to pay for hotels and can do all of your cooking inside your own space, for example. Plus, they’re roomier than you might think. Palomino Columbus fifth wheels, for example, can sleep up to seven people, meaning ample space for everybody.
Prepare For The Unexpected
All the forward-planning in the world can’t cover you if something out of your control goes wrong. Get prepared for it and you’ll be glad you did. For a change of weather, make sure you’re prepared for all extremes. That might be hot sunshine or torrential rain. In case of injury, keep a stocked-up first aid kit on you at all times. Heading off on a family road trip? Have the necessary tools for a breakdown packed. In case you are a victim of a crime, make sure you have up-to-date insurance. Also, keep photocopies of important documents, like your driver’s licence and passport.
Hire A Luggage Porter
Lugging luggage to and from your destination can be a huge hassle. There is enough to think about as it is, without needing to carry and watch your belongings. Luggage porter services are no longer a service for the rich and famous. They’re becoming more affordable, and more popular as a result. They’ll take your items to your destination for you, whether that be a hotel, an airport or a train station. You can also use them once you arrive at your destination. If you arrive before check-in time, you might want to start sightseeing, or get to an important meeting. Hiring these services means you can get on with your day without being held back; whatever your day might hold.
Giving your home a makeover can take you a matter of a couple of hours. In a day or two, you could transform the whole property. One of the easiest and most effective things you can do is make changes to some of your home’s hardware. Switching out worn down or out of date accessories can get you a quick and impactful change. For example, new door handles can immediately refresh all of your doors. And it only takes a couple of minutes to swap them. It’s all too easy to concentrate on your furniture and other things you put in your home. But it’s important to pay attention to what’s attached to the building too. Read More
National car care month happens twice a year. In April to prepare your vehicle for spring and summer driving, in October for fall and winter. As the winter comes to an end you want to ensure your vehicle is ready to handle road hazards that come with summertime driving such as slick wet roads. Winter can be tough on our vehicles as potholes can ruin our tires causing damage to your tires and suspension. During April, it is important to have this checked out. Small problems that can occur during these winter months can lead to larger problems during the summer. Read More
It has been just under a half a century since the last Mustang GT 350 has tumbled off the factory line. We had the upgrade available in 2011, yet straight from Ford the doors have been quiet. The 2016 season shatters that silence and the new edition of the Ford Mustang GT 350 with an impressive line up of features and specifications. This model line has some of the firsts for a Mustang, but most notably a flat-crank V-8 that is pushing 529 horsepower and 429 pounds of torque to the wheels. Many other factors that will be later discussed could make this edition the beast enthusiasts and collectors will be talking about for years to come.
Making sure that the track enthusiasts were happy seems to be the major concerns of the engineers. Major weight reduction started with removal of the rear seats and the use of carbon fiber. The six speed Tremec transmission is lightweight and helps lower the overall curb weight. Aerodynamic improvements were implemented including the lowering of the hood profile to fit around the engine. To keep the race track package moving a highly improved suspension system so you hug those corners. Two part Brembo brakes help increase lap time slowing the car can occur much faster.
The power plant is a 5.2L V8 Voodoo engine provides an exciting driving experience. The fuel efficiency of this beast is impressive for the power providing an average of 14 city and 21 highway miles per gallon. The 529 horses it provides are pushed to the ground through the 19 inch wheels regulated by a 3.73 TORSEN limited slip differential. Of course, optional equipment such as the Shaker stereo can be added to enhance your experience. For more information contact a Ford dealership professional such as those atFour Seasons Ford.
We use our bathrooms several times a day. It’s one of the most frequently used rooms in the house. And so it’s noticeable when it starts to look a little tired. If your bathroom could do with a spot of TLC, follow our quick tips to create a gleaming and welcoming environment.
Start by getting rid of any rubbish. Check for empty shampoo bottles and bits of old soap. Next, clear away any clutter, so you give your bathroom a deep clean. Put all your lotions and potions into a plastic box and remove it until you’ve finished. Sort through any cupboards and medicine cabinets and place all items into the box. Round up any towels, mats and shower curtains and put them in the washing machine. Read More
Most people will have to deal with a cracked bathtub at some point during their lives. Maybe the kids get carried away and drop a massive toy from a great height? Perhaps you manage to break it by standing up because the item has seen better days? Whatever the reason, you’ll need to perform repair work as soon as possible. Failure to do that could mean your tub begins to leak the next time someone uses your bathroom. Thankfully, the process is simple, but there are always professionals just waiting to help. So, don’t stress too much if you’re not the type of person who’s ever going to win awards for your DIY skills. Read More
If you’re anything like me, when it comes to the garden, the easier, the better. I love a beautiful outside space as much as the next person – but quick fixes work best for me. The trouble is, the very nature of gardening means it consumes your time unless you have the right equipment. So, I’ve been looking around for some additions to our garden tool kit and have found some fabulous ideas. Take a look and let me know what you think!
Sometimes, natural events occur that are impossible to stop. And, when that happens, your home is in the firing line. When the weather gets bad, water can seep into your property. And, as much as you would like to do something there and then, you are powerless. All you can do is let nature run its course and fight back when it stops. Here’s how you need to react if your home gets hit by a flood.
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