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Why student accommodation appears to be disproportionately expensive

Okay, so granted, accommodation for university students does indeed appear to be disproportionately expensive, but when you look at the actual value you get and if you choose strategically located accommodation for uni-life the value comes to the fore and justifies the seemingly hefty general cost. We’ll get into some great options as far as that goes in a bit, ... Read More »

How To Choose Shoes for Walking in the City

Cities were meant to be traversed on foot. They’re compact and bustling, with no shortage of things to stop and see. The next time you’re in the market for a new pair of city-walking shoes, keep the following five tips in mind. 1. Skip the Trail Runners and Hiking Boots Even if you consider yourself an urban adventurer, hiking boots ... Read More »

Maintaining a Healthy Diet During Chemotherapy

While it may be your best option, chemotherapy can be accompanied by some serious side effects, as anyone who has had it knows all too well. One of the most significant side effects of chemo is its effect on your eating habits. Chemo can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, appetite loss, dry mouth, sore throat, loss of taste and smell ... Read More »

What Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory Would Cost Today

We’ve all dreamed of the magical world that is Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. That fictional factory will forever be ingrained in the minds of viewers but what if the factory came to life? How much would it cost to run a place with a chocolate river, a glass elevator and a team of Oompa Loopmas? Well, we ... Read More »

4 Things You Should Never Do During Divorce

Divorce is one of the most emotionally taxing experiences that a person can go through. Because there’s so much at stake, it can be difficult to keep your cool.  Divorce can be especially emotional when there are kids involved. Deciding where the children will live and how time will be split up can be draining.  As parents, it’s especially important ... Read More »

Downsizing 101: How To Do It The Right Way

We’ve all heard it: Bigger is better. But is it always true? When it comes to the size of your home, lately people have been rethinking that general consensus of a bigger home being better. The data shows that the average size of a single-family home has increased to more than 2,500 square feet — two and a half times ... Read More »

How To Put Baby To Sleep Alone

It is a beautiful thing to become a new parent. It also means that you will have many sleepless nights trying to calm down your little one. As lovely as it is to watch a baby slowly going to sleep, you don’t need to be there for the baby to feel safe and sleep comfortably.  Most parents have a hard ... Read More »

Should I treat my teak outdoor furniture?

When you buy teak furniture, you are not only getting a durable product but also one that can add a lot of aesthetic value to your garden. Teak outdoor furniture is often used in high-end home developments because of its visual appeals which can come in a variety of different ways. If you leave teak untreated, it will go to ... Read More »

3 Reasons Your Child May Be Falling Behind In School

As a parent, there is nothing more worrying than the well-being of our children. We want them to do their best in every area of their lives, and school is no exception. School is the place where we send them every day to prepare for their future as adults.  In order for them to succeed in the real world, it’s ... Read More »