Category: Household Tips & DIY

Money and time saving tips on every aspect of Home Management

The Happiest Betta On The Bloc

Zac

There are plenty of ways to de-stress, one of the best ways to relax and add some joy back into your life is with a family pet. Pets, especially dogs, can be great companions that love you and are happy…

Installing an Above Ground Pool

the-swim

  I have had quite a few queries from my readers on pool installations since my post on Salt Water pools here. Now, we bought this house with the pool already installed, and I have personally never seen a pool installation…

Re-purposing a Bead Necklace

How to make a bead necklace

  A cousin of mine is a known miser. Whenever it comes to giving gifts, he is known to count pennies and work out something that would touch the lowest rung of acceptable gift for any occasion. He recycles a lot…

Salt water pool and its advantages

Price of your own backyard swimming pool: $$$$ Swimming in that pool: Priceless Keeping the pool clean and debris free: Thankless For everything else, there’s Mom.   The day our pool reopened for the summer, all my kids wanted to…

FoodStories Nominee for June!

I am thrilled. I have been nominated for a second time, for CJ’s June edition of  Food Stories Award For Excellence In Story Telling, which is an award given for excellence in telling stories around food . Isn’t that super…

How to remove old carpet from floor

This weekend, we had hardwood floor installed in our formal living room. It had a very expensive, but a very ugly carpet for a floor. After a long, hard deliberation which lasted for over 3 months, we finally decided to go…