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How to Make Smart Financial Decisions

December 24, 2011 | Filed under Personal financial management

Life is full of financial decisions. Whether you are deciding how much to spend on your holiday, how to finance your car purchase, which house to buy, or how to invest your nest egg, the consequences of your choices can have a lasting impact on your financial future.

Sometimes the way things work out is a matter of luck, but rather than leave your life to chance, here’s how to be smart with your financial decisions. …Read more

How to treat a jellyfish sting

December 22, 2011 | Filed under Home health remedies

Sometimes beaches that are popular swimming spots get invaded by jellyfish in the summer. The stings can be quite painful.  To deal with jellyfish stings: …Read more

Condensed milk fruit cake

December 21, 2011 | Filed under In-betweens

Rysnan had lost her recipe for a Most Marvellous Christmas Cake which had no eggs or sugar but involved boiling the  fruit in condensed milk.

Just when I had given up finding a similar recipe, I came across this recipe in an old recipe book my grandmother used.  Its long since lost its cover so I have no idea of the origin of the book or the recipe.  …Read more

Grow Rich Gratefully

December 20, 2011 | Filed under Personal financial management

One of the most important lessons learned by our forebears in the Great Depression was to be grateful for whatever you have. There is nothing like experiencing disastrous financial times to make us painfully aware of the potential for future hardships. …Read more

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