WEEK #5 - GET COOKING This week we move to the kitchen, where it's all things cooking. We'll plan holiday meals and menus, save money on holiday meals, prepare items for the freezer for busy December and make holiday baking easier.
WEEK #4 - DECORATE Holy Dooley! We're one day early, but You might as well say that December is here and it's time to turn our attention to decorating. With a little organisation and planning, this can truly be a magical
WEEK #3 - GIFTS & GIVING It's the time we focus on gift lists, gift buying and gift wrapping – I’m sure you agree that this is the biggest organisational challenge of them all. For many families, gift-giving is a prime
WEEK #2 - REALITY CHECK (15-21ST NOVEMBER It's week two of the Countdown and time to consider the darker side of the holiday season. Though we may not be conscious of them, hidden holiday forces work to over-run our budgets and alter
WHOA! Seven weeks till Christmas!!! I'm sure you agree that the festive season causes more than the usual chaos on the home front, but there’s no reason why this should get the better of us. A simple plan and a touch of
by Diana Tencic It's not uncommon to read headlines " our kids are getting fatter and are inactive" Yes a recent survey by the national heart foundation found that a massive 85% of children are inactive. Our environments and lifestyles are becoming less