OK, so I’m venturing a little outside my typical niche with this article, but that’s only because it involves my third passion (after my kids and cooking): cycling. I’ve loved cycling since I was a kid, be it road cycling or mountain biking, and I find it’s one of my kids’ favourite family activities – and a great way to keep us all fit! ...

Oct 26 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Top Hamper Making Hints and Tips

How awesome is it when someone makes the time and effort to make you a personalised food present? If you have never received one you are seriously missing out. Make someone’s day by putting together a hamper full of goodies especially for them. Here are some tips about how to make a hamper that will have them smiling. Personalise it: It is exceptionally easy to personalise a hamper. Find out what it is that the person you are giving it to especially loves and cater to that...

Oct 24 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on One Direction’s burrito

Ingredients 2 tsp sunflower oil ½ small red onion, diced 1 red pepper, diced 240g can of black beans, rinsed and drained Pinch of chilli flakes Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 eggs and 4 egg whites 34g grated cheddar 4 tortillas 60g sour cream 60g salsa 1 large tomato, seeded and diced 1 small avocado, cubed Chilli sauce Method 1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Gently cook the onions and peppers until softened, about 8 mins. 2. Add black beans and red pepper and cook...

Oct 24 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Keep your child safe online with the four Is

With the digital age well and truly upon us, the amount of young children using mobile and internet technology is going up while it seems the age groups are getting smaller. As each day passes, internet security threats are becoming a bigger concern for people from all walks of life, including parents who are concerned for their children’s welfare. When used appropriately, the internet can be a wonderful tool for both communication and education, particularly for children....

Oct 17 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Avoid the Middle Age Spread
With A Little Help

Like most guys, I look back at my early 20s and realize that the things I took for granted no longer apply. I used to be able to work all day, party all night and still keep trim and look good. But, as the dreaded 30 approached, I discovered without even noticing that I was wearing jeans one size bigger, and found getting up in the morning after a late night that bit harder so, I decided it was time to get in shape and start looking after my body; after all the middle age spread...

Oct 13 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Elder Care Planning Tips

If you’re wondering when is the right time to start planning for your elderly loved ones’ future, then the answer is now. You never know what tomorrow will bring or what the future holds which is why being prepared and having a plan is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your family. It helps to keep everyone on the same page, minimizing any uncertainty or stress during unexpected circumstances.   The following are some tips that’ll point you in the...

When traveling across the state or around the world, you are always in need of comfortable lodgings, good food and entertainment. Perhaps you are on a tight budget and must come up with creative ways to save money during your many different trips? One way you can be creative and save is by learning how to cook inside your hotel room. This may seem like odd advice but cooking inside your hotel room can be easy and even enjoyable. Check out a few tips below so you can learn how...

Oct 08 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 5 Diet Suggestions for Hikers

Hiking is a popular option for fitness as well as entertainment and can be enjoyed from anywhere around the world. Hikers enjoy being outside and becoming one with nature. Individuals who hike on a regular basis will find trails that offer scenic views, a physical challenge or just a quiet way to spend the day. It is important for hikers who take part in extended hikes to learn the proper dietary needs for a healthy hike. Hikers need to have the right types of nutrients to stay...

Oct 02 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Getting the Kids to Eat Better with Eatwell Bingo

Parents encounter a LOT of problems when it comes to getting their kids to eat healthy. Recently, Johnny Broccolii’s discussed some ways to help get your kids to eat their 5-a-day, and they’re sure-fire ways to ease the stress of making sure your kids get enough vitamins and minerals in their meals. Often, it takes a LOT of convincing to even get them to finish their plates, but a fun bingo game might be able to help them understand why it’s important to eat more veg. Bingo...

Sep 24 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on My Day Baking with the Kids

Time at home watching the kids, however much I enjoy it, is always an experience I view with a little trepidation. My kids’ moods seem entirely dependent on small incidences, and a broken toy here or accidental hit with a football there, can cause a good day to crash into a tragedy in 0.7 seconds. And when it rains, my God, it can be a nightmare! All that pent-up energy and boredom does not for an easy time childminding make! I recently realized that every time I am left...

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