Dec 05 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on How can Single Dads get back into the Dating World?

For single dads, getting back into the dating scene can be quite a challenge. Raising kids is a tough job, and between work and home life, it can seem like there really isn’t a place for romance. Keep trying, however, as the payoff is worth it. Getting back out there For men who have suffered the breakdown of a long-term relationship, it can be a huge knock to their confidence, and getting back out there into the dating world can appear daunting or even demoralizing. It’s...

Dec 04 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on DIY ideas to make the kitchen child friendly

When I became a parent for the first time, I suddenly realized just how many potential dangers the home presented to a helpless little baby, and even more to an inquisitive toddler. As much of my time was spent in the kitchen, it seemed natural to ensure that my kitchen was as child friendly as possible. ...

Nov 29 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Hearty Winter Foods and Why You Should Eat Them

Image Source With the winter upon us, the days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting longer. Dark is drawing in, and the sun is out less and less. As a result, the days and nights are becoming much colder. It’s important to wrap up warm, but it is of equal importance to eat right. Our bodies crave different things dependent upon the time of year. And during winter time our body wants us to eat hot and filling meals. This is your body’s way of preparing you for the...

Nov 25 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Can men play bingo too?

Bingo’s always been a game that is associated with women, and older ones at that. It’s traditionally been viewed as the lightest (and thus most acceptable) form of gambling; a game you can play for real money, but only pennies at a time. It seems a little unfair that men have been excluded from the game of bingo – it’s a bit like saying women shouldn’t play games like roulette or poker. Since bingo became an online game, however, the profile of bingo players has changed...

Nov 24 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 5 Ways To Make The Christmas Grocery Shop Easier

The lead up to the Christmas holidays is crazy. Your kids start to become over excited while you are busy mulling over what you are going to feed everyone and when you are going to find the time to do the grocery shopping. Even when you think you’ve got everything sorted, your neighbour pops in and you realise you don’t have any drinks or nibbles to offer them. To help you through this hectic time, here are five tips that will help make the big Christmas grocery shop much...

Nov 19 2014
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on The Geeky-but-Cool History of the Bike

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...

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