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How to keep cat safe for the holidays

How to keep cat safe for the holidays

Lifestyle, Travel
The holidays are the busiest travel times of the year. More people are bringing their furry loved ones along on their holiday trips. If you are one of the many people who travel with cats are you doing everything you can to keep them safe? When driving do not let the cat roam free in the car. If traveling a long distance obtain a carrier large enough for a small litter box and have bowls for food and water that can be atttached to the carrier. If a car accident occurs while Fluffy is running around the car your kitty can easily go flying through the windshield of your vehicle. When doors get opened there is nothing to prevent him or her from jumping out and running away. Many people state they let their cat free roam in the car because the cat cries when traveling. If the cat gets v...
Divorce, holiday stress and raising kids

Divorce, holiday stress and raising kids

Lifestyle
Divorce stress and holiday stress seem to magnify each other, and then there's the added issue of kids torn between two parents. Divorced parents should try to keep sane by turning off the TV, eating pre-cooked holiday meals, and keeping spending down. Stressed Out Just reading the words “divorce" and "holiday stress” is enough to make a contented, enlightened person dial up his therapist. But, adding children into the mix just makes winter holidays even more complicated. Divorce Stress Divorce brings quite a bit of stress and anxiety to parents. Most moms and dads have so many new problems that it can be difficult to keep track of them all, but here are a few: Attempting to maintain a decent lifestyle for their children on less money Having no partner to pick up the
Homemade holiday gift baskets, alcohol gift baskets tips

Homemade holiday gift baskets, alcohol gift baskets tips

Lifestyle
The holidays are here and many people are looking for homemade, budget-friendly gift ideas including alcohol gift baskets. A homemade holiday gift basket is a great idea, fun to make and simple to do. The items for each themed basket can be found at a dollar store, discount store or can all be homemade. Gather The Gift Basket Basics The process is short and simple by gathering all of your supplies first and making your baskets as you go along. Many items needed to make a homemade holiday gift basket can be found inexpensively at dollar stores, Goodwill stores, craft stores, discount retailers, online and thrift shops. The items needed include: Baskets or containers to put all the items in. Baskets of all shapes and sizes can be found at the dollar store. Container ideas inclu...
Popular, everlasting jewelry gifts for teens at holiday gift shop

Popular, everlasting jewelry gifts for teens at holiday gift shop

Lifestyle
Finding the perfect jewelry gift for a teen girl in holiday gift shop would be daunting especially if the gift is a memento to celebrate a special occasion or accomplishment. However, there are wonderful, age appropriate, desirable, and timeless jewelry options that any young woman will be delighted to have – now, and even, 50 years from now. Wearable, Durable Single Pearl Necklace When you enter holiday gift shop do note that the classic, single pearl that dangles from a fine gold or platinum chain may be worn with just about anything. Perfect as an adornment with a gown or party dress, the demure single pearl necklace is also a great accessory to jeans and shorts. Moreover, pearls are extremely durable, and their beauty increases the more they are worn against skin. Lustrou
Marriage management – Ways to spend holidays alone

Marriage management – Ways to spend holidays alone

Lifestyle
There are many reasons why couples may be spending the holidays alone and this is one of the basic principles of marriage management. Whether newlyweds are establishing their own traditions, financial constraints are changing annual travel plans or the couple is home with an empty nest, the winter holidays do not have to be dreary. The best ways for married couples to celebrate Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve or Easter without their extended families or kids include choosing what matters the most, creating new traditions and seeking out others in a similar situation. Plan a Traditional Christmas or Winter Holiday Although married couples may not be looking forward to spending the holidays alone, but in terms of marriage management there is a certain freedom to pick and ch
Water sports Holidays in Jersey and Guernsey, Channel Islands

Water sports Holidays in Jersey and Guernsey, Channel Islands

Sports
The Channel Islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm, are conveniently located close to both the UK and mainland France. A wide variety of both on-land and water sports are popular with holiday-makers and locals alike. Guernsey, in particular, has produced several outstanding sportsmen and women, including tennis star Heather Watson, triple FIA World Touring Car Champion, Andy Priaulx and Bowls stars, Alison and Ian Merrien. Travel To Jersey and Guernsey The larger Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey are easily accessible, by air or by sea, with multiple links to both UK and Europe. For those wishing to bring their own car, ferry routes into the islands are available from Grainville, Dilette and St. Malo in France, as well as, from Portsmouth, Weymouth and Poole...