The incessant ramblings of a twenty something year old

Month: June 2016

Here’s What To Be Wary Of When You Get A New Puppy

Here’s What To Be Wary Of When You Get A New Puppy

*this post may contain affiliate links* Getting a new pet is a huge commitment. Even if you have pets in your home already, a new little personality can present many big problems. And if your pet is young, you may have plenty to do to […]

Brilliant Ways To Dog-Proof Your Home

Brilliant Ways To Dog-Proof Your Home

*This post may contain affiliate links* You can’t always leave your dog at home all day to do nothing. From time to time, they will have to travel with you in the car. The car poses a variety of problems for a dog as there […]

Holiday in Style With My Excellent Advice

Holiday in Style With My Excellent Advice

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It’s important to make sure that you get the best out of any holiday you take. I think that you need to plan and prepare for any trip you decide to take. And, it’s also important to come up with as many different ways of travelling in style as you can. This is important because it can really improve the experiences you have and add something extra to your trip. So, here are a few of the best suggestions I can make for how you can travel in style this year.
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Keep Active
In my opinion, the best holidays are always those in which you can stay active. It’s important to get some action and adventure because it helps you to get the most out of your trip. Consider things like skiing, deep sea diving, and husky sledding. These are all active things that will help you holiday with a bit of style. I think it’s a great way of getting a different sort of holiday experience, and it can also help you to keep fit as well. So, if you want to travel in style this year you have to make sure you try to keep active while you’re away.
Think About Where You’re Going to Stay
It’s also important to think about where you’re going to stay when you’re away. If you want to travel in style, you need to make sure you stay in style as well. And this means looking at luxury accommodation for your trip. There is a collection of luxury homes available to stay in across an array of destinations. And it’s important for you to think about choosing the best and most stylish. When it comes to holiday accommodation, I think this can often play the biggest role in how much you enjoy your trip. So, I would advise trying to pick a luxury villa or hotel to stay in for the duration of your holiday.
Choose Your Luggage
When it comes to packing for a holiday, I think that the luggage you choose is important. It’s something that you need to make sure you think about. A lot of people don’t pay much attention to the luggage they choose, and I think this is a mistake. Choosing something stylish and funky makes your luggage stand out, so it’s easier to spot. This makes things easier for you when you’re trying to reclaim your baggage. And it makes you look stylish when you travel on your vacation. So, have a think about the sort of luggage you want to choose and what you feel appeals most to you.
I think that vacations are a wonderful thing. We all need a break from normal life sometimes, so it’s important to get away and go on holiday. You need to make sure you do whatever you can to try to travel in style. This is the secret to making sure you have a great time of things. Travelling in style adds a fresh edge to your holiday experience and makes it more enjoyable.

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Get Some Action And Adventure For Your Next Vacation

Get Some Action And Adventure For Your Next Vacation

*this post may contain affiliate links* There are lots of reasons for taking a vacation. You may need a really good break from work. Or you may be a keen traveler ready to take on your next country of interest. Whether you want to relax, […]

Important Considerations Before Buying A Horse

Important Considerations Before Buying A Horse

*This post may contain affiliate links* Horses are truly beautiful animals. I can still remember being a child, and boys making fun of my obsession with horses. At the time, I was flabbergasted that anyone couldn’t love these majestic creatures! Like a lot of people, […]

Brilliant Home Remedies For Fleas

Brilliant Home Remedies For Fleas

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Dogs are wonderful pets to have, but many of them share a common, irritating problem. If you’re still wondering, I’m talking about fleas! These little parasites cause all kinds of discomfort for your four-legged friend, and can mean a lot of inconvenience for you. I’m sure you’ve had enough of your flea problem, so read on. Here are some great remedies for getting rid of fleas.

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Perhaps you’ve got a flea issue which is real and present right now. However, you can avoid this in the future by taking preventative measures. While medications such as Capstar are highly effective, most of us like to avoid giving our pets pills if we can help it! One of the best ways to prevent your dog from getting fleas is by using a flea collar. You can pick one of these up at a pet store pretty cheaply, or even make your own. Simply make a mixture of 2-3 tablespoons of water, mixed with a few drops of oil. Then, soak a bandana in the liquid and tie it around your dog’s neck. This will give off a scent which is unnoticeable to us, but repugnant to fleas.
So, what do you do once the fleas actually get in your dog’s coat? One good remedy to try would be a lea comb. You can buy these with packs of a special lotion at most pet stores. Zero In do some pretty good ones, for example. However, if you wanted to save a bit of money, you can make your own flea-killing solution. Simply add some sliced lemons to a pot of boiling water, remove the lemons and then let the whole mixture steep for a day. Once the liquid has cooled, dip a fine comb in and run it methodically through your dog’s hair. There’ll be just enough acidity left from the lemon to kill any fleas it comes into contact with. If you’re lacking a comb, a sponge works well for short-haired breeds.
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You can also use flea spray to get rid of your pet’s fleas. There are all kinds of brands which sell this, but I’m going to offer one more home remedy. Get a quart of water, a cup of white wine or cider vinegar, and a few drops of cedar or lavender oil. Mix all your ingredients together, and pour it into a spray bottle. Carefully mist your dog with the spray, avoiding their eyes and nose. The acidity in the mixture can be very irritable if it gets in the wrong places! The spray bottle will be fine for the dog’s rear and back. However, when it comes to their head and neck, spray the mixture into a soft cloth, and wipe it against the dog’s fur methodically. This will not only kill the present fleas, but repel any other ones that were thinking of making a home out of your dog.
There you have it. I hope these hints help you keep your dog free of fleas, and save some money in the process!

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Making The Most Of Your First Trip To A New Country

Making The Most Of Your First Trip To A New Country

*this post may contain affiliate links* So, you’re heading on a trip to somewhere you’ve never been before. It’s an exciting experience, but you also want to ensure that you make the most of it. Here are some things that you should do if you […]

Amazing Ideas To Take An Evening Outfit To The Next Level

Amazing Ideas To Take An Evening Outfit To The Next Level

*this post may contain affiliate links* We can all be a little guilty of sticking to fashion choices that we are comfortable with. Be that during the day or at night. You may feel confident sticking with skinny jeans, or wearing the same dress you […]