Our homes and the nearby environment can have enormous impacts on health, safety, and welfare. Everyone strives for their home to be safe and secure. The good news is, we have a lot of personal control over housing can help prevent home injuries, however about half of falls happen in our own homes. According to… Continue reading 10 Simple tips to Reduce Falling in Your Home
Have you noticed an increase in your chap stick and lotions use? Are your hands so dry they feel like sandpaper? Do you take off your coat only to find your shirt is glued to your back with static! You are not alone. With the increased use of heating units which tend to dry out… Continue reading Are you “shocking”, “clinging” and “itching”?
We spend over half of our energy dollars on heating and cooling for our home. So, to really make an impact on your energy bills adding a few gadgets may be your best bet. There are a lot of gadgets on the market that may, or may not, save you money on your bills. Here… Continue reading Home Heating Bills Leaving You Hot
Well, it is here … the seasonal flu has officially hit Shawnee. Along with the flu, there is also a nasty little stomach bug making its way through schools, day cares and soon everywhere else! In my family, we have successfully avoided the flu thus far; and with a lot of avoidance and handwashing have… Continue reading Setting Up a Sick Room
As we head straight into Flu Season it is important that our efforts to protect against Flu germs are doing what we think they are. There is a difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting and it depends greatly on the products you are using. The Cleaning Institute has these definitions to assist you in accomplishing… Continue reading Are killing germs or just cleaning
It is the time of year everyone has the let’s start it over, change our ways, start or lose a habit, etc. The list goes on and on! But, did you know that small changes make the biggest and most lasting differences in our lives. So, for this New Year strive to make a very… Continue reading Start the Year off Right – WITHOUT Resolution
After the hustle and bustle of the Holiday Season, a relaxing get together at home may be the best idea for ringing in the New Year. Skip fighting the crowds at restaurants or pubs and opt for a more intimate setting at home with close friends or family. Although there are just a few people… Continue reading Simple New Year’s Eve Party Pointers