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
This time of year there are so many activities, extra errands and things to do that holiday guest may sneak up on us! Don’t let a little housework rob you of a great time with friends and family. Just follow this list of quick cleaning tips and let the celebrations continue! Many of these tasks… Continue reading Better Homes and Garden’s “1-Hour Quick Clean” Plan
We’ve all been there. We’re on an airplane and want to eat a snack, yet not allowed to get up to wash our hands. Or we’re out running errands, like grocery shopping, the bank, etc. and we can just feel the germs on our hands. Or we’re at our kid’s events, and they need something… Continue reading Spread Cheer, Not Germs!
It has begun! The marathon of parties, outings, family gathering, memory making moments … For all the fun comes a fair amount of exhaustion and stress! Here are a few things to remember this holiday season to help you enjoy the time without losing your mind. Check excess baggage at the door. – Negative emotions… Continue reading Surviving a Month of Festivities
Nothing is prettier than a sparkling Christmas tree. However there are some things to watch out for if you have indoor pets or small children. Besides hanging and 3D ornamentation, your live tree may be coated with harmful sprays such as fire retardant, fertilizer or insecticide. The needles and branches, which are most accessible to… Continue reading Picking the Perfect Tree
From Halloween to Christmas, lots of families get into the spirit by displaying festive decorations. This is especially true with indoor decorations for Christmas which usually include adding a lot of items to room; like trees, lights and candles. As would-be decorators prepare to swing into action, they should keep some basic precautions in mind,… Continue reading Deck the Halls without Danger