7 Things your Mattress Wants You to Know


Your mattress is a part of furniture on which you spend most of your time so this purchase is much more important than wardrobe, table or chest of drawers.  There are 7 things you should know before buying a mattress.  You will be astonished to find out what secrets may lie under your mattress.                 1) As ISO (International Organization for Standardization) reports that a lot of mattresses have toxic chemicals, some of which prevent … [Read more...]

Your Children Are Watching!


As mothers, we set the example for our children.  There are six things our children must see us doing: Expressing love.  We have the power to infuse our child with love and security in a world that is full of hostility and neglect.  They may see the ugly things happening outside, but they must know they are always safe and loved in our arms. Doing what we love.  When we become parents, our time is consumed with laundry, picking up toys, … [Read more...]

20% Off CRAB POT Christmas Trees


The weather is finally getting cooler and the holidays are quickly approaching.  I love this time of year and all the great decorations that are displayed in my area.  Our family has a tradition of driving around the different subdivisions in search of our favorite Christmas decorations.  Do you usually decorate your front yard?  We love to display lights in our front yard.  The kids are thrilled to come home at night to see the twinkling … [Read more...]

Tomato Sauce – On Pizza?


This past weekend, my son and I attended a birthday party at the bowling alley for an eight year old boy.  Everyone met at the bowling alley, got fitted for shoes, bowled a game and went to the party room for pizza, cake and to watch the birthday boy open his gifts. Pizza was served and one of the kids mentioned "tomato sauce."  One little boy pushed his pizza aside and said "I can't eat tomato sauce!"  We told him that tomato sauce usually … [Read more...]

Eye Surgery Calls For Audio Books

Just imagine you had to have eye surgery for say a detached retina and they told you to recover you had to keep your head in a down position for several weeks! Yikes! This type of surgery is called Vitrectomy Surgery. If you click the link you will find out more about it. Picture from Comfort Solutions There is a chair that people can rent to make life a bit easier. It can be fit with a mirror so the person can watch TV, be in the same room … [Read more...]

It’s October!

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It's October, can you believe it?  It feels like just the other day we were starting back to school and now it's time to think about Halloween crafts, school treats and Halloween costumes.  I snapped the pic above as I was walking in front of my son's school today.  I love how they arranged the pumpkins in their flower pots.  My 9 year old can't wait to decorate for Halloween, so when he gets home from school today, we're going to line our … [Read more...]

You Can Stay Energized Throughout The Day


Not an energetic person?  You could be!  Here are some tips to help you acclimate to mornings a little better, which will result in you having more energy throughout the day: Do not hit the snooze button!  Hitting the snooze button makes it even harder to get up.  You end up falling back asleep, pretty quickly, but five minutes later you are woken up again which will result in grogginess and irritation.  That is not a good way to start the … [Read more...]

Enter Giveaways & Win Gifts!


It is only September, but the holidays will be here before you know it!  Are you prepared to purchase or make gifts for friends and family?  The holidays can be pretty expensive, depending on the size of your gift-giving list or the taste of the gift-receivers.  Have you ever considered entering holiday gift guide giveaways? Many bloggers offer them around this time of the year, and they are a great way to win FREE holiday gifts and prizes!  I … [Read more...]

Post Carpet Install Update

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Good thing we only have time for showers in our house, because we couldn't use the bathtub if we wanted to!  We just had our carpets replaced in our house and the bathrooms ended up being the perfect place to store our things while the rooms were being redone.  Above you'll see my bathroom and bits of peices that came from my closet and the bedroom.  Thankfully I was able to keep the shower clear so we didn't have to work real hard to get access … [Read more...]

It’s Early – Watch Halloween Candy Intake

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Are you hungry? Is your sweet tooth just begging for something tasty? STOP! DO NOT FALL INTO TEMPTATION AT THE LOCAL GROERY STORE BECAUSE THEY HAVE THE HALLOWEEN CANDY OUT ALREADY! Did I get your attention? Good! Now that the shelves are already filled with Halloween candy, people are more tempted to grab a bag “just because” during their routine grocery shopping trip. Most of this candy will be ‘snack size’ and a lot of us can be guilty of … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Memory Foam Mattress


If you’re unable to sleep through the night, you might be suffering from insomnia.  As a condition, insomnia could be a result of quite a wide variety of things. Some of those things include stress, mental conditions and sometimes, medication. Another well-known cause of insomnia is discomfort.  Since there are very many possible causes of insomnia, finding a cure is not as straight forward as most people would think.  Many people believe that … [Read more...]

Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?

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This is a great question that we get all the time from our patients and one that is certainly justified before making an investment in a laser hair removal program.  There are several factors to consider that will help you achieve permanent laser hair removal and these include the type of hair you have, the type of laser being used and the experience of your practitioner. The FDA requires that medical offices market “Laser Hair Reduction” … [Read more...]

10 Decorating Tips for Your Holiday Event

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The kids are back in school, and Halloween is just around the corner, which means Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here before you know it.  As a busy mom, you probably think that cleaning the house is enough of a chore, never mind decorating for a holiday party.  Getting festive doesn’t have to be stressful, though; read on for 10 decorating tips for your holiday event: Photo Credit:  www.iheartnaptime.net   Start with a warm … [Read more...]

Some Cats NEED and DEMAND Attention

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My friend has a cat that can't stand it when she is on the phone or if she is on the computer too long--and she really let's her know it in no uncertain terms! These are a few of the ways her cat lets her know that she has had enough. I have been on the phone with my friend when suddenly she is informing her cat  that "NO-don't you dare tip that drink over" or "Get those paws off the computer--you know better" or "If you knock that pen off the … [Read more...]

Top 3 Things To Remember When Choosing An Awning


A retractable awning is a fantastic way to improve the appearance of your home.  However, the reality is that an awning is a bit of a finanancial investment, so it’s important to ensure you are getting the most bang for your buck.  Here’s the great news:  There’s a beautiful and functional awning suitable for every house at every price point.  The most important things to look for when shopping for your awning are good customer service, good … [Read more...]

It’s Football Season – How Do You Celebrate?

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It's that time again, it's time for football season!  You can see who our family roots for!  Go Houston Texans!  We have  football season tickets and are so thrilled that football season is in full swing!  Have you ever attended a Houston Texans football game at Reliant Stadium?  If not, here's a few tips that will make your Reliant Stadium Texans Football experience go smoothly. The football pregame show is definitely something that I … [Read more...]