Imagine If You Could No Longer Clean Your Own House

What would happen if you could not clean your own house? If every time you tried you had to go straight for an inhaler because your lungs would stop working somewhat. You would try to find a maid-right? Well that's what my friend did. That is a story in itself. The maid services were too expensive. One of the people in her building helped her to advertise on the internet. She found someone--uh--lets just leave it at this--that girl showed up two … [Read more...]

Is Mom Direct About Saving Money?

  When it comes to mom, she is oftentimes the one member of the household who knows how to save money. Whether it is cutting down on electric bills, saving money at the store, finding good deals on home improvements, mom is the one coming through time and time again with savings. So, what can mom do to lower the charges families pay to enjoy television? Research Providers and Get the Best Deal To start out with, doing one’s research … [Read more...]

Four Tips for a More Energy Efficient Home

In today’s day and age, saving energy is becoming something that more and more people are striving to do. Being as energy-efficient as possible and reducing your carbon footprint not only helps to keep your energy bills down, it’s also a lot kinder on the environment and helps to conserve energy for the future. There are a number of simple things which you can implement into your daily routine in order to save as much energy as possible in your … [Read more...]

www.alphabetphotography.com #Review THUMBS UP!

I received this Alphabet Photography from www.alphabetphotography.com to use in faciliting my review.  All opinions are mine alone. When I first contacted about this review, I really didn't know what I would do with one of these.  My kids are older and I didn't think they would like it in their room and I didn't know that it would look right in our home but I thought I could customize one that would work as a holiday gift so I accepted the … [Read more...]

How To Defeat The Odds & Maintain A Clean Home

Article By Jason Roberts The very best way to win the battle of keeping your home clean, is to declutter it and get yourself organized.   A great deal of disarray not only causes your home to overwhelm you but it also clogs and clutters your thoughts.  The following will guide you through the most important decluttering principles so that you can defeat the odds while maintaining a clean home daily. Cease the flow of new items entering … [Read more...]

De-Cluttering Your Home: Living Room / Office

It’s time for Part 4 of our De-cluttering the home series!  Part 4 will cover the living room and office area. Books:  If there is one thing that collects dust faster than anything else, it’s a book sitting on a shelf.  If you have a bookshelf full of books, go through them and see which ones you are likely to read again. I f you come up with a stack that you will most likely never pick back up, consider donating them to the local library or … [Read more...]

De-cluttering Your Home: Kitchen

In Part 1, we discussed de-cluttering the bedroom.  Part 2 is all about the kitchen!  The kitchen is an area that holds a little bit of everything, which means it can get filled up and cluttered pretty quickly!  A few things you can go through (and most likely find a lot to get rid of) are: Glasses and mugs: Any type of cup or mug is automatically a collected item.  If you go to an event and they have a mug as a gift, you take as many as you … [Read more...]

Upgraded Doorknobs Make A Statement

When we first entered our "new home to be" while house hunting six years ago, the upgraded doorknobs and upgraded dining room light fixture definitely caught my eye.  It wasn't until we had moved into the new home, that we realized that the previous homeowners had strategically updated the downstairs fixtures and doorknobs while leaving the upstairs back in 1995 when the house had been first built.  So, all my downstairs doorknobs were beautiful … [Read more...]

Tips For Keeping Your Home Safe

The holidays are just around the corner and a lot of you will be leaving our homes for get togethers and visits with our families.  Here are a few inexpensive ways to keep your family safe from the "bad guys." Four Incredibly Inexpensive Ways to Keep Your Family Safe These days, finding a way to keep your family safe and staying on budget can seem like an impossible task. However, with these four handy tips you can have wonderful peace of … [Read more...]