Home Care

Ever walked into your laundry room and been overwhelmed by the musty smell coming from your washing machine?  No?  Oh me either.  But lets say I had… Here is how I would go about cleaning it using a natural eco-friendly solution. You’ll need the following ingredients:     1/3 cup of Water 1/3 cup of […]

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Over the past few years, I would go into my jewelry box to find a certain piece I wanted to wear… only to notice that the piece was tarnished.  I would tell myself ok, next time I go to the store I need to see if I can find something to clean them with.  Only […]

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UNLESS

by Angela on March 3, 2012

Just saw the movie and I am inspired…. Link to us on Social Media

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Don’t Forget to Recycle Your Tree

by Angela on December 4, 2011

Now that the holidays are over, we begin the task of taking down the decorations. For some reason taking them down is always more work, in my opinion, than putting them up! Just as a reminder, read my previous article on Christmas tree recycling. I know tomorrow and next Wednesday are the only two days […]

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It's no Taj Mahal, but it's “my hall”

by Angela on December 3, 2011

Technically I’m referring to the stairs leading up to my hall, but I thought the title was witty enough to make it work.  Well I just made a shocking discovery about my stairs: Beautiful aren’t they? I’ve fallen down them once and landed on my tailbone, at which point I was cursing the beautiful stairs, […]

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Random Acts of Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar

by Angela on November 29, 2011

Deena and I joined the Random Acts of Kindness movement a while ago and ever since have continued to share some of the posts from the website.  The great news is it seems that many others have jumped on board with this movement as well (not as much our doing as it is the doing […]

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  Have you heard about using grapefruit and salt to clean your bathroom…  yep me neither until recently.   I figured what the heck ,might as well try it … it HAS  to be better smelling than the vinegar & water combo I’ve been using. (I know, I know… add a few drops of scented oils… […]

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Ok so I bought these a couple weeks ago and wanted to make sure I loved them before I shared with our readers.  It’s funny sometimes what makes you happy and this is one of those small things that did. Our local recycling company, probably like many, only provides one small bin for recycling.  I […]

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Inch by Inch, Row by Row

by Angela on June 9, 2011

…gonna make my garden grow.  All it takes is a rake and a hoe and a piece of fertile ground. That was a song I learned during childhood, and it still sometimes haunts me when I’m “gardening.”  You see, my thumb is about as green as coffee.  Oh, what’s that?  Coffee is brown?  Yes, exactly!  […]

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Today is Earth Day… let’s celebrate it!   By now most of you have probably figured out ways to reduce your carbon footprint.  But how about ways to include your kids on helping the environment?? I frequently get asked about how I teach my kids about our carbon footprint.  Here are some things I’ve done this […]

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