How a Biometric Gun Safe Can Protect Your Family

  Many parents keep a weapon in case of emergency and for protection.  Keeping a weapon in the home does not mean you are safe, because accidents can happen especially with children in the home. To avoid a possible mishap, it is really necessary to keep firearms stored safely.  Biometric Gun Safes are a great option especially in today’s age […]

How Working Moms Can Keep Up with House Cleaning

  Balancing a full-time job around running a home and raising kids can be challenging for even the best multi-tasking mom. If you’re like most moms, you might try to get all your house cleaning chores done all on the same day. Fortunately there is an easier way to ensure your house always looks fresh […]

Choosing Reliable and Affordable Carpet Cleaning Services

  When you are out in the market, looking for some of the finest cleaning services for your carpet or rug, you must consider and keep in mind a considerable number of factors before you can make your final choice. There are close to hundreds of companies that claim to offer the finest carpet cleaning service. […]

The Importance Of A Clean Move

  Life Transition Moving in a physical, unexplored sense is just the taking of items from one space, and the depositing of them in another space. But such a simplistic observation of the act fails to take into account fundamental psychological fluctuations which influence personality development. Consider your first move from the house, to that […]

How Environmentally Friendly is An Air Conditioning Unit?

  The thing with air conditioning is that if you live in an area which becomes very hot at certain times of year you need to have some way of cooling your premises down. Some air conditioning units also contain a de-humidifying function which also helps to make the living environment in your home more […]

A Buyer’s Guide to Purchasing Affordable Cast Iron Radiators

If you are in the market for a cast iron radiator then you are likely to be pleasantly surprised. The range of available designs is quite large and the prices very reasonable. The following guide will help make your search for an affordable cast iron radiator an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Oftentimes, when seeking to buy a new […]

Tracking Down the Hidden Health Hazards in Your House

Home is where the heart is they say, it also happens to be the place where you are often most vulnerable to being injured or killed, unless you address the hidden health hazards lurking in your house. You only have to ask a qualified team like Central Iowa Radon to understand just one of the threats […]

Milestones, Marriages and Memories: Keeping Your Treasured Dining Table in the Family

Another broken leg. Another scratched surface. What do you do now? Your family heirlooms mean more to you than most other things. So, you want to make sure that they’re well taken care of. Problem is that time has not been kind to them. Here’s how to turn back the clock and make those old […]

Eco-Friendly Ways to Use Packing Boxes, Post Move

  Unless you are a starving college student with a mountain of debt, you’re probably too old to be scrounging around looking for boxes so you can effectively move from where you’re living now to your new home. This means, the days driving behind grocery stores in search of sturdy boxes that held produce (as […]

Reasons to Have Your Bed Professionally Cleaned

  One of the most important things that you have to do when trying to function properly each day is to get a good night’s sleep. For most people, their bed is one of their prized possessions and something they try very hard to keep up. The longer that you have a bed, the more […]

3 Reasons to Have Your Windows Professionally Cleaned

  Owning a home is no easy job and in order to keep your home looking its best, you will have to make sure you take the time to clean and organize everything. This can be a lot easier said than done and for most homeowners trying to find the time to clean their home. […]

ePantry: Easy Shopping for All Natural Products!

This product was provided free of charge in exchange for an honest review. It is very important to me that the products I buy are natural and eco-friendly.  I don’t want chemicals in my home, around myself or my family.  But finding those products aren’t always easy, and I often find myself going to store […]

Box4Blox LEGO Organizer (**GIVEAWAY**)

  This product was provided free of charge in exchange for an honest review. My two girls really got into LEGOs a few years ago.  Now, our house is littered with LEGOs.. and there are more to come!  Between Christmas and birthdays, the kids usually receive more sets.  I have tried several ways of containing […]

Weekly Checklist To Keep Your Pool Clean This Summer

  When we first installed our family pool, we weren’t regular about maintenance. We quickly discovered that things got handled very ineffectively, many times on a “we’ll get to that soon” basis that led to some problems – a bit of algae build up, the pump working harder than it needed to because of a […]

Great Tips for Cleaning and Organizing During the Holidays and Beyond

The Holidays are upon us, and that means lots of visitors, well wishers, and family. We love this season, but life gets so busy, I never feel like I have time to really get the house ready for guests.  Just when one event ends, or one set of visitors leaves, another arrives.  And just when […]

Protect Your Floors After the Holidays

The holiday season can be a rough time for the floors in your home. Snowy boots, spilled wine, and don’t even get me started on the dangers of cranberry sauce. Luckily we have some help from the flooring experts at Empire Today. Start the New Year off right by giving the floors in your home […]

Dirty Enough to be Happy! (Plus GREAT Cleaning Tips)

“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.” Phyllis Diller  “Make Your Home Clean Enough to be Healthy and Dirty Enough To Be Happy.” Unknown “Housework is something you do that nobody notices until you don’t do it.” Unknown Our family is growing. Every day […]

How to Hold a Garage Sale

  Holding a garage sale may seem like an overwhelming task, but with some forethought, hard work and preparation, it can be a nice way to make some money and get rid of stuff.  Here are some tidbits of advice from someone who has already done three and is planning a fourth this summer! PLANNING […]

Do You Freecycle?

Elizabeth writes in again, perfect timing for getting rid of all the spring cleaning items you might have de-cluttered in your home… Today while organizing the playroom and putting together wire cubes that I bought at a garage sale for $3 I was reminded of the website Freecycle (found at as I tried to decide […]

Are You a Trash Picker?

Elizabeth writes for us again… I wouldn’t necessarily consider myself a trash picker, but I do follow the mantra of “one person’s trash is another’s treasure”. I honestly do not see anything wrong in stopping and picking something up curbside if it interests you. Most cities have the law that once it is placed in the […]