Playing outside used to be kids’ main form of entertainment. As a kid, I only went inside for food, water and much-needed sunblock. These days, the explosion of personal cell phones, tablets and gaming devices means it’s harder to get your kids to play outside. And that’s unfortunate since playing outside gives children a chance… Continue reading Getting Kids to Play Outside
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you’re probably thinking about ways thank your mom for everything she’s done for you. But why just limit it to one day of appreciation? Here are some ideas for nice things to do for your mom or the mother of your children to help her celebrate Mother’s Day all… Continue reading Celebrating Mom
So, you’re getting married soon. Starting a new life with someone means a lot of changes, and one the important changes you shouldn’t forget is making sure your insurance is updated once you tie the knot. In many cases, you may be able to combine you and your spouse’s policies and save yourself some money… Continue reading Marriage and Insurance
Did you know that 45 minutes of weeding can burn almost as many calories as 30 minutes of high-impact aerobics? In fact, gardening can help you reduce pain, improve mental health, and even protect your home. If you’ve been thinking about picking up a new hobby, there are plenty of reasons to try gardening and plenty of ways to get… Continue reading Gardening for Beginners: Why You Should Try It
With basic supplies and room-by-room checklists, you can get into the housekeeping habit Moving into your first home is exciting and presents a wonderful opportunity to cultivate new habits, such as getting organized from the start, planting your first garden and even housekeeping. Cleaning may not be at the top of your list of things… Continue reading Cleaning Routine for Your First Home
Have you ever caught yourself pacing up and down the cleaning or craft supplies aisle comparing one exorbitant price tag and flashy logo after another, and think, “There’s no way I don’t already have what I need at home?” And the answer is, yes, you most likely do have exactly what you need for many… Continue reading DIY Hacks for Around the House
Article by Jessica Shearer
Is there a right way and a wrong way to clean your home? You may be surprised to know that some cleaning habits may actually work against you, leaving greasy residue when you want a clean shine or streaks where you want it to be crystal clear. See if you make any of these cleaning… Continue reading 7 Cleaning Bad Habits
A special event can take a significant amount of time and money to plan — coordinating vendors, selecting the menu, securing the venue and so many other details. As much as you plan, though, there is always a chance that something unexpected could happen. So what do you do when things don’t go as planned?… Continue reading What is Special Event Coverage?
Flu season is in full swing. What can you do to help prevent the spread of germs within your home? If someone in your home has the flu, there are steps you can take to help prevent spreading the virus to each member of the family. Start With Clean Hands You may scrub every inch of your… Continue reading Cleaning Tips to Keep Your Home Flu-Free!