Vinegar Dos and Don’ts

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Vinegar is a very handy household item, as it is natural and non-toxic, and nearly everyone has it on hand. It has an assortment of uses, including cooking, cleaning, and a variety of assorted household hacks. Although it can be used as an alternative to harsh chemicals to clean a lot of surfaces in your home, there are also a few things that vinegar should not be used for. Keep reading for some tips on what to do and what not to do (and why) with vinegar! Continue reading

Don’t Throw Those Coffee Grounds Away!

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If you’re an avid coffee drinker, you probably throw away several pounds of coffee grounds in a month. But what if you could use those for something, instead of wasting them? Turns out you can! Keep reading for a few creative ideas on how to get even more use out of your coffee! Continue reading

Eco-Friendly Tips for your Home

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Earth Day is this coming Monday, April 22nd. This is a day to promote environmental issues but also to celebrate this beautiful earth we all live on. Many people pick some service or improvement project on this day to make the area around them more eco-friendly. Why not pick your own home?? Here are some easy changes you can make to your home to help the environment (and save you money as a bonus). Continue reading

Don’t Forget to Clean your Mattress!

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The average person spends roughly one third of their life sleeping- that’s a lot of time spent in bed. But when is the last time you cleaned your mattress? Can’t remember?Cleaning your mattress twice a year is recommended, and can make it last longer and allow for a better night’s sleep. It also helps prevent any unwanted guests, like bedbugs and mites. Continue reading to see how to do this in just a few easy steps! Continue reading

Does the Outside of your House Need Some Work?

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As the snow melts and the sun starts to shine, you may pull up to your house and start noticing some things that may have been neglected over those long winter months. With the nicer weather comes the added responsibility of maintaining the external aspects of your home. But this isn’t as daunting as it seems! Read on for a simple checklist. Continue reading

Time for Spring Cleaning!

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Happy spring! With winter officially behind us, many people have spring cleaning on their mind. But this can seem a bit daunting- who has time to clean their entire home in one day? Read this checklist to see the main things to get done to optimize your efforts and deep-clean your home in just a few hours of spring cleaning. Continue reading

Tips for First Time Gas Stove Users

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Cooking can be an interesting and stressful thing to do. There is a lot to know and a lot to learn and a lot to figure out. There are different types of stoves to work with such as gas and electric. For first time users, there are things to know about when it comes to gas stoves. Read below to see the things that are needed to know for first time gas stove users.

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