After being cooped up in a stuffy house all winter long, it’s finally time to fling open the windows, shoo away the cobwebs, and take on your annual spring cleaning. But often, the chemicals found in conventional cleaning products can be more d... Read more
The job of cleaning house is never finished. It reminds me of a motivational poster I once saw that had a picture of a man running on a road that was disappearing into the far distance ahead of him. The caption read, "There is no finish line.&qu... Read more
Is your kitchen less attractive than it used to be? Do you find yourself spending less time with it? Has your kitchen held up as a healthy haven that encourages nutritional eating and smart choices? Or has it sagged into a calorie-packed danger z... Read more
You stare at your to-do list with dread: Unload the dishwasher, return the library books, do the laundry, pick up dinner, drop the kids off at the mall, go to the gym…and that’s just the beginning. The list seems endless and unfortunatel... Read more
Losing weight and maintaining healthy habits are both challenging, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't also be rewarding. Besides the intrinsic benefits that come from feeling better and reaching new goals, rewarding yourself for your health... Read more
Does anyone do spring cleaning? Is it a custom in US? I'm not sure why spring is the time for giving the house a thorough clean, unless it's that the extra sunshine reveals all the dust that's gathered over the winter!
I don't seem to have energ... Read more
For anyone out there who follows a clean eating diet, or is familiar with what it entails, I'm trying this out for the first time and am not sure if some of the foods I have in my fridge and pantry are OK to eat. I am trying to eat lots of veggies, f... Read more
I downloaded Sparkpeople app a year ago but dismissed it after realizing it was all about counting calories (or so I thought). I didn't need to count calories- I needed to just eat healthier- why make it so complicated? Well here I am back and gettin... Read more
Okay, so, my doctor has recommended I supplement my 8 year old. This was kinda at my request, because I've been concerned about her weight for a while. Turns out, she's dropped from the 70th percentile for weight to 5th! Her ADHD medicine is an appet... Read more
Buy a decorative hanging basket that can be turned upside down and hang your dangling ornaments like crystals, sun catchers and small wind chimes etc on it. Christmas tree bauble hooks are ideal to hang them up with.. Arrange them around the edge and... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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These eco-friendly tips (and some elbow grease) will help you clean your home inexpensively. For fresh-smelling clothes, hang laundry on an outdoor clothesline and let the sunshine dry it. (To prevent fading, turn garments inside out.) Ther... Read more
Do pesky fruit flies hover around your fresh produce? Find out how you can get them out of your kitchen.Fruit Flies 101Adult fruit flies (Drosiphila melanogaster) range in size from 1 to 2 millimeters, have red eyes and tan or brownish body... Read more
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