Archive for February 2019
Apparently you really do have to clean the machine…that cleans your clothes! Interesting.
Somewhere along the way, I failed to pick up on the fact that cleaning your washing machine should be done with some regularity—not, like, never. I figured that the soap in the detergents kept it squeaky clean, and why wouldn’t anyone? Oops. The thing is, soap residue and minerals in commonly used detergents are apt…Read More
Here’s The Nitty-Gritty On Sandpaper… It can be used for more than just sanding wood…check out these ideas below!
I just love the idea of repurposing common household items and making them useful for other purposes. The other day I was using a super dull pair of scissors and remembered reading somewhere that you could sharpen them up using some sandpaper. I decided to give it a try and by golly it worked!! This of course…Read More
Does Your Carpet Look A Little FUR-OCIOUS? Check out these vacuums rated best for pet hair.
As far as we know there’s no vacuum called the Golden Retriever Fur Reliever, but there are a lot of vacuums that make fuzzy claims and use “pet” in the model name. Do they work? Well, some are capable vacuums overall, but others are good at pet-hair pickup and little else. To test such claims,…Read More
These kitchen gadgets sure could make life fun & easier!
No Candy…No Problem! Get creative this Valentine’s Day with these great gifts that don’t involve candy.
My children love giving out Gifts to their Friends on Valentines Day and most schools have some kind of Valentines Day Card Exchange which can be fun! One of the things I’ve noticed though is that with all the Allergies in Schools, depending on your child’s classroom it can be hard to find a treat…Read More
Frozen Pipes Can Cost You $$$ Take precaution, check out these Tips & Tricks this winter season!
When temperatures plummet, the risk of your pipes freezing and bursting skyrockets. In fact, burst pipes are one of the most common causes of property damage during frigid weather and can cause thousands in water damage—easily $5,000 or more, according to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (PDF). The pipes most at risk are those…Read More
Did you know that you could reuse these items?
Our grandmothers (and mothers, depending on your age!) grew up in a time when money and resources were scarce. That scarcity forced people to really make the most of the few things they had at their disposal. Our foremothers were as creative and savvy as they come, and they always found a way to repurpose…Read More