Church & Dwight Brand Publisher Getting stains out of kids clothing is one of the hardest things to do. As a mom of boys, keeping their clothes clean and free of dirt is like asking an elephant to ignore a handful of peanuts. And don't even get me started on their growing and needing new clothes to replace old ones. But there are ways to help keep kids clothes … [Read more...] about How to Keep Kids Clothes in Great Shape #ChurchAndDwight
Christmas Day has come and gone and the presents have been unwrapped. You look around and see a bare but beautiful tree strung with lights and figure maybe now is the time. But wait! Before you pack away those ornaments and put your tree back in its box. You should know there are certain traditions surrounding just when exactly your tree should come down. Some people take … [Read more...] about When Do You Take Your Christmas Tree Down?
With the holidays in full swing in our house, baking is always on the list as are leftovers for some reason. Maybe we eat less in the winter, I don't know. I just know my fridge needed some re-organizing to handle leftover suppers, especially if I was going to dive into making cookies and holiday treats. Nothing brings family and friends together like delicious … [Read more...] about Put Those Reindeer Cupcakes in Pretty Holiday Contains And Feel Glad
Deciding to renovate your kitchen is not an easy task. Most homeowners want to increase their eating area, counter space and have plenty of storage. Installing kitchen countertops can add value and practicability, tackling many of these issues. With so many optional add-ons such as sinks, basins and built-ins. Countertops are easy to install and simple if you choose to … [Read more...] about How to Increase Your Cooking Space In Your Kitchen
One thing on my wish list for the New Year coming is to shop smarter, and by shopping smarter I mean shopping with the environment in mind. Every time I grocery shop I see a world full of cheap, ugly bags, strewn about our home, inside our cars, and what gets me is that we pay to use them. Then I discovered Carrywell Shopping Bag System, a unique and stylish way to shop … [Read more...] about Who Says Reusable Bags Can’t Be Fashionable?
Winter is upon us and with the colder weather steadily approaching, it's that time of year where the majority of homeowners think about their Winter Home Maintenance Checklist. Many winter-related disasters can be prevented if homeowners take some time during the run up to the season to ensure their homes are in top condition. Taking precautions is always important and can save … [Read more...] about Winter Home Maintenance Checklist
There is nothing more warm or inviting than some sense of home decor that screams with flare, relaxation, color pops of fun or words of wisdom. That's why I've always been a fan of Wall Art. Decals for the wall are intriguing, conversation pieces, create a sense of personality that can make a home a home. Now you can spice up your home with The Decal Guru. Wall … [Read more...] about Cool Finds: Living Room Spice Up With The Decal Guru
One of the most creative and inexpensive ways to add some splash to your home is to dress up your windows. I love changing things up in my home, especially when the seasons switch around. Summertime, sheers are popular. Light and airy they add a whimsical effect and allow the room some added light. In the winter something warmer and more colorful. Here are 5 Creative Ways to … [Read more...] about 5 Classic Ways To Dress Up Your Windows
One thing that is so vastly important when cooking anything for the holidays is making sure you cook at the right temperature. I am not a chef by any means. So when it comes to cooking (for me) following the directions is important. It's the only way I know when my food is ready. One of the hardest things to prepare is meat. You have to be so very careful so you don't make … [Read more...] about Why Using a Digital Meat Thermometer is Important When Cooking #Giveaway
You all know that I love my Lampe Berger which I got last year. The Europeans have been using these delightful little wick lamps to remove foul-smelling and musty odors from the home, which is why mine is placed near where I work. I use it daily. Well, now Lampe Berger has some new products that come in their Parfum Berger Collection, cube scented bouquets with black … [Read more...] about Lampe Berger Introduces Parfum Berger Scents for The Home
Life Insurance is not something I have ever truly thought about – especially with bills, rent, putting food on the table and taking care of the kids. It never occurred to me that those key factors and having life insurance actually go hand in hand. However, after recently being diagnosed with cancer, my mind has switched gears and now the idea of having life … [Read more...] about TD Life Insurance: It’s Worth It #InsuranceThatFits
I love making things and refinishing furniture and being creative. So when I came up with the idea that I needed something to sit behind my sofa in my living room, the first thing I thought of was an Ikea Malm Occasional Table. The Ikea Malm Occasional table usually has casters and rolls across a bed. Unfortunately, my Ikea doesn't stock this table anymore, and even if they … [Read more...] about Ikea Hacks: DIY Ikea Occasional Malm Table
Do you have abestos in your home? This is the question my son in grade 11 asked me the other day after just going back to school. He's taking carpentry and joininery to get his red seal certificate, something to fall back on after he goes to the fire academy. I looked at my son and said: "No, I don't think so." That's when he came out with a slew of information on … [Read more...] about Do you have asbestos in your home?
There is nothing like building something yourself, especially if it's easy. Lately, I've been looking at many DIY projects I wish to complete or at least give a go at. I came across one DIY project from Better Homes and Gardens that shows you how to make your own DIY Kitchen island, something I've always wanted. Now if you are like me, storage is a must, and having the … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Own DIY Kitchen Island #diyfurniture
One thing I love about my son is his willingness to do crafts with me. I have never been an overly crafty mom. My idea of baking cookies consists of buying dough, and plopping it on a baking sheet and waiting 20 minutes. But lately I've been trying hard because Trace loves crafting, even at the age of nine. So that's what we did today after … [Read more...] about My Son Is Better At Building A Bird House Than I Am