Are Hidden Hazards Lurking in Your Air?

*This is a sponsored post. When you think about poor air quality, your mind probably jumps to the smog and pollution found outdoors in large cities. However, what you’re breathing indoors could be even more polluted than anything you’re exposed to when you’re outside. A number of factors can contribute to the quality of the […]

3 Ways to Introduce More Fresh Air Into Your Home

This is a sponsored post. Ways to Introduce More Fresh Air Into Your Home If you’ve ever begged your children to go outside or made a promise to spend more time outdoors, there’s good reason. Americans spend up to a staggering 90 percent90 percent of their time indoors, failing to reap the physical and mental […]

3 Smart Tricks for a Healthier Home

*This is a sponsored post. Smart Tricks for a Healthier Home Keeping everyone in your home healthy can be tricky, especially if you all lead busy lives. While you can’t prevent stress and germs, you can reduce their effects on your loved ones with a few preventative measures. Take the following steps to create a […]

3 Hidden Health Dangers in Your Home

This is a sponsored post 3 Hidden Health Dangers in Your Home Health threats are sometimes invisible — you may not even realize they exist. For example, poor indoor air quality affects many homes, but homeowners are often unaware they have a problem until someone gets sick. The good news is that many hidden household […]

3 Home Automation Technologies That Make Life Easier for Parents

This is a sponsored post.  Home Technology for Parents Parents appreciate technology that makes life easier. Automation, in particular, lets them make their homes safer and more comfortable while reducing hassles.

Custom Kitchen Cabinets with RM Kitchens

This house is brought to you in partnership with RM Kitchens. We purchased our first house about a year and a half ago, and while I love the house in many ways, I feel like the kitchen and bathrooms are in serious need of an update. In fact, if you want to give a house […]

Saving for Your Child’s Education Means Starting Early

*This post is brought to you by the University of Southern California* An education may be one of the most valuable things you can give to your child and these days, it could be one of the most expensive. Today’s college graduates enter their first year of the real world owing a significant amount of […]

Make It Monday: Homemade Disinfectant Spray

     I finally got around to making some homemade disinfectant spray. I can’t stand the chemical smell of commercial disinfectant spray–it makes me gag. But you need to have a good disinfectant around the house–especially after illness. So I finally made my own “green” disinfectant. 

Make it Monday: DIY Squeezable Green Cleaner

Making your own cleaning products can be fun and rewarding. Not to mention you also avoid the chemicals in so many conventional products and it’s much cheaper than paying the premium for the “green” products out there. Homemade cleaning sprays are all well and good, but sometimes you want something a little thicker and putting […]

Make It Monday: Homemade Laundry Detergent

     I thought I would share this recipe for homemade laundry soap that I finally got around to trying out (after months of actually having the ingredients on hand). I got this recipe from Living on a Dime, though there are various recipes out there that use pretty much the same ingredients.

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