Category Archives: House and Home

Tips On How To Get Better Sleep

Tips on How To Get Better Sleep

It's been said that the average adult needs between seven and a half to nine hours of sleep every night. However, most people, myself included, think that they are okay with five to six hours of sleep every night. I work very long hours every day. By the time I finally do make ...

Super Easy Ways to Winterize Your Home

Winterize your home for a warm cozy winter

With the colder season coming, it is a good idea to start looking for ways to winterize your home. Fortunately, there are numerous things that you can do to keep yourself warm and safe in the upcoming flu season. Winterizing your home can be as easy as following these next few simple steps. Close off…READ MORE >>

The Many Uses of Dryer Sheets

The many uses of dryer sheets

To most people, laundry is one of the least desirable home chores. Though it is not something you can ignore, there are a few things you can use to improve your laundry process, for example, by using a dryer sheet fabric softener. A good example is the Purex Fabric Softener Dryer Sheets, which works as…READ MORE >>

The Carpet That Gives You A License to Spill

Food stands at Highlands Clam Festival in Highlands, NJ

When we first moved into our house, all the floors were covered in wall-to-wall carpeting. After some investigating, we realized that the carpeting was covering up gorgeous hard wood flooring upstairs. We ripped out the carpeting upstairs, but kept it downstairs. Maintaining the downstairs carpet though is a constant chore for me. Having a clean…READ MORE >>

Filtrete Filters – Easy Odor Control For Your Home

Filtrete Odor Reduction Filter

Philip is obsessed with odor control.  He is constantly on the lookout for products that can make our home smell better and create a healthier environment for our family. He also to fry fish.  Needless to say, frying fish tends to leave a lingering odor that takes forever to go away.  With that said, I…READ MORE >>

Using 20 Mule Team Borax To Freshen My Laundry

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[Disclosure: I received a complimentary sample to facilitate this review. All opinions are 100% my own.] Surprising as it may sound, doing the laundry is one of my favorite household chores. Although it may seem at times like a never ending cycle, I try my best to stay on top of it by doing the…READ MORE >>

Sharing a Few Patio Decorating Ideas

What my backyard looks like right now

Even though we are in the middle of winter, I am starting to think about our outdoor living space. We have a pretty big yard and love to grill and entertain outdoors, but our patio area has no style at all. Yeah we have some decent patio tables and chairs, but that’s pretty much it.…READ MORE >>

Finding Green Products at Duane Reade


As you all know, I am really working on going green and trying to live a healthier life.  The only problem I face though is the fact that organic and green products tend to be a little pricier than their non-green counterparts, so I’m still at a stage where I buy green products only when…READ MORE >>

Make Recycling Easy with the Rubbermaid Hidden Recycler


Do you recycle? Recycling is a great way to help save the environment. We recycle in our household and our town makes it easy by offering bi-monthly curbside pick-up. However I’m always looking for ways to make things as easy as possible. So when Rubbermaid offered me the chance to review their latest recycling offering…READ MORE >>

E is for Energy – Easy Ways to Save Energy

Earth Pull the Plug America

Everyone has their own reason for wanting to save energy. For many it is to help the strain on the environment as well as their pocket books. We have all seen the “green homes” and extreme environmental people who will tell you if you are not 100% green you are not doing enough. I for…READ MORE >>

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