Reflections on a Clean Bedroom and Sleep

Reflections on a Clean Bedroom and Sleep

by Kathy Green  •  January 22, 2013
This is a totally random topic, but I recently had this huge 'Ah-Ha'! Over the recent holidays I was sick with a virus, as was half the population. The resulting fatigue actually kept me close to my bed for five days…pretty much a record. During this sojourn I got out of bed for an hour or two each day, but didn't go far. Spending all this time in my bedroom had an interesting spinoff: my chest of drawers, side table and shelves became a total irritant to me as I knew only too well the mes...
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Hiring a Housekeeper
Hiring

Hiring a Housekeeper

by Danica T  •  January 08, 2013
You’ve worked a full eight-hour day at the office, and now you want to relax and spend time with the family. But the dishes need to be done and the floors should be vacuumed- what to do? Housekeepers aren’t just for the rich anymore more and more people are finding that hiring a housekeeper is the perfect solution for their over-scheduled lives.
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Spring Cleaning

by John Philip Green  •  January 08, 2013
Spring has sprung, and it’s time for spring cleaning! This is a traditional time to air out the house and get rid of those winter blues. You can hire a cleaning service to do this type of work for you, or you can get the whole family involved in the job of spring cleaning. Either way, whether you choose a cleaning service or make spring cleaning a family affair, here are some tips and things to consider: Make a list of each room in the house, including utility rooms, walk-in closets, and la...
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Find A Housekeeping Job

by John Philip Green  •  January 08, 2013
Whether you want to find full-time work as a housekeeper, or whether you just need a part-time job to supplement your family’s income, there are several things you can do to increase your chances of being hired. First of all, have your resume ready. Outline your past job history and your experience as a housekeeper, even if your experience is limited to managing your own home. Include skills that are relevant to a housekeeping job, such as the ability to work independently, provide quality ...
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Help! I Love My Pet But Hate the Smell!

Help! I Love My Pet But Hate the Smell!

by Kathy Green  •  December 20, 2012
How do I make my home smell free? Over the years, as loving pet owners, we all have cleaned up a lot of messes and tried to stay on top of the odour. But we are always looking for more effective and faster ways to keep our homes pet smell-free. You've got to have the right supplies and have them handy! The following are essential: • Bleach(dilute one half cup to a gallon of water) for disinfecting • Old towels and was clothes • An enzymatic cleaner for neutralizing odours • Bab...
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Clutter and Your Emotional Health

Clutter and Your Emotional Health

by Kathy Green  •  December 12, 2012
How attached are you to your stuff? How much stuff do you have? Have you taken an honest look lately at what you own and thought about how it makes you feel and why you keep it? According to the authorities on the matter, your clutter can be very destructive as the reasons that you keep things, and often too many things, can be very negative. Do you keep things simply out of guilt because someone gave them to you? Or are you a 'just in case' kind of hoarder, who keeps things for years, u...
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Serve Red Wine Without the Worry of Stains

by Kathy Green  •  October 03, 2012
How many times have you decided to serve only white wine when entertaining because you have had a bad experience with a red wine stain? Read the simple instructions below that describe how to remove red wine stains and you will not be afraid of serving red wine with your ham this Thanksgiving. Move quickly before the wine stain has a chance to set. Carefully blot the stain with a clean cloth, applying as much pressure as possible. (do not rub) For clothing that can be laundered, mix a liq...
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How Do You Hire the Laundry Fairy?

by Kathy Green  •  September 13, 2012
Is there ever a day without laundry? And if you are not actively engaged in washing, is there ever a day when you don't think about the laundry that is piling up and needs to be done? Seriously, where does it come from? Now, let me think… Your baby is teething and needs 5 changes a day Your toddler is into everything and potty training is not going so well Your tween wears their clothes for 15minutes and they end up in a pile on the floor Your husban...
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