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Expert Tips on Keeping Conflict to a Minimum

By |2019-04-25T13:51:00-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Conflict with the people in your life is unavoidable.  I can come from a spouse, coworker, or friend - or even a random stranger on social media. Sometimes conflict is a necessary and healthy part of strengthening a relationship, but often it's a source of stress and anxiety that strains your ties with loved ones and peers. [...]

Family Camping 101: Getting Geared Up for the Great Outdoors

By |2019-04-17T15:53:15-05:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Summer's coming, and you haven't had a family vacation in... well, since when? Traveling is expensive, especially with kids.  Are you itching to spend some time outdoors?  Maybe it's time to rough it, even if it's on your terms.  You can easily break into family camping and put together basic gear for about the same cost [...]

Create a Fresh Oasis to Celebrate Spring

By |2019-04-17T14:44:12-05:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Let's face it; once the holidays are behind us, we spend the rest of the winter longing for spring. Spring brings with it new life and a chance for a fresh start and rejuvenation. How to make the most of spring: Spring means bulky sweaters, boots, and parkas go back into storage, and our spring wardrobe [...]

Simple Ways to Break Bad Habits in 30 days

By |2019-03-28T15:57:05-05:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Bad habits come in all shapes and sizes. They pop up in every area of our life. Some bad habits are worse than others but anytime you can stop doing something you're not proud of is a great thing. Many studies show the vast benefits of giving up habits like smoking and drinking, but even less [...]

Decluttering Your Home Affects Every Part of Your Life

By |2019-03-26T14:27:58-05:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Historically, we do in-depth cleaning in the spring. Spring is about new life and new beginnings and we always want to reflect that in our spring-cleaning rituals. Spring decorating trends are always about clean, open, decluttered spaces. The doors are about to be flung open to seasonal breezes after being closed for months. No clutter laying [...]

Aromatic and Air Scrubbing Plants for Your Home

By |2019-03-26T13:43:07-05:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Caring for plants is, in and of itself, a great way to relax. When you include your kids in the activity, you help teach them nurturing skills.  This keeps them connected with the natural world. We've chosen four often-overlooked air scrubbing plants species that are easy to care for.  They brighten up a room and help [...]

5 Healthy Winter Crock Pot Recipes That You Can Make in a Breeze!

By |2019-02-11T00:46:00-05:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Looking for creative healthy dinner ideas that will keep you and your family warm this winter? Well, you're in luck! We have some recipes that will take the anxiety out of "What's for dinner?" All you need is a crock-pot. Why use a crock-pot? Well, crock-pots are easy and convenient. You can put it on before [...]

Exercises You can do at Work

By |2019-02-10T22:32:15-05:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Quick and Easy Indoor Exercises with Big Impact Exercise is important. While not a lot of us like that fact, it is something we have all come to accept. People are living longer than ever before, partially due to our ever-increasing knowledge of nutrition, sleep, and exercise and the importance they have to the human body. [...]

6 Dog Walking Safety Tips That Will Keep You Injury-Free!

By |2019-02-10T21:29:59-05:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At some point or another, most dog owners have gotten injured while walking their dog. Now, how does this normally happen? Dog owners are pulled too hard and get yanked by their dog and can lose their footing and fall. Not to mention, your dog will need to be walked regardless of how bad the weather [...]

How to be Thrifty, Unique, and Romantic for Valentine’s Day

By |2019-01-26T00:02:12-05:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As we turn the calendar to February, we realize the inevitable; Valentine's Day once again looms large. Whether you've enjoyed wedded bliss for 40 years or just met your sweetheart a month ago, you feel the pressure to prove your love and empty your pocketbook. In 2019, the average American will spend about $144 each on [...]