Category Archives: Home and Family

Basement Flooding

How to Avoid Standing in Knee-deep in Water

Flooding and water damage are things no homeowner ever wants to deal with. But depending on where you live, your home may be prone to flooding. (more…)

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DIY Natural Household Cleaners

5 recipes for DIY spring cleaning

Many of the products we use while spring cleaning our homes are filled with ingredients that have negative long-term effects on our health and environment. For example, ammonia, sodium hydroxide and triclosan are some of the culprits found in products ranging from laundry detergents to glass cleaners....

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Should You Take Your Husband’s Name Or Keep Yours?

Times change, and the issues that brides-to-be change along with them. Back when your mother got married, there was probably no question at all about whether she would adopt her husband's name after they tied the knot. These days, however, it is not a given that the woman will automatically change her last name when...
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How to Get Your Dog to Walk in The Rain

If your dog is like mine, he hates walking in the rain. Dogs need exercise whether it's raining outside or not. There are several things you can do to get your dog to walk in the rain, and maybe even enjoy the walk. You can use accessories to make the walk more pleasant, and even...
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Spruce Up Your Home for Spring

The long, cold winter that has brought record low temperatures and snowfall to many parts of the country is finally winding down. Soon the landscape will turn green and flowers will start blooming. Before you know it, it’ll be time to take a cue from Mother Nature and redecorate your home. Read more

How To Use Baking Soda As an Odor Remover

Baking Soda can be used as a natural remedy to remove unwanted odors. Baking soda has been around for quite awhile and should be in every household for a number of reasons. Listed below are a few suggestions for using baking soda as an odor remover. Read more

23 Uses for Coffee Filters

Ever buy the wrong size coffee filters? Instead of bringing them back to the store, here's some other uses for them. Even if they aren't the wrong size for your coffee maker, they're still a perfect solution to many small problems around the house. (more…)...
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