May is Asthma Awareness Month and the perfect time to take a closer look at indoor air pollutants and irritants that can trigger asthma and allergy symptoms. These can include common household cleaning products and indoor environmental triggers such as dust mites, mold, pet dander, hair, and…Continue
Added by Marie Stegner on May 9, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Warmer weather is just around the corner and the beach baby shower theme is perfect for the season. We absolutely love a surf baby shower theme for both boys and girls! It is casual and fun, great for a couple’s shower or a mommy-to-be who loves the beach. Turn your home or backyard into a tropical oasis and give the mom-to-be a relaxing day at the beach. Is your guest list ready to hang…Continue
Added by Jamie Tatum on April 10, 2013 at 9:59am — No Comments
More than 78 percent of women feel they work a “second shift” when it comes to their daily life responsibilities, according to findings from the 2013 Work/Life Balance Survey conducted by Maid Brigade. Responses from the annual survey also suggest that everyday home and family responsibilities may prevent…Continue
Added by Marie Stegner on April 9, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
With temperatures on the rise and spring on the horizon, it’s time to get your home clean and organized so you can turn your attention to outdoor activities and fun.
“For many, performing a deep and thorough spring cleaning can often be overwhelming,” says Marie Stegner, consumer health advocate…
Added by Marie Stegner on March 12, 2013 at 1:20pm — No Comments
Flu season is well underway and it’s looking like it could be as severe as the 2003-2004 winter season when 48,000 Americans died of flu related deaths. This is because this season’s dominant strain of the flu – Influenza A N3H2 – is the same as back then. The good news is that there are easy ways to stay…Continue
Added by Marie Stegner on January 9, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Added by Joyce Brewer on December 27, 2012 at 6:45am — No Comments
Your relatives are coming, your child is in the school holiday concert, gifts need to be purchased and wrapped, and the budget and work plan for 2013 is due to your boss on Friday. Can you say stress?
“The demands of daily life force most of us to tackle multiple projects throughout the day, and…
Added by Jesse Rojas on December 2, 2012 at 8:05pm — No Comments
The holiday season should be a time of merriment with friends and family yet oftentimes foodborne illness can be an unwanted guest, causing discomfort and worse for children and the elderly. Each year, 48 million Americans suffer from food poisoning according to the…Continue
Added by Marie Stegner on November 12, 2012 at 8:21am — No Comments
Using vodka as a natural air freshener, salt and lemon to scour the sink, or a banana peel to polish your shoes are just a few of the natural approaches to healthy home cleaning as featured in the new DIY Green…Continue
Added by Marie Stegner on October 29, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments
Added by Marie Stegner on August 28, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
It’s well documented that many traditional household cleaning products contain chemicals that are known toxins and irritants to the skin, eyes, lungs, kidneys, and other organs. Children, the elderly, and pets are especially sensitive to these chemicals. Natural cleaning ingredients perform well in an array of…Continue
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 40 million people worldwide move every year with one-third of all moves in the United States taking place between the months of June and August. That’s more than 13 million people who will be moving this summer – not counting seasonal moves to summer…Continue
Added by Marie Stegner on June 20, 2012 at 1:51pm — No Comments
I'm a total clean freak. If my house is clean, I somehow feel better about life in general (read: when it's dirty and messy I get angry and feel like I'm losing my mind. Clean house = Good mom/wife/person). I spend a LOT of time and exert a LOT of energy tidying, sweeping, wiping, wiping and wiping.
What's that saying? About how cleaning when there are growing kids in the house is like...what? Yeah, I don't even know the saying because I don't listen. I futilely clean…
Added by Theresa G on June 19, 2012 at 7:54pm — No Comments
Did you know that ground cinnamon is an effective and organic way to control ants? How about using a combination of sea salt and lemon to clean chrome, copper, and brass? It doesn’t take harsh chemicals to get the house cleaning job done well. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…Continue
Added by Marie Stegner on May 22, 2012 at 12:55pm — No Comments
Direct Sales Home Business Training
Success in a home-based business requires organization, promotion, and discipline.
Though a home-based business offers more freedom and flexibility than traditional employment, it may require more focus, dedication, and creativity. You are the principal determinant for success or failure and you need to be up to the task.
3 Tips For Business Success
Added by Deb Bixler on February 21, 2012 at 4:34am — No Comments
Busy women can create a big style statement with a small but mighty wardrobe.
Fashion is overwhelming. And moms have little time to get ready in the morning. The result is a legion of women who have taken to wearing leisure wear as ready to wear. Every so-tired-I could-kvell mom can attest to the magnetic urge to slip into sweats, a boxy tee and skidaddle out the door to conquer her day. It's easy. It's comfortable. It's evil. Here's why. The (non) fit is addictive. Once you…Continue
Added by amy tara koch on February 14, 2012 at 10:48am — No Comments
Welcome back to my Social Moms Blog! It's a brand new year. And a brand new year, means a brand new start. There is no more perfect time than NOW to make your vision board, and put your plan into action.
Yes, 2012 is about ACTION. This year, we're not just talking - we're walking our talk. And it's gonna be powerful. This year, we're DREAMING BIG.Continue
Added by Erica Diamond on January 13, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
Chex® Party Mix has partnered with Food Network star, Ted Allen, to help party hosts put a modern spin on the traditional holiday cookie exchange by creating this season’s easiest way to get ready for the holidays while getting together with friends or family: the Chex Party Mix-Change (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCkmPulhrvw). Leave the stress and mess of baking…Continue
Added by Crystal T on January 8, 2012 at 9:36pm — No Comments
Wages don’t always reflect the service given, so many service providers count on tips in order to make a decent wage. Tipping is not just an option anymore, but a given, but who do you tip, and how much?
The holidays always offer opportunities to show your appreciation to those who make your life a little easier by giving them a gratuity. The rule is that anyone who provides a service should be tipped. That includes your…Continue
Added by Toni Lawrence on November 27, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments