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5 DIY Last-Minute Halloween Costumes That Look Amazing - Rain City Maids

5 DIY Last-Minute Halloween Costumes That Look Amazing

September 22, 2019

You finally made up your mind about going to that Halloween party, but only now you realize that you don’t have a costume! Well, panicking won’t solve a thing.  What you need are some creative Halloween costume ideas. It’s s time to get your hands in action and create one of these last-minute costumes that look as good as the real deal. All of them are super easy to make and are very low-budget, so you won’t spend a fortune ...

6 Real Benefits of Preparing Early for Halloween

6 Real Benefits of Preparing Early for Halloween

September 15, 2019

Halloween is right around the corner! That means that kids are giddy with excitement, and you probably are too. And how could you not? Halloween is when some of the coolest events of the year happen, and it’s just plain fun to dress up in costumes, go to parties, and eat candy as if you were 12 years old again. The thing is that if you want to take advantage of all of these perks, you have to be an ...

4 Things You Need to Know About the King County Building Code

4 Things You Need to Know About the King County Building Code

September 9, 2019

  If you’re planning on making changes or repairs to your house, or even a building you own, it’s very important that you know and comply with the King County Code, especially the Title referring to building and construction standards. It’s a very detailed and complete document that outlines the minimum standard for all construction done in King County, and penalties and fees apply to those that go outside of it. It also details the cost of King county building ...

Top 10 Podcasts To Listen While Commuting, Working Out, or Cleaning the House

Top 10 Podcasts To Listen While Commuting, Working Out, or Cleaning the House

September 2, 2019

Have you ever wondered what to listen to while cleaning the house, working out, or on a long commute to work? Well, if you’re tired of going over all your same old playlists and want a little more substance, these podcasts are all perfect for you! Covering a wide range of topics and formats, this list will surely have your ears occupied for the rest of the year. Movies, true crime, economics, general knowledge, and even spooky stories, here is ...

4 Washington Health Rules That are Often Overlooked

4 Washington Health Rules That are Often Overlooked

August 19, 2019

Running a business carries a lot of responsibility, and it’s better to be informed of what your obligations are rather than paying the price later in case you incur in a violation. As a food-related business owner, you are probably familiar with these, but if you’re just starting out or need a little refreshment, this list of sanitary standard operating procedures should be a welcome reminder of what to do and what not to do. You will quickly realize that, ...

5 Ways to Talk to Your Teens About Social Media

5 Ways to Talk to Your Teens About Social Media

August 12, 2019

  Being good parents to our high school-aged teenagers is challenging enough as it is, but factor in the new realities of social media and you have a doozy. Gone are the days when getting your kids to help you clean up was daunting (and you can find someone to do it better), now it’s more important to have a one-on-one conversation about the realities, benefits, and risks of their social media use — a conversation based on openness and ...

7 Tips to Avoid Ironing For Good!

7 Tips to Avoid Ironing For Good!

August 4, 2019

Let’s be honest: Ironing is not the worst chore around the house. It is, however, very time-consuming and sometimes you’re just not in the mood to take out the ironing board and stand next to a giant pile of yesterday’s laundry. If we just describe how you feel about the whole thing all the time, then you might be wondering if there’s a way to get rid of your iron once and for all. And there is! We have compiled ...

Discover the Truth Behind These 6 King County City Names

July 22, 2019

  The cities of Washington have diverse origins, so it’s no surprise that some of their names have interesting stories behind them. Some tell you of the people that built the city, others about the places where the first settlers came from, and even about the grand plans that their founders had for them.  These are our favorite “origin stories” for the names of seven Washington cities in King County. These are all places we know and love to keep ...