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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint With These Easy Steps

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint With These Easy Steps

February 25, 2019

There’s still a long way to go until there’s enough collective will worldwide to heal the planet’s environment in a real way. But, there are still many ways that you can try to reduce your personal greenhouse gas emissions, or in other words, reducing your carbon footprint. This not only helps the planet but lets you save energy in the long run. The following are just some simple ways to reduce your carbon footprint and the more cost-effective ones out ...

5 Great Benefits of Having Plants Inside Your House

5 Great Benefits of Having Plants Inside Your House

February 18, 2019

Some people don’t know that plants inside of their houses are more than just simple accent pieces; they can foster positive feelings, better health, and positively impact the way you study and work. The following are some of the biggest benefits of having indoor plants can bring you and what are the plants best suited to take maximum advantage out of each of those benefits. Remember, however, that some plants require more care and effort than others, so read up ...

7 Tips to Put More Walking in your Life

7 Tips to Put More Walking in your Life

February 11, 2019

The American Heart Association’s “walk 10,000 steps a day” recommendation is one of the most often repeated pieces of advice when it comes to leading a healthier, more active life, especially for people living in the city or who work an office job, which usually doesn’t allow for much activity throughout the day. There are ways on how to get more steps at home and work. Many of them are so easy that you can potentially add them to your ...

Everything You Need for an Olympic Mountains Trip

Everything You Need for an Olympic Mountains Trip

January 28, 2019

The Olympic Mountains are a beautiful mountain range located in the Olympic Peninsula of western Washington, across the Puget Sound from Seattle. While not particularly high, their closeness to the Pacific Ocean and the lakes, valleys and forested slopes that surround them make for an amazing collection of northwestern vistas. Thankfully, the park is open 24 hours a day, year-round, so you don’t have to limit your plans because of scheduling conflicts. We’ve put together a list of what to ...

Asian Inspired Tips for Cleaning and Decorating

Asian Inspired Tips for Cleaning and Decorating

January 21, 2019

With the success of Marie Kondo’s show on Netflix and her KonMari method of tidying and organizing rooms, everyone’s now looking to Eastern philosophy for other innovative ways of interior cleaning and decoration. Luckily for us, there are plenty of philosophies and techniques overseas that focus precisely on those two aspects. The following are some tips that will give you a broad picture of how to decorate a room according to many Asian ideas about interior decorating, and then keep ...

Happy Year of The Pig

Here’s Everything You Need to Learn for a Happy Year of The Pig

January 14, 2019

We’re in the Year of the Pig! The Chinese New Year was celebrated this past February 5th, and that carries a wealth of changes and opportunities that you don’t was to let by unnoticed. This is why we’ve made a brief-yet-comprehensive guide to what the year will bring about for everyone, what to look out for and when to get smart about love, career prospects, and health. According to Chinese astrologers, 2019 Chinese zodiac element has the Earth element as ...

4 Quick Fixes for Leaky Pipes

4 Quick Fixes for Leaky Pipes (While You Wait for Repairs)

January 7, 2019

As a homeowner, a few things can be as distressing as finding a leak in your pipes, because it feels as if they’re leaking money instead of water. It’s better to remember that a little drip can turn into a big disaster before you know it, so acting fast can save you thousands of dollars and a lot of hassle. Try applying these tips instead of putting your life on hold while an expert comes to fix it up. NOTE: ...

Create Charming DIY Photo Frames With These Ideas

Create Charming DIY Photo Frames With These Ideas

January 7, 2019

Who doesn’t like decorating their home with those precious moments shared with loved ones? Photo frames, however, can be a little restrictive when it comes to size and style, either being too plain or just too much. How about a DIY project to match the style of each room? We’ve collected a couple of adorable homemade picture frame ideas that need no power tools an are as cheap as they are easy to make, but if you make a little ...

4 Warm and Delicious Alcohol-Free Drinks for Winter

4 Warm and Delicious Drinks for Winter

December 24, 2018

Winter is the season for warm, delicious treats, especially the sweet and spicy drinks. While there are many, many tried and true options that have a little liquor in them, sometimes you just crave a drink that’s just as comforting without it. These alcohol-free drink recipes are perfect to make and enjoy at a party with friends or to just kick back and relax while your winter cleaning is getting done. 1. Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate If you’re hosting a party ...

Tips on How to Get on Track With Your Budget After the Holidays

Tips on How to Get on Track With Your Budget After the Holidays

December 17, 2018

‘Tis the season to start cutting – not just your tree, but your budget, too! By spending wisely, your holiday season doesn’t have to be a total budget-buster. Before you run to the mall or organize a big party, there are several ways you can keep your spending under control this holiday season. Here are ten tips on how to make a holiday budget! Return presents you’re not so thrilled with After the holidays, many retailers unwind their general policies ...