That recycling is good for the environment is not new information. From grade school on the chant of, "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!" has (hopefully) been familiar to us all. The real challenge to making reclining successful in your home is setting up a good system. Here are some useful steps to setting up a recycling system that… Continue reading Going Green: Recycling
Going Green Please enjoy this post, the first in our five part series on small changes you can make in your home and in your family to "Go Green." "Going Green" is one of those contemporary fads that can seem sometimes seem like a chore, but there are several small ways that you and your family… Continue reading Going Green Series: Household Cleaners
What is Lent? Lent is 40 day fast that some Christians participate in leading up to the celebration of Easter. The 40 days of Lent and the idea of fasting will sound familiar if you've read the gospels; remember when Jesus went into the wilderness for 40 days and encountered Satan? Even in the early days… Continue reading It’s Not Dirt On My Forehead: Ash Wednesday
Selling a house is an exciting time in a life. It almost always means a big transition is occurring-- whether you're getting married, adding children to your house, seeing those children move out and downsizing, or moving a grandparent in to live with you. And even if your upcoming move doesn't coincide with a big… Continue reading 15 Minutes to Show: Try THIS at home!
Valentine's Day can mean many things to different people, but any opportunity to show love is worthwhile, in my opinion-- as is any opportunity to indulge in chocolate! The best part about chocolate is that you don't need to do any extra work before enjoying it, but it can also be transformed into so many… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Hot Chocolate
It can feel nice sometimes in the winter months that our yards and gardens don't require quite as much attention-- that is, what wintery months we actually get in Mississippi! However, here's an important garden maintenance tip: Prune your shrubs and bushes while the sap is low! In the colder months, the sap in branches… Continue reading Garden Tip: Prune While the Sap is Low
We've all been there-- when all of a sudden the organized chaos of your house turns into genuine, all-out mayhem. The stacks of holiday cards tucked in their envelopes so that you can record the addresses, the piles of presents stacked in the corner waiting to find their proper places, the heaps of clean but… Continue reading 4 Tried and True Tips for Cleaning Out When You Feel Overwhelmed