Science is now telling us how and why portable plants can perk us up and actually make us more productive at work --; up to 15% more productive than an office environment stripped clean of any greenery.
If you've ever wondered why your shirts started pilling, or why the washer smells like mildew when its purpose is to clean, here are six simple tips and tricks for the laundry room that you never knew you needed.
Cakes and cookies typically spring to mind as soon as you hear the words "baking soda," but this pantry staple (sodium bicarbonate to you domestic engineers) is also a non-toxic, all natural cleanser that should be a staple in your cleaning cabinet too.
Talk about a party foul! Days after the big game, as you're putting the pillows back in order and sweeping up after your Super Bowl party, you find a fumble on the arm of your chair... or the back of the couch... or stuck in the fibers of your carpet. What to do with those old spills?
While scented candles with names like Cinnamon Sugar Frosting and Pumpkin Spice Latte sound scrumptious, oftentimes, they're overly sweet or artificial-smelling (and who knows what kind of particulates they're putting into the air in your home).
Sometimes the smallest of household tasks are overlooked... even those that are literally right under our noses. The New Year is the perfect time to check them all off your list until the next year rolls around.
In my kitchen, the workhorse of any meal prep is a huge, heavy, 15-pound butcher block that I bought nearly 15 years ago. Minor scratches and stains aside, it still looks as new as the day I hauled it home.
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