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3 Ways That A Water Softener Can Make Kitchen Chores Easier

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways That A Water Softener Can Make Kitchen Chores Easier

If you are like many people, you might not like spending any more time on kitchen chores than you have to. However, if you have hard water in your kitchen, your chores might be tougher than they have to be. These are a few ways that a water softener can make kitchen chores a whole lot easier and more pleasant. 1. Get Cleaner Dishes Did you know that hard water can make your dishes look dirty, even if you have run your dishwasher or washed them carefully by hand? This is because the mineral deposits in the hard water can leave themselves on your dishes, which can cause glasses and silverware to look “streaky” and can prevent dishes from looking nice and clean. In the past, you might have blamed not-so-clean dishes on a faulty dishwasher, your dish soap...

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How To Plan A Great Graduation Party For Your Child

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Plan A Great Graduation Party For Your Child

Now that your child’s graduation is drawing near, you are probably having mixed emotions. On one hand, you are excited that your child has adventures in life ahead of him or her. On the other hand, you might be experiencing feelings of melancholy as you remember days gone by. One thing is for sure: having a graduation party for your child is a wonderful way to honor accomplishments that have taken place over the years. From invitations to the reception hall, here are some ideas that might help you to plan a memorable and fun event. The Invitations – Of course, you can email invitations or you can phone those who are on the guest list. However, there’s something very special about getting an invitation in the mail. It sets the mood for the upcoming event. Send clever invitations. For...

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4 Appliances You Need For Your New Basement Bar

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Appliances You Need For Your New Basement Bar

If you are in the process of adding a bar to your basement, you need to make sure that you put the right appliances in so that you have an awesome bar where you and your friends will enjoy hanging out. Here are the top appliances you need to put into your new basement bar. #1 Wine Cooler If you want to have a real bar, you need more than a wine rack; you need to have a wine cooler. Even if you are just slightly interested in wine right now, putting in a wine cooler will give you a specific space to put your wine. You can purchase a stand alone wine cooler or have one built-in to your new bar. If you go with the built in option, you’ll want to make sure you install a nice...

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Six Strategies For A Stress-Free Holiday Season This Year

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Six Strategies For A Stress-Free Holiday Season This Year

Wouldn’t it be nice, just once, to have a holiday that is without stress and hassles? While you can’t always plan and prepare for unexpected situations, drama, or guests, there are some things that you can do to make the rest of your holiday a bit more relaxed and stress-free. Try keeping things simple and using a few tips to keep you less frazzled as the holidays approach. Consider implementing some of the following this season: Make a plan. It always makes sense to create a plan; use a calendar or day planner to break down shopping, chores, tasks, and events to complete, little by little, in time for the holidays. Opt for delivery. Did you know that you can have everything from fresh-baked bread to liquor delivered to your door for your party or holiday gathering? Talk with...

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Your Morning Coffee Is Good For Your Mental Health

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Your Morning Coffee Is Good For Your Mental Health

A recent Harvard study has shown that drinking coffee can decrease the risk for suicide. Approximately 100 million Americans drink coffee each day, and Public Health researchers wanted to know how drinking coffee affects people’s overall happiness. Researchers analyzed the data from a survey given to 208,424 coffee drinkers about their coffee habits. Over a span of about 15 years, the numbers showed that the rate of suicide among this group was less than half the number of suicides among people who do not drink coffee. This study concluded that people who drink 2-4 cups of coffee each day reduce the risk of suicide by 50%.  What Does Coffee Do to My Brain?  Researchers believe that coffee contributes to better mental health because of the biological changes that take place when you drink it. Coffee stimulates the nervous system. This makes...

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