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Your New Year’s Healthy Home Checklist

Many people associate the New Year with having a fresh start for your mind and body. While this is definitely a great time to work on creating healthier habits, it’s also the perfect time to take a look at the…

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DIY Detergent: The Inside Scoop on Laundry’s Newest Trend

The average American household does 400 loads of laundry per year. And all of that clothes-washing doesn’t come cheap: An average family of four will spend about $185.12 per year on laundry detergent. If you’re looking for a way to…

June is home safety month – Facts and prevention tips

Your home is supposed to be a place where you and your loved ones feel safe and secure. It’s your sanctuary, your place of respite from the demands of the world. Unfortunately, home safety – or the lack thereof –…

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A DIY guide to asthma-proofing your home

Asthma affects more than 34 million people in the United States, and is one of the most common long-term diseases of children. Asthma symptoms, such as coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness, can be aggravated by triggers that are often found…

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Is your couch making you sick?

With winter in full force, many folks head to the comfy confines of their couch to ride out the cold weather. I know on many occasions I’m guilty of nesting in my couch on blustery days when it’s just too cold and too…

Go green and save green

I have made a couple New Year’s goals for myself this year. Resolution seems like such a strong word; but goal seems a little less scary, and if met, I will still be proud of myself. Two of my goals…

Four affordable ways to make your home safer and healthier

A healthy home isn’t something reserved for the rich and famous. In fact, it’s actually the opposite. Taking some easy steps to make your home healthier (and a little more green) may actually save you some money. Save money and…