Green Shower Drain Maintenance

In fact, how I deal with my hair ranks as the number 1 most annoying habit I have according to my husband. I mention my maybe-too-detailed hair drama to bring attention to a common problem in most households where there is at least one man, woman or pet with long hair – shower drains.  MORE

Filed under: clog, drain, home, shower, tips

Selecting Durable Flooring for Mudrooms in Homes with Busy Families

Nov 11
Frank Worth
The floor in your mudroom will see a lot of activity, dirt and moisture, especially if you live in an area with a rainy or snowy climate. As a result, the chosen flooring material needs to be durable and easy to clean.  MORE

Filed under: carpet, flooring, laminate, low, maintenance, moisture, resistant, tile, vinyl

Kids and Carpet: Can the Two Peacefully Coexist?

If you have a household that includes small children, you may think that stained and soiled carpeting is part of the bargain. After all, children are notorious for spilling drinks and tracking mud into the house. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to establish a peaceful coexistence between your carpeting and your children. MORE

Filed under: carpet, children, kids, low, maintenance, resistant, stain

Celebrating Autumn’s Bounty

We see the symbolism everywhere we look in the decorations of this autumn season - hay bales, corn shocks, pumpkins and gourds - but many of us live lives so detached from the natural cycle of the seasons that we fail to remember that harvest season is in full swing. Later this autumn many of us will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.  MORE

Filed under: Autumn, Thanksgiving

Recycling Non Traditionals

I understand the full lifecycle of a useable object that is junked to a landfill or a toxic item that breaks down into our groundwater and that isn’t an option.  I am now a pile person and hope you will become one too!  I am here to help make it easier on you to know where your ‘non-traditional’ recycled items can go. MORE

Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Green, Non-Traditionals, Recycling
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