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11 House Cleaning Secrets

Soil control is an important part of keeping your home clean and healthy. The Institute of Cleaning and Restoration Certification defines soil as any undesirable substance that is foreign to a surface. Practicing soil control means limiting the buildup of soil on surfaces. Limiting soil equals a clean and healthy home. Here are 11 tips [...]

2018-12-28T11:21:52+00:00December 28th, 2018|Carpet, Newsletter Articles|

Healthy Slow Cooked Chicken Taco Soup

Ingredients 1 onion chopped 1 (8 ounce) can black beans 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn 1 carrot chopped 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 2 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chilis 1 (12 ounce) can or bottle of beer 1-1/2 tablespoons taco seasoning 3 skinless, boneless chicken breasts Directions Add all [...]

2018-12-28T09:21:30+00:00December 28th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Get More Energy

Forget the energy drinks. A growing body of scientific evidence shows that energy drinks can have serious health effects, particularly in chil­dren, teenagers, and young adults. If you want a steady stream of energy without the ups and downs, dieticians recommend whole foods, grains, fruits and vegetables. The key to sustaining energy throughout the day is [...]

2018-12-28T09:16:13+00:00December 28th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Be Your Own Boss

Recent data from the Institute of Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) revealed that about 29% of all business owners in America are women. This figure is up from 26% as recently as 1997. In the last decade, there has been a growth of 68% in women-owned firms compared to only 47% growth for all businesses on [...]

2018-12-28T09:16:52+00:00December 28th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Forgive and Remember

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federal holiday that marks the contri­butions of a private American citizen. Many government agencies and private businesses remain closed on this day in remembrance of Dr. King. His philosophy of nonviolence and use of peaceful demonstrations changed minds, changed laws and changed hearts. One of the hallmarks [...]

2018-12-28T09:11:38+00:00December 28th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Carpet Cleaning in Winter? Really?

This is the time of the year when you may wonder if it makes sense to get your carpets cleaned. Great question! But first, let’s think about this... Does it make sense to clean your wood or tile floors in the winter? Does it make sense to clean your bed linens in winter? Of course. [...]

2018-12-03T15:47:29+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Carpet, Newsletter Articles|

Holiday Drumcake

Ingredients: 1 (8 or 9 inch) chocolate cake layer, 1 1/2 inches tall, baked in a spring form pan with removable sides 1 (1.5 quart) carton slow-churned Peppermint Ice Cream 1 (16 ounce) container prepared vanilla frosting 24 thin candy canes or sugar sticks 12 glace (candied) cherries Chocolate decorating icing 2 long pretzel rods [...]

2018-12-03T15:43:01+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Keep Your Water Flowing This Winter

Frozen pipes not only mean the inconvenient lack of water, they can also burst, causing expensive repair problems. Homeowners are often understandably frantic to get water pipes running again. But thawing pipes improperly can lead to more problems. Use the right method for thawing A little heat on the right pipe could get that water [...]

2018-12-03T15:38:07+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Wishing You Joy and Peace!

It’s common these days to complain during the holidays about how commercialized the season has become. In fact, complaining about the holidays has become as much of a tradition as the holidays themselves. Let’s break that tradition this year! Call it commercial if you want, but when your family members gather around the Christmas tree, [...]

2018-12-03T15:32:28+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Holiday Weight Gain?

Not as Bad as You Might Think! People gain weight during the holidays, but not as much as they think, according to dietitian Cynthia Sass. Sass points to a 2009 study from Texas Tech University that followed 48 men and 100 women for six weeks from Thanksgiving to Christmas. On average, the subjects gained one [...]

2018-12-03T15:30:07+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

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