How Being Stressed Affects Your Housecleaning Abilities

How Being Stressed Affects Your Housecleaning Abilities

Being stressed isn’t a joke! It’s an actual thing that manifests itself both physically and emotionally. Have you ever felt drained, exhausted, and ready for a break after a long week at the office? This was probably due to being stressed!    ...
Positive Thinking Day: How Creative Can You Get?

Positive Thinking Day: How Creative Can You Get?

We celebrate Positive Thinking Day yearly on September 13th.  Positive thinking is a trait highly regarded in our society. Our culture encourages individuals to smile often, be full of energy, and interact in conversation easily. If you want to try and change your...
Celebrate Women’s Equality Day — Take a Break!

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day — Take a Break!

August 26th is Women’s Equality Day.  The day was created long ago to celebrate granting the right for women to vote throughout the United States.  Women’s equality took a giant step on August 26, 1920 when the 19th amendment was added to the United States...
5 Great Tips to Celebrate Simplify Life Week

5 Great Tips to Celebrate Simplify Life Week

What if there was a way to simplify life? Wouldn’t it be great to have a few extra hours, or even just minutes at the end of the day? If it seems like you’re constantly running to-and-fro, it’s time to stop, take a deep breath, and reevaluate. In...
Drop The Duster — Grab a Book It’s Book Lovers Day!

Drop The Duster — Grab a Book It’s Book Lovers Day!

Book Lovers Day celebrates the printed page—something that has fast become a rarity in some households. With the computer age and the dawn of electronic books (eBooks) print books aren’t purchased nearly as frequently, with some households having very few on hand....
Work Like a Dog Day: A Day to Celebrate—Working!

Work Like a Dog Day: A Day to Celebrate—Working!

Work Like a Dog Day falls on the fifth of August each year, but the title of the holiday leaves some folks a bit perplexed. It can, in fact, be a little bit confusing. Some people see dogs as lazy creatures—lounging around, receiving treats and fulfilling their roles...
Amazing DIY Relaxation Project: It’s Your Day—Enjoy!

Amazing DIY Relaxation Project: It’s Your Day—Enjoy!

Relaxation Day is celebrated each year on August 15th. It’s a day when normally busy people should make a deliberate effort to slow things down and take it easy. Will you be among those who celebrate this kick back day?     Relaxation Day — Its Origins...
Hammock Day Encourages Relaxation. No Excuses!

Hammock Day Encourages Relaxation. No Excuses!

Hammock Day is another of those holidays that hasn’t reached Hallmark greeting card status, but is definitely celebrated by many people all across the United States. Unlike many holidays that encourage running around and busying yourself with many preparations, this...
How to Properly Clean Books. As Easy as 1,2,3.

How to Properly Clean Books. As Easy as 1,2,3.

You probably haven’t given book cleaning a whole lot of thought in the past.  You may lightly dust your books as you clean your house or observe your maid service wiping them down with a rag.  Is that enough?  Do your they really require more cleaning that a...
101 Year Old Has Fun With Snow

101 Year Old Has Fun With Snow

Portland got its first taste of real winter weather this past weekend which meant scraping windshields, scooting along treacherous sidewalks, and dreading the next heating bill. As an adult, snow days seem to be more of a nuisance more than anything. Unless you’re...
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