How to Clean Makeup from Pillowcases

How to Clean Makeup from Pillowcases

We’ve all done it—or at least most of us have. Are you guilty of coming home exhausted and falling into bed—without removing your makeup first? If so, you know that morning brings with it some harsh realities. First off, you probably wake up looking like a raccoon,...
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...
Upgrade Yourself During Self Improvement Month

Upgrade Yourself During Self Improvement Month

Self Improvement Month is recognized throughout the month of September. The name itself explains what the celebration of sorts is all about. There are so many ways in which we can achieve self improvement. Who couldn’t stand to improve themselves in one or more ways?...
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...
Always Live Better Than Yesterday Day. A Day to Embrace!

Always Live Better Than Yesterday Day. A Day to Embrace!

Have you ever found yourself saying “Time Flies” or “Where did the day go?”  I think we all have.  We watch our children grow up in the blink of an eye.  The truth is that life is fleeting.  We only get a short amount of time on this beautiful...
Busy Mothers: Where to Look for Helpful Parenting Ideas

Busy Mothers: Where to Look for Helpful Parenting Ideas

The best blogs for busy Mothers are sometimes hard to find on the internet. Doing a search and asking other busy Mothers what blogs they follow is a good way to get started. Whether you want to know about parenting, looking for a new recipe to try, or a way to keep...
Old Maid Day & Modern Women

Old Maid Day & Modern Women

Old Maid Day is a worldwide celebration in early June that touts the independent, unmarried life many women these days have come to enjoy. Long celebrated in June, Old Maid Day once brought together single men and women who lamented their single status. A dance was...
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...
Maids By Trade Client Profile: Beth Connor

Maids By Trade Client Profile: Beth Connor

We appreciate all of our clients, but we have special admiration for Beth Connor. The journey to becoming physically fit is not an easy one, but it is a journey everyone has the potential to participate in. Beth struggled with being overweight through childhood and...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Hey men, listen up! Ever heard of International Women’s Day? If not, this is your chance to take a few actions of lasting significance for the women in your life. Mothers, grandmothers, wives, aunts and girlfriends are likely the ones who have invested the most...
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