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Jan 27 2016

Super Bowl Party Activities and Pranks for Each Type of Guest Pt. 1

super bowl party activities

Are you ready for some football? Okay, while not everyone is excited about football, there’s no denying that Super Bowl Sunday is an event. Super Bowl Sunday means Super Bowl parties, and we here at Crucial Vacuum have noticed that there are some specific types of people who attend our parties. Because we’re all friends, we take delight in catering activities for them or pulling a little prank. Check out part 1 of our list:

 

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Jan 18 2016

With Late Winter, Comes Late Winter Sickness – Flu Prevention Tips

Flu Prevention Season Winter

It’s January, which means that Old Man Winter has the Northern Hemisphere firmly in his grasp. The cold weather brings lots of things, some great (like the first snow!), others…meh (like every snow after that). During these dark days of winter, it’s important for you and your loved ones to stay healthy. Did you know that health officials estimate there will be one billion colds this season alone? Moreover, that doesn’t take into account the number of people who will catch the flu. So we at Crucial Vacuum have gathered some tips on flu prevention to help keep your family healthy.

Prevention

They say that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. So, hopefully you’ve already gotten your flu shot. If not, you can still get them well into January. As one of the top flu prevention methods, because the official flu season runs until May, it’s still a good idea to protect yourself. Remember that it generally takes one to two weeks for a flu shot to fully protect you, so the sooner you get it, the better. As always, make sure to consult your doctor or pharmacist with any questions you have about getting a flu shot. Continue reading »

Dec 2 2015

10 Easy Tips to Handle Holiday Stress

Do you ever feel like the holidays is a two sided coin? On one side you have the “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” tune going in your head while thinking of all the happiness you share with friends and family; while on the other side, it’s the holiday stress of shopping around, RSVP’ing to numerous events and all the like? Yeah we’ve been feeling like that lately.

Here are some awesome, and easy tips to handling the holiday stress! Continue reading »

Nov 24 2015

7 Last Minute, Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes To Prepare This Year

Thanksgiving is just a couple days away and if you’re looking for any last minute, healthy Thanksgiving recipes, we’ve got you covered! These recipes were picked for three reasons:

1. Simple Ingredients.
2. A great healthy alternative to classic meals.
3. Tastes so good I want to prepare more right now.

These last minute recipes are both easy and amazing, so of course we’re obligated to give you a preemptive “you’re welcome.”

Butternut Squash Soup (without cream!) 

Butternut Squash Soup healthy thanksgiving recipes

Via Food Network:

That’s right. A butternut squash soup without the cream is not only healthy, but won’t hurt our lactose intolerant loved ones. This recipe is based on the chicken stock, nutmeg and delicious butternut squash. It’s a simple and sweet appetizer for your guests. Continue reading »

Nov 19 2015

Improving Your Focus While Working From Home PT. 2: Office Habits

working from home mainWhether you’re an at home parent, looking to make some extra money or decided to work from home for the day, it can become apparent that losing your focus and getting distracted is very easy. We believe that any person can work in any space as long as they are aware of the distractions around and ways to turn your home office into an actual workspace for productivity. Here are some tips to improve your focus while working from home. Continue reading »