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Nov 17 2015

Improving Your Focus While Working From Home PT. 1: Designing The Home Office

working from home mainWhether you’re 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.

Your Home Office should be distraction free and get you into the working mindset. We have some tips to designing the perfect workspace to work improve your focus. Continue reading »

Nov 12 2015

5 Life Lessons We Learn From Children

life lessons children mainWhen did we grow up? Have you asked yourself that question? I certainly have, many many times. Although we become wiser as we age, we also lose something with those fleeting years. Whether it be fun, the knack of making friends or taking life day by day with such enthusiasm, there are so many life lessons we can learn from observing our children. Here are the top lessons that we can start implementing in our lives today. Continue reading »

Nov 10 2015

Routines to Follow To Improve Your Home Air Quality

home air quality mainThe cold season is coming, which means more family time is spent indoors. Which can be really great except if your air quality is poor, everyone is getting sick and then it causes of chain reaction of nasty congestion and sniffles being spread to each member of the household. Here are some tips to improving and maintaining a healthy home air quality to keep the sicknesses at bay. Continue reading »

Nov 6 2015

10 Essential Food Ingredients That You Do Not Refrigerate

With Thanksgiving coming at the end of the month, we’re be planning on going grocery shopping in the coming week to better prepare ourselves. However, while researching ingredients and recipes, we’ve learned that there’s food ingredients that you do not refrigerate.

Some of these foods surprised us! So if you’re planning on shopping early and preserving your ingredients, be sure to not include these into your fridge!

1. Potatoes

do not refrigerate potatoesWe figured that keeping potatoes in the fridge would slow down the process of them going bad. However, what happens to potatoes in the fridge is that the starch will turn to sugar even quicker, so the potatoes become sweeter and grittier instead of the ideal taste.

Alternatively, storing them in a pantry, or anywhere that’s in darkness and within a paper bag. This will help allow the potatoes to breathe (so they don’t rot quickly) while not trapping its own moisture within the bag. If you can, store them as close as possible in a 45 degrees temperature. Continue reading »

Nov 3 2015

Leaf Craft Ideas for Children As a Fun Fall Activity

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Last week we have written about safe and efficient strategies for leaf cleanup, however, with all these falling leaves, there’s several leaf craft ideas you can share with your child to spark the creative fire in them.  Here are our top favorite leaf crafting activities to share with your children this fall!

The Classic Leaf Rubbing

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Via CreativeChicksAtPlay 

This activity has long been passed down for generations, and it is our duty to pass it forward onto our children. All you have to do is lay paper on top of the leaf, and with a crayon (be sure to remove its paper label) rub against the paper to have the leaf’s shape appear!  Continue reading »