Archives: Holidays

Mar 7 2016

Our Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Recipes That Use Up Your Leftovers

St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Soon to be upon us is the hallowed day of 17 March; the day when rivers flow as green as the beer and people all over the world try out the worst Irish accents this side of a box of marshmallow and crunch cereal. Yes, Saint Patrick’s Day is almost here. With this day comes the habit of wearing green to avoid being pinched (although today, we’re not sure if anyone actually pinches anyone anymore outside of elementary school), a plethora of shamrock shaped (and flavored) things, and of course, the ubiquitous corned beef and cabbage. We here at Crucial love St. Patrick’s Day and everything that comes with it. While we could delve into why we wear green or what in the world a short fellow wearing a green coat and top hat has to do with anything, we choose instead to focus on a much more important day. 18 March; the day after St. Patrick’s Day, the day of recovery, or as it is found on the liturgical calendar, Saint Cyril’s Day.

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Jul 1 2015

10 Firework Safety Tips for the 4th of July


Did you know on average over 200 people are treated for fireworks-related injuries in the month of July every year? Crucial Vacuum is always about having a good time, but we’re also big advocates of safety.

The 4th of July is right around the corner. Besides celebrating our independence and cooking on the grill we’re all bound to see some fireworks.

So this 4th of July use these safety tips to make sure the good times keep rolling all weekend and no one ends up at the hospital.

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Dec 29 2014

10 Vacuum Tips to Keep Your Home Clean in the New Year



Tips on how to vacuum, who would possibly need that – you plug the thing in and push right? You’d be amazed how much dirt and allergens get left behind, even with the most high-end device, when you don’t vacuum properly. Here are ten vacuuming tips to keep your home cleaner than ever in the New Year.

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Dec 4 2014

Easy DIY Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone

Holiday gifts from the heart are always better than anything purchased in a store. Some people on your list may have everything they want, or just be difficult to buy for. Instead of going crazy trying to find that perfect gift why not make something for them yourself. Whether you’re looking for something for your parents, brother, sister, or friend you can create a variety of thoughtful gifts in a short period of time. Remember when gift giving it’s the thought that counts.

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Nov 26 2014

Thanksgiving Disasters and Quick Fixes

Thanksgiving is just one day away. I know what you’re thinking, where did the time go? Regardless, it is nearly here and it’s best to be prepared for the festivities as much as you can be. You’ve done the food shopping, spent hours cleaning, have a headcount for all of the invited (and uninvited) guests. But what if something goes wrong? What if something unforeseeable happens at the worst possible moment leaving you scrambling to get back on track last minute?

Here’s a list of disasters that may befall you on Turkey Day, but don’t worry, after reading this, regardless of what happens, your Thanksgiving is going to be spectacular.

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