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4 Chef Knives That Are Worth The Investment

The chef’s knife is one of the most indispensable kitchen tools. It does pretty much everything you ask it to do – dicing, cutting, mincing, deboning and julienning. A chef knife’s utility extends even beyond the kitchen. Want to crack open a beer? Cut the packaging off a present? Cut a piece of a cloth off of an old t-shirt? The chef knives got you covered. If you are reading this, you probably know how vital a chef knife is to the inner-workings of a kitchen, but maybe you got ...

Move Like a Pro With These Moving Hacks – Savvy Nana’s

  Moving into a new house is exciting, but the physical act of moving your belongings can be a drag. Professional movers have the tips and tricks down to a science but those of us who don’t do it for a living can find it more difficult.   These moving hacks from our friends at Simply Self Storage will help you move faster, easier and more efficiently. They cover 50 essential moving tips, tricks and hacks to help you move like a pro. Here are some of my ...

8 Healthy Benefits of Sleeping on a Foam Bed

  Yes, we all know sleep is essential part of life, of everything! We all hear about how sleep is beneficial for the body and mind and overall health, right?   I log into my social accounts and read news and different posts on health and beauty – I am a bit obsessed with such things. Why? Well because I never get enough sleep. Every night I toss and turn and that causes chain of reactions. Lack of sleep is the start of all problems. When I’m tired I can’t work, I ...

Putting Christmas Away- Cheap Storage Ideas

  That's it Christmas is over, the last carol sung, the last gift unwrapped, and the last cookie eaten; it's time to put away Christmas.  Ugh!  I hate putting lights, ornaments, and all the Christmas stuff away, not as fun as taking them out of storage! I thought I was clever when years ago I bought a dozen large plastic bins from Walmart to store everything in.  Still a good idea, but somehow every year I need more bins. I don't know why the same ornaments won't fit back in ...

Easy Steps to House Cleaning for the Holidays

The Holidays are fast approaching, many of us will soon be very busy.  We must add planning, shopping, cooking, baking, and entertaining to our list of daily chores and responsibilities. I know this time of year house cleaning often takes a back seat until the last minute when we find ourselves frantically vaccuuming, dusting, mopping, and cleaning the guest bathroom and kitchen.  It's all we can do to make the common areas guest ready.  Cleaning the rest of the house seems impossible. ...

Tips on Cleaning Small Kitchen Appliances

Now that school's back in session it's time to clean house and transition from the lazy days of summer to the fall season.   While we're all busy cleaning the big things; bathrooms, kitchens, windows, and more we tend to forget about the the small stuff. It's a good time to check all your small kitchen appliances and give them some TLC too, after all you invested lots of hard earned money purchasing them and we tend to use them more in the months ahead.  Here's  some tips on cleaning and ...

12+ Tips for Cleaning Your Bathroom

Courtesy of Anyone Can Decorate It's spring time which means many of us are in spring cleaning mode.  The best way to tackle such a big task is one room at a time. I like to start in the bathrooms.  Here are some tips on cleaning your bathroom and so they will sparkle all year long. Toilet Bowls For me getting rid of hard water rings in the toilet has always been a challenge.  I usually resort to scrubbing it off with a pumice stone, nasty! Here are a couple of things ...

Key to Shiny Stainless Steel Appliances

When my grandsons were staying with me I had given up the battle of trying to keep my stainless steel refrigerator and other appliances shiny and spotless.  The boys were always in the fridge for a snack or drink, keeping the fridge doors spotted with fingerprints. My son warned me that the longer the prints and smudges remained the harder they would be to remove.  But what could I do?  It seemed pointless to clean the doors only to have them in the same or worse condition a few minutes ...

Fall Cleaning – Get Your House Ready for the Holidays

Halloween is behind us, fall is definitely in the air.  This means that the holidays are just around the corner.  It's a good time to put summer away and get the house ready for upcoming festivities. This year our family did a lot of traveling, in fact we just got home from a 3 weeks vacation in Europe.   All this globetrotting took its toll on our normally organized home.  It's time to put summer away and things in place before I begin preparations for the last 2 months of the year. ...

Get Ready for the Holidays – FREE Printable Shopping List

Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  Whether you're hosting family and friends at your home, or going over to grandmother's house for Thanksgiving dinner you still have lots of things to do before Turkey Day. I know at my house this means lots of cooking and baking. Friends and family are looking forward to the Thanksgiving Feast we prepare every year! Things can get pretty hectic at our house and the last thing I need is to make frantic runs to the store to grab a missing ...