20 Uncommon Uses for Aluminum Foil

Aluminum foil.

First created in the early 20th century, it would be rare to find a home that doesn’t have this wonder material. 

And it would be equally rare to find someone who doesn’t know that aluminum foil is great for preserving food. But did you know that’s not all that it can do?


12 Houseplants for a Healthy Home

A few years ago I was talking to my sister about houseplants. It might sound like a strange topic of discussion, but it is something everyone should think about. She has a beautiful home that is filled with detailed decor, lovely furniture, and plastic plants. I asked her why she chooses to decorate with fake plants instead of living ones. With a shrug she said, “Why would I want a real houseplant when the fake ones look the same but require no work?” She asked an important question and one that cannot be ignored. While plastic plants may (sometimes) look better and lack the maintenance of watering, weeding, and care, they can often release chemicals found in plastics. Ironically, living plants combat these same chemicals so the air is safer to breathe. I don’t think people recognize all the toxins within the walls of their homes. Even while using green cleaners, there are still pollutants hiding in your furniture, bedding, flooring, and walls. Here are twelve plants you can safely add to your home and additionally enjoy the healthy benefits they offer.


How to Clean Mini-Blinds

For many people, one of the most dreaded cleaning chores isn’t hard, but it is time-consuming…cleaning the mini-blinds.

There are several different ways to clean mini-blinds depending on how grungy they are and the materials they’re made from. But at the end of the day, this chore can be done more quickly if it’s done more routinely.