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Shoes? Maybe we should call them Sh-Ewwws.

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Your shoes may be bringing more germs into your house than you’d like to think. 

A study conducted at the University of Arizona found that while footwear may protect our feet on a walkabout, it returns home covered in things like fecal contamination and other microbial nightmares. 

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Spring Cleaning Tips for the Kitchen

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With the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables spring brings with its arrival, the season is the perfect time for getting in the kitchen! Before you start crafting new meals and entertaining friends and family, give your kitchen a deep clean with these spring-cleaning tips: 

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Spring Cleaning Tips for the Mudroom

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Spring is officially here – and as the days get warmer, many of us start spending as much time as we can outdoors. Whether you’re tackling yard work, tending to your garden or taking in a little-league game, your mudroom will be the first place in your home to catch those spring messes. Get it ready – and keep it clean – with these spring-cleaning tips: 

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Spring Cleaning: Pet Clean Up!

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Choosing the right cleaning products for your home often revolves around concern for children and family, but if you have pets, they are just as important. We’ve compiled a list of effective tips to help you clean without worry when our four-legged friends add to the mess.

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Homemade Lavender Bath Salt

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Relax your body and your mind with a lavender bath soak! This bath salt mix infuses your water with the calming scents of lavender and rosemary, while the Epsom salt helps ease stress and body pain. Store in a cool area of your bathroom and add a handful to your bath whenever you’re in need of some relaxation. 

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Fresh Air From Plants: 20 Plants to Purify Your House

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Author: the Inkslinger

I don’t need to remind anyone just how much of a winter this winter has been. But it’s worth remembering that buttoning up our homes in defense means the air inside them is getting pretty stale if not polluted at this point. Yes, we could open the windows to help our families breathe easier. But here’s a solution that doesn’t involve frostbite… 

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Unclog Your Sink Without Iffy Chemicals

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Clogged drain and you don't want to reach for those harsh-smelling drain cleaners? Using a simple mix of ingredients you probably have in your home already, you can unclog your sink naturally in a matter of minutes! 

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Holiday Scent Herb Bundle

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Herb bundles are a great natural way to fill your house with holiday scents. The herbs dry as they hang, allowing the smells to continue throughout the season – and can easily be stored for later use. Dried orange slices and cinnamon sticks pair well with the pine smell we all know and love, and bring a pop of color to your windows, mantles, shelves or bookcases.

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Fill Your Home With the Scents of Fall - Naturally

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As cooler air makes its way across the country, we’re reminded that the holidays are quickly approaching. From Thanksgiving decor to Christmas trees, our homes start to feel the holidays approach, too. This year, skip the artificially- scented candles and sprays and create your own simmer pot!

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5 Tips For Fall Cleaning

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Do you Fall clean as much as you Spring clean? You should! Summer is a time of open windows and little ones running through the house from outside, which provides a lot of opportunity for germs to enter your home. Take advantage of these cooler fall weekends and get the house ready for winter with this checklist:

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