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5 Effective Natural Flea Treatment for Pets

Over the years, we’ve treated our dogs and cats with traditional chemical-based flea preventative and infestation treatments.  From chemical based flea collars, to chemical based flea and tick shampoo to sprays and even chemical-based topical products.  After much research, we decided to explore natural flea treatment a few years ago. Our cats have since passed...


54+ Easy Reasons To Give Candles As Gifts

Apology Bon Voyage Dinner Party Employee Gifts Friendship Get Well Soon Just Because Love New Neighbor Relaxation Sympathy Teacher Appreciation Thank You Thinking of You Weight Loss Anniversary Baby Shower Bachelor Party Bachelorette Party Baptism Bar Mitzvah Bat Mitzvah Birthdays Bridal Shower Christening/Confirmation Engagement Graduation Grand Opening Goodbye (Moving) Housewarming Job Anniversary Job Promotion New...


16 Alternative Uses for Dryer Sheets

I wrote a post about alternative uses for dryer sheets on my “old site“. That’s what I’m calling it now, especially after today. I just read said post and I don’t even really know what to say except, it was over 3 years ago and I’m older and wiser now…AHEM. Okay, okay. I’ll spill it. The...


Oops! My Kitchen Doesn’t Have a Pantry

I’m approaching the end of my second year in my apartment (and it looks like we might be stuck here for 1 more year), which I fell in love with for it’s kitchen and sun room. The black and stainless kitchen appliances, the counters and the wooden cabinets (not-white – I despise white cabinets) are...


Our Living Situation

We’re together all the time. We work together, but in different departments and we stay together 86% of the time. During the week, we stay at my apartment where my residency is required for my son to attend an amazing high school. On the weekends, we stay at Mr. Vine’s apartment so we can hit...