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    June 27, 2017

    Washing Workout Clothes: How to Care for Your Workout Gear

    You spent half your paycheck on your Lululemon 7/8 length workout pant, so it goes without saying that you need to take care of them. How you wash your workout clothes is crucial to making them last. Your body puts your workout gear—including UPF (ultraviolet protection factor), compression, antimicrobial, and perspiration-wicking garments—through their own extreme workout. Working up a …

  • August 5, 2016

    Best Ways to Degrease Your Grill After the Fire Goes Out

    The party’s over, the guests have gone home with bellies full of steak, burgers, and brats, so now what? You’re left with a messy grease-laden grill that’s crying out for a good cleaning. So how do you deal with all that left-over gunk? Let’s look at how to properly degrease and clean your grill so …

  • July 7, 2016

    Help! I Washed My Pants With a Lipstick In the Pocket!

    When it comes to lipstick, it’s all fun and games until you forget it in your pocket… and subsequently wash a pair of pants or other garment holding the ill-fated tube. Before you chalk the stained items up to lost causes and move on, there may be hope! especially if you’ve washed, but not yet …

  • June 10, 2016

    5 Ways to Maximize Your Savings with Grab Green

    Looking to save a little green on Grab Green? You’ve made the first step towards a cleaner home and a healthier planet with Grab Green and we’re happy to offer our products at great prices that you can afford… but did you know there are ways you can save even more? Here’s a rundown of …

  • June 6, 2016

    How to Select The Very Best Laundry Detergent

    Powder and Liquid and Pods – Oh, My! What Should You Look for in the Best Laundry Detergent? Gone are the days of yesteryear when laundry detergent options were limited to a few brands on the store shelf – all of which did the basic job of cleaning your household laundry but offered little else. …

  • June 1, 2016

    20 strategies for getting through your laundry in under an hour a week

    Is your laundry piled up so high you can’t breathe? Do you turn around every day and it just seems like more and more clothes are making their way to the laundry room? Laundry is one of those things you just can’t escape. As long as there is a need to wear clothing, laundry will …

  • May 8, 2016

    Feeling Itchy? Your Laundry Detergent May Be To Blame!

    If you or a family member experience itchy skin for unknown reasons – you may need to look no further than your laundry detergent. Yes! The culprit is oftentimes lurking there, undetected and disguised as an innocent household essential. This seemingly innocuous must-have often harbors a dark secret… chemicals that trigger irritant-contact dermatitis or contact-allergic …

  • April 26, 2016

    Is your bra making you look 10 years older?

    If your breasts sag, stray, or look uneven, you may want to look at how you’re washing your bras. As it turns out, the maltreatment bras receive in the wash can greatly impact their ability to do what they’re designed to do–support and lift! A bra that’s improperly cared for can lead to sagging or …

  • April 12, 2016

    Rinse Your Laundry Once, Not Twice!

    Rinse Your Laundry Once, Not Twice! If you or a family member suffers from sensitive skin, you may have grown accustomed to the tedious, time-consumptive, and water-wasting practice of rinsing laundry not once, but twice, just to get rid of the icky residue left behind by most top-shelf conventional laundry detergents. You know the drill. …

  • April 7, 2016

    All About Laundry Rash

    Nothing can make you crazy faster than an itchy rash.  You may blame it on cold weather, the wrong moisturizer, or bad genes but the problem is probably in your closets and started in the laundry room.  That rash could be laundry rash. What does Laundry Rash Look Like? Laundry rash is red and itchy. …

  • March 30, 2016

    Why is Spring Cleaning a thing? And what’s the right way to do it?

    Spring cleaning usually takes place in early April People who live in warm climates have no idea why Spring Cleaning is even a thing. But in cooler regions, before the days of heating, it was too cold to open the windows so one could dust and let in clean fresh air. So when it became …

  • March 21, 2016

    My Garbage Disposal Stinks!

    My garbage disposal stinks. And, I know what you’re thinking, “it’s a garbage disposal! It isn’t supposed to smell good!” You’re right, it isn’t supposed to smell likely freshly-cut flowers but I shouldn’t be walking into my home getting hit by a wall of rotten food smell, and you shouldn’t either. But, it just seemed …

  • March 11, 2016

    Is Your Laundry Detergent Causing Your Rash?

    Many people are sensitive to the chemicals found in laundry detergent, and if you have a suspicious rash that you think may be related to the detergent you use to keep your family’s laundry clean, you’re not alone. Both children and adults who are sensitive to traditional laundry detergent’s icky chemicals, dyes, perfumes, and other …

  • January 4, 2016

    The 12 Most Broken New Year’s Resolutions

    We’re all guilty of it– breaking a New Year’s resolution when it’s barely April. So much for “New year, new me,” right? Don’t beat yourself up. Here are the 12 most broken resolutions made in the new year and abandoned shortly after. 1. Lose weight Every year we vow to put down the pizza and …

  • November 16, 2015

    27 Top Food & Dessert Chefs Reveal Their All-Time Favorite Dessert Recipes

    If you follow any food or baking blog you know that these baking gurus are churning out mouth-watering desserts day after day for people to drool over and to wish they had the time and/or talent to make. The big quagmire is which one do you attempt to make? I don’t know about you, but if …

  • September 6, 2015

    25 Quick and Easy Cleaning Tips for Working & Busy Moms

    Ahhh, the look … the feel … the joy of a clean house. What more could a busy mom ask for?  Not having to work to get it! We all want a clean house; but few of us have the time to create the neat and tidy abode of our dreams. What if it was …

  • If you are allergic to your dog and want to learn what you can do to live comfortably with your dog without the sneezing, wheezing and coughing that this is a must read.

    August 31, 2015

    20 Things You Can Do Today to Reduce Your Dog Allergies Forever

    Millions of people live with allergies, but many of them have no idea what is causing the runny noses, watery eyes, wheezing and asthma symptoms. They have no idea it’s their fur baby that’s making them sick.  Others know they have pet allergies but aren’t willing to give away a family member. And yet others …

  • Powder Detergent Pods Are the Safe Choice, According to Consumer Reports

    August 27, 2015

    Powder Detergent Pods Are the Safe Choice, According to Consumer Reports

      You may have heard that Consumer Reports is no longer recommending liquid laundry pods. The brightly-colored, swirly designs look like irresistible candy to toddlers, resulting in over 6000 reports of children ingesting or inhaling the pods.                     The good news is that when you use …