Easter Foyer

Happy Spring!  Although I wouldn’t know it since there are a few inches of snow out here in the Northeast.  Nevertheless, Easter is on its way! I love greeting my guests with a holiday themed entrance because I think it gets them into the spirit of the holiday.   When I think of Easter I think of Easter eggs so I wanted that to be the centerpiece of my look. I want to digress for a moment and give you a few suggested general money saving tips for holiday decorating. Check out the florist department in your local grocery because they have …

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Make Nail Polish Last Longer

Are you constantly searching for tips on how to make your nail polish last longer?  Well, I am.  And I’ve finally found the simple and inexpensive answer! I think it comes down to two things: 1. The nail polish color needs something rough to stick to, like a primer that you would apply to walls before you paint them. The Nail Tek Foundation II (aka foundation) is an opaque polish that has a bit of a rough texture once it’s dried.  Nail Tek Foundation II dries within one minute.  Yay for a quick step! 2. The nail polish color needs a good quality clear coat …

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How to Clean a Jetted Tub Using Natural Products

Okay, so this isn’t going to be the most exciting blog…I mean cleaning?!  Not a glamorous topic.   Nonetheless, I just learned how to clean the jets of my jetted tub without using chemicals and I figured that since I had to research how to do that then maybe others might be interested in my passing the info along. My husband and I have a jetted tub in the master bathroom of our new home and this is the first time I’ve ever had one.  In general I try to use natural or “green” products for cleaning around the house but …

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