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Is Your Bike Road-Ready?

Is Your Bike Road-Ready?   If your bike has been stuck in storage all winter, a little bike maintenance is important before you hit the road. Whether it’s on a remote road in the country or on a busy suburban street, safety is priority #1. Adjust the Seat While obvious for children who may have […]

Plogging: The Eco-Friendly Way to Jog

Plogging: The Eco-Friendly Way to Jog   Sweden is the most sustainable country in the world. Among one of the top ten globally respected countries in the Environmental Performance Index (for over a decade) with exceptionally clean air, clean water, and low emissions. Sweden sets a new standard to be admired and matched by other […]

Tis the Season to Update Your Home Decor

Tis the Season to Update Your Home Decor   There’s something about spring that’s so inspiring. A spring refresh doesn’t take much effort, you’d be surprised what a new coat of paint in the living room or a few new pillows on outdoor furniture will do to freshen up a space. Looking for some ideas […]

TikTok Keeps Your Car Mats Clean!

TikTok Keeps Your Car Mats Clean!   April showers bring May flowers, and it also brings in muddy shoes and boots. With the transition of melting snow and ice colliding with spring rain, it’s unavoidable. Add to that the need to be outdoors after a long winter indoors – and mucky footwear is inescapable. Of […]

7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day   Drive Less Good for the environment and your health, finding alternatives to taking the car helps to reduce your carbon footprint. That’s why cities around the world continue to install bike lanes and set up bike-share programs. Fewer cars means less pollution. It’s that easy. Grow Something Planting […]

Top 5 Family Fun Activities to Enjoy This March Break

Top 5 Family Fun Activities to Enjoy This March Break   March Break is perhaps one of the most important breaks for anyone within the family. It’s about taking a much-needed break in improving the overall well-being of your mental and physical health. It’s also the time to put your work/school life on hold and […]

What’s Your City’s Plan for Snow & Ice?

What’s Your City’s Plan for Snow & Ice?   Most city plans include: Spraying salt brine (an anti-icer) on expressways, hills and bridges before any expected snowfall and when conditions call for it. Using salt particles on roads and major highways to reduce slippery conditions. Salt trucks are the first line of defense when the […]

How to Winterize Your Lawn

How to Winterize Your Lawn   Just like good sleep hygiene helps us sleep better, fall garden prep will ensure your yard is better prepared for the coming cold and frost. Also, it helps it achieve a quicker spring recovery after the winter thaw. Prune Summer Growth Pull out your pruning shears and tidy the […]

Stop! Don’t Rake Leaves this Fall!

Stop! Don’t Rake Leaves this Fall!   Autumn’s palette of red, yellow and orange transform trees into art, until they fall. Then they just spread across lawns, sidewalks and city streets before making it into bags for city-wide collection. Over the past few years, this tradition has been questioned. To rake or not to rake? […]

Troubleshooting Common Composting Problems

Troubleshooting Common Composting Problems   Maintaining a healthy compost heap can be a challenge, but most garden enthusiasts find it well worth the effort. Good compost is the foundation of any successful garden. It adds nutrients to the soil and helps it to retain water, both of which help plants to grow. Finished compost, often […]

DIY Natural Mosquito Repellent Candles

DIY Natural Mosquito Repellent Candles There’s no doubt that mosquitoes are annoying. The high pitched buzz of their wings in your ear, the speed in which they move and, of course, the itchy red bite they leave behind. They can ruin a fun evening outdoors in seconds and have your family and guests running for […]

6 Sun-sational Ice Cube Hacks

Hack the Ice Cube

How to Store Fruit and Veggies for Ultimate Freshness

How to Store Fruit and Veggies for Ultimate Freshness   Mark the calendar! Your local weekly farmers market is now offering a bounty of beautiful fresh local produce! On a hot summer day, fresh fruit can be refreshing and vegetables that pack a good crunch are an essential summer snack. Even cooking with fresh fruit […]

More Amazing Pool Noodle Hacks

More Amazing Pool Noodle Hacks   Out-of-the-ordinary, wacky household hacks that work are always worth celebrating! And, we can’t get enough of the many different ways to use a pool noodle. Pool noodles aren’t just for floating around the pool anymore, they can be used in almost every room of your house, indoors and out. […]

10 Surprising Things You Can Compost

10 Surprising Things You Can Compost   Most gardeners know the value of a good compost heap. Not only is it eco-friendly, but the end product is also a nutrient-rich, plant-loving soil often referred to as black gold. Compost is a homegrown fertilizer, guaranteed to improve plant growth and fruit production. Food scraps are the […]

Molly Maid's Book

A clean house has never been so simple!

The MOLLY MAID Cleaning Handbook is full of easy cleaning methods, tips and advice. Cleaning can be fast and simple; from tackling the clutter to scrubbing the bathtub, the cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID will be with you every step of the way. With a system as efficient as MOLLY MAID, you’ll have plenty of time left over to enjoy your sparkling home.