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10 Ways to Keep More Green by Going Green

If you don't love saving money, then stop reading right now. For those of you who have continued reading, I must warn you, you are about to embark on a journey of money saving tips. But that's not all! I'm also going to point out how you can save the environment at the same time. So get out your pen and paper, or load your printer with paper, or figure out how to bookmark this page, because you're going to want to remember this information – 10 ways to keep more GREEN by going GREEN. 1. Start your own Garden This is something I have contemplated doing...
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Save Money with Air Filters

I know we all want to save money. I love saving money. I love walking into my favorite store to discover they are having a huge, storewide sale. I love getting an email from a website that I frequently visit with a special promo code. And, I especially love advice on how to save money and get more “bang for my buck”. So, I’m sure you’re saying, “Yes, I love these things too. Who doesn’t? But how do air filters help save me money?” Well, hold on. I’m about to tell you. First, I must assume that you probably aren’t too educated in the...
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Best Odor Eliminators for Pets

Let’s face it: animals smell. Pets are one of the more common sources for household odors, whether it’s an open can of food, a litter box, a neglected aquarium, or something you inadvertently tracked in with your shoes from the dog’s yard. Sometimes the animal itself just has a particular odor that no amount of bathing or washing can remove. So what can you do? ********** Well, for starters, if you keep more than one pet in the house, especially dogs or cats, you may want to consider trying a carbon air filter. They come in a variety of sizes, and can be made to fit in most HVAC units and air...
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Staying Healthy in the Workplace

I’m just going to shoot from the hip on this one (although seriously, when do I not?). ***** Most of us know how to stay healthy in public; it’s all common sense. Wash your hands and practice good hygiene, stay hydrated, cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough, stay away from co-workers who are sick, etc. We learned this stuff in kindergarten, people. Yet despite our best efforts, the occasional virus infiltrates the workplace and in general, makes a mess of things. People are going home sick, and the disinfectant wipes are passed around in excess. While I don’t want to get long-winded over all...
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Alternative Pets for Kids: Furry Fun

During my career working in pet stores, I was often asked “What is the best pet for kids?” Of course, this is a very subjective question, since every child is different and likewise, has different interests and things they desire in their ideal “pet” animal. Nevertheless, some general criteria come to mind: Easy to care for Good temperament; not prone to biting Not too large Fairly inexpensive to acquire and maintain Relatively “durable” & can withstand regular petting/handling This is certainly true for younger children, and especially when you take into account that Mom or Dad may...
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