Four Kitchen Gadgets Every Home Needs

Kitchen gadgets
We demand a lot from our kitchen gadgets on a daily basis. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Whether you need to cook for yourself or a crowd, you really need the right tools. Sure, you can get away with using the same gadgets your grandmother did, but these days there are better solutions on the market that simplify the cooking process and shorten your prep time. Here are some of our favorites!

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Six Tips for Keeping Your Home Healthy with Duct Cleaning

Living room
Better health starts with clean air. (Photo courtesy Canva)

When you turn on your HVAC system, the air duct carries the produced hot or cold air from the system to your room and keeps you comfortable. But over time, the air duct can get filled with pet dander and dust. If you don’t clean the air duct, these micro-particles will mix with the treated air, degrade your house environment, and lower the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ).

Dirty air ducts can also cause several respiratory diseases, headaches, nausea, migraines, sore throat, etc. However, you can avoid all these by keeping the ductwork clean. With the help of some game-changing technologies and routine maintenance tasks, keeping the air duct clean is now easier than ever.

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Five Houseplants to Boost Your Health

Rosemary and oranges

Add houseplants like rosemary to your home and you may just notice your mood lift and your health improve! (Photo courtesy Canva)

I’m crazy about houseplants. They bring nature into my home, brighten my living space, and replenish my oxygen supply. But more than that, their simple beauty brings me joy, and I love nurturing them along and watching them grow. But did you know that they have other health benefits too? Here are five plants you should add to your windowsill today to improve your life. Read more of this post

How to Make Your Bath Towels Last for Years in 10 Simple Steps

Towels with hibiscus

Show your towels a little love and keep them soft and vibrant for years to come. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Although bath towels are a necessity, ever since I worked retail and spent hours folding them in the home goods department, I’ve always considered them as more of a luxury. That’s because there’s something quite delicious about a plush, soft, absorbent towel against your skin. Regardless of the brand or price you pay, however, they eventually seem to lose their fluffiness and absorbency. Does that mean you should toss them out and buy new ones? Not necessarily. Here are 10 things you can do to extend the life of your towels and use them for years to come. Read more of this post

Coppell Celebrates Our Planet During Earth Fest [PHOTOS]

Heather in the Coppell Community Garden

Heather takes time to smell the flowers at the Coppell Community Garden during ecoCoppell Earth Fest. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Festival season is in full swing here in Texas. The weather is warm. The flowers are blooming. And everyone is looking for reasons to get out of the house and enjoy Spring. Yesterday, we headed to Coppell along with hundreds of other folks for Earth Fest, a celebration of the city’s commitment to the environment.  Read more of this post