Sheets should be washed once a week at a high temperature followed by a hot dryer cycle. Pillows should be washed every 3 to 6 months on gentle cycle, 2 at a time. 1 wash cycle, 2 rinse cycles and then into the dryer. Carpets should be cleaned once a year. Vacuum followed by a…

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“So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!” II Corinthians 5:17 The concept of the Easter egg dates back at least to ancient Mesopotamia — and maybe further! Christians first began using eggs to celebrate Easter in ancient Mesopotamia, when they dyed…

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ARE YOU TAKING THESE IMPORTANT CAR MAINTENANCE STEPS? April is a great month for spring cleaning—a time to tidy your home, pare down your possessions, and simplify your life in preparation for summer. But while you most likely associate spring cleaning with your property, it’s important to consider another belonging that is probably integral to…

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March 17, 2020 Real estate pros are taking disinfectant wipes to home showings and in their car to clean frequently touched surfaces as they interact with clients to help slow the spread of COVID-19. But are you disinfecting correctly? HouseLogic.com reports that the best cleaners are either a bleach solution or a 70% alcohol solution.…

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Does your home need a little love and attention? A well-kept home creates an inviting, relaxing, well-functioning environment. And maintaining a home pays off in tangible (it adds to a home’s long-term value) and intangible ways (you love being in your home). Need motivation to keep up with the upkeep and maintain that love-your-home feeling?…

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“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” — James Baldwin FEBRUARY IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH—CELEBRATE WITH THESE HEART-HEALTHY TIPS As the month most closely associated with romantic love, heart-shaped candies, cards, and decorations are ubiquitous in February. But while snacking on some chocolate hearts, it’s…

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Home Design Trends Expected to Be Popular in 2020 In the ever-changing world of interior design, experts are always eager to predict the trends that a new year will bring. If you’re trying to sell your home, adopting some of the latest styles may help you quickly update your home’s aesthetic and capture the attention…

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Hopefully you have been enjoying the first few weeks of fall and the cooler temperatures. Although the cooler temps feel great now, we will  be wearing extra layers and waiting as long as possible to flip the switch to heat, because as soon as we do, our utility bills will for sure go up. I …

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Spooky Sales Tips to Market Homes at Halloween If you are selling your home this Halloween season, you can attract potential buyers by capitalizing on increased holiday traffic in your neighborhood. It’s also an excellent opportunity to talk with your neighbors about friends who are interested in moving into your neighborhood. Be generous with the candy…

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Pumpkin Patches & Fall Farms Now – Oct. 31 Parkhurst Pumpkin Patch (720 Henney, Arcadia) features hay rides, a cornfield maze, fun fort, petting zoo, hay rides, pony rides, fire pits for roasting, picnic areas and more. Cash or check only. General admission, $9; Thursdays, $8; kids (2 and under), free. Cash or check only. Thursday,…

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