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"Strip Washing" Is Hailed As The True Way To Remove Stains And Smells From Laundry

Getting stains and smells out of laundry is quite a chore. A trip down the cleaning aisle of the grocery store you'll find dozens of products designed to rid your clothing of stains and smells but many fail. Before you throw out that stained pillowcase or dusty couch cover you think can't be...
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Tips On Cleaning Gym Clothes

There's a special kind of smell associated with the clothes you wear to the gym. Workout clothes are made of sweat wicking materials like Lycra, spandex, and polyester and even cotton clothes can get, and stay, stinky. So here are some ways to reduce the funk of your favorite (and pricey) workout...
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A Layout Of Shelf Life Your Condiments Have Both Opened And Unopened

Contrary to the belief that condiments can withstand the test of time and be good for a lifetime residing in your cabinet or refrigerator, they do in fact go rancid and as luck would have it, each condiment has a different shelf life. For the most popular condiment, ketchup, it’s good for one year...
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Smart Ways To Save With Your Hot Water Tank

Summer electric bills can strike fear in any Floridian and considering 20% of our energy bill is caused by our water heaters, you can really cut down on the cost of hot water without sacrificing its warmth! While taking a hot bath can be soothing, a shower uses a lot less hot water. By replacing...
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Smart Ways to Save With Your Hot Water Tank

Summer electric bills can strike fear in any Floridian and considering 20% of our energy bill is caused by our water heaters, you can really cut down on the cost of hot water without sacrificing its warmth! While taking a hot bath can be soothing, a shower uses a lot less hot water. By replacing...
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Americans Eating Less Meat, Survey Finds

Two thirds of Americans said that they have cut back the amount of meat they eat, in particular beef and processed meats, according to the results of a newly-published Johns Hopkins survey. In 2014 meat consumption had fallen to a 20-year low and that has grabbed health officials' attention. Red...
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It's Spider Season

Did you know that 'spider season' is a thing? If not, now you do. Hot weather followed by heavy downpours has apparently sent spiders wild and millions of the arachnids are heading into our homes to start families. Spider season is usually thought to happen in the autumn but many people say the...
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Keep Your Groceries Safe While In A Hot Car

With the majority of your errands crammed into the weekend, it is a no-brainer that multitasking can lead to more free time. So a trip to the grocery store mixed in with a few other errands before heading home is commonplace. The Florida heat can not only can quickly spoil your fresh fruit and...
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Forgotten Baby Syndrome Can Happen To Anyone

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that on average a child dies from vehicular heatstroke every 10 days. While it is difficult for us to understand how a parent could leave their child in a hot car, according to an expert in cognitive neuroscience, it is more common than...
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Ice Cream Can Make You Feel Warmer

Once again we're going to experience outdoor temperatures into the 90s with heat indices approaching 100. Sounds like the perfect day to cool off with an ice cream cone. Believe it or not, eating ice cream can make you warmer and not cooler. It's because the effect of ice cream's temperature is...
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