5 Ways to Prepare for Cold & Flu Season

I am a Filtrete Brand blogger ambassador and was compensated for this post, but all opinions and selection of additional products used in this project are my own. The dreaded cold and flu season is here. Jon has been sick on and off for the past few months, and somehow Ryder and I escaped the nasty colds he has had. It finally crept up on me last week, and I'm slowly recovering. The stomach bug and colds are going around at a few of the mommy and me weekly meet-ups Ryder and I attend. No … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Help Reduce Fall Allergens

3 Ways to Help Reduce Fall Allergens #HealthierHome

I am proud to be a 3M-sponsored blogger, and as part of my responsibilities, I get the 
opportunity to evaluate 3M products. Opinions are my own.  Fall is officially here. The temperatures have finally started to cool down here in Florida. Although apple pie, autumn leaves, and Halloween first come to mind to me when I think of fall the next thing that comes to mind is the dreaded fall allergy season. Unfortunately, I suffer from year-round allergies. But I’ve learned to cope with … [Read more...]

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist Printable

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist Printable

I am proud to be a 3M-sponsored blogger, and as part of my responsibilities, I get the 
opportunity to evaluate 3M products. Opinions are my own.  Summer has gone and passed and we are slowly creeping into the next season, Fall! I love the summer months, but living in Florida I really love Fall (minus the hurricanes). The weather finally starts to cool down making it a little more bearable to enjoy the outdoors. It’s still warm enough to hang by the pool or go to the beach, but just … [Read more...]

Nine Tips for Reducing Lingering Odors in the Kitchen #HealthierHome

for Reducing Lingering Odors in the Kitchen

I am a Filtrete Brand blogger ambassador and was compensated for this post, but all opinions and selection of additional products used in this project are my own. Have you ever fried bacon on the stove top for breakfast and smelled it all day and night? If their is one thing we don't like it's lingering odors. We've come up with a list of nine things we do in our home to help combat odors in our home, specifically in the kitchen. Here are nine tips for reducing lingering odors in the … [Read more...]

Healthy Home Resolutions Checklist

This is a sponsored post by Filtrete Filters from 3M. As the year comes to a close, many people reflect on the year and look ahead with resolutions. I struggling with what most would call seasonal allergies, but instead mine our yearly allergies. As many of you know, in the spring of 2014 we will be welcoming a new baby boy! We want to create a healthy home for our baby boy (and hopefully he won't inherit mama's yearly allergies). We have a few "healthy home resolutions”  in … [Read more...]

{Air Filter Maintenance} Fall Allergies + Filtrete Healthy Home Giveaway

This is a sponsored post by Filtrete Filters from 3M. On Monday, I mentioned about the Share The Joy campaign and the amazing volunteering opportunity we had. One of the first things Sarah noticed when she originally checked out the Central Florida Children's Home was that they desperately needed a new air handler cover. It was dirty and partly rusted. So we made sure to pick up one at the local hardware store. What we didn't realize was that we needed to replace the air filter. … [Read more...]

Summer Home Maintenance

This is a sponsored post by Filtrete Filters from 3M. Can you believe that July is over? As we continue to stay in the dog days of summer we wanted to share a few of our summer home maintenance tips with our readers. Today we are sharing some tips from Filtrete Filters from 3M. Because it's hotter out it is super important to properly maintain your air-conditioning unit as well as other house hold major appliances you might not always think about maintaining. Here is a checklist on … [Read more...]

Allergy Season… time to change the air filter!

It's that time of year... the most dreaded time of year for me at least. It's allergy season. I get a daily push-notification from my weather channel app alerting me of the current status of pollen in our area. Nine times out of ten we are on a high alert. When our friends at Filtrete invited us to become ambassadors for the year we knew we couldn't pass up the offer. Improving air quality in our home is our number one priority! Filtrete Filters are the most trusted brand of furnace filters. … [Read more...]