I've recently started hanging all of my laundry outside on a clothes line to dry. It's a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way of doing the family wash. My cottons are crisp and fresh-smelling, my whites are whiter, and I know my clothes will last longer. But that's not all. Here are the top ten advantages I've found to using a clothes line: Save money on your energy bill. Using the dryer adds approximately $1500 to your energy bill over its lifetime. It is one of the biggest ... Continue Reading
Using a clothes line provides crisper cottons and whiter whites, while allowing you to save money and help the environment.
Five out-of-the-box ways to get your teens excited to start connecting and hanging out
As kids grow up it can be more and more difficult to find unique and fun ways to connect with them. I work with teens and tweens, and even as a 26-year-old, they are often more honest with me than most of their parents. I asked them what kinds of things they would be willing to do with their families. Together, we came up with these suggestions that are a little out of the ordinary, but might actually get your kids excited to connect and hang out. 1. Weekly Rendezvous. Find a time once a week ... Continue Reading