Saving the earth should be everyone's concern. And it starts with our own homes... Before it spreads to the way we purchase, like using a stainless steel cup for coffee instead of the disposable plastic ones. Or having a reusable bag at the grocery. This guest post is helpful to know where to start creating an energy efficient home. Making your home energy efficient is a smart choice for many reasons. It lowers your impact on the environment and the climate change, and significantly reduces … [Read more...]
Guest Post: Simple Guide to Decluttering after Christmas, Cymplified!
Is there a niggling on the back of your mind? Do you feel like you have left the oven turned on or your front door unlocked? The cause of that might be a few Christmas decorations or gifts left in the living room. Or, your Christmas tree is still up. If you have plans on decluttering after Christmas, or new year, or even Chinese new year, here's a simple guide to help you out. Decluttering after Christmas Christmas is great, and it’s so much fun. The decorations, wrapping and unwrapping gifts, … [Read more...]
Before we go away on vacation… Cymplified!
Although intermittent downpours have been happening in my part of the world, I am not ready to give up summer just yet. I am still holding out hope that we would hit the beach. :-) When we do include it in our plans, I have to drag out our luggage. Aside from changes of clothes, underwear and pajamas; there must be swimming clothes, plus the kids' goggles and kickboards. They love frolicking in water! When all that's prepared, save for the vitamins and toothbrushes that I leave until the … [Read more...]
Guest Post: After Holidays Cleaning, Cymplified!
This guest post on After Holidays Cleaning is brought to us by Best London Cleaners. As the holidays are finished, most of us are reluctant to get back into their regular routines. It can be daunting and stressful to move from lazy evenings by the fireplace to busy mornings at work, but life goes on and we have to keep pace with it. One thing that we should not forget is to put our homes in order so that we can come home after work to a peaceful and cozy living environment. So, before your days … [Read more...]
Guest Post: Creating A Safe, Healthy And Clean Room For Children, Cymplified!
This guest post on Creating A Safe, Healthy And Clean Room For Children is brought to us by Top Domestic Cleaners. It is never easy to teach our children how to maintain their rooms clean and well-arranged. The truth is that most kids consider such activities so boring that they rarely listen to the detailed instructions given by us, their parents. No matter how hard we try, some children are simply reluctant to clean their rooms on a regular basis. If you wonder how to create a safe and … [Read more...]
Guest Post: How To Creatively Manage The Household Budget, Cymplified!
This guest post on How To Creatively Manage The Household Budget is brought to you by Hilary Smith. Every mother has heard these dreaded words, “I'm bored” from their kids during summer vacation and “stick to the budget” almost every day from either her spouse or herself. The first one is easy enough to solve with a new toy or a treat for a restless child, but that can make the second scenario even more agonizing. Balancing a budget often means going without those little extra treats, like … [Read more...]
One Statement Instead Of One Word, Cymplified!
Happy new year! How's your 2015 so far? It's that time again for resolutions, goals, and that one word of guidance. I had my "one word" for the past two years. Technically, that makes it two words, right? They were shine and freedom. Both helped me become more intentional in parenting and in the way I want to live. Purge Before 2014 ended, I was already thinking about my one word. What will it be? My freedom was not yet achieved in the aspect of clutter of the home and of … [Read more...]