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How to Be a Good Vacation Rental Guest

Summer vacations.  Whether you opt for the beach, or a mountain getaway, or a road trip, there are now plethora of lodging options. The advent of vacation rentals has been a boon for families, people who want to travel with their pets, and large groups like wedding parties.  It has also been very useful for those who are moving to a new location and have yet to find permanent housing or are in between homes.

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Let’s Talk About Fragrance

Life’s sweet smells…lilacs, perfume, cookies baking, fresh brewed coffee, puppy breath…  So many! Our olfactory can immediately evoke a memory, good or bad, and take us to a favorite place, a scary time or a missed loved one.  Our sense of smell is part of what researchers call the “limbic” or emotional system of the brain.  It is the most primitive part of the cerebrum and a powerful part of our biology.  It’s why smells

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Start NOW!

Tony Robbins says that we, as humans, do things for one of 2 reasons: For the pleasure we think we will get in the doing of something, or Because the pain of not changing has become too much If you really think about all you have done in your life, those two are really at the bottom of your decision-making, whether for a single reason, or a combination of the two.  Getting married?  Because the

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Nobody Else Is Going to do It

I’m a mom. What’s the “Mom’s Credo”? ~If I want something done, I have to do it myself.~ I see you women nodding your heads, flashbacking on the many incidents where you asked and expected someone else to do their part.  And it didn’t get done.  Or if it did, it was half-assed.  Whether it’s in your home, or your neighborhood, or city, or state…there are only a handful of people that get sh*t done. 

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Green Gardening

I’m an addict.  I know this now that I don’t have a place to garden anymore.  My previous landlord decided to sell the house I’d been renting for almost a decade last winter.  I didn’t think about the yard much then, but now that the weather has warmed up, I find myself with “nothing” to do. That’s not true, of course.  I have PLENTY to do.  Running a housecleaning business is crazy busy this time

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Green Gifting

Mother’s Day, graduations, Memorial Day, Father’s Day, Weddings… May and June. I think this is the REAL holiday season! With all these different events, and adding summer vacations, we can be spread pretty thin financially.  I want to talk today about greening up the gifts for all the holidays and events of your life.  Truly everything we do has a ripple effect, and some more profoundly than others. I’ve read numerous articles recently about different

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