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Cleaning is an Investment in Your Home

I got a call this week from a woman who wanted to know how much it would be for a housecleaning.  She described her home and how often she wanted it done.  I ran her through a quick Q&A so I could get a better sense of her home. One of the questions I asked was if she had utilized a cleaning service before.  The response was that she did, in fact, currently have a

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10 Reasons You Need Cleaning Services

Spring has sprung! We can open windows and doors! We long to be outside hiking or playing in the park, or getting the yard and garden ready for another growing season.  It’s also when many consider hiring someone to help with spring cleaning as the feeling of “fresh starts” fills our minds. The thought can be fleeting, as the extra expense would seem to add to our already stressful lives.  It’s a common belief that

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Clean Air

“I can breathe here.”  It’s a Colorado moniker.  We joke when we travel, especially to places of high humidity, that it’s nice to get back to “good air”.  We step off the plane and inhale deeply, then walk on with a deep satisfying smile.  For those who are not lucky enough to live with Colorado air, let me tell you, it’s not something we take for granted. Today I am going to talk about clean

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Clean Food

I love good food.  Home grown, sustainably raised, organic, thoughtfully prepared with herbs and/or seasonings, delightfully plated that whets the appetite visually as well as the “rumbly in the tumbly” (Winne the Pooh).  What we stuff in our pie holes is pretty important, both for us as humans but also the planet. We’re pretty lucky in this country that we have access to a world of food…literally.  Here in Colorado, we could no more grow

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Water Wisdom

In honor of World Water Day (March 22, 2019) I thought I would swim over to this category of greenness this week. Water…the essence of life.  Without it everything, EVERYTHING, on earth would die.  It is to our bodies as motor oil is to a car’s engine.  It’s a lubricant and facilitator.  Picture the classic scene of a parched desert floor…cracked and curled plates of dusty earth.  Barren of vegetation, it is fragile and inflexible. 

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Reusing versus Recycling

I’ve heard on the news a bit recently that much of the stuff we put into recycling doesn’t actually GET recycled.  It’s been shipped to China. “East and West are inextricably connected by their plastic trash, as wealthy nations sell their recycled plastic scrap to Asia for the simple fact it’s easier to ship it around the world than process it at home.  That convenience was cast in a new light last January, when China,

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