Some Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Some Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is all about celebrating the mothers in our lives. To show them how important they are to us and how much we truly appreciate them. Do you have any plans for your mom this year? If you need some help with suggestions, that’s why we’re here. We’ve got a few helpful ideas for gifts that may peak your interest.

Recipe Cards

Your mom probably has a good cookbook or two. She may even love writing things down. Well you can get her a gift that combines both of those things. Get your mom some floral-themed note cards for writing down her favorite recipes.

A Daily Planner

Everybody is always trying to stay organized in one way or another. Help your mom keep up with her daily tasks by getting her a daily planner. Get her a journal that allows her to manage her time in an easier fashion. It will be much appreciated.

Birthstone

Picking up some jewelry every now and again isn’t such a bad idea. Your mom certainly deserves it, am I right? Get your mother a gemstone that represents the month of her birth, more specifically, a birthstone. It can come in the form of a ring or even a necklace.

3 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Apartment

3 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Apartment

Is your place starting to get noticeably dirty? Smelling things you probably shouldn’t be? It’s probably time to roll your sleeves up and get to cleaning. It’s that time of year for Spring cleaning. Tips and pointers are always needed and necessary, especially for those who aren’t sure what to do. So here are a few helpful Spring cleaning tips that should steer you in the right direction when it comes to keeping your place clean.

Stinky Food Containers

There must have been a few occasions where you were using a plastic bowl or container and were able to smell the food from a week before. It’s definitely gross. One sure-fire way to end this problem is to take one tablespoon of baking soda and wash the container with some hot water.

Cleaning Out the Dishwasher

Even things that we use to clean need to be cleaned every once in awhile. Let’s start with the dishwasher. Run a cycle with a cup of vinegar in a bowl on the top rack. Then run another cycle with some baking soda sprinkled on the bottom rack. Combined, these two things will help wash away any food particles and will keep the dishwasher smelling fresh.

Clean the Baseboards

Here is something we don’t often notice, the baseboards. Home Depot has some Magic Erasers that work wonders and really do the trick. Use these to keep your baseboards looking white, with no scuff marks.