All Things Winter

When winter is upon us we normally spend more time at home and in keeping warm and cozy, our house is closed up tight. The smell of a closed home can be musty and unappealing, even unwelcoming. The best way to get all the old, musty air out is to open up every window in the house and let the clean and fresh air pour in. And, if there isn’t a nice fresh breeze outside, turn on the fans and put them near the windows to draw the fresh air in. However, that is just not a feasible thing to do in the dead of winter.

Your home may not smell good because of culprits such as leftover food in the fridge, kitchen and bathroom drains, musty pillows, damp laundry, dirty garbage disposal, and so on. Therefore, you will want to clear out all of those things that have the potential make your house stink. Also, keeping your place dust free as well as decluttering will help get rid of dust and must and will help in keeping your house smelling fresh. Continue reading

If you live somewhere that has freezing temperatures in the winter, you know how harsh it can be on your skin and hair. Your feet also tend to take quite the beating with cold and dry weather, whether you are indoors or outdoors.

Here are some easy ways to take good care of your feet during the winter:

Exfoliate on a Regular Basis

This might go without saying, but make sure you are taking the time to exfoliate your feet properly. This is a really important way to have healthy, smooth, beautiful feet year-round. In the winter, you spend a lot of time with your feet in socks and shoes, which can create unwanted moisture.

This often leads to dead skin cell buildup, so you need to exfoliate your feet to remove it. Many foot scrubs are available, or you can make your own using either sea salt, another type of coarse salt, white or brown sugar. Continue reading

If you are looking to use more superfoods during the winter season, then leafy greens like kale is a great choice. It grows well in the winter and is easy to find at any grocery store.

Kale is a superfood with tons of vitamins and minerals, and is great for many diets, from clean eating to Paleo or Keto. Here are four different types of kale salads to try out this winter:

Chopped Kale Superfoods Salad

This first salad is great when you want a chopped salad, and have some berries and quinoa you want to us as well. Since it has quinoa, it is a heartier salad that really fills you up. It is also ideal if you follow a clean eating diet. Continue reading

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