Category Archives: Under The Carpet

How to Choose the Perfect Area Rug

Area Rug | Citiclean Blog

Whether you’re moving or just redecorating, the addition of an area rug adds beauty and style to any room. An area rug is a big purchase, so before you make the investment know what to look for when choosing the perfect area rug. Rugs come in many different sizes, so be sure to measure the read more »

Beat the Heat with Peppermint Sun Tea

Stay cool with this super refreshing sun tea recipe (which doubles as a body mist).

Olympic Arts and Crafts

Bring the Olympic spirit into your home with home made Olympic medals. Make them just for fun, or have the kids make medals for each other for being great! Roll out the some polymer clay so that it’s about a quarter of an inch thick. Next find a cup with the opening the size that read more »

The Original Olympics

As we gear up for this years Olympic games in London, it’s fun to look back a few thousand years at the origins of the Olympic games. The Olympic games first got their name because they were both dedicated to the Olympian gods, and they were held on the plains of Olympia in ancient Greece. read more »

Free Summer Fun

Schools out for summer, but if you don’t want to spend the next few months listening to your kids complaining about boredom you need to start planning. Summer fun doesn’t have to be expensive, and some of the best summer activities are absolutely free! Check out your neighborhood for local parks, gardens and hiking trails. read more »

Fat Fighting Breakfasts

It seems like a good idea, eat less to lose weight right? While the theory is right, it’s important to cut calories from the right places. Skipping meals, like breakfast, seems like it will cut down on your daily calorie intake, but it actually makes you gain weight. Skipping breakfast not only creates a ravenous read more »

The Perfect Boiled Egg

My baby sister is getting married, and as a part of her adventures in wifedom she is attempting to learn how to cook. Both middle sister and I (oldest sister) are culinary experts and adventurers, and we received an email from our baby sister yesterday with her newest cooking discovery, how to perfectly boil an read more »

Springing Forward Into a Healthier Diet

The weather is warming up and the clothes are coming off. Amidst the joy of the upcoming summer, you may notice those extra winter pounds that were hiding behind big, bulky sweaters and thick jeans. A few small changes to your diet will help you prepare your body for bikini season. Start your weight loss read more »

Calcium Soup

Doctors recommend at least 1,000 mg of calcium for adult women and about 600 mg for adult men each day. For most of us, getting enough calcium is a challenge. The most common sources of calcium are dairy products, leafy greens (such as broccoli, kale, bok choy etc) and calcium supplements. There is another source read more »

How to Choose a Sofa

Buying new furniture for your home is a big decision. The cost of a good sofa can be very intimidating, and we’re often tempted to pick a less expensive option that looks just as nice. The problem is that sometimes less expensive fabrics wear easily, and if the frame of the sofa is put together read more »