Simple Steps To Cleaning Up After Being Sick

simple step to cleaning up after being sick

It’s the middle of March, and we just got hit with what is (hopefully) our last snowstorm. We have been receiving the most “interesting” weather forecasts. I have my sandals AND my snow boots on ready standby. I never know which one we are going to need!. This crazy weather also brings another potentially annoying fact about life. Getting sick! It’s annoying, inconvenient and not to mention slightly painful. Last week I came down with a cold, which was fine. I slowed down a bit, but I was still working and doing my normal daily routine. Then all of a sudden I got hit with the stomach flu, and it has pretty much wiped me out until about yesterday. My husband came down with it a few days after I did, which means that we had a 100% bad germ infestation in the house. So now that we are on the mend, everything should be good right!? NOPE. Now comes the fun part! Dealing with the aftermath. Here are a few Simple Steps To Cleaning Up After Being Sick, to stop the spread of germs from recirculating.

 

Simple Steps To Cleaning Up After Being Sick

 

Simple Steps To Cleaning Up After Being Sick

Change That Toothbrush

You know that thing that goes in your mouth, with all the germs in it. Throw it out. That thing is not coming back from what you had, and it’s the first thing that can make you sick again! So chuck it and get a new one out! I always keep a bunch of THESE on hand! They’re my favorite. A bamboo toothbrush with soft nylon bristles that are 100% BPA FREE. They feel super soft on the gums, and have been cleaning our teeth very well.

 

Simple Steps To Cleaning Up After Being Sick

Tidy Up

Clean up all the tissues, empty or partially drank from glasses, can or bottles, and anything else that got mussed up while you were sick. The first sign that I’m feeling better is when I start gradually tidying up the mess I have made around my bed and bedside table. This simple little task can also end up making you feel a bit better too. Having a clean space after being sick is so important for your mental health.

Simple Steps To Cleaning Up After Being Sick

 

 

Wash EVERYTHING

Literally. Wash your bedding, PJs, housecoat, towels, etc. Anything you used while you were sick. Get it in the wash, and get that ish clean. Kill those germs so you can rest easy while you’re catching up on what you missed while you were sick. Like work. The longer you leave this task, the less likely it will be that you will remember to do it, and more of a chance that you or someone else in your house could catch the bug.
Simple Steps To Cleaning Up After Being Sick

Disinfect/Clean

Now I’m not talking about scrubbing the entire house down like a spring cleaning. I am only talking about things like door handles, faucets, fridge door etc. Those items in the house EVERYONE touches. We want to get those disinfected as soon as possible. The best and most natural way to do that is with a 50/50 mixture of white vinegar and water. This allows for a fresh start!…Plus when spring cleaning DOES come around…you’ve done it already!…cause you’re proactive like that! 
Simple Steps To Cleaning Up After Being Sick
This cleanup should take you all of an hour or so, depending on when you start it! Less of course if you have less space. Let’s be honest, though, it will take the longest for the laundry to get done. Not once, after doing these three things has a bug crept back into my existence. That’s gotta say something, right!? Here’s to hoping you stay healthy! But if you are currently sick, or are recovering from being sick. Don’t forget to do these Simple Steps To Cleaning Up After Being Sick. So that you can go ahead and successfully plan out even less fun stuff….like catching up on work..or school.

 

Live Clean Shampoo Review | Vegan/Cruelty Free Hair Care

Live Clean Shampoo

I have NEVER loved a shampoo in my life. Until now. As I’ve gotten older, I have gradually changed the way I do a lot of things. One of those things is watching what I use on my body. Heavy chemicals can also seep into your system via the skin. They have been known to lead to anything from rashes and irritated skin, all the way up to a few such as Parabens and certain fragrances being a leading contributor to cancer.That’s why when someone recommended Live Clean Shampoo’s I was super excited to try them out. Not only are they a lot better for our bodies, they’re also budget-friendly! Ranging from $4-$7CAD.

Live Clean Shampoo

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Spring Garden – What I’m Planting. How & Why

spring garden

I know it’s the end of February, and for most of us, spring is probably a month or two away still.  However, this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t start planning your spring garden. There are many things you can do now to prepare and get ahead of schedule for the warm weather that will be showing up in just a couple of months. so here is WHAT I am planning to plant in my spring garden along with how and why I  am planting it.

spring garden

 

This year is actually going to be a first for me, I am going to be planting some flowers as well as my regular vegetable garden. Up until now I always thought that having flowers was such an unproductive waste of space. In reality, though, flowers are an integral part of the gardening ecosystem. They help attract pollinators (AKA bees) to early starter flowers. Not to mention, with our declining bee population, my goal is to have flowers blooming as soon as the bees are waking up! Dandelions are usually the first food sources for bees in the spring, so hopefully, I can give them an extra food source! I was lucky enough to get in on Cheerios “bring back the bee” initiative about a year ago. If you signed up with them they sent you a pack of Vessey’s bee-friendly wildflower mix. So my goal is to have planted flowers to entice the bees onto my balcony so that they can then know to come back and pollinate my vegetable plants.  

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Valentine’s Day is OVER -Pamper Yourself Routine For the Morning After

Happy belated Valentine’s Day dolls, I hope you had as wonderful of a Valentine’s Day as I did. Yesterday was quite an exhausting day! A sushi lunch date and then my husband and I spent the rest of the day in the theater watching 2 movies. it was so fun, but as you know fun always comes with a price. so today, let’s talk about how to take care of yourself after Valentine’s Day is over.

(Before we begin, I need to let you know that I do have affiliate links in this post. However I adore these products and have used them for quite some time!)

Valentine's Day is Over

Now if you’re like me you probably got up early in the morning yesterday (if you had a day date)  just so that you could prepare and get ready for your Valentine. We’re talking hair, makeup, probably trying on at least a dozen outfits and shoes….if you’re anything like me. Then, of course, giving up and going casual (It always seems to happen that way). but that’s not what today’s post is all about. Today’s post is about pampering yourself after Valentine’s Day is over, and you’re exhausted and need to recover.

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Disney’s Pinocchio Happy Planner Printable

Pinocchio was one of the very first Disney movies I remember seeing as a kid. It’s one of those movies that kind of sticks with you because it has such a heavy moral compass to it, it’s one of those lessons that your parents tried to teach you….but…. you probably didn’t catch on until you watch this movie. so because this year is completely Disney oriented, this is my 6th week of Disney happy planner extravaganza. So let’s check out my Disney’s Pinocchio happy Planner Printable.

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Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Happy Planner Printable Sticker Set

If you subscribe to my channel on YouTube. I absolutely love my happy planner and I love making it visually appealing. There is nothing boring about my planner. So starting at the beginning of this year I decided that this year I was going to have a theme, now what theme you may ask!?… Well, this year is entirely Disney themed. I cannot tell you how excited I am about having a full year of Disney.

Sleeping Beauty Happy Planner Printable

 

so without further Ado, I want to introduce my very first printable to you that I designed myself for the happy planner. I’m so excited and elated with how beautiful my Sleeping Beauty planner kit turned out and I hope you enjoy it too.

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Top 5 Budget-Friendly Hot & Spicy Dishes | Hot & Spicy Day on Jan. 16th

I love to cook. Absolutely LOVE.IT. So in honor of International Hot and Spicy Foods Day on January 16th, I thought it would be fun to share with you 5 of my favorite recipes that are hot and spicy. Do not fret dolls, I have you covered. They are also very budget-friendly for after holiday cooking. You should already have nearly all or majority of these ingredients in your pantry. Here are my top 5 budget-friendly hot & spicy dishes.

Top 5 Budget-Friendly Hot & Spicy Dishes

 

Before we begin,  I would just like to state that none of these recipes are mine.  photos and the links all go to their respective owners. This is merely a Roundup of some of my favorite recipes.

So in honor of hot and spicy day Just in time, Here are my top five budget-friendly hot and spicy dishes that I love.

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Vegan Friendly Fast Food

vegan friendly fast food

We live in a very fast-paced Society, where we’re always on the run. There is always something going on, somewhere we need to be. When you are constantly on the Run fast-food’s sometimes your only option. So as a vegan this can be presumably very difficult. Most people assume that you won’t find vegan-friendly fast food options. I mean who would think that you can find something without animal products at McDonald’s or Taco Bell or Burger King I mean if you think about it, it’s kind of laughable, right?. WRONG.

vegan friendly fast food

 

That is why this will be a constantly evolving database of fast food restaurants and chains that have vegan options and just what those vegan options are. I have had the blessing of being a part of many amazing vegan groups on Facebook and other social media, thus allowing me to curate an amazing starter list of vegan-friendly fast food restaurants and what you can get there.

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