Archives for October 2018
Put these 10 home habits into practice now and stand a better chance of avoiding a nasty bug this year
Coming down with a bad cold or the flu is dreadful. And for pregnant women, people with certain chronic medical conditions, children under 5 and people over 65, the flu can even lead to potentially dangerous complications. Thankfully, there are steps you can take at home to increase your chances of staying healthy and to prevent spreading illness when someone in your household is sick. Here are 10 practices to put in place now so you can stay well this year.
See shelf, bin, drawer and lighting setups that can help keep your food items and supplies in good order
The pantry is the workhorse of the kitchen. It helps you when you need to get dinner (or breakfast or lunch) on the table and keeps ingredients fresh and cool. But like all hardworking spaces, it can get a little (or a lot) disorganized. Gather inspiration from these beautifully organized spaces, and pick and choose from 15 takeaway tips to get your own pantry in shape.
The measures will differ depending on the child’s age. For instance, you need to know that soft bedding in your infant’s crib is relatively dangerous because it can cause suffocation. Also, keep in mind that stairs can cause a lot of problems for both toddlers and preschoolers.
As your kids grow up, you’ll also have to remember to keep your front door locked or consider placing the lock higher so they can’t reach it and go out unattended.
Instagram’s come a long way from its roots as, effectively, an online photo album.
The app was first launched on iOS in 2010 and was subsequently purchased by Facebook in 2012 for what, at the time, was seen by many as a crazy high price of $1 billion. At last check, Instagram, which now has over a billion active users in its own right, is worth an estimated $100 billion, a fairly significant return on investment for The Social Network.
With the addition of Instagram Stories, and the continued development of its many tools and features – most recently IGTV – Instagram continues to expand, and shows no sign of slowing yet.