Archive for August 13, 2013


No Time to Clean up Your Messes? Three Tips for Finding Domestic Help

Fort collins commercial cleaning

Did you know that the average American woman spends about 15 hours a week doing housework, while the average American man does 10? When asked what people would do if they had more free time and spent less time cleaning, almost 70% said they would spend more time with their family.

If cleaning is becoming a battle of chores and you want to spend less time mopping your floors, cleaning services are one thing worth considering. There are many Fort Collins cleaning services to choose from, but who can you trust? Here are our three tips for finding reliable cleaning help.

1. Always Look for Someone with Recommendations

Many families find housekeeping services through the tip of a friend or family member. If this option is not available to you, online reviews of local people a


The Types of Tour Guides Your Hawaiian Vacation Needs

Hawaii tours oahu

Many tourists are drawn to a Hawaiian vacation for its tropical climate and gorgeous views. However, you may be surprised to know all of the fun activities and rich history you will find here. There are tons of types of tour guides to give you a full experience during your time on the islands.

A family trip to Hawaii can be fun, and filled with history and science. The islands are what we call an archipelago of 8 major islands. It also consists of many atolls, smaller islands, and undersea seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean. You will learn that the Hawaiian Islands are actually the peaks of a huge undersea mountain range, known as the Hawaiian Emperor Seamount Chain. These mountains have been formed throughout history from volcanic eruptions over a hotspot in the mantle of Earth.

You will have ple


Six Corporate Fun Day Team Building Activities

Corporate game ideas

Playing games together outside of work is a great way to build communication and teamwork skills. Company fun days are a great time for employees to relax and have fun, as well as a good opportunity to strengthen the team at the same time. Here are some great corporate games and activities ideas for your next company fun day.

  1. Inflatable Games
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    Remember those bouncy castles that provided endless amounts of fun and joy when you were a kid? Well, they are still a blast! It was because of the growing popularity of inflatable bounce houses that led to an inflatable rental industry which includes inflatable slides, obstacle courses, jousting, and more. Inflatable games offer a great physical presence for fun team building activities as well as a great deal of fun.

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How to Keep Your Documents Organized and Presentable!

Pocket folder

I was having trouble staying organized in the office until a colleague of mine recommended that I use presentation folders. These, he said, were a good way to hold information about products that your business or organization has to offer. I mean, I cannot tell you how many times I have had to rifle through my briefcase or pad around my blazer to find a pamphlet or a newsletter informing some one of our products.

At first I thought they seemed a little childish, but then I noticed that there were some more professional presentation folder designs, too. Plus, I started to notice them around. Kind of like when you buy a new car. You never seem them around, and then once you buy it it seems like you see them everywhere. Now, I do not see a colleague who does not have them in their briefcase.

After all, why not


Grass Seed, Composting, and the American Romance With Sprawling Lawns

The best grass seed

The first group of people to mass produce grass seed on an industrial scale were the Shakers. Starting in the late 1700′s, they supplied good grass seed to rich American families. Since then, grass seeds have become ubiquitous, and most lawns have total grass seed coverage from one edge of the property to the other. Americans are obsessed with their lawns, and this obsession continues to grow. Do It Yourself lawn projects, many involving grass seed coverage, increased 3 percent from 2010 to 2011, and all signs point to the trend continuing. In fa