Trouble Sleeping? Here’s the Trick that Works for Me, Every Single Time

The one sleep trick I use to make myself fall asleep - it works every time!

I love sleep. My bed is without a doubt in the top ten list of my favorite places to be. I always thought I might grow out of it, but even as a twenty-something I require a solid 8 hours of sleep. Worse, if I get a late start going to bed, I always end up sleeping in. While I’m akin to a dead body all night, it’s that getting-to-sleep thing that I get tripped up on. Continue Reading

5 Daily Habits To Help Your Home Stay Clean

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My name is Lexy and I’m a clean freak. They say the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. And I have one. I like things to be spotless. Problem is, I’m getting so busy with work and a new baby that I can’t keep up with keeping my house in pristine condition. I used to spend every Saturday deep-cleaning my home and now that I don’t have the time to do that, I had to build a few daily habits to help me achieve that spotless shine that I’ve been missing these last few months! Continue Reading

Five Ways to Break a Bad Habit Without Using a Shrink

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Recently I’ve become aware that I’m smack dab in the throes of developing a full blown bad habit. What I once considered nonsensical to participate in, I’ve slowly submitted to. It’s the constant checking of email, Facebook. Curbly posts, Apartment Therapy…I knew it was bad last night (Father’s Day) when I left Mr. Mod to fix his own meal while I frantically checked Facebook for some old high school friends who had contacted me. (Shameful cry for Help!!!) Continue Reading