Maintaining and Safely Cleaning your Butcher Block

Maintaining and Safely Cleaning Butcher Block
Theoretically, with the right upkeep a cutting board could last your entire life.

During this time, we’re all trying to keep our loved ones safe and secure. Even though the COVID-19 virus is new, it’s related to other pathogens people have encountered before. That means there are proven ways to clean and disinfect areas of your home.

Follow these tips for maintaining and safely cleaning butcher block boards and countertops. Continue readingMaintaining and Safely Cleaning your Butcher Block

Coloring with Brintons

Coloring with Brintons

I don’t often discuss Interior soft goods such as carpet but I couldn’t resist sharing these fun coloring pages from Brintons – a global woven industry leader since 1783.

While March seemed to have gotten off to a rough start with a time change, a full moon and a Friday the 13th; it all seems a distant blur intermixed with April and May.  I feel like this month we could all really use a way to positively fill the time. Continue readingColoring with Brintons

Meet ‘Niksen’, The Wellness Trend That That Allows Us To Do Nothing

Niksen: the New Wellness Trend

First there was hygge, the Danish concept that made staying in and getting cozy cool. Then there was lagom, the Swedish mindset of approaching life with an “everything in moderation” mindset. Unfortunately, that felt very middle-of-the-road for most people and who wants to admit that they want a bland and predictable life?

Now there’s another Northern European wellness trend that’s being embraced as a way to combat our increasingly busy and often stressful lives: niksen. The Dutch concept is as simple as, well, doing nothing. Continue readingMeet ‘Niksen’, The Wellness Trend That That Allows Us To Do Nothing