Spring

Get Fresh: Farmer’s Markets make Great Classrooms

With the spring harvest kicking off another great year of fresh, local produce, it’s time to plan a family outing to a local Farmers’ Market.

This is a great way to spend time together and to have fun while learning something healthy and delicious. When you buy food from the farm you can teach children that […]

March 19th, 2014|Spring|

Autumn: The Perfect Time for a Spring Clean

It’s a perfect time to do a ‘spring’ clean, so to speak, in your home.

A spring clean is really just a deep clean, and with autumn signalling several beginnings (back to school, new courses, colder weather), it’s a perfect time to spruce up the place and still be able to leave the windows open a […]

September 18th, 2013|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Wooden Cooking Utensils: MOLLY MAID Cleaning and Maintenance Guide

Did you know that wood is naturally antibacterial? Even though wooden utensils are no longer ‘living’ organisms, the wood still contains cells that naturally fight bacteria and mould. When wooden utensils are made, they are infused with mineral oils to prevent any bacteria from remaining.

It’s no wonder that wooden cooking utensils require a little special […]

March 13th, 2013|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Go Green – Buy Food Locally!

Thousands of local farmers’ markets all over Canada are gearing up for spring and summer crops – busy selling seasons!

Eating locally-grown fruits and vegetables is a wonderful way to support farmers and the environment. And it’s easy to find; scout around for nearby farmers’ markets and make it a fun outing for the family, or […]

March 13th, 2013|Health, Spring|

Fast and Easy Cleaning Tips for the Blender, Microwave and Frying Pan

Apart from dishes and cutlery, the most frequently used kitchen utensils are the blender, microwave and frying pan. The expert home cleaners at MOLLY MAID have perfected the cleaning methods for these three products. Here’s how to clean them – fast and easy!

Blender

Put a small amount of liquid dish soap inside the blender, put on […]

March 13th, 2013|Cleaning Tips, Spring|

Spring Detox: These 5 Foods are all Natural

Spring is a perfect time to detoxify and cleanse your body from the inside out. The following five foods are natural detoxifying agents, so incorporating them into your diet will help. Since these are common foods and beverages, it will be easy to feel good.

Water: Water is crucial to good health, and it’s important to […]

March 13th, 2013|Health, Spring|

Breakfast of Champions

If you have trouble waking up in the morning, consider your breakfast choices. Certain foods have been shown to help your mind and body wake up and feel more energetic. What foods are helpful? Sit down to a hardboiled egg, oatmeal with blueberries, and a cup of coffee. Here’s why:

Eggs contain vitamin B, which […]

May 14th, 2012|Health, Spring|

Spring Into Spring with Healthy Living Tips from Molly Maid!

Spring is always a breath of fresh air. Now that spring has chased away the cold, dark days of winter, here are some great ways to rejuvenate your body and mind!

Reconnect with an old friend. Have you been meaning to have dinner with a friend you haven’t seen in years? Studies have shown that spending […]

March 14th, 2012|Health, Spring|