Monthly archives: October, 2008

NANNY- CHILDCARE- GOVERNESS

Eloise Nanny in the beloved stories of Eloise, reminds us how important that role is in support of Childcare Services. A Nanny, Nanny Childcare or Governess may live in or out like other Domestic Help Workers, but more then any other staffing requirement directly affect the entire Family. Nanny responsibilities and duties involve numerous things…




ORGANIC WINES – The House Cellar

At Gilt in the New York Palace Hotel it’s a treat to watch wine director Patrick Cappiello work his magic, pairing wines with chef Justin Bogle’s otherworldly prix fixe dinners. Luxury Wine tasting happens on Wednesday nights. Cappiello and noted wine importer Joe Dressner pull out the big guns to pair three organic wines with all…




BAMBOO PLATES – Disposable Cookware

We see BAMBOO PRODUCTS everywhere these days. Single-use bamboo plates and serverware is a great way to replace disposable paper plates towards eco friendly use. They can be used for home, picnics, celebration parties, weddings, catered events, offices, or any other occasion where disposal paper or plastic dishes are utilized. Look for companies that manufacture…




ECO FRIENDLY – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Eco Friendly Bike, Carpool, Keep Tires Inflated: One-third of all traffic is commuters. Map out and use alternative transportation when possible. If you must drive, go slower with proper tire inflation. It saves both fuel and tires, and lowers emissions. It also saves lives. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Compost: Reusing packaging material saves more energy than…




FURNITURE CARE – Products and Methods

Partners Desk Photo: Courtesy of Macek Furniture. There is a great variety of materials used for furniture today. The best general cleaning tip is to use a dry cloth to keep furniture dust free. Dirt grinds into furniture with wear aging it more quickly. Moist cloth could ruin metal into rusting. Polish is specific to…




CAT CARE – Methods and Play

IS YOUR KITTY BORED? OVERWEIGHT? GETTING INTO MISCHIEF? Do remember to play, nurture, groom, and give your pet lots of it. Cats like to chase something and you can use many objects to play and exercise them at the same time. A Peacock Feather is long enough to attract attention and easy to find. Lasers…




CERAMIC TILE – Cleaning and Maintenance

Care for ceramic tile has evolved. Kids and young adults can design and produce ceramic tile wall murals for their bedrooms, bathrooms or other household areas. Possible subjects for murals are outer space, undersea life, animals and plants, Los Angeles and California history, world events, favorite sports, portraits of pets, dinosaurs, circus, flower gardens, world…




HOUSE ODORS – Removing Smoke Odors

Eliminating the odor of stale cigarette smoke is an ongoing job. It permeates everything in the home and is not a healthy atmosphere to leave unattended. The tar and nicotine leave a film that binds the smoke to any porous material including walls, furniture, hair, and skin. Among other things, smoke does not only allow…




DUVET COMFORTERS – Care, Cleaning, Maintenance

The word duvet comes from the French word for down, the material used inside pillows, quilts, and comforters. Down is the extremely fine, soft under coating of waterfowl, and while it grows from the duck or goose’s quill shaft, the quills are not part of the actual down. Since the duvet is the first and…




HOUSE CARE – Deodorize The House

Many kinds of odors can hang in the rooms where we live: pet smells, musty lingering scents, perspiration on furniture or bedding, and even cooking odors from strong foods like garlic or fish. Eliminating such odors means that your home environment should become fragrant once more. Since scent is the longest-lasting sensory emotion, making the…