25 Cleaning Tips

Hey, family! Happy holidays and good luck ‘cause we both know family just loves to give their opinion about almost everything in your life, or such has been my experience.   You could be one of the lucky ducks who are able to escape the eye of your picky Aunt Hilda but, I can’t. So, over the years, I have picked up a few tips and tricks that help the home look extra nice. Kitchen Cleaning Let’s start where all good things start- the kitchen. In my home, the kitchen is the focal point because food (yum). This means it…

Surviving the Holidays With Your Family

Ah, the holidays. A time of year in which families come together to celebrate something important to them: presents, food, and, of course, family!   From Christmas to Thanksgiving to Easter, each holiday is celebrated differently, though each one has something not so festive in common. These supposed happy and joyful occasions come with a huge, heaping dose of family arguing.   They tend to have a way of making our blood boil in a way no one else can. Forget “All’s fair in love and war”! I’m coming after you Lex, you bossy, overprotective bitch!   We’re getting off…

Quiet Nonsense’s Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

To Americans and Canadians, Thanksgiving is turkey and all the trimmings, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and a family gathering around the table to eat. I, myself, don’t celebrate Thanksgiving because I live in Ireland but today I am embracing Thanksgiving and giving you a plethora of recipes I’ve gathered from the Quiet Nonsense team.     Mica’s Recipes Our first recipes have been sent to me by Mica, the CEO of Quiet Nonsense.   Ranch Veggie Dip   Ingredients: 8 oz of Sour Cream 1⁄3 cup Mayonnaise 1 teaspoon of Onion Powder 1⁄2 teaspoon of Garlic Powder 2 teaspoons of…

Thanksgiving on a Budget

So many holidays are right on our fingertips, and let’s face it; it can leave a serious hole in our pockets if we aren’t careful. I have some strategies and suggestions for you today that can help you to be a smart shopper and host!   Decorations on a Budget   Decorating for me is such a fun whimsy. Candles, flowers, wreaths, signs, table settings... There’s so much to think about. I find it very manageable and affordable if I find some staple pieces that can last me a couple holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year.  …

The Ultimate Holiday Season Packing List

We are going on a trip- you, me and the whole Post Millennial Perspective and Quiet Nonsense family (that’s a mouthful). I have no clue where we’re going, but we’re getting out of town and taking you with us.   We all know traveling can be stressful, but let's make it a bit less stressful by going over what you need to bring to give you all the comforts of home. Whether we'll be gone for a night or a week, I don’t know! Either way, I've got some tips to make our stay just a bit better!   Our…

Paying it Forward

As we launch into the Season of Giving, we experience more and more pressure to spend money on things people don’t really want or need. We are preached to about spending money for others and ‘blessing’ them financially.   Well, I’m here to tell you that’s a load of hogwash. As a broke and penniless college student, any gifts I am able to give are low cost and have more heart involved than money. I’d rather give you something I spent time and effort on than toss you any ole knick knack.   So today, Winners, we are going to…

Bath Time Beauty Basics

Hey guys! How many bath-lovers do we have out here? I know I’m one! Taking a bath is one of my favorite relaxing activities and, believe it or not, I actually like bathing more for relaxation purposes than for personal hygiene.   For years I’ve used baths to ease my anxiety and de-stress from long, tiring days, but I also enjoy taking baths when I want to pamper myself with beauty products!   A nice, long bath is the perfect time to lay back, relax, and treat yourself to some hair and skin treatments, so today I’m going to share…

Dry Skin For Dummies

Dry skin can be a tough foe, especially when you’ve never struggled with it before. I was a teenager back when my first skin issues started, so my parents and I were scrambling all over trying to find solutions.   My skin was literally peeling off my face on a daily basis. It was a nightmare! Sadly, this went on for years because, as hard as we tried, we never found any viable solutions to my problem.   It wasn’t until I was 15 that I finally started finding some products and tricks that eventually helped to eliminate my problem…

Top 5 Favorite Children’s Books

Hey everyone! As the temperature drops this Fall, so does the amount of time your NK’s (nanny kids) can spend outside.   Finding fun activities to keep everyone busy during the coldest time of the year can be stressful, but I personally think the Fall is a great time to read, read, and read some more to your kiddos!   My NK, Jack, is about 19 months (a little over a year and a half) and he loves books, so I thought it may be helpful to share my top 5 favorite children’s books with all you nannies out there…

Easy Guide to Post-Halloween Detox

Hey guys! (: Tomorrow is the big day! I’m really excited to dress up, hand out candy, and even indulge in a little sugar binge myself, but I’m not very excited about what the sugar’s going to do to my body and how I’m going to feel for days afterward. I know that I’m not alone in feeling this way, so I want to provide you with an easy guide to Post-Halloween Detox!   Detoxing from Candy Galore   Halloween seems to have this way of making me feel and look like absolute crap. All of that candy makes me…