About Emma


I'm Emma, the author and owner of THIS SWEET LIFE OF MINE. Drop me a message any time, I'm a friendly gal!

4 Best Features of a Wooden Gift Box

When giving a gift, it is often said that it is the thought behind it that counts. While this is very true, there is no reason why it cannot look elegant and presentable when you give it. While wrapping paper and gift bags have historically been the most popular, wood boxes have gained momentum and are becoming just as common as a method to enclose gifts and add an element of surprise.

If you need to give a gift to someone and are unsure of how to present it, below are benefits of using a gift box made of wood and ways that the person receiving it will benefit.

8 Environmentally Friendly Lawn Care Tips and Advice

As consumers are becoming more conscious about the impacts that chemicals have on their bodies and the environment, people are looking for more eco-friendly ways to rid their lawn of ugly weeds while maintaining a lush, green yard.  Pet and child friendly lawn care is important in today’s home and land maintenance. Most homeowners do not want harsh chemicals hurting themselves, their loved ones, animals and planet.

As governments pass legislation to make the use of chemicals in many outdoor products illegal, the need for more eco-friendly, healthier grass care habits is even more important for property owners who want a lush greenspace surrounding their home.

To keep your grass green and less weedy, these natural tips are eco-friendly and effective:

6 Negative Impacts of Improper Liquid Waste Disposal

Liquid waste can have devastating consequences if not disposed of properly. For this reason, it is essential to dispose of liquid waste property. But, many home and business owners are not aware of the correct protocol when it comes its disposal, and are disposing of it improperly. That’s why we’ve outlined below the harmful consequences that improper waste disposal can have.

5 Personal Perks of Enrolling in a Dental Hygiene Education Program

For people who are thinking about continuing their education or those who are considering a new career or a career change, the dental profession is one that offers not only significant job opportunities but also positions that are well-paid with great benefits.

One such position is that of a dental hygienist. Becoming a dental hygienist can be a very rewarding career as the demand for dental hygienists is high and has been showing consistent growth. Also, the process of becoming a dental hygienist is neither too long nor too complicated.

Here are five reasons why you should consider enrolling in a dental hygiene continuing education program today:

5 Online Studying Tips for a Masters of Education

Getting a Master’s degree is one of those things that set you up for success in many ways. Today, an undergraduate qualification is often not enough. You need a Master’s of education to get a foothold in the employment marketplace.

Besides, if you are looking to pursue a fulfilling academic career, having a Master’s degree is often seen as the entry point. The good thing is that it is perhaps easiest today than at any other time in human history to study for a Master’s degree. This is because the internet has provided opportunities for online study.

Increasingly, students are pursuing an online Masters in education. The following tips will definitely help your quest for an online Master’s degree of education.

7 Signs You Should Consider Psychotherapy for Your Anxiety

About 3 million Canadians aged 18 years and above (11.6% of the population as of 2013) suffer from mood and anxiety disorders. This was according to a 2014 survey on “Living With Chronic Diseases in Canada,” which also found that 27% of those affected by this condition reported that the disorder affected their lives between “quite a bit” and “extremely.”

Arguably, anxiety and mood disorders are some of the most prevalent types of mental conditions in Canada. While most people go for psychotherapy treatment, according to the above report, 23% of those reported to have had mood and anxiety disorders in 2013 didn’t.

There are a number of tell-tale signs that you are suffering from one type of anxiety or another that should prompt you to seek psychotherapy.

5 Tips to Keep Heat Resistant Materials Clean & Safe

There are many items in the home that are made of heat-resistant materials such as mittens, blankets, wool garments, curtains, and drapes. Like most things in the home, these items also pick up dirt or get dirty from regular human handling.

Ultimately, regular cleaning of these items is necessary.

However, it is important to know that the mode of cleaning heat resistant materials is different compared to regular fabrics. If you just use plain water and detergent to clean these items, you may permanently damage the surface, ruin the aesthetics, and even sometimes eliminate the functionality of the item.

Here are five tips for keeping your heat-resistant items clean: