6 HOT TIPS FOR CHOOSING THE PERFECT VACATION RENTAL

Going on a vacation? Need the perfect vacation rental? Want to avoid surprises, disappointment or horror stories? Miss MOXIE has the 411 on how to find exactly what you are looking for! Here are the BEST HOT TIPS for choosing your perfect vacation rental! Make sure you are on a REAL RENTAL WEBSITE! Don’t Get scammed! Use www.vrbo.com, FLIPKEY.com, AIRBNB.com, or HOMEAWAY.com. Avoid CraigsList, where the most scams seem to arise. On these sites you can get details, photos and verifications to prove legitamacy! Use Your Specific SEARCH DATES! To narrow your search, make sure you hunt only for the days or week that you are actually going to need the rental. There is nothing more disappointing than finding the PERFECT rental, only to discover that it is already booked! CHECK REVIEWS! Guests who leave reviews are usually pretty honest – both positively and negatively! Read all the reviews for the last month, both good and bad. Also read reviews...

The Savvy Mom’s Quick Guide to Keeping Your Car Interior Clean!

Keeping your car interior clean when you have kids is the daily struggle of Moms (and ‘Mr. Moms’!) everywhere!  “HAH! – Impossible”! (I know what you’re thinking!) My friend had a child take a SHARPIE marker out of her bag and color half the back seat before she caught him…Yes. True story. Cheer up families everywhere! Keeping your interior looking fabulous IS possible – even with kids! Here’s a few quick tips every savvy Mom needs to know! Tip 1 – Prepare, Prepare, Prepare!! Get carpets for the floor to put on top of the floor mats. Use a 6 ft floor runner to put under the car seats. Or use a doormat if you have bucket seats. This protects your upholstery, and when it gets dirty, just take it out and hose it off in the driveway! Get this tray for the kids! Best.Tray.Ever. The little edge keeps any snacks contained, as well as any toys or...

3 PLACES IN YOUR HOME THAT YOU ARE PROBABLY FORGETTING TO CLEAN

Housecleaning is a task that usually falls on the TO-DO list somewhere below “Wash the Dog”, and somewhere above “Write a letter to the IRS”!  Dusting, vacuuming, polishing and cleaning hidden areas can be tedious and time-consuming, so we tend to do ‘what MUST be done’, and push off the non-essentials for another day. So, unless you are a cleaning pro, there are 3 places in your home that you are probably forgetting to clean. 1 – AIR FILTERS AND EXHAUST FANS Out of sight, out of mind, right? If you occasionally remember the air filter, but don’t have a new one to change them out, just give it a quick vacuum and make a note to buy one soon. Don’t forget a quick wipe with a damp rag on the vent. A bathroom exhaust fan works in a humid atmosphere so it will get badly soiled over time. This task is a little more complicated and requires unscrewing...