Tuesday’s Clean Living Blog

The Clean Living Blog offers quality content on various topics from cleaning tips to health and wellness. New blogs are posted every Tuesday so stayed tuned for quality content!


House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Prebiotics and Probiotics for Your Health

Prebiotics and Probiotics for Your Health

Learn the difference between a probiotic and a prebiotic — and why you need them both. Prebiotics Prebiotics are specialized plant fibers. They act like fertilizers that stimulate the growth of healthy bacteria in the gut. Prebiotics are found in many fruits and vegetables, especially those that contain complex carbohydrates, such as fiber and resistant starch. These carbs aren’t digestible ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Mold Mold Go Away

Mold Mold Go Away

At Clean and Pink, our mantra is that cleaning is a “Science not a chore” ™. A health hazard in a home is mold. This is one reason Clean and Pink provides weekly and bi-weekly cleaning. Keeping your home disinfected by routine cleaning keeps the family safe. Force back mold especially in the showers. Keep your showers dry after use ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Watermelon, Cobia, Corn, and Mint Salad

Watermelon, Cobia, Corn, and Mint Salad

This summer Salad is Clean and Pinks “clean-living-choice”. It’s easy, delicious and pretty. Ingredient Checklist • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing • One 3/4-pound skinless cobia fillet (about 1 inch thick) • Kosher salt • Pepper • 1 small poblano chile • 2 ears of corn, in the husk, soaked in water for 1 hour • ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Summer Super Foods

Summer Super Foods

Summer is not the time to feel bloated or heavy, especially in the south- ITS HOT! Here are a few suggestions that are low in carbs and sugars. If you don’t know what Cruciferous veggies are click here.  Our Top Keto-Friendly Superfoods for Immune Health Leafy greens. Leafy greens, including spinach, lettuce, kale, collard greens, arugula and chard, are very ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Be Good to Yourself, Go Very Berry!

Be Good to Yourself, Go Very Berry!

To get you started, WebMD went to eight health experts in fields such as diet, fitness, stress, vision, and oral health. We asked them this: If you could only suggest one simple change this season to boost personal health, what would one be? Give Your Diet a Berry Boost If you do one thing this summer to improve your diet, ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Healthy BBQ Ideas

Healthy BBQ Ideas

You don’t have to cut your favorite foods from the standard barbeque menu to make it a healthier barbeque. Include Fruits and Vegetables There are lots of different ways to add fruits and vegetables to the menu. It can be as simple as having a fruit and vegetable tray with dips that make them more fun to eat. A smoothie ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad

Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad

Eating Spring Greens  is a wonderful way to cleans during the spring season.  Greens are a good way to feed the body needed nutrients after the winter Months.  This Salad is spring favorite and simple to toss together. Ingredients 1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup raspberry vinegar 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon paprika 2 green onions, ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

The American Lung Association says poor indoor air quality can lead to infections and lung cancer. And according to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, 70 percent of participants surveyed are concerned about indoor air quality. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the concentration of certain pollutants is often two to five times higher indoors than outdoors. The best ways ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 4 Air Purifying Plants for The Home

4 Air Purifying Plants for The Home

One of the first plants I was ever able to keep alive for more than a few months was a Peace Lily. I find them to be beautiful as well as easy to grow. They are poisonous to cats and dogs so keep them a safe distance from the animals. I just love the fullness of the Dieffenbachia. (I love ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Cherry Juice for Spring!

Cherry Juice for Spring!

Cherry Juice has so many wonderful benefits for your health besides its deliciousness.  Make sure to get the 100% juice variety with no added sugar or sweeteners. Helps normalize your metabolism – some studies have shown that the red color of the flavonoids helps the fight against obesity Boost your immunity response – flavonoids can also help to fight infection. ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Ideas For Your Front Porch

Ideas For Your Front Porch

Now that you have done some spring cleaning, here are some ideas for your front porch to give you a new look! Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential Cleaning Services • Residential Home Sale Cleaning Services

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Super Foods For Spring

Super Foods For Spring

According to THE BEET, here are some of the 7 best spring superfoods to consume. 1. Strawberries Strawberries are about 50 calories per cup and pack a ton of nutrients [that are] hard to find all in one food,” says Trista K. Best, MPH, RD, LDN at Balance One Supplements.“ From a nutritional standpoint, strawberries are unique in that they ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Lemon Week - Lemon & Rosemary Simmer Pot & All-Purpose Spray

Lemon Week – Lemon & Rosemary Simmer Pot & All-Purpose Spray

If you haven’t heard of or tried a simmer pot before, you are in for a treat. This is a perfect and all-natural way of deodorizing your home. If you are about to have any guests come to your home, or you are doing some spring cleaning yourself and would enjoy some aromatherapy during it- here is a perfect and ...

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - Mint Week - Habanero-Mint Jelly

Mint Week – Habanero-Mint Jelly

This is a fun, spicy, and minty jelly that goes great with cream cheese and crackers, salmon, bleu cheeseburgers, and whatever else you want to try it with. If you try this jelly, let us at Clean & Pink know what you think about it. When preparing this jelly, remember that chile peppers contain volatile oils, so wear gloves and ...

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - Keep Roses Fresh for Longer

Keep Roses Fresh for Longer

We hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine’s Day yesterday! Today, as part of our clean living we would like to inform you exactly how to keep all your roses you received yesterday fresh longer. To do so, first cut the stem diagonally and only one to two inches from the bottom. You will need to trim them like this every ...

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - Wear Socks Over Your Shoes

Wear Socks Over Your Shoes

Need some more traction when shoveling? Try wearing a second pair of socks over your shoes or boots when doing your snow removal. You’ll be less likely to fall when shoveling on icy pavement. Memphis and Icy conditions: All you Memphians this past Thursday and Friday we have all be put to the test with power outages, ice and bad ...

USDA Recalls More Than 28,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Due to E. Coli Concerns - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

USDA Recalls More Than 28,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Due to E. Coli Concerns

The beef was sold at several retailers, including Walmart and Kroger. If you’ve got some ground beef in the refrigerator or freezer, you may want to take a look at the label. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, Interstate Meat Dist. Inc. is recalling more than 28,000 pounds of ground beef products due to E. coli concerns. The Oregon-based brand ...

The Best Way to Keep Your Garbage Disposal Clean and Fresh! - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

The Best Way to Keep Your Garbage Disposal Clean and Fresh!

First, turn on your garbage disposal and plug your sink with a stopper. Fill your sink 1/4 of the way with cold water and add a tray of ice, a sliced lemon and a sprinkle of clean salt into the water. Remove plug from sink and allow the contents to process through the disposal. The ice cubes and salt will ...

The Benefits of Ginger - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

The Benefits of Ginger

So why Ginger? What is the feature, function, and benefit of ginger’s usage? According to gaiaherbs.com great deal. But first I must share a tip I have been using for over 20 years. My neighbor and Actor friend Robert told me this when I lived in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida that I never forgot. Freeze your ginger root. This way, ...

DRINK GREEN! - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

DRINK GREEN!

After the Holidays, many try to focus on health. Maybe it is a new year’s resolution. Whatever the reason, drinking green once a day is easy.  A personal brand that I have tried and like is this one and runs about 50 dollars. Feel good on the inside. What Are Greens Powders? Greens powders are dietary supplements that you can ...

TO MAKE… or break? - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

TO MAKE… or break?

Who were the first to make resolutions for the new year? People have been pledging to change their ways in the new year—whether by getting in shape, quitting a bad habit or learning a skill—for an estimated 4,000 years now. The tradition is thought to have first caught on among the ancient Babylonians, who made promises in order to earn ...

Cleaning Industry - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

Cleaning Industry Analysis 2020 – Cost & Trends

Cleaning is a necessity in every home and office – between dusting windows and taking the trash out, Americans spend approximately six hours per week just cleaning their homes. The importance of having a clean living and working environment is not only important for practical reasons, but studies show that this does have an impact on mental health too. Spaces ...

Human Connection or Technical Contact or Both? - Memphis Cleaning Service

Human Connection or Technical Contact or Both?

Clean and Pink Co. is considered a “small business” in the cleaning industry. The noun, in our business is “clean” and the verb is “service” in the B2C sector. National trends indicate that running a “small business” in 2021 is a tough game. Additionally, US trends benchmark that running a small business in the service industry, is brutal. The definition ...

Mustard for Burns - Memphis Cleaning Service

Mustard for Burns

This will require a bit of common sense when assessing the situation. But for my minor burn, I can 100% state that it worked. This thanksgiving, I grabbed a hot pan by the handle, that I didn’t know was hot. It was a cast iron handle at that. I immediately headed to the fridge to find yellow mustard. The blister ...

Reindeer Cup Cakes - Memphis Cleaning Service

Reindeer Cup Cakes

Cupcakes: • 9 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature • ¾ cup white sugar • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 2 eggs • 1 ½ cups sifted self-rising flour • ½ cup milk Frosting: • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature • 1 tablespoon milk • 1 drop brown food coloring Decoration: • 6 vanilla wafer cookies ...

Fall Table Setting Ideas - Memphis Cleaning Service

Fall Table Setting Ideas

Oh! I just love this idea for a small fall table setting. If you home is natural in colors and you have a young adult table in another part of the house, less fancy and more comfortable this is it!  This is just so beautiful and what an unexpected combination. The feminine powdered colors and the more masculine checkered fabrics ...

Thanksgiving Turkey Tip! - Memphis Cleaning Service

Thanksgiving Turkey Tip!

Spread mayo under your turkey’s skin to get it crispy. You may have heard of rubbing seasoned butter under the skin of the turkey before cooking it to impart moisture and flavor, but chef Roxanne Spruance suggests a different spread: mayonnaise. She seasons mayo with lemon and herbs, roasted garlic or even bacon, then pipes it between the skin and ...

Tips for Dry Skin During the Winter Months - Memphis Cleaning Service

Tips for Dry Skin During the Winter Months

According to Harvard Medical Schools Publishing article, this sheds a bit of light on the layers of the skin. But as we get into colder months, we tend to use heat more frequently in heating the home, taking hot showers, and warm blankets, bedding and clothing. All needed for climate change and warmth. But one approach when taking a shower ...

Pumpkin Caramel Pie Bars With Toasted Coconut - Memphis Cleaning Service

Pumpkin Caramel Pie Bars With Toasted Coconut

If you love pumpkin pie and are a sucker for salted caramel, this is the Thanksgiving dessert for you. The buttery press-in crust eliminates the stress of rolling out pie dough, and baking it in a 9×13 pan means no crimping necessary. To make these pie bars extra special, we developed a simple homemade caramel sauce and stirred it right ...

Get Back Mold! - Memphis Cleaning Service

Get Back Mold!

Clean and Pink staff members are trained to “Dry” the shower after they clean it. This is especially important for glass doors, shower walls, and the shower floor. There are too many reasons to list, but the main reason is for preventing mold growth and hard water stains on the glass doors. Many Glass doors have a clear track/ or ...