Austin Maid

Austin Maid

We found this great resource for makeing a green cleaning kit to have arround the house…

Here is a exceprt from the post and a link to it…

Baking soda
Washing soda
White distilled vinegar
A good liquid soap or detergent
Tea tree oil
6 clean spray bottles
2 glass jars

HomeAway, a Web site of vacation rentals, will use the funding for acquisitions of other vacation rental Web sites. The company plans to boost its rental inventory, marketing efforts and continue to develop its technology for locating and renting homes online.

The company has already begun that expansion through the acquisition of, or Vacation Rentals by Owner. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed., HomeAway’s largest competitor, was founded in 1996 and as amassed nearly 65,000 properties worldwide. provides rent-by-owner vacation properties in the U.S.

Combined with’s inventory, HomeAway’s portfolio of vacation rentals comprises more than 130,000 properties in nearly 100 countries. will continue to operate as an independent brand run by the existing management team.

An Article in the Austin Business Journal has revealed news that the Austin economy is 37th in the Nation.

This is up two spots form last year.