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Achy, grumpy, coughy, sneezy, sleepy, dopey, pukey. The seven dwarves of sickness have come to stay at my house this week. While being sick as a kid had some great perks (Staying home from school! Watching cartoons! Eating alpabet soup and chocolate pudding!), being sick as a grown up? Not so much. There's no one to wait on me and the house turns into a pigsty. So, as much for myself as for you, I've rounded up our best tips for getting through cold and flu season.

Taking care of the house:

Taking care of yourself:

Preventive measures:

(Image: Lindsay Tella from Carly and Chip's Resourceful and Refined Home)