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What to buy in July for big savings from HousewifeHowTos.com

What To Buy In July For Big Savings

Knowing what to buy in July, and what to avoid purchasing, can save you money at the cash register or online. Check out these great deals — and rip-offs. What to buy in July Groceries: You know you should use coupons to save money but, let’s face it, clipping and sorting them is a chore. […]

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How To Forget Your Bathroom Experience

This post brought to you by Quilted Northern. The content and opinions expressed below are that of http://housewifehowtos.com/. No one likes to think about what happens in the bathroom, and when everything is working right we don’t have to. While a clean and nicely decorated bathroom is part of that, so are the things you […]

How to keep the kitchen clean from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Keep The Kitchen Clean

You do your weekly kitchen cleaning, and you Spring clean your kitchen, too, but still you find yourself wondering how to keep the kitchen clean between times? You are not alone. I often refer to mine as a “working kitchen” largely to distinguish it from the kitchens some of my closest friends have: beautifully decorated […]

How to do laundry faster in an HE machine from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Do Laundry Faster in an HE Machine

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tide® HE Turbo Clean™ for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. When HE washing machines were first invented, many people saw them as the answer to the perpetual laundry routine. You know the one: where every day seems like laundry day because your tiny […]

Printable monthly cleaning routine from HousewifeHowTos.com

Printable Monthly Cleaning Routine

This printable monthly cleaning routine can help you keep up with weekly room-by-room cleanings, along with all of the other little tasks that go into keeping a home clean and organized. A day-by-day plan like this is a great way to get started cleaning and organizing your home. If you need even more motivation, along […]

Homemade Montreal Steak Seasoning Recipe from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Make Montreal Steak Seasoning (Recipe)

Knowing how to make Montreal steak seasoning can ramp up the flavor of that steak you’re grilling for the Fourth of July. As with many homemade spice mixes like DIY Mrs. Dash or taco seasoning, it’s less expensive to make your own if you already own the spices and, if you don’t, it’s worth buying […]

How to shop smart from HousewifeHowTos.com

Introducing the Shop Smart Category!

One of the keys to good homemaking is knowing how to shop smart, and that’s why I’ve decided to create an entirely new category for the blog based on honest product reviews — the first new category since the day I established HousewifeHowTos.com! As a homemaker, it’s not surprising that I buy a lot of […]

How to organize your bedroom from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Organize Your Bedroom

When I was a kid, I thought you automatically figured out how to organize your bedroom when you became an adult. Then, in my early 20s, my mother came to visit me in my first two-bedroom apartment and just about had a heart attack when she saw my bedroom. It’s not that I didn’t know […]

how to clean spilled nail polish from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Clean Spilled Nail Polish on Carpet, Wood and More

Just about every woman who enjoys a home manicure has found herself wondering how to clean spilled nail polish off carpet, wood, clothing, or tile. I’m no exception, thanks to my two cats who decided to chase each other around the house one day while I was painting my nails a vivid shade of scarlet. […]

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What To Buy In June For Big Savings

Knowing what to buy in June helps save money by leveraging your purchasing dollars. Since manufacturers and retailers typically follow predictable sales cycles, timing your purchases can lead to big savings on everything from groceries to electronics and household goods. Check out the guide below to know what you should (and shouldn’t) buy this month. […]

How to get rid of silverfish from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Get Rid Of Silverfish (and keep them away)

Trying to get rid of silverfish can be frustrating because they prefer scurrying around in the dark and are quick to hide when you turn on the lights. Rather than smashing them one-by-one, . What are silverfish? If you’re a Star Trek fan you know that the bugs Khan puts in Chekhov’s ear look a […]

How to eat avocado pits or use them around the house from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Eat Avocado Pits (and other uses)

Earlier this year, a friend was surprised to find out that I didn’t know to eat avocado pits or even that such a thing was possible. Since I love learning new ways to use kitchen scraps, I jumped at the chance to find out more about this. Health Benefits of Eating Avocado Pits Most of us […]

How to clean blinds from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Clean Blinds

If you’ve had little success reducing the amount of dust in your house you’ll want to know how to clean blinds. Most people metal, vinyl, or wood blinds are more allergy-proof than fabric curtains or drapes, but that’s only true if they’re cleaned regularly. Unfortunately, cleaning blinds can seem overwhelming but it doesn’t have to […]

How to clean wood floors from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Clean Wood Floors

If you grew up in the 70s you probably didn’t learn how to clean wood floors because you didn’t need to — that decade’s home decor was as bad as its hairstyles. Fortunately, while flare-leg pants may be making a comeback, carpeting in the kitchen or bathroom remains as distasteful as poodle perms for men. […]

How to wash dry-clean clothes from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Wash Dry-Clean Clothes

I still remember the day I found out how to wash dry-clean clothes. I’d been stepping around a growing pile of dry-cleaning for weeks, but our household budget was too strained to even think about dropping them off. Knowing there’s a “pink tax” on women’s dry-cleaning, I eventually weeded out my husband’s shirts and took […]