We’re moving on to Day 5 of my 30-day guide on how to get organized and clean house. From what you’ve been telling me on Facebook and Twitter, you’re feeling great about how your home is starting to look. So let’s keep going! Tips On Getting Organized and Cleaning House •Do it daily: Each day […]
Ready for Day 4 of my how to get organized and clean house in 30 days guide. By now, you should be seeing some real progress in the kitchen, while daily tidying of the rest of the house has it looking nice, too. If you’re just getting started, don’t fret: you can always start with […]
Ready to get started on Day 3 of my guide about how to get organized and clean house in 30 days? By now you’re probably starting to see your house looking tidier, thanks to the Daily Whole House Cleaning routine. Let’s keep that momentum going today as we tackle more of those areas where a […]
Why would anyone want to know how to make garlic powder at home? The answer is because it’s so easy, and you never have to wonder about the quality of your ingredients. If you eat primarily organic, as our family does, you’ve no doubt discovered how difficult it is to find organic spices and herbs […]
Recently at a Christmas gift bazaar, I stumbled across the most amazing treat: hot cocoa on a stick! The lady who’d made them said they’re one of her best sellers, because most people think it’s too much trouble to make them even though she thinks they’re quite easy. Well, I’m not most people: I badgered […]
Growing up, my favorite part of opening gifts on Christmas was finding out what Santa had tucked into my stocking. My mom was great about filling mine with little treasures: small glass figurines, tiny pots of scented lip gloss, miniature books, beautifully wrapped European chocolates, and many other special treats. You can imagine my surprise […]
Whether you’re doing some Spring Cleaning, or you’re just tired of that musty smell, knowing how to wash electric blankets without ruining them is a great way to freshen your bed while protecting your investment! I’m ashamed to say that I destroyed three — three! — electric blankets over the years before I finally found […]
Have you noticed yourself wondering more often during the summer how to clean grimy pillowcases? Maybe it’s the heat and humidity combined with the extra activities we all take on, or perhaps you’ve had house guests who weren’t good at removing their makeup before bed. Either way, dingy pillowcases tend to be stinky ones, too. […]
When my son recently did the household laundry to earn pocket money, I quickly realized he had no idea whatsoever how to sort laundry. Not only did he pretty much just toss everything into the machine, he managed to cram three peoples’ clothing, sheets and towels into ONE load to which he added most of […]
Knowing how to improve home humidity can improve your health, protect your home’s structure and furnishings, and as a bonus, can reduce your energy bills! What Is The Proper Indoor Humidity Level? The recommended indoor relative humidity level is 35 to 45%. Problems arise when the humidity is too low or too high, so it’s […]
Coming up with hostess gift ideas can intimidate even the most socially-savvy. Sadly for those of us who enjoy entertaining, too few people understand the etiquette surrounding the hostess gift and simply decide to skip it, passing by an opportunity to thank their hostess properly and make their presence memorable. Why Give A Hostess Gift? […]
If the holiday season sees your bank balance dropping as fast as the outdoor temperatures, you’ll love these frugal ways to stay warm in winter without turning up the heat! Let the sun shine in. Open the curtains on the sunny side of your house during the day and the radiant heat will help warm […]
It’s here, it’s here — the final day of this series about how to get organized and clean house in 30 days! We’ve cleaned bathrooms and bedrooms, the laundry room and the kitchen; we’ve organized junk, spice, and cutlery drawers; we’ve kept our house tidy day in and day out using the daily cleaning routine, […]
We’re wrapping up my series about how to get organized and clean house in 30 days. On day 29, we’re cleaning our home office ceiling, walls, and shelves. We’re also giving our bathrooms their weekly cleaning, and counting down the hours until we’re finally done! Tips On Getting Organized and Cleaning House •Do it daily: […]
As we wind down this 30-day series about how to get organized and clean house, it’s time to turn our attention to a few final places that everyone puts off — including me. Hey, why do you think I saved these for the end? Today we’re cleaning our hallways, then organizing that pile of paperwork […]
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