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Latest Cleaning How-To’s

How to clean a mattress from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Clean A Mattress

It’s good to know how to clean a mattress considering just how much stuff builds up in and on this soft surface where we spend so much time. You already know about dust mites and the dead skin cells they feast on, but many mattresses also contain sweat, blood, urine and other bodily fluids… along […]

How to get kids to clean from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Get Kids To Clean

At least once a week I receive an email asking how to get kids to clean. Not surprisingly, the frequency of such emails spikes during summer vacation and today alone I received four. Four! The emails range in tone from exasperated to downright furious but they all have one thing in common: a distraught parent […]

Latest Cooking How-To’s

How to make homemade bbq sauce recipe from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Make Homemade BBQ Sauce (Recipe)

I promised earlier this week that I’d share my homemade BBQ sauce recipe, and here it is! I’m lucky enough to near one of the great BBQ capitals of the world, Kansas City, which means there’s no shortage of restaurants offering amazing ribs, burnt ends, and briskets. Even with all of the wonderful dining options, […]

How to make homemade ketchup recipe from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Make Homemade Ketchup (Recipe)

If you’re looking to eliminate high-fructose corn syrup and processed foods from your family’s diet, knowing how to make homemade ketchup is a real boon. As I’ve mentioned previously on this blog, following my husband’s diagnosis with brain cancer I’ve made a concerted effort to ditch processed foods but, as much as I hate to […]

Latest Laundry How-To’s

How to wash electric blanket from HousewifeHowTos.com

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 […]

How to clean grimy pillowcases from HousewifeHowTos

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. […]

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How to repel wasps naturally from HousewifeHowTos.com

I wish I’d known last summer how to repel wasps naturally. Instead, I wasted a miserable Saturday morning with my swollen arm on ice, and another three weeks itching miserably. Turns out, I’m a bit allergic to wasps and had no idea. Since then, I’ve spent considerable time researching how to keep wasps away, because […]

How to improve home humidity from HousewifeHowTos.com

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 […]

Latest Organizing How-To’s

Cleaning and Organizing ebook

Today, I’m celebrating the release of my new eBook 30 Days to a Clean and Organized House exclusively on Amazon. This eBook specifically expands on my series from earlier this year, and was written for those of you who don’t like clicking through lots of links. If you are tired of apologizing about your home […]

Day 30 how to get organized and clean house from HousewifeHowTos.com

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, […]

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