• How To Make Tomato Powder and Use It, Too
  • How To Clean a Kitchen Sponge (and what to do with old ones)
  • How To Get Rid Of Pantry Moths
  • How To Repel Wasps Naturally
  • How To Clean A Mattress

Try these recipes:

Homemade Pita Chips recipe from HousewifeHowTos.com
Oven Roasted Ratatouille from HousewifeHowTos
Homemade Margarita Mix Recipe from HousewifeHowTos.com
Bacon Cheddar Garlic Crackers from HousewifeHowTos.com

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How To Clean a Kitchen Sponge (and what to do with old ones)

Knowing how to clean a kitchen sponge can not only eliminate nasty kitchen odors but protect your family’s health. Like a smelly kitchen rag, dirty sponges breed potentially lethal bacteria which can transfer to your hand, preparation surfaces, and even your food. Here’s how to clean your kitchen sponge, and what to do with old […]

How to get rid of pantry moths from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Get Rid Of Pantry Moths

The best way to get rid of pantry moths is by preventing an infestation in the first place. But what if your pantry is already infested? Here’s how to get rid of those pesky and disgusting pantry moths and keep them from coming back. How To Get Rid Of Pantry Moths Pantry moths don’t just […]

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 […]

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How To Make Tomato Powder and Use It, Too

Knowing how to make tomato powder and use it is one of the keys to getting your time and money’s worth from the tomatoes in your garden. If you’ve ever made homemade tomato sauce from your garden’s bounty, or even canned homemade ketchup like I did earlier today, you’ve probably looked at that pile of […]

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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

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How To Wash Electric Blankets

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

How To Clean Grimy Pillowcases

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. […]

How to sort laundry printable from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Sort Laundry (with Printable)

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 […]

Latest Money Saving How-To’s

How to repel wasps naturally from HousewifeHowTos.com

How To Repel Wasps Naturally

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

How To Improve Home Humidity

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 […]

Hostess gift ideas and etiquette from HousewifeHowTos.com

Hostess Gift Ideas and Etiquette

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? […]

Latest Organizing How-To’s

Cleaning and Organizing ebook

My New Organizing and Cleaning 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

How To Get Organized and Clean House: Day Thirty

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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How To Get Organized and Clean House: Day Twenty-Nine

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: […]

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