How to make sure your house looks like a dump

I’ve been doing a lot of research in leading up to writing this post. Years and years of research. ...more

How to Make DIY Toilet Fizzy Bombs

I’m always trying to find ways to keep my house clean and smelling good with minimal work. I’m not lazy by any means, but my unofficial motto in life is “work smarter, not harder.”...more
These look great! But, will they absorb moisture and disintegrate in if they sit in the bathroom ...more

All-Natural Easy Shower Cleaner

I got tired of looking at the streaks on my shower. I needed a way to get rid of them without using a ton of chemicals. Here is an all-natural easy shower cleaner I made with everyday household items. Enjoy!  ...more

Introducing The Broom Huggie

Just a few days ago I connected with a super talented mom, surgical technician and entrepreneur on Twitter. Since joining the Twitter world I have met so many amazing bloggers and it has opened up so many more options of sharing my content with the world. I love it. Jessica Rowin is my new friend on Twitter, and she is trying to start her business called The Broom Huggie. ...more


Cold and flu season was pretty bad for us this year. My 1 year old got sick, then my 2 year old, then my mom who was visiting from out of town, and then I got sick....more

What I Learned From My Cleaning Lady

When I went through a long period of serious illness, we hired a cleaning lady. Some people feel guilty about hiring someone to clean for them, but not me. Cristina was heaven-sent, and I would hire her back in a heartbeat if we could afford it....more
This is such a great post! I also wouldn't have thought to use a bunch of extra spray, but since ...more

5 Ways to Split Household Chores and Avoid Fights

Cleaning the home when you live together is not the easiest thing on earth. First and foremost, you will have to see where each of you stands on the cleaning scale. A neatfreak living with a clutter bug is just a recipe for disaster.#1 Accept the fact he may do things his own way...more

10 Questions To Consider Before Letting Your Kids "Help"

The best way to discover what a controlling psycho a parent can be is for mom or dad to agree to let the children help. Any task conceivable can go from being a simple chore that requires nearly zero effort or time to becoming a torturous job of repeating instructions, internal mantras to not lose your wits, and the most intense desire to scream every profanity you ever heard.The next time the kids start asking if they can help you, refer to this handy guide to help you decide if you’re being brave or stupid....more