Time to wash the dishes

Like many of my friends, I have explored house cleaning/home making sites. All I walked away with was a deluge of emails and a very shiny sink....more

Flylady Helps Me Clean and Vomit Simultaneously

As Thanksgiving approaches, I can’t help but obsess about a clean house.I don’t care about the food. Food is easy.But cleanliness is always an issue in my house. We have three kids and a dog — plus I’m pregnant and have no energy right now. So yes, my house is in constant disaster mode. We keep on top of it the best we can, but some things just have to slide while I’m pregnant. It’s frustrating, but I just have to deal....more

How to Clean Your Living Room

The living room is the place where people invite guests, have family reunions and mainly spend a lot of time there. A living room has to be nice, clean, tidy and most of all – comfortable, so all your guests and of course you, can have a good time. Cleaning a living room may be really troublesome depending on the achieved clutter level....more

How To Keep Flimsy Stemware Safe in the Dishwasher

I have a few delicate glass pieces that always make me nervous in the dishwasher. Normally, I wash these by hand because I have this fear that they will get knocked over and break…I don’t know what would happen to my dishwasher if a glass broke mid-cycle but I imagine it wouldn’t be pleasant.My other problem is that I tend to be lazy and I don’t want to hand wash stuff… that’s what a dishwasher is for. (I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had this exact argument with my mother growing up)....more

That's brilliant! We don't have a dishwasher but I'm filing this idea away in hopes that I will ...more

Simple fixes for the germiest places in your home (and office)

Did you know germs from flushing the toilet can last in the air for up to 2 hours after flushing? Gross!...more

Micro Steam Bags - a busy mom's best friend!

There are few products that I would purely classify as “must haves” for busy moms of young kiddos.  When I come across such a product, I love to share my find!  Micro steam bags definitely fall into this category for me – how many times do moms of young kids find themselves in front of the sink washing bottles, pump supplies, pacifiers or bottles?  So many of these products include little parts th ...more

Dishwasher Soap TIP!

Leaving your dishwasher soap under the sink can actually ruin the soap and not make your dishes as clean because of the dampness of the location. Make sure you keep your dish soap in a closed container instead of being open. How To Test Your Soap ...more

It's Spring Cleaning Time!

Winter is dwindling away and we'll soon be throwing our windows open to springtime. This is traditionally the time of year when we give our nests an extra-good cleaning, a ritual that might date back to cave-dwelling ancestors shedding their insect-infested winter wraps on the first warm day of spring. ...more

It's very motivational to have someone to check in with every day and to have an organized ...more