Easy Tips for Quick Kitchen Clean Up

Can’t stand the mess in the kitchen? Well, before you escape… do your future self a favor and give it a good tidy. Here are some easy tips for quick kitchen clean up. They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home. What they really mean is that it’s the messiest, most used place […]

How Often Should You Vacuum?

Wondering how often should you vacuum? The answer may surprise you. It depends. The house we live in had brand new carpet when we moved in. What a treat! Forget the fact that it’s practically white carpet, okay, very light beige. And a rental. Who does that? Needless to say, we’ve tried hard to take […]

How to Keep Floors Clean in the Summer

This post has been sponsored by Spot Shot® Instant Carpet Stain Remover. All opinions are my own. Get out and enjoy the sunshine and waves this summer, knowing you won’t need to break a sweat to keep floors clean. Check out these easy tips. Summertime and the living is easy, right? Well, in some ways. There’s […]

5 Cleaning Hacks You Need to Try Today

This post has been sponsored by Spot Shot® Instant Carpet Stain Remover. All opinions are my own. Cleaning house can be a bear, particularly when there are spots and stains to deal with. Check out these five simple cleaning hacks you need to try. We’ve rented this particular house for almost 8 years now. I […]

Housekeeping at the Holidays

Housekeeping at the holidays can be tough. There’s packing and unpacking, traveling and guests. How do you keep the house tidy during the holiday season? Can I just say that keeping your home “company-ready” is a full-time job? I’m not saying you should do so or that it’s even possible. But, keeping a neat and […]

Establishing a Cleaning Schedule for Your Home

A cleaning schedule may sound like drudgery, but it can be a fantastic strategy to help you keep up on the housework and enjoy a clean house. While I’m not naturally someone to embrace schedules and spreadsheets, I’ve found that they come in really handy when managing a home. After all, there is no chef […]

Be Prepared for Car Sickness

You never know when your child might feel queasy on the road, so pack a box of supplies for cleaning up so you’re prepared for car sickness. Summer vacations are just around the corner. And with vacation comes the summer road trip. While your destination and your luggage are important things to plan for, so is […]

Medicine Cabinet Spring Cleaning

The arrival of spring means that germs start to wake up after their long winter’s nap. Cut them off at the pass with a thorough spring cleaning and restocking of the medicine cabinet. This post is sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All opinions are my own. While I live in a pretty temperate climate, I still […]