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The Best Uses for Baking Soda
Baking soda is amazing! This versatile substance can be used to remove stains, keep your sneakers...
Thanksgiving Cleaning with Vinegar, Lemons, Salt, and Baking Soda
It’s time to clean the house for Thanksgiving! Find out how to make homemade cleaners from natural...
White Vinegar: Powerful But Use With Caution
It’s hard to think of a natural substance that serves so many everyday purposes as vinegar—from...
15 Uses for Coffee and Coffee Grounds
I’ll admit to a lifelong coffee addiction. Fortunately, coffee grounds and leftover coffee have so...
Spring-Cleaning the (Hen)House
April is the beginning of the busy season for me. The snow is gone and the garden beckons, but high...
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up the Garden
By now, many of you have heard of Marie Kondo’s book called The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. ...
How to Get Rid of Bad Smells
There are many ways to mask bad odors in your home, but how do you truly get rid of them? Here’s ...
Homemade Bathroom Cleaners: Toilets, Tubs, and Tiles
To clean your bathroom, use items straight from the pantry! From a toilet bowl cleaner to tub, tile...
How to Clean and Season a Cast Iron Skillet
A cast iron skillet can last a lifetime—probably several if it’s passed from generation to...
The Many Household Uses for Vinegar
Here are some of the many household uses for white vinegar—from cleaning to stain treatment to...
Make Your Own Laundry Detergent
This year, I started making my own laundry detergent. It’s less irritating on my skin—and works as...
Cleaning Tips to Reduce Allergens
While it’s a challenge to truly allergy-proof your home, there are certainly practical cleaning...
Spring-Cleaning Naturally: 6 Ingredients
When it comes to spring-cleaning or any kind of housecleaning, I use an array of six admirably...
Household Uses for Stale Bread
There’s a surprising amount of practical, household uses for old, stale bread! Here are a few of...
Household Uses for Lemons
Lemons aren’t just good for adding flavor to recipes: They’re also very useful around the house!...
How to Care for Table Linens
After a special holiday feast or dinner, how do you care for your table linens? Here are five...
Household Uses of Salt
Salt certainly makes our food more flavorful, but it can also work to fix many of our unexpected...
Household Uses for Candles and Candle Wax
If you burn candles in your home—especially around the holidays—keep in mind these household candle...
Holiday Kitchen Cleaning Checklist
Here are some holiday kitchen cleaning tips because, at this time of year more than any other, the...
How to Choose a Clothesline
Use a clothesline instead of a dryer to dry your clothes in warm, dry weather. You save money,...
Frugality, Hoarding, and Mindfulness
Have you ever considered that you’re perhaps too frugal? Sometimes, these thoughts cross our minds...
Uses for an Old Toothbrush
Before throwing the old toothbrush out, take a look at what it can do to improve the small things...
Clean House with Tropical Plants
NASA calls it Sick Building Syndrome. I know it as a stuffy house that needs a good airing, as my...
Organize and Clean Your Toolbox
Check out our tips for organizing your toolbox. You will never have to search for that handy...
Kitchen Cleaning: Dishwasher, Freezer, Oven, Refrigerator, Sinks
Check out our easy solutions for cleaning your kitchen. If you have any great tips, please post...
Homemade Cleaners: For Carpet, Floor, Glass, Drains
Here is advice on how to make homemade cleaners and stain removers for your home. If you have any...
Make Your Own Cleaners
Make your own cleaning products. Homemade cleaners are simple and a great way to save money....