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This is great general housekeeping advice that friends pass along to one another. Just general, good-to-know stuff about keeping house.

12 Days of Clean: Cleaning Holiday Decor Messes

Tis’ the season when glitter, tinsel, and holiday trees invade the homes of thousands. But what do you do when the glitter and glam...

My Daily Kitchen Cleaning Routine

The other day I was standing in my kitchen after we had eaten dinner (I get to rest while my husband cleans up), and...

How to Clean Your Pillows!

Pillow talk. It's usually sexy and almost never about how clean or dirty your pillows actually are. We get asked all the time here...

Keep Your Room Clean!

Earlier this year we made a video about cleaning your room and in 7 short months, it has garnered over 250,000 views and more...

DIY Poo Spray (Make Your Own Poo Pourri)

You've likely seen the commercials with that sassy English lady speaking in a very classy manner about the unsavoury topic of bathroom duties...err..dooties (with...

12 Days of Clean: Pre-Guest Tidy in 10 Minutes

Tidying vs. Cleaning There is a difference you know.  The divisible line is whether something is being cleaned (i.e. dirt removed, spiffed) or simply tidied...

Hardwood vs Laminate vs Engineered Hardwood Floors | What’s the Difference?

We've all heard about these kinds of floors but let's be honest, if you're not a contractor, a decorator or builder you're likely unsure...

Cleaning With Toothpaste!

I've recently discovered that toothpaste - ideally the non-gel type, and with baking soda - is a super duper cleaning product! Why It Works It's got...

How to Properly Wash Your Hands

This topic might sound a little overly simple to some of you,  however, as cold and flu season quickly approaches, I thought it would ...

3 Steps to Help Organize Your Bedroom Closet (Or Any Closet)

Step 1: Purge The easiest way to begin organizing your closet is by getting rid of anything that’s too small, or that you know won’t...

Cosmetics & Toiletries Expiry Guide!

It's crucial to check your cosmetics and toiletries for signs of degradation. While nothing too harmful can come from using expired products, some may...

Deodorizing Antique Furniture Pieces

I love antiquing. I've searched high and low and have taken home everything from gorgeous jewelry to old magazines, mirrors and frames and even larger...

Dyson DC30 Handheld Vacuum Review!

This is a standard (read: base model) handheld vacuum that is designed to compete with a base model handheld vacuum. The days of dust busting...

Declutter Your Bathroom: 10 Things You Can Toss Today! (Part 6)

A few times a year, I'll walk into my bathroom and start to notice things that just don't belong anymore, which leads me to...

4 Dishwasher Disasters & How to Avoid Them!

Washing dishes is one of those chores that we need to do on a daily basis; otherwise, dishes pile up and take over your...

12 Days of Clean: Cleaning Up Oven Spills!

If you are cooking for the holidays, I want some. Send me a care package. We always complain that we eat too much but it...

How to Vacuum a Carpet, Rug & Shag Rug!

If you don't know this about me already, I am going to make it crystal clear for you: I do NOT like vacuuming. However,...