Cleaning Secrets

Here we share top 10 lists, great tips and other amazing cleaning ideas for you.

12 Days of Clean: Keep Clean While Wrapping!

So you are probably wrapping a lot of gifts if you are reading this.  Snippets of paper, ribbon, tissue paper, organza, pieces of wire, sequins,...

10 Ways to Clean with Rubbing Alcohol!

In my opinion, rubbing alcohol is one of the most underrated cleaning products in the world. But don't look for it in the cleaning aisle—it's...

Getting Your Kids to Clean!

Cleaning doesn't really come naturally for kids, does it? It sure didn't for me.  So it's no surprise that we get asked about the best ways...

Hate the Smell of Vinegar? Here’s How to Mask it!

It's true, I love a good DIY cleaning recipe. It's also true that not everyone likes the smell of vinegar—which happens to...

10 Handy Dish Washing Tips

There are only two things in this world more monotonous than hand-washing dishes: watching grass grow, and watching paint dry. However, for most of us, washing...

The Secret to a Streak-Free Mirror

A streaky mirror is not a clean mirror, despite the number of times you've tried cleaning it. Streaks are frustrating, unsightly and off-putting.  We all...

Melissa’s Secret DIY Room Deodorizer!

The simplest things are often the most impactful.  I love when things are easy! If you notice a smell coming from a room, area or...

How to Clean Plastic Containers

For those of you who brown bag it everyday, you probably are quite familiar with the plastic container. For those of you who have ever...

The Best Litter Box Cleaning Routine

Well, I'll admit it, I love my cats. I never liked cats before I had my own; in fact I remember being horrified when I...

How To Clean a Bathroom

Bathrooms are such a hot topic with our community. I don't know many people that love cleaning bathrooms, and I'd have to say I don't...

How to Clean Your Room! (Easy Cleaning Routine)

"Clean your rooooooom!" Man, if I had a dollar for every time my parents yelled this very phrase at me when I was growing up,...

Clean Your BBQ!

Cleaning a BBQ I love BBQs; the tastes, the smells, the anticipation of a perfectly grilled steak (my steak style is called 'Chicago'; rare on...

Wash Windows Like A Pro!

I've been asked a lot lately about cleaning windows and in particular 'what's the best way to clean a window' - so today, I'm...

How to Clean A Toaster (Pop Up & Toaster Oven)

Toasters, the unwanted wedding gift, the college dorm necessity, and the perpetuator of our addiction to carbs. Anyway, that aside,we get asked all kinds of...

How To Make A Bed in Two Minutes!

In the military, a neatly-made bed is a reflection of a soldier's discipline and attention to even the smallest details - they have beds...

How to Clean a Microwave

A microwave is pretty necessary in a kitchen. We use ours at least twice a day, and there's only two of us here.  That's 14...