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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.

7 Tips for SAFER CLEANING You Should Be Using Today!

It might seem harmless to use a cleaning product on something, or somewhere, where you're not necessarily supposed...

5 Cleaning Tips for Cold and Flu Season!

This article was sponsored by Robitussin, to learn more about their products visit robitussin.com/honey. To be fair, I was warned. Everyone said to me, "As...

7 Habits For a Cleaner Kitchen!

The kitchen is an MIA (or, a Most Important Area) for me. I know that I struggle with keeping the kitchen clean, although I...

15 Clever Uses For OxiClean Outside the Laundry Room!

Since I've been cleaning on a professional level, I have had a love affair with OxiClean. It just works! You put it in your...

DIY Holiday Home Scents!

I've talked about home scent signatures before; this is essentially what you smell when you walk into someones home. When it comes to your own...

Save $$ With These 7 DIY Cleaners!

  If you are a regular visitor to our site then I know a few things about you. One, you love saving money and two,...

Clean With Me: Bedroom Closet

  Cleaning out your closet can be a daunting task. I know I've been putting it off for a while, but I decided enough was...

5 Secret Storage Spots in Your Home!

Storage space is a finite resource, especially when you live in a city where real estate is crazy expensive! So, it's important that whatever...

Turn Your Bathroom Into a SPA!

  For as long as I can remember, I have been a spa lover - I honestly would spend my very last dime on the...

5 Simple Ways to Cut Your Cleaning Time!

Never in my wildest dreams or nightmares did I ever think I would be considered a cleaning expert. But over the past 11 years,...

Declutter Your Bedroom: 10 Things To Toss Today (Part 7)

  Decluttering is a real buzzword these days—but it's not a fad, it's a trend. It's here to stay. Decluttering is so important because the...

The 7 Dirtiest Spots in Your Home!

Put down anything you might be eating or drinking to avoid serious gross-outs. Today we're talking about the dirtiest spots in your home; you...

How Often Should I Clean It? (Bedroom Edition!)

  For me, cleaning is all about finding balance. If I'm not cleaning something enough, it's dirty, which frustrates me. On the flip side, I...

5 Simple Tricks To Breathe New Life Into Your Home!

We've been taking a lot about DIY home decor projects here at the CMS HQ lately. One of the questions we get asked about...

5 Amazing DIY BORAX Cleaning Tips!

In your online travels, you may have come across articles about the wonders of borax. While it is a lesser-known cleaning product, it really...

10 Minute Kitchen Cleaning Routine!

If you guys are familiar with CMS lingo, you've probably heard me say the word MIA before which stands for "Most Important Areas". And...