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The Best Way to Clean a Lampshade

I’ll be honest I really dislike cleaning tedious things like plants, decorations and lampshades but at the end of the day it’s a good thing to know how to do, even if you don’t do it all the time, because those things get dusty and...
by Ask Anna on May 27, 2015

How to Sterilize Everyday Items in 90 Seconds!

My friend Renee is a genius. Well let me back up… My friend Renee recently had her 3rd baby and discovered the microwavable sterilizer bags. While I was visiting her last month she pulled one out and was so excited about her new discovery but t...
by Ask Anna on May 22, 2015

5 Tips to Control Clutter

An interesting thing about clutter is that it creeps up on you. It doesn’t magically appear one day; it took time to become clutter. Think about each and every time you used something and didn’t put it back where it belonged, or you pur...
by SimpLeigh Organized on Apr 15, 2015

Clean Green Laundry: 10 Eco-Friendly DIY Hacks & Tips

Get your garments clean, bright, soft and beautifully scented the eco-friendly and affordable way with these 10 green laundry tips, including natural laundry detergent recipes, lightening laundry without bleach, making line-dried towels softer and el...
by WebEcoist on Mar 29, 2015

How to Freshen Your Workhorse of a Dishwasher – Naturally!

I love my dishwasher with a love that’s a bit inappropriate.  I spent years without one, so I don’t ever take her for granted.  I mean, she’s a workhorse that saves me broken, soggy nails and chapped hands. But sometimes, she get...
by The Bold Abode on Mar 25, 2015

Weekly Cleaning Tips for Your Home

  Since most of us are in “spring-cleaning mode”, I’ve decided to share my weekly cleaning schedule so that maybe you will become inspired to create your own weekly schedule. Take note that I am a stay-at-home mother, so I am...
by SimpLeigh Organized on Mar 24, 2015

Spring Cleaning-Twice a Year

With springtime upon us, now is a good time to post my spring (and fall) cleaning routine. If you keep up with your cleaning routine throughout the year, your spring cleaning list shouldn’t be too long. Be sure to check out my other posts wher...
by SimpLeigh Organized on Mar 22, 2015

How to Freshen a Really Stinky Bathroom – the kind that boys use

One word. Boys. If you live with any of the male gender, you know what I’m talking about without my having to even explain.  I’ve never seen a bathroom this gross.  I grew up with three sisters, so I had NO FREAKING IDEA how gross boys...
by The Bold Abode on Mar 20, 2015

DIY All Natural Scouring Scrub

I’m enjoying sharing this series, The Naturally Fresh Home, with you so much! My home has never, not ever, smelled this good. Like ever. {I so feel like Taylor Swift right now} But we can’t have a naturally fresh home without making our...
by The Bold Abode on Mar 18, 2015

How to Freshen a Stinky Microwave

I don’t know about you, but the microwave is one of the things that I resist cleaning. I’m not sure if it’s just because it’s up high and hard to reach {which it’s not, btw} or if I’m just lazy prefer to do other t...
by The Bold Abode on Mar 16, 2015

25+ must-do Spring Cleaning Tasks & Free Printables

Spring is just days away and it is also time for… Spring Cleaning!  Today I am sharing 25+ must-do spring cleaning tasks and some free printables that I know will be so helpful for you! Don’t worry, I’ve included helpful tips and t...
by Ask Anna on Mar 16, 2015

How to Freshen a Stinky Vacuum Cleaner

Today is the first in our series of posts about having a Naturally Fresh Home!  Read this post to learn more about the ingredients you need. I’d like you to meet Big Bertha.  She’s our twenty-something year old, clunky, dirty, work-hors...
by The Bold Abode on Mar 11, 2015

All Natural All Purpose Household Cleaner

One of the first things you need to have a Naturally Fresh Home is this All Natural All Purpose Household Cleaner. And, oh. my. gosh. It smells so much better than any store-bought cleaner I’ve ever used. It’s like cleaning with little p...
by The Bold Abode on Mar 7, 2015

Ingredients for a Naturally Fresh Home

So, funny story. I’ve known about using natural cleaning products in the home for years.  Years and years, actually.  Morgan’s mom has used Borax to wash her clothes since, well… ever. And that’s just washing clothes.  I m...
by The Bold Abode on Mar 6, 2015

15 Minutes to Spring Cleaning

What if spring cleaning could be done in small intervals? What if it could be avoided altogether by spreading the work out, throughout the year?
by Hunter Happenings on Mar 4, 2015

How to clean a Butcher Block and make it look AMAZING Again!

 I'm really, really thankful for my awesome kitchen island. It was a process to get it looking amazing again, but wow, so worth the time and effort! Just look at the before and afters! The wood cutting board on top was well used. With large...
by Lewisville Love on Feb 18, 2015

How to clean a Butcher Block and make it look AMAZING Again!

 I'm really, really thankful for my awesome kitchen island. It was a process to get it looking amazing again, but wow, so worth the time and effort! Just look at the before and afters! The wood cutting board on top was well used. With large...
by Lewisville Love on Feb 18, 2015

How to Polish a Stainless Steel Sink

Dirty sinks can take a hike down the Blue-Ridge trail with all the other dirty appliances.  They should all trek there in their grime and grease and just camp out far, far away from the human race. Clean sinks? Clean sinks got game. I talked about h...
by The Bold Abode on Feb 11, 2015

5 Tips To Keep Your Refrigerator Running Smooth And Clean

This content was originally taken from the website RemoveandReplace.com Click the link to go to the website that created this original content... RemoveandReplace.com - DIY Projects / Tips / Tricks / Ideas / Repair We have 5 tips that will keep your...
by Remove and Replace on Feb 3, 2015

Cleaning Command Center

Whether you do all the house cleaning yourself or have hired help, keeping all of your cleaning supplies easily accessible and neatly (and pretty!) in this cleaning command center will ease normally daunting everyday tasks.   Yesterday I sha...
by First Home Love Life on Jan 23, 2015


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