Cleaning Tips

How to Clean a Spiralizer

Spiralizers have come a long way in cost and ease of use, and right now they can be found in most homes across Canada. Some companies have taken the vegetable noodle concept one step further by offering electric and manual machines with different blades which produce anything from thin spiral slices to julienne noodles to […]

February 20th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance|

Inspire Yourself with the Show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

The creators of the Netflix show ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’ are marketing geniuses. Released on January 1, 2019 the show arrived on our virtual TV doorstep on the same day that most of us were looking to make all manner of lifestyle changes, whether it be diet, fitness, cleaning or budgeting. For us at […]

February 15th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Organization Tips|

Help! Burned-on Chocolate Destroyed my Pot!

So, you decide to make a batch of homemade chocolate truffles for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. Everything goes according to plan. The truffles look delicious and they taste even better. The problem now lies in the difficult cleanup, specifically with the pot in which they were made. You may have turned away for […]

February 13th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Valentine's Day|

Love, Life & Sugar: How to Organize your Baking Stuff

Love and baked goods go way back. I Nothing quite says “I love you” louder than some tasty sweet baked goodies. From heart-shaped cookies to red velvet cupcakes to a sensual treat like strawberries dipped in chocolate, the way to your beloved’s heart is often through their stomach! And, it will come as no surprise […]

February 8th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Family, Organization Tips, Valentine's Day|

How to Clean a Waffle Maker

January is notorious for its lack of fun, as typically on the first day of the new year people declare all manner of new regimens and intentions. Frugality and fitness are highly popular, but nothing beats everyone’s desire to cleanse and curb all-things-food. It’s like everyone chooses to slam the door on the delicious indulgences […]

January 23rd, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance|

Fear Not Post-Fondue Pot Clean Up

Popular in the 70s, the fondue pot has made a resurgence making a simple night in seem more like a major celebration. Whether it’s the main entree or a sweet dessert, it’s exciting for the whole family, young and old. That is, until it comes time to clean the pot. Suddenly, removing the remnants of […]

January 18th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Party|

Toilet Bowl Goals

Ask a room of a thousand people, “What brings you joy?” and travel, relationships and fulfilling work will top the lists. Not one will say scrubbing my toilet. But we’re here to help reset your thought pattern when it comes to this unglamorous but necessary chore. By channeling the motivational wisdom of gurus like Tony […]

January 11th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Health, Maintenance|

Cleaning Resolutions for the New Year

Sticking to New Year’s resolutions can often be a challenge. But, typically, the challenge lies in the scope of the resolution rather than the task itself. This year, what about focusing your efforts on five cleaning resolutions that will benefit the whole household?

Schedule it!

Grab a pen and your old-school paper calendar, laptop or mobile phone […]

January 4th, 2019|Cleaning Tips, Maintenance, Organization Tips, Winter|

How to Clean Your Festive & Functional Burlap Decor

Whether it’s a decorative pillow cover, heirloom decoration, table runner or a Christmas tree skirt, if it’s made of burlap, there are a few things you need to know. This chic rustic material can be cleaned and remain intact for decades but only if you follow these five cleaning rules:

Rule #1:  Don’t Put Burlap in […]

December 28th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Decorating, Maintenance|

It’s a Stovetop Miracle!

The gas fireplace and twinkly lights are aglow and your jazzy holiday playlist is just right.  All your guests have arrived with their favourite bottled drinks and famous hors d’oeuvres. The festivities are officially in motion! Sooner than later, everyone will be milling around your kitchen. Unavoidably, eyes will fall upon your stovetop. Will it […]

December 14th, 2018|Christmas, Cleaning Tips, Family, Party|