Cleaning Tips

Keep Athleisure Wear Pristine and Pill-free

Athleisure is an ongoing trend in the fashion industry, defined by Wikipedia as clothing designed for workouts and athletic activities that is worn in other settings, such as the workplace, school, or casual and social occasions. So, it’s basically like wearing your Lululemon clothing to the gym, then to the grocery store and finally deciding […]

February 23rd, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Laundry, Outdoors, Spring|

Easy Solutions for Stubborn Makeup Stains

Whether it’s from your deodorant as you pull on that little black dress, or concealer from a friend’s face after a quick hug, makeup stains are typically unexpected – and can be tough to remove. So, next time it happens to you, consult this handy how-to-fix-it list and make that stain magically disappear.

Deodorant

While deodorant may not […]

February 21st, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Laundry|

Getting the Best Results from your Dishwasher

Any appliance repair specialists will agree: no two dishwashers are created equal. What’s more, every single one of these experts not only carries tools and spare parts; they each carry a wealth of experience and more than a few of tricks of the trade. Here’s a handy list of their top dos and don’ts to […]

February 16th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Health|

Old-fashioned Cleaning Tricks that Still Work

Inheritance comes in all shapes and sizes: large sums of money, treasured heirlooms, secret family recipes like Granny’s shortbread or Uncle Bill’s BBQ rib glaze. Once in a while, an indispensable pearl of wisdom trickles down too, such as strange and wonderful ways to clean your home. Here’s a list of some old-fashioned cleaning tips […]

February 14th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Health, Laundry, Maintenance|

The Subtle Art of Perfecting Valentine’s Day

The French poet, Pierre Reverdy, wrote, “there is no love; there are only proofs of love. Whatever love I might feel in my heart, others will see only my action.” And, how true that is! We all know it’s the little things that really show someone you care. So, this Valentine’s Day, along with the […]

February 9th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Family, Valentine's Day|

The Happiness Project can Transform your Mind, Body and Home

Cleaning your home has so many more benefits than just clean floors and shiny mirrors. In fact, cleaning has many psychological benefits as well. And, it’s these psychological benefits that really stand out in Gretchen Rubin’s book, The Happiness Project. Gretchen’s focus in the book is much more extensive, taking a full year, month by […]

February 7th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Health, Maintenance, Organization Tips|

Six Alternative Uses for Aluminum Foil Sure to Surprise you

Did you know the origin of aluminum foil can be traced back to the early 1900s? Life Savers, an iconic candy, were first packaged in foil in 1913. To this day, these popular treats are still encased in the world-famous aluminum foil tube. Aluminum foil’s popularity has grown over the past 100 years, quickly becoming […]

January 31st, 2018|Cleaning Tips|

Treat Wooden Kitchen Tools to Some TLC

Wood is one of the oldest materials used to make kitchen tools due to its natural antibacterial properties. Beautiful to behold, wooden spoons, cutting boards, and wood handled knives are still the most commonly used items in the kitchen today. In fact, they are among the best tools to use on non-stick cookware, as they […]

January 19th, 2018|Cleaning Tips|

Common Cleaning Habits to Break in 2018

Yes, it is possible to clean the wrong way. These inefficiencies are a waste of time that no one can afford. So, as we welcome in 2018, let’s look at five common ineffective cleaning habits that we need to break.

Reaching for Harsh Cleaning Products 

Most of the cleaning in your home requires nothing more than gentle, […]

January 12th, 2018|Cleaning Tips|

Cleaning Up after the Biggest Party in the World

Whether you are out with friends, or celebrating quietly at home, millions of people around the world watch the Times Square Ball drop in New York City on New Year’s Eve. Thousands of people gather in the Big Apple to celebrate, wearing gimmicky glasses, blowing horns and waving sparklers. But as the confetti and balloons […]

January 3rd, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Winter|