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.


While deodorant may not […]

February 21st, 2018|Cleaning Tips, Laundry|

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|

Got a Bad Case of Sock Loss? Try These Quick Fixes

A few years ago, Samsung commissioned a study to address the bizarre phenomenon that happens when socks go into the washing machines, never to be seen again. The study concluded that in a single lifetime, people who do laundry lose a minimum of 1,264 socks! To add insult to injury, the cost for a lifetime […]

January 5th, 2018|Laundry, Organization Tips|

Do you do This? 7 Ironing No-no’s

1) Use too much heat on delicate fabrics: With delicate items, if the heat is too high, there is a risk of melting fabric. Start with polyester, silk and other delicate fabrics and use the lowest setting.

2) Iron fabrics that are too dry: If a fabric is really dry and wrinkled, it’s important to mist […]

October 18th, 2017|Laundry|

Magnetic Ironing Mats to the Rescue!

No matter who you ask, ironing is one of those chores we typically all try to avoid. We rarely ever dig out that chunky, awkward ironing board, to give our clothing a quick iron. If only there was a more convenient way to iron your clothing. Well, look no further! Thanks to the brilliant mind […]

May 17th, 2017|Laundry|

Drying Racks 101

For one reason or another, throwing a load of laundry into the dryer isn’t always an option. Whether your dryer is on the fritz, or the laundromat is closed, or you’re looking for a more environmentally friendly drying option, there are endless solutions that can help you dry your clothes without the use of a […]

May 5th, 2017|Laundry|

Six Things you should Never put in the Dryer

It’s always wise to check the product care labels on your clothing and fabric items prior to putting them in the dryer, to make sure they remain in their original state. There are some general rules of thumb you can follow though, so here’s a guide to help you determine which fabrics should typically be […]

February 3rd, 2017|Laundry|

Clean Tomato Sauce Stains the Simple Way with Molly Maid

Ever watch – in horror – as a huge drip of tomato sauce lands on your white t-shirt?

Next time it happens, grab a can of shaving cream. It’s an effective and easy solution. The shaving cream helps dissolve the tomato sauce before it sets as a stain.

How to do it:

Apply shaving cream to the […]

March 1st, 2012|Cleaning Tips, Green Housekeeping, Laundry|