Cleaning Tips

Use the Good Dishes: How to Clean Fine China

When the last slice of pie has been enjoyed, and everyone around the table is happy and full, it’s time for the real family tradition or bonding activity to start – cleaning the dishes.

While most dishes can […]

Natural Cleaning Solutions for Three Tough Stains

Bathtub ring: The infamous bathtub ring is a sight for sore eyes. A great cleaning solution that is safe for all bathtub surfaces is a simple paste made of 1 tablespoon liquid Castile soap and […]

Natural Remedies for Scratched Wood Furniture

If you’ve had a piece of wooden furniture for a while, chances are it likely has a couple scratches on the surface. Now that you are preparing your home for the holidays, you may not […]

Gifts to Make Christmas More Meaningful

We often forget that Christmas is about more than just giving the coolest gifts of the season. Instead of purchasing a tangible gift for that special someone, try one of these methods instead.

Support the […]

Christmas Tree Challenges and How to Solve Them

Pets: Dogs and cats are very curious creatures, and as such, your Christmas tree may be in jeopardy during the holiday season. Here are some clever ways to protect your tree from your curious pets.

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Fingerprints? How to Clean them from Different Surfaces

Painted walls: Begin by gently wiping fingerprints with a damp microfibre cloth and a small amount of mild detergent or a general-purpose cleaner. Avoid spraying cleaner directly onto the wall. If the paint finish is flat or matte, be sure to […]

Four Surprising Ways to Clean your Grout

The grout between your tiles in the bathroom and kitchen often become caked with dirt or mould, which is not a pleasant sight. The good news is, cleaning your grout is easier than you think, […]

Shop your Home this Holiday Season

Going on a shopping spree can be really exciting, especially for the holidays! Loading up on the latest wrapping paper designs, holiday themed cards, stickers and ribbons is joyful. But year after year this tradition […]

How to Winterize your Lawnmower

A perfectly manicured lawn can be a thing of beauty. But if you’re wanting to have repeat success, you’re going to need to give your frequently used lawnmower a great deal of TLC, especially in the […]

YES! It’s Time to Show off your Best Linens, Silverware & China

“Don’t save something for a special occasion. Every day of your life is a special occasion.” – Thomas S. Monson

During the holiday season, we all want to make our homes look and feel extra special. But […]

From Toxic to Healthy: How to Clean up your Art Supplies

Creative activities such as painting, sculpting, drawing and photography are relaxing and rewarding hobbies. They help lower stress levels and leave us feeling mentally clear and calm. The mental health benefits are clear, but exposure […]

Declutter your Mind with this 3-step Action Plan

If you’re feeling overwhelmed these days, you’re not alone. Although we’re living in the most abundant, uber-connected, technically savvy time, the pace of progress is wearing us down. More and more print and online magazines […]

Care for your Computer in 6 Simple Steps

It doesn’t matter if the junk you accumulate is in your home, garage or computer hard drive, it must be cleaned and purged regularly. Typically, the family laptop is the last thing on the list […]

Say No to Plastic Bags with these 5 (Fashionable) Excuses

Most of us don’t want to admit it, but our homes are drowning in plastic shopping bags. The truth is, we’ve fallen prey to their so-called convenience, when in fact they’re nothing but trouble. Plastic […]

How to Part with your Piano

In the eras before radio and recordings, pianos were a middle-class must-have. They were the main source of a family’s music and entertainment. But, with the way of technology, this is no longer the case. […]

Bulletproof your Filing System in 7 Easy Steps!

Tired of misplacing every piece of mail that comes through the front door, or losing documents within your office? Frustrated that you can’t travel because your passport’s expired? Ready to start paying your bills on […]

Clean Mirrors Boost Morale

November weather can often seem dull and dreary. The leaves have fallen off the trees, the grass is no longer green and yet snow is still a month or so away. Don’t let this lack lustre […]

Best Way to Clean the Cat’s Litter Box

Cleaning the cat’s litter box is important – for you and your cat. Cats are clean animals, but they can leave nasty germs in their litter box. Toxoplasmosis, for example, is one of the nastiest. […]

How to Clean and Organize your Purse

Have trouble finding your keys or your lipstick? An organized purse will save you time. Here are 9 tips that will help:

Dump everything out of your purse onto a table or kitchen counter. Divide […]

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 […]