Cleaning Tips

Keep your Home Tidy with these 3 Foolproof Ideas

Above and beyond our daily cleaning chores, something seems to break or need extra TLC in our homes almost every single day. The list can vary, from easy to replace remote batteries to time-consuming tasks, […]

Pack the Perfect Litter-free Lunch

School lunches can generate a lot of waste. In fact, the Recycling Council of Ontario suggests that the average student’s lunch generates a total of 30 kilograms of waste per school year, which translates to […]

If these Walls Could Talk

Do you take your walls for granted? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Even ‘Martha Stewart’ style cleaners need a reminder that walls require, at minimum, a yearly scrub down too. The job may seem daunting and boring, […]

Spring Cleaning vs. Everyday Cleaning: The Ultimate Checklist

Everywhere you look, spring clean buzz is in the air! Internet headlines and the cover of every home decor magazine are ready to tackle spring cleaning! But, apart from being an annual tradition, what does […]

Swedish Death Cleaning: A Surprisingly Uplifting Process

This new macabre-sounding cleaning technique may be more than just a passing lifestyle fad thanks to its unexpectedly inspirational common sense philosophy. Swedish death cleaning is simply the act of scaling down our belongings so […]

The 4 Kitchen Tools We Can’t Live Without!

Ever catch yourself about to tackle a truly ugly, inconvenient or problematic clean up in the kitchen, and you think ‘if only I had help’. Well, today’s your lucky day! Just as there are many […]

Your Clothes Called, they want you to Iron Out these Bad Habits

Gunk on your iron got you steaming? That gunk is simply a result of synthetic and natural fibres melting onto the iron’s soleplate when it’s too hot. In typical morning mayhem, we flip the iron […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

The Weather Outside is Frightful, but your Herb Garden can be so Delightful!

Yes, you can grow herbs year-round, no matter how much it snows. Nowadays there are brilliant designs from self-watering pots to LED light-augmented systems, that help your herbs thrive in all conditions. Whether you have all […]

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 […]

Keep your Home Permanently Purged by Avoiding these Five Behaviours

In a 24-hour period, we make non-stop choices that lead us towards or away from clutter. It can be something as simple as accepting one more rewards card, or another set of holiday themed towels. […]

Five Tips to Keep House Plants Healthier

It isn’t until the winter months that we realize how much brighter our houseplants make our home. Apart from cleaning the air in our home, their fresh green vibrancy makes us feel good. In fact, […]

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 […]

How to Give your Recycling Bin a Makeover

Waste free grocery stores and zero waste lifestyle boutiques continue to pop up in Vancouver, Toronto and New York. It’s not just peace-love-and-granola multi-taskers that are getting onboard with this trend. Everywhere you turn, people […]

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 […]