I've spent the last week cleaning and clearing out things from both my home and my storage. Inspired by a book I read about "tidying up" and how we cling to things we don't need for reasons hard to explain, but possible to overcome, I set out to create a home environment in which I wasn't constantly having to clean clutter every single day.
The book is a…Continue
Added by Sheila English on November 14, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
Having a newborn at home, or a small kid changes everything. Well, if you are here than you should already know that. What you may not know is that your cleaning habits should also undergo some changes. You have to clean more and you have to be careful in what ways you engage your child in the cleaning process. It is good to involve them in harmless things such as folding…Continue
Added by Lana Jane Fox on November 5, 2014 at 6:54am — No Comments
The carpets which adore almost all the houses have a long history of evolution dating back to the ancient times though it needs Area rug cleaning. We get the oldest reference of the carpet in the year 2500 BC which is found in the rock paintings of Egypt. As depicted in the rock paintings at that time the carpet rags were used for covering the floor spaces where the leaders used to sit. Gradually the carpet has undergone development through the ages in order to take the…Continue
Added by Julia Gomes on November 4, 2014 at 2:25am — No Comments
Clean carpets are hygienic and provide a healthy environment. They are often an expensive investment in the home or in an office area and, undoubtedly, they look and feel good as well as offering…Continue
Added by MBC on September 22, 2014 at 12:49pm — No Comments
When it comes to tile flooring, people have countless opportunities to pick the right one for them. There are just so many kinds and types of tile flooring that some people just can’t make up their minds on one and they end up with a serious mess. We must admit that the nice tile floor has a lot of…Continue
Added by Jane Wilson on August 6, 2014 at 7:35am — No Comments
The air is a source of live and we practically can't live without it. Without the amazing oxygen our life on this planet would be practically impossible. But we can't help but notice, that nowadays the quality of the air we breathe in has decreased significantly. This…Continue
Added by Jane Wilson on August 1, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments
The spring is both a beautiful and a dangerous season, and it's fast approaching in Australia. From one side there's the beauty of the nature, because this is the time when the trees start blossoming and getting back to life, which makes everything look quite…Continue
Added by Jane Wilson on July 17, 2014 at 7:40am — No Comments
As a parent, we're often so used to running on autopilot that we rarely ever even stop to think about why we're doing something. We just continue to do it mindlessly, day after day after day. Take, for instance, the gazillion and one loads of never-ending laundry and the gazillion and one loads of multiplying…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 19, 2014 at 10:29am — No Comments
A few weeks ago, I noticed that our dryer was taking a long time to get our clothes dry. I decided to get my older children to help me do some investigating and try to find the source of the problem. I had a feeling that there was some lint trapped in the dryer hose but after investigating a little bit we discovered…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on November 12, 2013 at 8:11am — No Comments
You might not have an idea of how many times the entire day you touch your expensive cell phone to talk. To call, to do a text, to check emails, to retrieve some important stuff and also to show off. Do you wash your hands every time when you pick for a new task? You might be giving “are you kidding me” stare, but let’s get serious. Do you wash your hands? The answer of this question is “NO”.
No matter how clean are your hands, there are minute dust/dirt and oiliness on your hands and…Continue
Added by Neha Gupta on August 21, 2013 at 12:41am — No Comments
For years I have been buying expensive organic or natural products for our bodies and home, and it's been a frustrating process. I'm frustrated that there are HARMFUL products allowed to be sold in this country, I'm frustrated the ones that aren't are often more than I can afford. And until recently, I was frustrated with myself for not having enough time to make my own. I assumed it was very time consuming and as a working mom there was no way I could add one more thing to my to…Continue
Added by Kelly on July 19, 2013 at 8:22am — No Comments
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Each week, Laura Morey, your Simple Solutions Diva, posts videos, recipes and simple tips that help to make life easier! Whether it is for the home, kitchen, garden, and more, Simple Solutions Diva focuses on "Keep It Simple, Make Life…Continue
Added by Laura Morey on July 13, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
Some women view cleaning up as a chore, but I view it as a step by step process that is organized, effective and actually relaxing (crazy I know). Allow me to explain:
Here is picture of my kitchen after dinner, which pretty much looks like a disaster. There are dishes everywhere, items to be stored and put away, dirty napkins, counter tops that are littered with cutting boards, grease and the remnants of a delicious meal.…Continue
Added by Ellie Hirsch on June 24, 2013 at 9:33pm — No Comments
Ah, some me time! I'm not hanging out in my garden, sprucing up, checking out what's growing and planting more seeds which seems to have become my norm. I'm not taking a trip to the mall, which used to be my norm. Nope! I was cleaning up my house. Can you believe cleaning has become "me time"? I'm lovin' it!
My husband took the kids to a graduation…
Added by Ronda on June 1, 2013 at 6:59pm — No Comments
Is your bathroom a disaster? Does your bathroom need deep cleaning? I know mine is usually cluttered with beauty products and personal items on the bathroom counter. The bathrooms in our house are lacking in storage so our personal care items usually end up sitting on top of the…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on April 10, 2013 at 5:06pm — No Comments
My life has changed!
No, really. I am so excited to tell you about this new cleaning system and trust me, there’s not much that has to do with cleaning that excites me. But this, my friends, this has to be shared with mamas everywhere! It’s called the…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on April 10, 2013 at 7:49am — No Comments
If you’re like me, when kids came into your world you wanted everything in your home to be as clean as possible. You probably went to great lengths to disinfect everything because you wanted your child to live in the cleanest environment. And you may have even safely assumed that as long as the cleaning supplies you were using weren’t bothering you, they weren’t bothering your baby either. Sadly, that’s not true.
Here are 4 of the most toxic ingredients that are found in almost…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on April 9, 2013 at 7:04pm — No Comments
Do you spend your weekend trying to get some cleaning accomplished? Most women usually end up cleaning on Saturday mornings, especially, if the younger kids are still asleep. This is a perfect time to clean up the kitchen and the living room. Cleaning up these two rooms doesn’t have to take more than…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on April 6, 2013 at 3:23pm — No Comments
I don’t know anybody who enjoys dry cleaning. If you want a really funny story about dry cleaning, you can check out my friend, Vicky, at the Pursuit of Normal here.
But besides the…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on April 2, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
Most people I know are eager to welcome the approach of Spring and all that goes with it: opening the windows for fresh air, planting flowers, putting out the patio furniture. What most people are probably not thrilled about? Spring cleaning.
The idea of giving your house a good old fashioned…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on March 20, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments