This past week, I’ve gotten emails from several people asking what to do about mountains of housework. The laundry is piling up, the dishes beckon from the sink and crumbs taunt from the floor. How does a busy wife and mom cut through the mess without being a full-time maid? If this is you,
Do you ever look around at your messy home and wonder where to start cleaning up? As much as we try to keep things tidy, it’s just not practical in a busy home. And that doesn’t bother me (too much). But still, we’ve got to clean up and a messy home makes me crabby.
What is it with boys and shoes? My son’s soccer cleats start to stink after just a few wearings. He plays soooo hard! How to clean smelly shoes: (DIY shoe freshener) Luckily, it’s easy to get the smell out of smelly shoes. All you need are 2 ingredients: 1 tablespoon baking soda 2-4 drops Purification essential
Do you want to avoid chemicals in your home and save money on cleaning products? These natural homemade cleaning recipes are simple to make and cost just pennies per batch. 1. Simple all purpose cleaner Use on: kitchen counters, bathroom counters, other surfaces. Cost: approximately $0.25-.30 per quart 2. Homemade glass and window cleaner
I get a lot of questions about creating a laundry system and keeping laundry under control. I just received this question and I thought you might be able to relate. Thanks, Rachel, for letting me post your question. Question I have a 7 yr old girl, 5 yr old girl, 6 yr old boy
Homemade glass cleaner is just about the easiest cleaner to make. You probably already have all the ingredients you need. No measuring is required. This is one DIY cleaning product that everyone can make. Homemade Glass Cleaner In a spray bottle, mix equal parts rubbing alcohol and water. You can just eyeball it –
It’s easy to see when the dishes need washing or it’s time to do laundry. However other household chores also need to be done regularly that aren’t always so obvious. Over at Sarah Titus, I’m sharing a list of 8 household chores you probably forgot to do. Have you done any of these lately?
I’ve made a lot of homemade household cleaners for years, but it’s only recently that I started making my own homemade laundry detergent. I had seen lots of recipes for liquid homemade laundry detergent, but I didn’t want to mess with a 5 gallon bucket and cooking soap and such. (Affiliate links are present.) UPDATE:
I don’t know about you, but I definitely have better things to do with my time than spend all day cleaning. Unfortunately cleaning house is a fact of life for families, especially those with little kids. This week on my friend, Sarah Titus’ site, I shared my 6 favorite easy ways to keep your
Hand sanitizer is convenient when you’re on the go, especially with kids (hello icky grocery shopping cart!). But I don’t care for the ingredients in a conventional bottle of hand sanitizer. There’s no need to cringe when you can make your own homemade hand sanitizer with natural ingredients for a just few pennies. Affiliate links
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I’m the creator of Decluttering School (formerly known as Early Bird Mom), lover of organized spaces, encourager to women and mom to four boys. Click here to read more!