I am guest blogging on my friend, Heather's blog, Chronicles In Health. I am writing about how I came pretty late in the game to understanding how important it is to try and clean with as many natural-based cleaning products as possible. You know how I love my gloves and I talk about them too. … Continue reading Guest Blogging at Chronicles In Health
I have been reading about the Mrs. Meyer's Apple Cider Multi-Surface Spray Cleaner. I am nothing if not a lemming, so I had to see what all the fuss was about. I am well acquainted with other Mrs. Meyer's Multi-Surface spray scents but had not tried this one. On one of my Target runs I … Continue reading Mrs. Meyer’s Apple Cider Multi-Surface Spray
(My gleaming kitchen courtesy of hard work, raw hands and old fashioned cleaning methods) Here's the update on how I did while cleaning my home for one week using only the methods/tools/products of the time period of a book. In this first challenge, I was cleaning like the character Anna, from the high school books … Continue reading Clean Like A Character #1-Update
Clean Like A Character: A literary and cleaning challenge where I clean my home for one week using only the tools and methods from the era of a chosen book. Clean Like A Character-Challenge #1 I will be cleaning like the character, Anna, the “hired girl” from the Betsy-Tacy series written by Maud Hart Lovelace. I will … Continue reading Clean Like A Character
Even though my husband and I are heading into our second year as empty nesters, I still embrace this Back To School time of year with excitement: New clothes! New cleaning supplies! Crisp air! A fresh start! Less time in a bathing suit in public! The concept of Spring Cleaning makes sense even though very … Continue reading Back To School Cleaning
I have a few Golden Unicorns among cleaning supplies: Those elusive items that I can't readily find in stores. In no particular order some of my hard to find items include: The True Air plug-in mini air purifiers; Spic and Span All Purpose Spray in Forest Fresh; Orange Pledge. Maybe I can get all of … Continue reading Orange Pledge-An Elusive Favorite
Call me crazy but there is something so satisfying about using a lint roller on fabric other than clothing? Can I get a witness? When I saw the new 3M Scotchbrite 50% Stickier Lint Roller, I had to give it a try. I am a bit of a rebel because I do not have any … Continue reading Vacuum Substitute With Scotchbrite 50% Stickier Lint Roller.
There was a wonderful reality competition show that aired in the U.K. about ten years ago called, Perfect Housewife, hosted by Anthea Turner. Anthea is a lady who knows a lot about homemaking, entertaining, cleaning and more. She was ahead of her time. Link to her website: https://www.antheaturner.com Don’t let the DVD covers fool you: it’s a … Continue reading Perfect Housewife U.K. Show and What Does Clean Smell Like?
One of my children is moving into their first apartment. Which of course filled me with the urge to impart my cleaning wisdom. So much to say! So little will be heard! I decided to distill my cleaning tips into a short “must do” list. I laminated it and plan to leave it on the … Continue reading Mom’s Apartment Cleaning Cheat Sheet
If forced to choose my favorite scent I would choose lemons every time. I am still searching in vain for Love's Fresh Lemon cologne. Yes, I just dated myself. The brand, Fresh has a pretty good dupe called Fresh Lemon Sugar. When it comes to cleaning products, I also put lemon at the top of … Continue reading When life hands you lemon cleaners-rejoice!