Heavy Duty Homemade Window Cleaner

Heavy Duty Homemade Window Cleaner – a 3-ingredient DIY window cleaning solution perfect for dirty outdoor windows and glass surfaces! In the summer when we’re not up at the lake, you’ll often find me hanging out on our deck in the back of the house. We have a wooded backyard with a little creek running through it and I love to enjoy all the sights and sounds of summertime from the privacy of our deck. I have my little patio {Read More}

Spring Cleaning Tips for Dog Owners

Spring Cleaning Tips for Dog Owners – Are you sure you thought of everything when it comes to cleaning this spring? Keep your home clean and your dog and family healthy with these important spring cleaning tips! Spring is sure taking its sweet time making an appearance around here. To say that folks around these parts are a bit disappointed with Mother Nature would be an understatement. Although I’m not a fan of the cold weather, when you’re a person who {Read More}

Miracle Carpet Cleaner

I really should make this Miracle Carpet Cleaner by the gallon. That’s just the way it is when you have kids and a dog, right? Things get messy. And when you have a husband who insists on putting carpet in the living room, the hallways and the bedrooms (because it’s just more cozy that way) you need to have some tricks up your sleeve to clean up the toughest of messes. Let me tell you where I first saw this {Read More}

Using Vinegar in the Laundry: How to Whiten Whites

This post has been sponsored by Four Monks. All thoughts and opinions are my own. If anyone would have told me years ago what a struggle it would be to keep white laundry, white. . .I wouldn’t have believed them. Growing up, my mom would soak socks in bleach before washing them in a hot water wash. We did laundry on Mondays and Thursdays, and I’m pretty sure our family had some of the whitest socks on the planet. I {Read More}

8 Homemade Hacks: Cleaning Recipes

Happy April Fool’s Day! I really don’t like this holiday AT ALL. People pull pranks on me all day because they know I’m gullible. I’m the type of person that trusts most everyone until you give me a reason not to. In this day and age I know that’s probably a dangerous quality to have, but that’s just me. Take it or leave it. So anyway, I’m not here today to share a cake recipe that could be passed off {Read More}

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Air Freshening Tabs

Air Freshening Tabs – Make these tablets with only three ingredients and then place anywhere that needs some freshness like the bottom of garbage pails or in closets. After about a month, crumble them into your laundry for another boost of scent! This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Raise your hand if you’re getting tired of this cold weather. If you could see me through your screen, I have two arms up in the air right now! {Read More}

Dishwasher Detergent

This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure.  So, raise your hand if the price of dishwasher detergent tablets make you crazy. Heck, even the powder detergent is expensive. But because most of us love the convenience of our dishwashers, versus washing our dishes by hand, we continue to shell out the cash for those little liquid tablets. There are a lot of recipes out there for making your own dishwasher detergent, but most of them use Borax or are in {Read More}

DIY Lemon Lime Dusting Spray

DIY Lemon Lime Dusting Spray – A lemon lime infused dusting spray you can make on your own at home. Works great! This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Dust drives me bonkers. Especially when the sun is shining in through the window and all of those little specks and particles just start to miraculously appear on every flat surface you have in the room. I’ll be the first to admit. I have a cleaning problem. Hi, my {Read More}

Lemon Lime Vinegar

This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. I’m in spring cleaning mode already, and I’m assuming many of you are, as well. I’ve received lots of messages and questions about “cleaning” lately, so I thought I better start sharing some more ideas with you all before you go on strike and abandon my little ‘ole blog. It seems as if today, everyone is trying to make better choices – eating healthier, exercising more often and using “natural” cleaning products. {Read More}

Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids with FREE Printable

It’s the day after New Year’s and I’m already in clean-up mode. The Christmas tree came down yesterday and I’m in the process of trying to organize and tidy up the house. My son, Dane, received an automated coin counter bank this Christmas and he excitedly went to fill it with coins he had stashed away in his room from birthdays and Easter baskets. He brought the jar to me and asked where he could get more coins to fill {Read More}