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Spring Cleaning & Organizing Tips

Spring Cleaning & Organizing Tips

A new season is a great opportunity to organize and decorate your home. Here are a few of my spring projects for cleaning, decluttering and adding pretty seasonal color.

Great Eco-Friendly Cleaner + Natural Home Care Tips

Great Eco-Friendly Cleaner + Natural Home Care Tips

Cleaning up after a busy family can feel like an uphill battle. It’s helpful to use a cleaning schedule and effective eco-friendly cleaning products. Here are some of my top tips for weekly house cleaning!

How to Deal with Five Things Commonly Stained by Kids

How to Deal with Five Things Commonly Stained by Kids

As anyone with kids knows, they can be a mess. You turn your back for one second and all of a sudden there’s a big stain on your rug or couch. We take all sorts of measures to try and prevent these stains from happening — cups with lids, keeping food in the kitchen, etc. — but it’s not always enough. Once that stain appears in your home, your next question is almost immediately “how do I get rid of it?” To help you out, here are five things commonly stained by kids and how you can deal with them.
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Tips to Teach Kids Laundry Skills

Tips to Teach Kids Laundry Skills

What is loads of fun and never ends? Laundry! Just kidding about the fun part. Doing laundry does seem to take up quite a bit of time within mommy life. Here are some tips to help young kids get involved with the family laundry routine.

5 Commonly Overlooked Household Cleaning Responsibilities

5 Commonly Overlooked Household Cleaning Responsibilities

A mom’s house cleaning routine usually includes vacuuming, wiping countertops and cleaning the bathroom. These five cleaning tasks are often overlooked but are just as important to maintain a happy and healthy home.

Tips to Manage Endless Laundry

Tips to Manage Endless Laundry

Does anyone disagree that laundry can seem like an endless task? I used to wash our laundry casually but now with 3 kids I’ve found I need to pick a schedule to wash, dry and fold our laundry. Here are some tips to manage your endless laundry routine and keep your family from running out of clothes.
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How to Naturally Wash Laundry for Messy Kids

How to Naturally Wash Laundry for Messy Kids

Parenting comes with lots of laundry! I like using natural laundry products that are safe for my family and effective at removing stains left by messy kids. See what we thought of Molly’s Suds laundry products!

Clean with Lemon + Keep Produce Fresh

Clean with Lemon + Keep Produce Fresh

Fresh lemon is a great basic kitchen essential for cooking and Eco-friendly cleaning — the natural acidity found in lemon is tangy and ideal for degreasing! Plus, keep lemons fresh and delicious in Rubbermaid FreshWorks produce containers.

5 Simple All Natural Home Cleaning Solutions

5 Simple All Natural Home Cleaning Solutions

If you have never considered using all natural disinfectants for your home, now is the perfect time to switch to green cleaning solutions. Some recent surveys have proved that about 40% of the cleaning products and disinfectants sold on the market are not efficient against microbes and bacteria. Household solutions such as vinegar and borax prove to be effective against bacteria, without all the chemicals.

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How to Clean Cloth Diapers

How to Clean Cloth Diapers

Washing cloth diapers is actually quite simple. Just as many families’ wash routine for clothing is different, there are many different ways to wash cloth diapers.

Green Kitchen Cleaning Tips

Green Kitchen Cleaning Tips

The kitchen is the most popular place in the house and the messiest. Our Eco-friendly cleaning tips can help you minimize germs and go green in your kitchen.