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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. Here are five things commonly stained by kids and how you can deal with them.

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. My kids seem to be particularly talented at creating laundry. I’ve begun teaching my girls (ages 3 and 5-years-old) how to help with gathering dirty laundry, folding their clean laundry and putting it away in their drawers. Here are some tips to teach kids laundry skills and help them get involved with the family laundry routine.
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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? Here are some tips to manage your endless laundry routine and keep your family from running out of clothes.

How to Naturally Wash Laundry for Messy Kids

How to Naturally Wash Laundry for Messy Kids

Moms know all about laundry. If nothing else, doing laundry is a regular task that we try to fit into our weekly routine. Laundry can also be a science, with tons of tips available about how to best wash laundry, remove stains from kids’ outfits, and even limit wear on clothing from regular washing. I like using natural laundry products such as Molly’s Suds and I try to regularly schedule doing the laundry at our house. I can’t do laundry every day and no one likes running out of clean clothes. Molly’s Suds helps our family stay clean and go green by using Eco-friendly laundry detergent.

This post is written on behalf of Molly’s Suds. All opinions are my own.

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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.

Spring Cleaning & Organizing Tips

Spring Cleaning & Organizing Tips

Changing seasons is the perfect time to do a bit of cleaning and refresh your home and daily routines. Here are the projects I’m working on to get organized for warmer weather!

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.

Cloth Diaper Deep Cleaning Tips

Cloth Diaper Deep Cleaning Tips

I’ve been using cloth diapers for more than 2 years and I love the convenience, savings, and Eco-friendly benefits. But after 2 years of regular daily use, our diaper inserts were looking (and smelling) a bit rank. I’ve heard the smell referred to as a “rotting turnip smell”. I regularly strip our cloth diaper inserts using an ammonia bouncer, but what do I do when that isn’t good enough? I put some elbow grease into the problem and came up with a cloth diaper deep cleaning process that made our cloth diaper inserts practically good as new!

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