Archive for Cleaning

Holiday Cleaning – 10 Tips To Get Your Home Holiday Ready

These 10 holiday cleaning tips will not only help you keep your house cleaner, but they will also make entertaining easier. Cleaning a house for the holidays shouldn’t be stressful, so follow the guide below to making your holiday cleaning a breeze. This post is sponsored by Branch Basics and contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. The holidays can be a very stressful time of the year. Between cooking, …continue reading


Clean House Tips & Tricks

Having a clean house is something that I have always tried to have.  Let’s be honest though.  It’s not always easy between work and kids, a clean house is usually one of the last things on someone’s list.  We needed a solution though, which is why I put together these clean house tips and tricks. This is a sponsored post on behalf of Shark.  All opinions are my own though. …continue reading


Carpet Cleaning Solutions

This post has been sponsored by Stanley Steemer, all thoughts and opinions are my own.   When you have a busy household that includes children and pets, you absolutely need to have go-to Carpet Cleaning Solutions that can get your through the day.  I say day because it can be a day to day struggle to keep the carpet clean between muddy paws and goldfish cracker crumbs.   When we …continue reading


Keep it Clean Basics

Do you live in a house where the messes seem endless? Between the kids and the dog, I can barely keep up. In order to keep our house clean and ready for guests we have agreed to some keep it clean basics. Also, at the end of this post I’ll be sharing some exciting news for a chance to win and keep your home clean for a year! “Thank you to Stanley Steemer …continue reading


Carpet Cleaning Tips

Does your carpet need a good cleaning?  Even in homes where everyone in the household is trained to take their shoes off before entering the house, the carpets can get dirty over time.  This is especially true in homes where there are children and pets like ours.  Our carpet cleaning tips are tried and true, even against the toughest messes. Thank you to Stanley Steemer for partnering to sponsor this post. …continue reading


Dust Free in Ten Minutes

Need your house clean for company coming?  Whether company is just dropping in or it’s a planned visit it can be a challenge to keep it dust free with a busy household.  There’s no need to worry though.  We’ll get it dust free in ten minutes or less even with kids and pets in the house!   Dust Free in 10 Minutes or Less At this stage in our life, …continue reading


Pet Cleaning Tips

Looking for a natural way to clean up after your pets?   These pet cleaning tips will save you time and money.  We’ve learned from experience! Pet Cleaning Tips About a month ago we added a new member to our family.  Meet Charlie!  He is an Australian Shepherd that is as cute as can be, that creates messes just about everywhere he goes.  We’ve quickly adjusted from being a no …continue reading


How to Clean a Shower to Sparkle

One of the absolute worst places to be dirty or grimy is a shower.  All too often it is one of the most difficult places to keep clean.  Especially when you’re dealing with hard water stains and soap scum.  It just naturally builds up over time.  In order to combat this, I have 5 specific tips on how to a clean a shower to sparkle. Join the 10 Day Chemical …continue reading


Laundry Made Easy

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Arm & Hammer. I received free product as well.  The opinions and text are all mine. Since our move to North Carolina our laundry situation has changed quite a bit.  There’s somehow more clothes!  Between Riley changing when she comes home from school to my change from workout clothes to real clothes so that I can get the girls …continue reading


Simplest Way to Clean the Garbage Disposal

We recently made our move down south and we are adjusting nicely.  We are especially loving the new house.  I have a little bit of secret though to share.  I’ve always had a thing against garbage disposals.  They just make me nervous.  The whole idea of grinding going on just below the surface of the sink doesn’t sit well with me.  I’m getting used to it though and I’ve quickly …continue reading


How to Clean a Shower Head

You might be starting to a notice a trend around here lately.  I have a tendency to overlook the everyday items that I just believe should naturally be clean.  Take for instance, my front loading washer.  It’s a washing machine for heaven’s sake.  It’s supposed to clean clothes so why would I ever need to clean it.  Well, we all saw how that turned out where I gave you a …continue reading


Closet Organizers

You’ve probably already noticed that I have a bit of an obsession with having clean closets.  When you have very little space though that can become a challenge.  Especially when you throw kids into the mix.  If there’s one area that I want organized, it’s definitely my closet.  There needs to be a place for everything, which is why I love this collection of Closet Organizers.  There’s simply a place …continue reading

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