5 Tips to Make Packing School Lunches Easier

August 27, 2015 By blog team member, Kiran Dodeja Smith of 100 Days of Real Food.  To learn more about Kiran, check out our team page, https://www.100daysofrealfood.com/author/kiran-dodeja-smith/. Packing lunches for kids is a hot topic this time of year, and the reality is, it must be done! So wouldn’t it be nice to know how to make this dreaded chore easier? Well,…

Quote of the Week – “Less is More”

THE BEAUTY OF HAVING LESS CLUTTER IN YOUR LIFE MEANS…..MORE FREEDOM…… LESS STRESS……. LESS MESS  LESS TO CLEAN LESS TO MAINTAIN LESS TO ORGANIZE                                                      LESS TO STORE LESS BAGGAGE LESS TO DECLUTTER   & MORE BREATHING SPACE!  

Scorchen Hot Yard Sale Tips

by Dottie Komara It doesn’t matter who you are, or whether you live in an apartment, traditional house, a huge mansion or at The White House, everyone including myself, has a tendency at some point in their lives to hold onto things that they have absolutely no intentions of ever using, as well as the things that they no longer have a purpose…

Icky, Sticky Microwave Oven

Cleaning Your Microwave: 5 Tips that Will Save You Time and Effort Use these five tips to help keep your microwave and your kitchen sparkling clean. By: Amanda Formaro A dirty microwave is generally one of those out of sight, out of mind chores. That is, until you need to heat something up and you…

Collapsible Space Saving Laundry Basket

  This Space Saving Laundry Basket will make doing laundry a breeze. Lightweight and sturdy, the rubber handles make carrying a load easy. Ventilated to prevent smells, this large basket holds about 2 full loads of laundry.           Part of the Laundry Solutions & Organizing Collection  Available at Bed Bath & Beyond…

Hoarding is a Serious Disorder

I found this article to be quite informative from start to finish and I thought that I would share it with you.  Hoarding is a serious disorder that a lot of people would prefer to shove underneath a rug as though it doesn’t exist, instead of facing reality. But, there is HOPE! Washington Post – Science & Health  By Sara Solovitch, April 11,…

Got 60 Minutes?

TACKLE THE WINDOWS.  Raise blinds or shades and wash windows with glass cleaner using a microfiber cloth.   Lower blinds and shades and dust with a duster like swifter. Vacuum fabric shades and drapes.             -OR- GO BEHIND FURNITURE Clean the spots you skip all year.  Pull away from walls and…

Got 30 Minutes?

WHITEN DINGY TILE GROUT.  Spray grout with GH Lab pick CLR Kitchen & Bathroom Cleaner.  Let it set for several minutes, then scrub with a stiff brush (we like the Casabella Smart SCRUB GROUT  BRUSH). Rinse.                   -OR-   NAB HIDDEN DIRT.  With an extendable duster, attack ceiling fans,…

Got 15 Minutes?

CLEAN THE RANGE HOOD Pop out the mesh filter and swish it in hot water, rinse and dry.  Clean the hood with a grease-cutting kitchen cleaner, wipe the knobs and the light, rinse and dry. -OR-  VACUUM FURNITURE With an upholstery tool, clean the sides and backs of chairs and the sofa.  Vacuum both sides…