We love all things clean, fresh, frugal, easy, and well, simple. Always looking for ways to make things quicker, easier, more efficient. Our decorating style is simple and classic and easy to maintain. The way we organize is the same. Not a lot of labels and extras, just simple, attractive, and easy to access.
Time to make cleaning more manageable and less stressful! FREE Cleaning Routine Printable via Clean Mama
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Great Uses for Dryer Sheets 1) Use in your bathroom. Makes bathroom mirrors and fixtures sparkle. Cuts through bathtub scum. 2) Use to get sticky dust off furniture, blinds and baseboards. 3) Cleans stove tops and greasy cabinets quickly. 4) Soak paint brushes with warm water and a dryer sheet. The paint come right off. 5) Clean dead bugs off your car. 6) Wipes pet hair off furniture and clothing. 7) Run a dryer sheet over thread before sewing to keep tangles away. 8) Keeps mosquitoes away.
WD-40 removes crayon marks from just about any surface...didn't know that!
All Natural Oven Cleaner // A cup of water, 10 drops of essential oils of your choice (lemon or orange are good ones) ½ cup of regular salt, 1 and ¼ cup of baking soda, ¼ cup of white vinegar and 2 teaspoons of liquid castile soap.
Whether you have a pet or a toddler, chances are that you are going to have a urine stain on your mattress. Getting those stains off (and particularly getting the smell out) can be difficult. There is however, a really effective and really inexpensive method for removing urine from mattresses, clothing, carpet and just about anything else that you may need.
Add a cup of baking soda to the toilet, leave it for an hour, and then flush. It will clean the toilet and absorb the odor. So much better than chemicals! This site also has 75 other uses for baking soda! Will try
Every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress. Keep that same mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh! Many Baking Soda Tips!!! - 5 Household Uses for Baking Soda You Never Considered
Clean your glass shower door with Old English lemon oil. Cuts and cleans through soap and hard water stains, plus the oil repels water up to 6 months.
washing pillows - should do TWICE A YEAR! (+ how to make yellow pillows white again...Martha Stewart)
reusable dryer sheet. soak a hand towel in fabric softener and let dry completely. reuse for at least 40 loads.
Just check off one item every day, and in three weeks you'll have thoroughly spring-cleaned your entire house
Embroidery hoop + pillowcase = always open laundry bag.
A sink in the laundry room with jets so you can wash delicates without destroying them! -Very cool.
Easy Oven Cleaning... Cover bottom of oven with baking soda, then pour vinegar so it's all wet. Let sit around 20 minutes or so then wipe all of it out with damp cloth or sponge.
How to clean a microfiber couch - seriously needed to know this!
So great, I needed this! How to Clean Dirty Blinds. So simple.
Deep Cleaning - it will seem as everything is brand new.
Here is an amazingly simple Do It Yourself detergent that doesn't leave any residue on clothing, gets nearly every stain known to man out the first time around and smells clean and fresh- oh and did I mention that it costs about $ 1.76 for 128 loads of laundry?
Pinner says, "Cleaning your toilet with coca cola will get out the nastiest stains! One pinner said: "I had my cousin try it when they bought a house and the toilets were disgusting, this trick left the toilets looking like new! I have also used Coke for cleaning soot off of the fireplace heat box, or outdoor grill. I'm glad I don't drink this stuff if it is that great of a cleaning product!" Really..."
"My mom also swears by this. Cleaning your toilet with coca cola will get out the nastiest stains! One pinner said: "I had my cousin try it when they bought a house and the toilets were disgusting, this trick left the toilets looking like new! I have also used Coke for cleaning soot off of the fireplace heat box, or outdoor grill. " Interesting!
Remove permanent marker from wood floors..or wood dining tables -also use it to take permanent marker off of walls, dry erase boards or anything that has been permanent marker tattooed