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Cleaning Tips

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It can be a challenge to get kids motivated to help out around the house, but getting kids to do their chores not only makes family life run smoother, it is essential to their own development and self-esteem! Don't miss these four simple steps you can take right now to create a chore chart that works. This in-depth post even includes four different types of printable chore charts, plus a helpful list of age-appropriate chores!

This is the holy grail of stain removal! 200+ STAIN FIXES from University of Illinois Extension. Pin now for future stain emergencies!

Stain Solutions | U of I Extension

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HOMEMADE LAUNDRY STAIN REMOVER. This simple recipe works wonders on set-in stains. You will never need another stain remover!

The Teacher's Wife: Homemade Laundry Stain Remover

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A wise man once said, "Buy land. They aren't making any more of the stuff." You can launder, scrub

20 clever DIY ideas to organize your home

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A wise man once said, "Buy land. They aren't making any more of the stuff." You can launder, scrub

20 clever DIY ideas to organize your home

living.msn.com

Dirty, grungy washing machine? Clean it with just two wash cycles, some vinegar, and some bleach!

Are you organized? Tips to help you declutter

Twitter / VADarleneFriend: Are you organized? Ask yourself ...

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Carpet Cleaning Recipe Mix 2 c water & 1 c vinegar in spray bottle Spray on stain, cover with damp rag. Steam with iron about 30 seconds. May have to repeat Not a good choice for ink or dye stains

Perfect DIY Carpet Cleaning Method + Recipe – DIY & Crafts

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Soaked my shower for 2 hours and it looks new. How to clean your shower! Vinegar, Dawn and baking soda and it really, really works!

cleaning schedule

Magazine organizer mounted inside a kitchen cupboard. Lots of other ideas on this site. Nd2ckout.

WD-40 - 2000 uses!!

Free up a drawer! Magazine files + Command strips

how to fold a fitted sheet (this blew my mind because it sure isn't the ridiculously hard way my Mom taught me - and so stinkin' obvious when you see the demonstration!) EASY and finally an unwrinkled bottom sheet!

Flylady

A hilarious list of things one mom uses when her kids leave their stuff out all over the house. Seems like a lot more fun than nagging....I'm so doing this!

Magic Eraser uses... did you know you can cut a piece off and float it in your toilet overnight and voila! no more toilet ring! -clean window screens (even when they are still in the window) The website has a list of about 100 uses!

This site has a removal for every stain imaginable! (I think I'll be happy I pinned this in the future)

Every single person I know who either owns or does laundry for someone who wears white undershirts needs to be aware of this. It's going to save us all a bazillion dollars.

Once in the habit, it takes about 20 minutes to keep your home clean

Fly repellent - pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure."

You had me at ants.....blue dawn dish liquid does some amazing things...like...Giant Bubbles; removes hair product build up; MANICURE SECRET; Repel Houseplant insects; CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS;Use it to bathe the dogs. It kills fleas on contact and is much cheaper than expensive dog shampoos. Ice pack; repel ants; UNCLOG TOILETS; Keep poision ivy from spreading; Shower floor cleaner and more....

Clean blinds with an old sock and vinegar.

Flylady.

Printable master cleaning list.