Clearing Clutter Under The Kitchen Sink

I have been working on clearing clutter in my home.  I’m not exactly sure how it got this way but I feel like I woke up one morning and looked around and there was clutter everywhere. I’m sure that’s not how it happened really. It’s been building for years and I just noticed it. I […]

Spring Cleaning Tips to Get Bedrooms Organized

Are you looking for spring cleaning tips? If you’ve been following along with my blog, you may remember that I have been decluttering and cleaning the house for spring.  Right now, I am focusing on decluttering my teenage son’s room. Since he is a collector of many things from trading cards to magazines, his room […]

How To Clean A Woodstove

Learning how to clean a woodstove was one of the first things I had to do when we purchased our home.  While we have an oil fired furnace, we heat primarily with wood because it does a better job heating our home.  We have a chimney sweep come in every other year to clean the […]

Teenagers And Responsibility

This post about teenagers and responsibility has been sponsored by Clorox and Social Moms.  All opinions are mine and mine alone. As the mom of two teenagers, I often wonder if I have totally missed the mark in teaching mine about responsibility.  Most of the time, their bedrooms look like miniature cyclones have just finished […]

Decluttering Made Easy Week 6

This Decluttering Made Easy post was made possible by a review copy provided at no charge. All opinions are mine and mine alone. As a work at home mom, one of the things that I struggle with is staying on top of the housework. I know, you’d think being home all day would make it […]

How To Clean Out A Refrigerator Naturally

Learning how to clean out a refrigerator naturally is not only better for the environment, it is much cheaper than relying on chemical based cleaners.  The thought of spraying chemical based cleaners all over the surface that I store my food in isn’t one I like. After all, I set things like fruits and vegetables […]

Controlling Allergens In Your Home

Controlling allergens in your home is something I need to be aware of for my family.  My daughter has asthma and has ended up in the emergency room several times with asthma attacks. Living in Vermont, we heat with a combination of both wood and oil.  When we heat with wood, we use our wood […]

How to Clean Naturally with These Seven Products

Learning how to clean naturally is important to me because I really hate having to worry about what kind of harmful ingredients are in my cleaning products. When the kids were little, I worried about them crawling around on the ground and then putting their fingers in their mouths after I had mopped the floor. […]

How to Clean Up After a Messy Carpet Spill

Yikes! You’ve had a messy carpet spill and aren’t sure how to clean up after it without damaging your carpet. With the holidays only a few short weeks away, I know my mind starts to turn to housework. I don’t particularly like house cleaning but I do like my house to be neat and clean […]

Save Money Cleaning Appliances Naturally

There are a lot of toxic chemicals out there that can be used to clean appliances. They probably work well, but I don’t like the thought of what they do to our environment. Learn more about cleaning appliances naturally. Save Money Cleaning Appliances Naturally Is having a sparkling clean refrigerator or range worth dumping toxic […]