Despite my love for Mr. Clean Magic Erasers, I always wished that they could have a handle to make scrubbing a little easier. It seemed like the Handy Grip Kit might be the perfect solution. But the Magic Eraser Handy Grip Kit uses a different size of Magic Eraser that is a lot thinner. I wondered how the product would stack up with this modification.
With 5 kids, I've heard all of the excuses about why chores can't be done, over and over and over. Sometimes there is a legitimate reason why chores are difficult or impossible to do. But even then, there are ways to overcome kids' chore excuses.
And for some help with your own excuses about cleaning and organizing...3 Organizing Excuses.
With a big meal, comes a big mess? How prepared are you for the aftermath of Thanksgiving dinner?
Now that the biggest meal of the year is around the corner, what's your plan of attack?
These tips will help you clean up after Thanksgiving Dinner or any big meal you have planned.
Our Thanksgiving plans are a little up in the air for the week due to some icky weather. But no matter what the plans, I'm determined that we will get our family bedrooms clean and neat. Wish me luck. And enjoy week 6 of our 10 week holiday plan.
My youngest daughter had a wrestling match with a fitted sheet this weekend and lost. I showed her a video that illustrates some simple steps for folding those not so simple sheets. If you've thought that learning how to fold flat and fitted sheets was a little difficult, this video may help.
I've been busy finalizing Thanksgiving Day plans for our family. Now we are up to week 4 in our 10 week holiday plan and we're focusing on the dining areas of our homes. Although we are not expecting large amounts of company for Thanksgiving, people will be visiting shortly thereafter. The dining areas need to be clean and clutter free. Besides holiday meals, our dining area gets used for crafts, projects and more. Taking a little time to get it ready for the holidays will really pay off this year.
One of the things I love about our new home is the abundance of closet space. I finally feel like there can be an easy place for everything to belong. But along with more closets, comes the need to keep stored items neat and fresh. Find out how to clean and freshen closets using something you may already have on hand...baking soda.
We packed up all the Halloween decorations this weekend. Now it's on to the tasks for week 3 of our 10 week holiday plan. The kitchen and pantry are next on my list to tackle. There are tons of hidden places in kitchen and pantry spaces that we will clean this week.
My oldest son recently explained why he doesn't have time to do his chores. Apparently, he is busy. Hmm. He'll need these 15 tricks to help make time to clean, because he will be doing his chores.
With my son's involvement in marching band, we haven't had a Friday or Saturday free since August. We love it, but gone are those weeks when we could save all the weekly cleaning for one day on the weekend. It just won't work for our family anymore. It is possible to simplify your cleaning routine in a few easy, effortless, and simple steps.