Cleaning Challenge – Master Bedroom Part 2


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As you might have guessed, this particular Cleaning Challenge is a big one, which is why I’ve been breaking it up for the last few weeks. At the beginning, we started instituting our new Master Bedroom Rules. You have been following your new rules, right? If not, go back and read The Master Bedroom is Your Sanctuary now. The rules are very important or I promise you, you will find yourself back in the same place you started before long! You will be doing today’s Cleaning Challenge for more time … [Read more...]

Cleaning Challenge in the Master Bedroom


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The Master Bedroom Cleaning Challenge for today will be more like an "organizing challenge" and may be a big one for some of you so we’ll have to break it down a bit. If you read my last article, The Master Bedroom Is Your Sanctuary, you already know that I’m a firm believer in taking care of this room first. You have to have a room to escape to when everything else in the house seems out of control. Not to mention, if you are a parent, how can you expect your kids to clean up their rooms, when … [Read more...]

Helpful Household Ideas for Tuesday’s Tips


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Helpful Household Ideas Save yourself time and money while cleaning and deodorizing your home with these helpful household ideas. Overall Household Tips Freshen your vacuum - Empty canister after vacuuming. Sprinkle 1/2 cup baking soda on a small section of carpet, vacuum it up and put vacuum away till needed again. Do not empty canister. 2-4 times a month should be sufficient. Freshen your carpet shampooer - When finished cleaning carpets, refill the tank with hot water, add 2 … [Read more...]

Lemons as a Household Cleaner


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Lemons as Cleaners Since we're on the topic of green cleaning, I thought I would share my top 10 uses for Lemons. This citrus is not only loaded with vitamin C, they also have an antibacterial effect that can be quite handy around your home. Best of all, they're non-toxic and you can buy them inexpensively almost anywhere! The best Lemons have smooth, oily skins and are a nice yellow with no green on them. Allow the lemon to reach room temperature before juicing. To make it easier to … [Read more...]

Green New Years Resolutions: Healthy Family, Healthy Home


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Green New Years Household Tips Well, since my first set of green New Years household tips were so popular, thought I would share some more! Some of these may be the very same things your grandma and great-grandma used to do! Green New Years Household Tips Sanitizing Your Wooden Cutting Board - Rub lemon juice all over the board and let sit overnight. Poof! Bad bacteria go buh-bye! :) Hot lemon juice and baking soda will clean and refresh your kitchen sink drain, and it won't harm … [Read more...]

Deep Cleans – How Wizard Valerie Rolls


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How I Perform Deep Cleans I just love completing a deep clean of my house, don't you? To me, there is just something so therapeutic about it that I can't quite put it into words. And not only does it make me feel good about myself, but there is nothing better than living in a home that is as clean as possible. It's the same when I go into my office, or any workspace for that matter. So, when I find that these places hire commercial cleaning services to help ensure that their areas are as … [Read more...]

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