Cleaning

Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Have I got a gem for you today.  Several weeks ago I whipped up a homemade toilet bowl cleaner when I was cleaning my bathrooms one weekend.  I wanted to share it, but  I didn't write anything down of course and couldn't remember what all I used.  So the next time I cleaned my bathroom… Continue reading Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner

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Washing Your Dishwasher

Welcome back everyone!  I hope everyone in the U.S. had a fantastic Labor Day weekend.  I know I did.  I was sad to come back to work this morning, but also glad to get back into my regular routine.  The past week and a half has been a little crazy for me.  First we were… Continue reading Washing Your Dishwasher

Cleaning · Environment

Regular Uses for White Vinegar

White vinegar is extremely versatile and valuable around the house. I've seen countless lists in magazines and on websites on all the uses of white vinegar. But how many people actually put those uses into action? There are two ways that I use white vinegar around the house regularly. In the laundry and in the… Continue reading Regular Uses for White Vinegar

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Suds Up! Homemade Laundry Detergent

Laundry detergent is one of those necessary items we all have to buy unless you pay to have your laundry done or you don’t wash your clothes. Commercial detergents can be very expensive and contain chemicals that can be hard on your skin and clothes. Here is a recipe for homemade powder laundry detergent that… Continue reading Suds Up! Homemade Laundry Detergent

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Cleaning With Baking Soda

I used to use those powder cleaners in a can (ie. Comet or Bon Ami), to clean my bathtub and kitchen sink. Now I’ve found a better, homemade powder cleaner to use instead that does not contain any of the chemicals that the commercial cleaners contain. Here’s what you need:Baking sodaEmpty parmesan cheese containerDirections: wash… Continue reading Cleaning With Baking Soda

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I’ll Wipe the Floor With You!

I am always looking for ways to clean my home quicker and easier. One time saving solution is Clorox or Lysol cleaning wipes. I have used these before and really liked them, but they were just too expensive for me to keep buying. So I decided to investigate making my own at home. I have… Continue reading I’ll Wipe the Floor With You!

Cleaning · Home

Get Knitty With It

I first decided I wanted to learn how to knit when I saw my sister-in-law knitting. It looked neat and I wanted to see if I could figure it out. So I started looking around online at websites about knitting, and I found learntoknit.com. I printed off instructions from this website and taught myself how… Continue reading Get Knitty With It