Hacks & DIY
Vinegar: A Vegan, Eco-Friendly Essential for Cleaning Your Home
Vinegar is the home cleaning superhero—no joke. Let's talk about why on earth you would choose this pungent beauty to clean everything from carpets to glass to even your washing machine. The power of vinegar doesn't end inside the home, so let's explore all the goodness it has to offer!
How to Declutter Your Bookshelves Without the Guilt
Here are some helpful tips for decluttering your bookshelf, and why it's okay to let some books go.
9 Easy Ways to Make Your House Look Tidier All the Time
Here are some simple and pain-free things you can do to make your house look clutter-free all the time, with only a little bit of effort on your part.
10 Ways to Use Essential Oils to Clean Your Home
Replacing your household cleaners with essential oils can be a life-changing decision. Not only will you save loads of money on cleaning supplies, but you will also help reduce toxins in your home that are left behind by chemical-based cleaners. And your house will smell amazing!
How to Wash Laundry Without Electricity
Maybe you have decided to go off-grid. Maybe your washer or dryer has broken down, and you can't fix or replace them. Maybe the power went out. Whatever your situation, sooner or later you are going to need clean laundry. Here is how to get your laundry clean without electricity.
Remove Sticky Label Residue From Glass Jars With Coconut Oil
Clean sticky label glue from glass jars using coconut oil. The adhesive residue comes off in minutes using this method.
How to Get Rid of Black Mold: A Step-by-Step Guide
Simple steps for cleaning and ridding your house of mold.
Minimalist Housekeeping: Simple Rituals for Creating Your Haven
Simplify your cleaning routine, meal prep, wardrobe, and kitchen gadgets as you single-task to make housekeeping a more pleasant and satisfying experience.
Efficient House Cleaning 101: How to Improve Your Housekeeping Skills
Once I had a list for my daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning and a schedule, the routine took over. My house was organized, always presentable, and took very little time to maintain.
Green, Eco-Friendly Ways to Clean Your House With Vinegar
Cleaning green is becoming more necessary. Here are easy ways to clean green. You can clean your tub, microwave, windows, and soap scum from faucets all without harming the earth.
How to Remove Melted Plastic or Nylon From a Glass Surface
This article explores easy methods for removing melted plastic from surfaces without causing damage.
How to Clean Silver With Homemade Tarnish Remover
A demonstration of how to clean silver with baking soda and aluminum foil: the aluminum reduces the oxidation on the silver, allowing the silver metal to return to its shiny state. Silver tarnish is silver sulfide, and heavily tarnished items may create a sulfur odor when this method is employed.
10 of the Best Cleaning Secrets for Impossible Stains
Don't you just hate it when you stain something and don't know the best way to clean it? Here are the best DIY cleaning hacks!
How to Get Skunky, Stinky Smells out of Leather Furniture
Sometimes leather furniture can have a nasty smell. Learn how to get rid of those horrible toxic fumes for good!
Get It off Me! How to Remove Sap, Glue, and Sticky Goo
Pine resin smells wonderful at Christmas time, but I hate the black marks it leaves on my hands (and anything I touch) for days. This year, I discovered a miraculous solution: waterless hand sanitizer.
How to Make DIY Pergo Laminate Floor Cleaner
When we decided to put Pergo-laminated flooring in our home, I was worried about having to buy some special proprietary blend of cleaning product for it. Luckily, this wasn't the case, and I'm able to make a cleaning solution with common household items for pennies per bottle. Here's how!