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Where Can I Find a Cleaning Encyclopedia?

"To me, 'dry clean only' means toss in the washer and cross your fingers" — Maxine     Seriously the clothes manufacturers that label their products as “dry clean only” must have stock in laundromats. But they...

Fabulous Party? Sure They Are a 24/7 Ongoing Party

Hashtags: Kids, SavvyHumor, AfterParty, Humor, HumorQuotes Having kids is like continually having to clean up after a party you didn't attend. — Unknown Cleaning up after a fabulous party usually isn’t a fun experience, but...

The Oreo Flavored Toothpaste Challenge

"Cleaning with kids in the house is like brushing your teeth while eating Oreos." – Unknown   I have an idea! What about an Oreo flavored toothpaste? I’m pretty sure that it would not help with cleaning any house that...

Our House Was Clean Last Week, We Promise!

"Our house was clean last week... Sorry you missed it." – Unknown   I swear last week our house was spotless. There weren’t any dishes in the sink. There wasn’t any laundry on the floor. That layer of dust you see wasn’t...

How You Are Affected By Internet Distractions

"A clean house is a sign of no internet connection." – Unknown   What in the world are we going to do all day? The internet has been out since last night! No email? No Facebook? No twitter? How will we survive? Is this...

Have Multiple Personalities? Picking One That Cleans

"I wish one of my personalities liked to clean." – Unknown Author My husband keeps telling me I have multiple personalities. One is sweet and kind, one is grumpy, and one is super angry. He only likes one of them. I wonder...

What Things Make House Cleaning Fun?

"You know what would make house cleaning way more fun? A maid!"  – Unknown Author Probably the ONLY way to make house cleaning fun is to avoid doing it completely. You could read that book you've been wanting to read if you...

Who Killed The House Cleaning Fairy!?

"The Dust Bunnies killed my Cleaning Fairy." – Unknown Author Awww, those cute little Dust Bunnies are everywhere! They are so cute and fluffy. They cover every surface of our homes, including hiding under all the furniture,...

Messy Hosts? Create Better Hosting Habits

"Had to clean my house for two hours just to tell guests 'Sorry for the mess!'" – Unknown Author   We need a new word for “ messy ”. My house was so messy that even after hours of cleaning, it was still a mess. What in...

Cleaning Recklessly Won’t Make You Happy

"Our house is clean enough to be healthy, but dirty enough to be happy." — Unknown Author   The truth is that if you can't find a single particle of dust in a home, it probably isn’t being lived in. When we live a...

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How to Clean Cloudy Glass

How to Clean Cloudy Glass

Do you have cloudy glass or crystal hiding in your cupboard? That cloudiness is caused by calcium build-up and it can easily...

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How to Organize a Pantry

How to Organize a Pantry

The pantry is a small space trying to hold a lot of things, so it's hard to keep it clean and organized. However, having an...

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How to Organize a Fridge

How to Organize a Fridge

The refrigerator can get very messy. Spills, spoiled products, and stinky food scraps are all common problems. You can clean...

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How to Groom a Pet

How to Groom a Pet

Pets need to be groomed just like we do. Not only does this keep them healthy, it keeps them and your home clean. Keep...

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How to Clean a Garage

How to Clean a Garage

The garage is the place where you put things that don't belong anywhere else. When you've mentally labeled a place "dumping...

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How to Organize a Garage

How to Organize a Garage

These garage organization tips are borderline genius! Your garage has perennially been an eyesore, but with these tips it can...

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How to Baby Proof a Home

How to Baby Proof a Home

Baby proofing is an important task you'll have to do as soon your child starts rolling over. Babies develop quickly and...

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How to Clean a Pacifier

How to Clean a Pacifier

It is a baby's instinct to suck on things. This is probably why so many babies are soothed and, well, pacified by pacifiers....

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How to Organize a Nursery

How to Organize a Nursery

The nursery is your baby's first home in the outside world. It should be happy and fun, it must be ultra-safe, and it has to...

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How to Clean a Car

How to Clean a Car

We think your car should be so clean that you want to spend time in there. If your car is immaculate, you'll feel fancy every...

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Mold Safety Tips

Mold Safety Tips

If you find mold in your home, you need to clean it up immediately. But how do you do that? How dangerous is the mold and...

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