Quick & Easy Way to Clean Decorative Wreaths

Quick & Easy Way to Clean Decorative Wreaths

Decorative wreaths make holidays and special occasions even better.  Each year around every holiday, people get all of their decorations down from the attic.  It is always such a chore.  It makes such a mess that you can spend the next two days doing nothing but home...
Easiest Way to Clean a Neglected Apron

Easiest Way to Clean a Neglected Apron

Almost every apron tells a story. It might evoke wisps of days gone by, working side-by-side with your grandmother in her kitchen. Possibly it could bring back memories of baking your son or daughter’s first birthday cake. Maybe you wore it when you cooked a special...
Easy Ways to Properly Clean Silk Plants

Easy Ways to Properly Clean Silk Plants

Silk plants are beautiful, easy-to-care-for additions to many of our homes, but even though they don’t take up much space, they’re notorious for collecting dust, pollen, and animal fur which can lead to allergies or worse — respiratory problems....
Cleaning Live Plants to Keep Them Healthy. Two Quick Tips!

Cleaning Live Plants to Keep Them Healthy. Two Quick Tips!

Live plants bring warmth and character to your home.  They are often given as housewarming, get well soon, and congratulatory gifts because of these reasons. Live plants are generally easy to care for. They do not require much – just some water and a light periodic...
Utensil Drawer Cleaning—Effortlessly

Utensil Drawer Cleaning—Effortlessly

A utensil drawer houses everything from forks, knives, and spoons to ice cream scoops, vegetable peelers, corn skewers, and spatulas. If yours is like many utensil drawers, there are probably baby spoons (even though your baby is now 17) and a few random drinking...
The Science of Cleaning Fine China

The Science of Cleaning Fine China

Fine china isn’t as popular at dinner tables as it once was, but it still makes an appearance from time to time. Those that are gifted some heirloom quality fine china might take it out on holidays or other special occasions. It’s definitely not for everyday use. Some...
Cleaning a Stand or Hand Held Electric Mixer. Practical Tips!

Cleaning a Stand or Hand Held Electric Mixer. Practical Tips!

The electric mixer was among the first small appliances that made what was once referred to as “women’s work” a lot easier. Whether in stand mixer or hand mixer form, they took the drudgery out of mixing cakes, cookies, brownies, sauces, and soufflés by hand. Not...
How to Properly Clean Books. As Easy as 1,2,3.

How to Properly Clean Books. As Easy as 1,2,3.

You probably haven’t given book cleaning a whole lot of thought in the past.  You may lightly dust your books as you clean your house or observe your maid service wiping them down with a rag.  Is that enough?  Do your they really require more cleaning that a...
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