Baby Stepping Towards Saving the Planet

I never thought I’d see this day: My family has run out of plastic bags. We used to have several giant plastic bags filled with smaller grocery-sized plastic bags hanging on hooks in our garage. Back in the day, I wouldn’t even give that stash of plastic bags a second thought. They came in handy, […]

How to Reduce Allergens in Your Home

Spring has sprung and though it’s nice to see the flowers and birds coming back into our lives, it comes at a cost. Springtime allergies can be pretty serious and when they hit, you might find yourself feeling snuffly and sneezy, but there are a few things that you can do to keep the allergens […]

5 Reasons to Get Your Home Professionally Cleaned in May

Think back to what you were doing six months ago. It was November, and most of us were gearing up for the hectic holiday season—baking, cooking, shopping, decorating, cleaning, entertaining… It was the most wonderful—and busy—time of the year. Fast forward to May: the seasons have changed and we’ve entered what I think of as […]

3 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Cleaning Day

Hiring someone to clean your home is an awesome way to enjoy a sanitary space without having to sacrifice your free time. To make sure that you’re getting the most out of your house cleaning services, we’ve put together some helpful tasks and tips to help us help you. Let’s take a look. Don’t Clean […]

You deserve a clean house!

I’ve had a hectic month. I’ve been traveling a lot and I’ve been helping my eldest son move out of town to start his first “real” job… and I’ve been neglecting my work and my home. So when things finally settled down last week, I found myself facing some tight deadlines. But when I sat […]

Find Harmony with House Cleaning

The modern world tends to move pretty quickly and it seems like we never slow down. All that rushing around builds up more and more stress and by the time we get home, cleaning is often the last thing on our minds. However, keeping your home clean is essential for promoting a safe environment for […]

The Ty-D-bol Man Can’t Save You From Bathroom Germs

Those of us who are of a certain age can remember a time when television commercials were about problems other than what insurance to buy, or what prescription drugs to ask your doctor about, or what lawyer to call if you’re injured in an accident… Yes, back in the 1970s and 80s, people in commercials […]

Keeping Your Home Clean With a Dog

Dogs are the best, right? Yeah, that is until they splash in a mud puddle and run through your freshly shampooed carpets. It happens and though it can be hard to really blame them, there are a few ways you can make sharing a house with a dog a little less messy. Let’s take a […]

Sparking Joy: Jumping on the Marie Kondo bandwagon

I admit it: when it comes to TV viewing, I’m a follower of the masses. From the “Must-See TV” of the 1980s to the Melrose Place/Beverly Hills 90210 dramas of the 1990s to the turn-of-the-millenium original reality shows like Survivor, I’ve always enjoyed jumping on the bandwagon for a new fad. So perhaps it comes […]

Tackling Paper Clutter

“Paper, paper, everywhere, but not a drop of ink.” That’s the current state of my kitchen as we strive to get back to normal after the holidays… Christmas cards have been cherry-picked out of stacks of mail, so that now bills and junk mail are all that remain on the island, waiting to be sorted. […]