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October 23, 2020

Cleaning Tips for Busy Moms

Having a clean home when you have young kids can sometimes feel like an impossible task, and you might be wondering if it’ll ever be clean again. The simple answer is YES, it can be! We want to share some cleaning tips and tricks that you can do today, even with the busy life of a mom. 1. Schedule Your Cleaning Days Creating scheduled cleaning days can help to prevent you from feeling overwhelmed and stressed. To start, create a list of the basic tasks that you want and need to finish during the week. By creating a daily schedule, you can focus each day solely on those items that are on your to-do list. Here’s a possible cleaning schedule example: Monday: Plan your meals for the week, make room in the fridge, grocery shopping Tuesday: Clean all of your bathrooms Wednesday: Laundry & Kitchen Thursday: The Bedrooms Friday: Sweeping […]
October 16, 2020

5 Common Cleaning Mistakes and How to Fix Them

We all love a clean house, and sometimes it can feel as if no matter how hard we work, little cleaning tasks are still waiting to be done. Did you know, though, that there are common mistakes made when it comes to cleaning that can make your cleaning work much harder than it should be? It’s true, and that’s why we’re sharing the five most common cleaning mistakes, and how you can fix them! 1. Not Letting the Cleaner Sit When you’re in a hurry, the spray and wipe method might seem ideal, but 99.99% of the time, it’s not an effective way to get the area clean. Whether you want to disinfect or remove grease, each cleaning agent is different. Take a look at the back of the cleaning product to see the recommended time for the cleaner you’re using to sit, in order for to be really effective. […]
October 9, 2020

How to Remove Grease Stains from Clothes

Grease and oil stains are some of the hardest to remove.  Most of the time, as you probably already know, they never come out. According to Grab Green, here’s why: “Because grease is a lipid and insoluble in water, it’s more difficult to get out than most other stains. An average laundry cycle won’t do the trick because grease grabs onto the fibers of the fabric.” We don’t want you to lose your favorite outfit to grease, so we’re going to share a few ways you can remove those pesky stains. Same Day Stains Baking soda isn’t just useful when baking or making your teeth white. It also helps to remove stains, pulling the oil out of the clothing item and into itself. We recommend using this right away when it happens. First, dab the spot to remove any oil on the surface and then add the baking soda and […]
October 2, 2020

4 Creative Ways to Keep Your Bedroom Clean

Keeping your bedroom clean can be a challenge, especially with a busy life. Maybe you’re in school, working, or just an overwhelmed parent, it can sometimes feel impossible to stay on top of everything. To help with that, here are four creative steps you can take to help keep your bedroom tidy. 1. Create Storage Under Your Bed The area under your bed is a perfect storage area. You can use baskets, drawers, or bins to store any non-essentials- allowing quick access while keeping them out of sight. If your bed does not come with built-in drawers, consider re-purposing old dresser drawers. To learn the step by step process, check out My Love To Create’s blog post showing you how. 2. Organize Your Drawers Drawers are those spaces that often have items crammed and stuffed in to the hilt, in a desperate bid to make everything fit. However, by folding […]