Speed Cleaning Your House for Unexpected Guests

Ever have a moment in your life when you have to whip out your superhero cape and start speed cleaning your house for unexpected guests? Have you ever been up to your eyeballs in dog hair and dirty dishes only to get a call from an acquaintance informing you of their imminent arrival?  "OH...so you were just out driving around and decided to stop by to see us? You'll be here in 30 minutes?  That's wonderful!" you tell them. Only inside your head you are freaking the hell out because the kids playroom looks like a toy store vomited everywhere … [Read more...]

DIY Dishwasher Tablets Give You Clean Dishes for Only Pennies!

I am not usually known for my frugal grocery shopping skills.  I have a tendency to zip through the store way too fast, throwing an assortment of random things in the cart.  Since I tend to buy a lot of organic, natural, and fresh products, my grocery bill is usually staggering.  Occasionally I glance at the price of something and am floored at how much it costs.  These DIY Dishwasher Tablets are incredibly easy to make and cost only pennies per tablet. I decided to try making a batch so I could stop bringing home that ridiculously expensive … [Read more...]

Helpful Spring Cleaning Tips and a #EurekaPower Vacuum Giveaway #bringiton

These spring cleaning tips have been sponsored by Eureka.  I have been provided with one Eureka Airspeed All Floor vacuum to facilitate my post. After a very long, cold and dreadfully dreary winter, spring is finally here!  My garden is planted, the days are staying light later, and the kids are off to school in the morning in shorts.  Yes, April in Georgia is warm enough for shorts!  Along with the warmer weather comes a distinct need to clean out my house.  Clutter and dust bunnies shall be dealt with severely in the coming weeks.  Between … [Read more...]

Garage Organization Kit up for grabs!

Many years ago I had a garage that I could actually park my truck in.  It was wonderful...when it was raining outside I did not have to dash through the downpour like a mad woman to get to the safety of my vehicle.  I did not have to spend 15 minutes running the defroster and windshield wipers so that I could get the ice off my windshield.  And I could actually walk through my garage without tripping over a million toys and yard tools. Then I moved to a house with a smaller garage, had children, acquired a ton more stuff and promptly started … [Read more...]