Cleaning & Organizing

Make Your Own Fresh Mint Room Spray
Make Your Own Fresh Mint Room Spray

This invigorating mint spray has citrus undertones. Just shake it thoroughly before using it as a… >>

Lavender-Scented Coathanger Sachets
Lavender-Scented Coathanger Sachets

Make these lavender sachets to scent your wardrobe, or use them as party favors. >>

Rose-Scented Linen Spray
Rose-Scented Linen Spray

Use this rosy linen spray to refresh musty fabrics in your home, or whenever you need a pick-me-up! >>

Welcome Home Potpourri Blend
Welcome Home Potpourri Blend

This spicy citrus blend will fill your home with a refreshing fragrance. >>

Are You Ironing Wrong? 8 Tips on Getting it Right
Are You Ironing Wrong? 8 Tips on Getting it Right

Banish wrinkled shirts and rumpled sheets for good with these perfect-pressing tips >>

How to Make Eco-Friendly Easter Eggs
How to Make Eco-Friendly Easter Eggs

Start a new family tradition: decorating Easter eggs with fruit and vegetable dyes you and your… >>

How to Whiten Clothes Without Using Bleach
How to Whiten Clothes Without Using Bleach

If you don't care for the smell of bleach, here are a few natural alternatives. >>

How to Choose a Lightbulb
How to Choose a Lightbulb

In the dark about CFL bulbs? Considering LED lights? Energy-saving lighting is cheaper and more… >>

More Things Your Housecleaner Won't Tell You
More Things Your Housecleaner Won’t Tell You

More insider secrets and tips from the people who keep your home clean. >>

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13 Things Your Housecleaner Won’t Tell You

Former maid service owners and housekeeping agencies come clean about what it's like to tidy up… >>

5 Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Life
5 Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Life

Do useless objects and worthless papers keep piling up in your home? Here's how to cut the clutter… >>

6 Green Gadgets Your Home Needs
6 Green Gadgets Your Home Needs

My husband and I used to run around the house unplugging everything—TVs, computers, cell… >>

8 Items You Need for a Green BBQ
8 Items You Need for a Green BBQ

Plan an eco-friendly cookout as an end-of-summer party with these cool products. >>

Best Apps and Online Tools to Help You Manage Your Life
Best Apps and Online Tools to Help You Manage Your Life

Make your phone and computer work for you. >>

Earth Day Statistics
6 Surprising Earth Day Statistics

Americans have made a lot of progress over the past few years in regards to our carbon footprint… >>

Is Your Kitchen Sponge Harboring MRSA?
Is Your Kitchen Sponge Harboring MRSA?

Cold and flu season is coming. Want to get smart about germs? Learn how to duck the bugs and… >>

mopping bathroom floor
5 Quick Cleaning Projects in 20 Minutes or Less

From mopping bathroom floors to keeping clutter away, devoting just a few minutes of your day can… >>

Out, Out, Damned Stains
Out, Out, Damned Stains

Why struggle with an untested stain removal tip, or cry over stains that won't budge? Here's what… >>

5 Tips for Removing the Most Horrifying Halloween Stains
5 Tips for Removing the Most Horrifying Halloween Stains

Now that the big day has passed, we’ve scared up our best stain-removal secrets for getting your… >>

How to Recycle the Hazardous Stuff
How to Recycle the Hazardous Stuff

You know how to recycle paper, plastic and aluminum, but what about paint cans, batteries, cell… >>