Cleaning & Organizing

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… >>

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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… >>

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6 Natural Cleaning Boosters

Save money and create a healthy, clean home with these natural cleaning boosters. >>