Cleaning & Organizing

Stain Removal Secrets from a Costume Designer
Stain Removal Secrets from a Costume Designer

You don’t get to be an Emmy Award-winning costume designer without learning to think on your… >>

9 Unusual Uses for Eggshells
9 Unusual Uses for Eggshells

The next time you make an omelet, don’t toss your shells. Eggshells have nearly as many uses as… >>

6 Tips for Storing Your Summer Wardrobe
6 Tips for Storing Your Summer Wardrobe

Instead of simply packing away your summer clothes, why not take the opportunity to do a bit of… >>

7 Deadly Sins of Picture Hanging
7 Deadly Sins of Picture Hanging

Don't make these mistakes when hanging your art collection. >>

4 Tricks for Perfectly Clean Windows
4 Tricks for Perfectly Clean Windows

Here are some professional tips to get your windows to gleam. >>

Chores That Burn Major Calories
6 Household Chores That Burn Major Calories

No time to hit the gym? Hit the broom instead! Housework is a cheap and productive way to burn a… >>

Indoor Mold, Asthma and Your Children
Indoor Mold, Asthma and Your Children

Research suggests infants exposed to mold have more than double the risk of developing asthma, and… >>

6 Uses for Your Toothbrush in the Kitchen
6 Uses for Your Toothbrush in the Kitchen

Here's how to put a toothbrush to good use while cooking. >>

For the Love of Laundry
For the Love of Laundry

Tips from around the web for people who really (we mean really) love doing laundry. >>

How to Clean Your Kitchen Sponge
How to Clean Your Kitchen Sponge

Keep your kitchen sponges free of bacteria with these two easy cleaning tips. >>

13 Tips for a Super Yard Sale
13 Tips for a Super Yard Sale

A yard sale is just clearing your clutter, right? Wrong. It’s an opportunity to become a master… >>

cotton balls
3 Cleaning Tricks Using Cotton Balls

These bathroom mainstays make manicures and makeup removal a breeze, but guess what else they can… >>

Best Spinmeister
Best Spinmeister

In Illinois, people are fighting over who gets to do the laundry. >>

3 Ways to Save Money Using Your Dishwasher
3 Ways to Save Money Using Your Dishwasher

1. Laziness can pay off. Let your dishwasher do all the work. Wait until the machine is full to… >>

5 Tricks of the Trade to Make Your Clothing Last Longer
5 Tricks of the Trade to Make Your Clothing Last Longer

In this economy, it pays to extend the life of your wardrobe. Here's a simple shopping list of… >>

4 Solutions to Common Laundry Problems
4 Solutions to Common Laundry Problems

Sometimes clothes just don't turn out right. Here are some common problems and the likely solutions… >>

5 Ways to Kick Your Housekeeping Up a Notch
5 Ways to Kick Your Housekeeping Up a Notch

Go beyond vacuuming, mopping and dusting with these house-cleaning tips from the pros. >>

Is it Dangerous to Rarely Wash Your Bath Towel?
Is it Dangerous to Rarely Wash Your Bath Towel?

Do bath towels really ever get dirty? >>

Eternal Reef
A Guide to Green Burials

You recycle, drive a hybrid, eat vegetarian, and take your own bag to the grocery store—but have… >>

Kitchen Cleaning Tips for People Who Despise Doing Dishes
Kitchen Cleaning Tips for People Who Despise Doing Dishes

Washing dishes in the sink doesn't have to be drudgery. >>