Category Archives: Cleaning/Organizing

Cleaning Tips and Tipples: Five Minute Cleaning

Sometimes I don’t have the time, energy or desire to completely clean the house from top to bottom. But that doesn’t mean that I can’t do a few quick things that will make me feel better about my surroundings. I … Continue reading

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Frugal Shopping

I love grocery shopping. I know, I know, I should probably get a hobby. And I’m not going to pretend that I love grocery shopping on busy Saturdays. Especially when I get stuck behind a gaggle of old ladies who … Continue reading

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Laundry

I hate doing laundry. HATE it. I actually worked in a laundromat the summer between high school and university. It was extremely hot and while I loved my bosses, I hated washing, drying and folding laundry. But it is a … Continue reading

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Label-Making Fun!

I bought a label-maker. My dad had one and after the novelty of writing “jerk-face” labels wore off, I saw that this could be quite useful. Specifically in my kitchen. So when I went to Costco with my mother today, … Continue reading

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Make your own Glass Cleaner

I hate cleaning windows. I don’t really do it that often. I mostly clean the mirrors in the bathroom. I actually go through quite a bit of glass cleaner, so I found a recipe for a cheaper version. This is … Continue reading

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Make your own Multi-Purpose Spray

Since we’ve made shower spray and carpet refresher, I figure that now it is time to make some more cleaning products for the home. One that I use quite frequently is Multi-Purpose Spray. I spray down the counters in the … Continue reading

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Cleaning your Drains

There is not much worse than a clogged sink. Well, maybe there are, but it’s a sure-fire way to piss me off for the rest of the day. And apparently using commercial chemicals can damage the pipes, which can lead … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Multi-Purpose Wipes

Who doesn’t love multi-purpose wipes? They’re convenient and you just use pull one off, wipe up the mess on the counter and then throw it out. And in the vein of my previous post on throwing things out that are … Continue reading

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Don’t Throw That Away!: Uses for Stuff You Thought was Garbage

I hate throwing things away that I can use. Maybe that’s why I tend to be a bit of a pack-rat (I’m working on it!), but nothing irks me more than getting rid of stuff that you can use again, … Continue reading

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Household Tips for Condiments

Ok, so since I’ve started making my own cleaning products, I’ve been thinking about how I have a lot of the ingredients already in the house. And then I started looking for tips and tricks for common items. And I found … Continue reading

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