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Top 10 Spring Cleaning Tips

Top 10 Spring Cleaning Tips

It’s that time of year! Spring cleaning is upon us. As the grass greens and the trees bud, I’m usually busy freshening up the house and opening the windows (to clean them). Here are some of my favorite quick and dirty tips for cleaning your house. Dishwasher- Add one cup baking soda to the bottom [...]

Dental Health Questions Answered… and a Giveaway!

Dental Health Questions Answered… and a Giveaway!

We mamas are always trying to wrap our brains around dental health. When should our little ones see the dentist for the first time? What is the best way to instill good dental habits? I recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. Gerry Curatola, D.D.S., about some of the most common dental health questions. Take [...]

Real Organizing: The Pantry

Real Organizing: The Pantry

My Pinterest Pantry is beautiful. It has matching clear storage containers, double doors that open wide and it is even painted white on the inside with a beautiful wallpapered back. My Reality Pantry is the exact opposite. It is disproportionately deep and wide, the door doesn’t open wide enough, and the shelving layout is awkward. [...]

Even More Uses for White Vinegar!

Even More Uses for White Vinegar!

Miriam’s article on the uses for white vinegar really got me thinking about the benefits of using a product that is safe for babies and fur-babies alike around the home. While I hate the smell of white vinegar, the benefits seem to far outweigh the cons. While researching this inexpensive and safe cleaning technique, I [...]

Quick Cleaning Tip #3 for Busy Mamas

Quick Cleaning Tip #3 for Busy Mamas

I hate— let me repeat, I HATE— having toys all over the floor. But with two kids under 2 years of age, it’s pretty much inevitable. That being said, baskets have changed my life! We have baskets quite literally all over the house; it seems that we have as many baskets as we do toys. [...]

Another Quick Cleaning Tip for Busy Mamas

Another Quick Cleaning Tip for Busy Mamas

So I will be honest here, this is not a QUICK cleaning tip. In fact, it will probably take you longer to get your chores done, but in the essence of balancing house cleaning and providing an enriching experience for your little one in your life. Let them help! My oldest (who is not quite [...]

A Quick Cleaning Tip for Busy Mamas

A Quick Cleaning Tip for Busy Mamas

As a new mama of two, I started realizing pretty early on that I had even less time available to do things than I did with only one little man (was that even possible?!). I decided that I would need to start multi-tasking and becoming a bit more efficient with things. One of the best [...]

Cleaning with Baking Soda and Vinegar

Cleaning with Baking Soda and Vinegar

I love a clean house but I hate buying all the expensive and sometimes harsh chemicals that come with cleaning a house. Cleaning with Baking Soda and Vinegar My awesome mother-in-law let me in on a little secret (well at least new to me, the housewife newbie). You can clean a LOT with baking soda and [...]