Cleaning lotion spills out of the furniture!

Now, how do you get that out of your sofa safely?We've probably all had a delightful laugh at Walmart's newest commercial featuring two cute kids slathering grandpa's face with anti-aging cream and then him smearing it on the sofa: Now, how do you get that out of your sofa safely? Remember, with any wet mess, [...]

Tip: Keeping Your Home Clean All Week!

Help keep your home clean by taking your shoes off at the door!Sometimes a wet mess is small but more disgusting than a big one:       No one likes cleaning up any “pet” accidents, but we probably don’t think much about the other “accidents” we walk through every day and carry around on [...]

By |2014-06-23T17:04:46-05:00June 23rd, 2014|Cleaning Tips, Health, Kids and Cleaning|

Quick Dinner Cleanup Checklist

Ten tidy-as-you-go steps that let you get half the dinner cleanup done before dessert.Ten tidy-as-you-go steps that let you get half the dinner cleanup done before dessert. Keep the refrigerator clear. A crowded refrigerator is an invitation to spills from things knocked over as you rifle through it before dinner. Cover the counter. To limit the mess [...]

By |2014-06-19T19:13:00-05:00June 19th, 2014|Community, Kids and Cleaning|

Dangers of Chemical Exposure to Pregnant Women

May is Pregnancy Awareness Month. For women preparing to give life, a toxin-free home is the greatest gift of all to their unborn children.By Amy Grech         May is Pregnancy Awareness Month. For women preparing to give life, a toxin-free home is the greatest gift of all to their unborn children. A pregnant [...]

Cleaning up after tornadoes (aka, your kids)

You know you can hire a professional cleaning service if you want, but you aren’t sure you can get the clothes and toys and books up off the floors, the laundry put away, the week-old dishes out of the sink before the cleaning specialists come over, right?With the recent devastation to Alabama and Georgia from [...]

By |2014-06-19T18:55:32-05:00June 19th, 2014|Kids and Cleaning|

Antimicrobial Wipes and Soap May Be Making Society Sick

The influence of these wipes and salves does not end with our hands, but instead spreads from them down our drains and out into society. A few weeks ago as I was walking out of a Harris Teeter grocery store in Raleigh, North Carolina, I saw a man face a moment of crisis. You could [...]

By |2014-06-19T14:47:02-05:00June 19th, 2014|Cleaning Tips, Health, Kids and Cleaning|

Is Vinegar a Natural Disinfectant?

While vinegar meets the “safe” and “natural” categories many moms are looking for in a cleaner, we wanted to check out the “effective” part of the equation.Ask any mom-blogger who wants a clean and disinfected home for her little ones and who knows the dangers of toxic cleaning chemicals, and you’ll hear that vinegar has long [...]

Is Vinegar a Natural Disinfectant?

While vinegar meets the “safe” and “natural” categories many moms are looking for in a cleaner, we wanted to check out the “effective” part of the equation.Ask any mom-blogger who wants a clean and disinfected home for her little ones and who knows the dangers of toxic cleaning chemicals, and you’ll hear that vinegar has long [...]

The Great Lemon Debate: Does lemon juice clean or disinfect?

As more and more moms, kids, schools, doctors, vets and more are concerned about the chemical toxins in cleaners, the claims that several natural products…ones you probably have in your pantry or refrigerator right now…will both clean and disinfect your home better and more safely than anything you could buy or pay someone to clean [...]

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