I have been doing a schedule I have found online to have a spotless house all the time. I tried it and have been “revamping” it to fit my lifestyle and my schedule. It has been working so good for me, I have made my own schedule to where I only have to spend 30-45 minutes a day of actual cleaning. I do not count doing dishes or laundry, because those are the 2 things you cannot get away from and never can get behind on. Those are a given that any stay at home parent (or working parent) has to keep up on and basically the washer has to be always running. The good thing is, getting on a strict and easy cleaning schedule will make laundry something to do during the day because you will not have anything else to do because your house will be clean...Read More
Category Organizing The House
One of my good online friends Laura told me about how she has been making cleaners for years so she slipped me her recipes. I was anxious to try it, I literally went out the same night and bought all the stuff. I do not know what made me want to change, maybe it is the throwing away money on many different products that are full of crap that didn’t work. I was a cleaner buying fanatic because even though I cleaned well, it never seemed “clean.” Here is Laura’s recipe (I give her all the credit because I would of never done this without her)
1 big spray bottle full of water
1 tablespoon of Castile Soap (Baby Mild Kind)
2 tablespoons of white vinegar
10-20 drops of essential oil
Put them all together and mix and start to clean...Read More
Anyone else hate a messy spice cabinet? That is one thing that irritates me in my new house. I do not have a lot of room in my cupboards, I really have no room…so finding a way to organize all my spices is a challenge because when cooking, and a messy hubby, when I get the spices neatly in order, the next time I look at them they are a freakin’ mess again. That’s right, FREAKIN’! I tried one of the metal spice rack stands, which those do help but when you have a million different brands and sizes of spices it still doesn’t look neatly organized. It looks more like a neat mess. This leads me to my new deal/steal I found at Ikea a few weeks ago…
Glass spice jars! Some of y’all are like “duh” but honestly, I never saw them for the price...Read More
dislike hate cleaning. Hate it, I can think of a million other things that I would rather do with my time. Seriously, a million. The one thing I cannot stand, a messy house…so I must clean. I have a million products that I use…kitchen cleaner, Clorox wipes, toilet cleaner, bathtub cleaner, bathroom surface cleaner, window cleaner, wood cleaner/polish….and I can go on and on. I love cleaning products, but more importantly I do not feel like that are working unless they leave a strong smell after I am done...
I wish I would of taken a before picture so I didn’t have to try to explain my shelving in my kitchen. Well, when we moved into our house there is not a pantry, but there is a built in storage for can goods and food in the wall in the kitchen. The only problem with that, everyone can see everything and it honestly looked a mess, and we all know when one thing in the room is unorganized, the whole room looks cluttered.
Thanks to Pinterest (I love this site) I came up with using matching baskets and jars to organize all the foods in, that way it looks totally organized and you can put all your foods away and you can know when everything is. WONDERFUL! I don’t know why I can not come up with ideas like this on my own, my kitchen could of looked soo much nicer months ago.
I also organized my c...Read More
Thank you Pinterest for getting me back into crafts. My new obsession is Mason Jars. I love them more than anything right now because of how much you can store in them. Not only for kitchen items, but you can put them in bathroom, or even offices to hold things.
I love clear jars, there are tutorials to paint the glass different colors, but I personally like the clear jars with lids spray painted a brown old color. I guess you can say I like the rustic look. I have been saving old spaghetti jars for weeks…My husband started to think that I was crazy because I kept cleaning them out, taking off the labels, and storing them on a shelf. I actually saved all glass jars, even from olives...Read More
I have been going crazy because we moved into our house in August. It was an unexpected move so I had little time to prepare financially, and I never realized how much money it takes to move, with rent down payments, life…etc. Well, being about 6 months we finally are back to living normal again and not so much having to penny pinch, and that is when I have discovered Pinterest. This site has changed my life. My house needed organized so bad, but even to buy the little things you need to organize was low priority. Now, I am an organizing mad women.
This part of my blog I would love to help and show everything that I have done with my house. That way, anyone on a budget knows that it can happen. I have been buying little by little and my house is finally coming together...Read More