Category Archives: household

Make Your Own Bug Repellent

Love the great outdoors, but hate the bugs? Do you hate the harsh chemicals in commercial bug repellents? Well the bugs love me and that makes me miserable when all I want to do id get the boys out and … Continue reading

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Inside my Erin Condren Life Planner

Get Organized 2015 is underway and with the help of a well timed gift certificate I was able to get my hands on a beautiful new Erin Condren planner for this year. I couldn’t wait to show it off. It … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Fruit Fly Trap

Confession, this is actually a trick I use regularly, but I found it on Pinterest. Every time I bring home a fresh pineapple I end up with fruit flies. Never fails! We had a pineapple last week and a few … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Removing ink from containers

I saw this pin and meant to try it during the holidays last year and never got around to it. I always want to reuse the large containers we get from cottage cheese and yogurt etc, but there is nothing … Continue reading

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Day 2 – The “Miracle” Cleaner

Happy Pinterest Challenge Day 2! I’ve spent 2 days running around like a crazy person getting all the kidlets registered for school. I’m most traumatized by the idea that I have a high schooler. I can still so vividly remember … Continue reading

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Self Cleaning Oven – Tricky Tip Thursday

I learned a lesson this week about my tendency to me on the lazy side. We ran out of whole wheat flour. Blasphemy! I know. But I suppose it happens to even the best of us. I know a more … Continue reading

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Homemade Laundry Starch

I have to iron a lot. I never actually iron the clothes we have to wear, but sewing is so much easier with crisp, flat materials. Ignore my lack of ironing in this shirt restyle. Sometimes the lazy just gets … Continue reading

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Homemade Citrus Cleaner

Just what the title says; today we’re making citrus cleaner at home. Sometimes I really enjoy the smell of citrus cleaners and the reality is that the oils in citrus fruits do have good cleaning abilities, but the price tag … Continue reading

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Hack Your Swiffer

I’m pretty sure the Swiffer revolutionized floor cleaning. At least it did for me. And notice how it’s become a part of household vernacular; “I have to swiffer while the kids are napping” or “the mess was so big swiffering … Continue reading

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