Water is the most precious resource on this planet and yet most of us in the U.S. and Canada have no idea just how serious a global water crisis is becoming. According to water.org there are 345 million people without access to water and 3.4 million people die every year from a water-related disease. They […]
It’s bound to happen. You load your dishwasher, turn it on, and let it do its thing. You go back later, ready to take out and put away all of your crystal clear, squeaky clean dishes. But what’s that?! Water spots? Worse yet, food particles?!? Oh no!! Something must be wrong with your dishwasher, right? […]
With three meals a day to cook (and sometimes snacks, too), it is easy to spend all day in the kitchen. That may have been an option in past decades, but today’s women are expected to maintain a lot more than just cooking and cleaning. A lot of women I know balance work, homeschooling (or […]
The other day I noticed a funky smell in the kitchen. At first, I thought it was the trash… but the closer to the sink I got, the worse the smell got… then I realized – it was the garbage disposal! I’ve heard people say “you shouldn’t need to clean your garbage disposal because it’s […]
My main focus during autumn is cleaning. I hate cleaning. But I love my pond, so it’s time to pull up as much of the organic material at the bottom of the pond as I can. (I try not to think what that sludge is really made of.) After that, cleaning the filters will be […]
The last rose show is over, the days start getting shorter and as rose growers we still have work to do. The four most important tasks of fall.