It doesn’t happen quickly, and it certainly doesn’t happen in the span of a half-hour TV program. It has taken a couple years to actually go through everything in our house and shop. Life doesn’t stand still so we can declutter; it keeps on throwing things & situations in the way. The process can stir […]
A cluttered house causes a cluttered mind…as well as being a pain in the neck when you’re trying to find anything. Here are 5 practical steps to declutter your house and keep it that way. Stop procrastinating and get started!
Did you know that the very best way to clean a handwoven, hooked, Persian or braided wool rug or wool blanket is with fresh snow? It’s true. Cleaning wool textiles with snow is an old-fashioned cleaning method that is very safe, gentle and completely non-toxic. It works better than sprays, steam cleaning or dry cleaning. […]
During the holiday season, I enjoy decorating, baking delicious treats, indoor gardening and snuggling with the dogs. I’m always looking forward to putting my feet up and sipping on some hot cocoa while watching all of the Christmas lights twinkle around me. Before I get to savor those simple moments, I want to make sure […]
Did you know that your washer and dryer should be cleaned every month? I discovered that when I started washing cloth diapers. Here’s a very simple explanation of how to go about doing this often-overlooked chore.
I’ve been doing some deep cleaning this fall, and this time it’s the bathrooms. Here’s my rundown of deep cleaning a bathroom, and a printable checklist to go with it!