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5 Ways to Make Spring Cleaning Simpler

Spring cleaning probably isn’t high on any mom's list of favorite things to do. But with a little ingenuity and a few shortcuts, you can make your spring cleaning more tolerable and less time-consuming. 

Go in Fully Prepared

Make sure you have everything you need to get the job done. Nothing kills your motivation to complete your chores faster than opening the cabinet only to discover you’re out of cleaning supplies. Stock ...

DIY Stain Removers

April is Earth Month and every little bit counts when it comes to helping out the environment — even in your laundry room. Laundry detergents can be some of the most toxic products found on store shelves. They often contain harsh chemicals such as solvents and preservatives like parabens and sulfates. Many are also overflowing with artificial colors and scents. But there are more natural ways to lift stains. Try these following tips to keep your ...

Stain Series: How to Get Food Out of These 3 Fabrics

Accidents can happen. No meal is immune from a mishap, whether you’re preparing or simply enjoying dinner. But stains don’t have to be forever, especially if you take swift action. The longer you wait, the more the stain has a chance to set — and become stubborn.

Not all fabrics are alike, of course. Always check your item’s laundering instructions. If you find a tag that reads "dry clean only," take that advice ...

Easy Household Tasks to Do for Daylight Saving

Every year in March (where daylight saving applies), the clock springs forward one hour. And while most clocks change automatically, you’ll need to manually adjust wall clocks, clock radios, microwave and stove clocks, car radio clocks and wristwatches.

Besides signaling us to change our clocks, daylight saving can be a great reminder to take care of important household tasks such as changing smoke detector batteries and replacing air filters. Set a reminder on your ...

Spring Clean-out: Where to Donate Gently Used Items

Spring is around the corner, and you know what that means — spring cleaning can’t be far behind. As you clean out your closets, you’ll probably come across a few things you no longer use or want. If you’re wondering if anyone has a need for your gently used items, the answer is yes!

Clothing that’s clean and in good condition is always in demand, as are snow boots, winter coats, swimsuits ...