Category Archives: cleaning

Oh Yeah! We’re Famous!

I just discovered that I made a list of “30 Blogs with Best Housekeeping Tips“. Evidently, they liked my cleaning schedule from a KIOS post awhile back. Now, I’m going to be rich and famous. HOORAY! 🙂

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Embracing the Nesting

There’s no way the baby is ever going to come out with dirty couches right?  So as long as I’m vacuuming the living room to get rid of the Christmas tree needles, I might as well rotate the couch cushions … Continue reading

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KIOS: Cleaning, Part 4: A Cleaning Schedule

This post is part of my series, “Kickin’ It Old Skool: Why and How We Are Old-Fashioned” or KIOS for short.  If you’re new to the series, please read my disclaimer before continuing on.  I’m keeping a table of contents … Continue reading

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KIOS: Cleaning, Part 3: My Baking Soda Scrub Recipe and Using Essential Oils

This post is part of my series, “Kickin’ It Old Skool: Why and How We Are Old-Fashioned” or KIOS for short.  If you’re new to the series, please read my disclaimer before continuing on.  I’m keeping a table of contents … Continue reading

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KIOS: Cleaning, Part 2: Cleaning with Stuff We Can Eat

This post is part of my series, “Kickin’ It Old Skool: Why and How We Are Old-Fashioned” or KIOS for short.  If you’re new to the series, please read my disclaimer before continuing on.  I’m keeping a table of contents … Continue reading

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KIOS: Cleaning, Part 1: No Paper Products

This post is part of my series, “Kickin’ It Old Skool: Why and How We Are Old-Fashioned” or KIOS for short.  If you’re new to the series, please read my disclaimer before continuing on.  I’m keeping a table of contents … Continue reading

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I love white vinegar

Cook with it. Clean with it. Disinfect with it. Make tarragon vinegar with it. The list goes on and on. (Just make sure to read the ingredient list to verify that it’s made from grain, not petroleum.)

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Scheduling Cleaning with Google Calendar

Nik and I use Google Calendar to schedule our life.  (If you don’t have Gmail, you should go sign up.  Right now.) When we first got married, one of our main sources of tension was house cleaning.  Not necessarily who … Continue reading

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