Category Archives: cleaning

Ellie’s Dishes (and Mama’s Sanity)

It’s been a rough week.  We’ve had some puking on the two-year-old’s part, some general “I don’t feel good at all” sickness on the adults’ part, way too much laundry, and a kitchen that hasn’t ever been completely clean since … Continue reading

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KIOS: Cleaning, Part 5: Washing Dishes and Laundry

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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Why Didn’t I Think of This Before?

Our laundry room is in our basement and that’s where we used to keep our stain remover.  It made sense to me to keep the stain remover where I washed clothes.  Looking for and spraying stains was my least favorite … Continue reading

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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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