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3 Easy Steps to Cleaning a Genuine Sheepskin Rug

When I was a little girl my grandparents brought our family back a large sheepskin rug from their religious mission to Australia. Since then, I have had a love for the genuine fur. My siblings and I would lay on the rug as we watched TV. We’d put a blanket on top and sleep on it. We’d roll each

13 Clever Cleaning Tips That Increase Efficiency

My mom has always told me that I’m a great cleaner, which is weird because I do not enjoy it. I love blasting music and getting a slight work out in and I like the end result, but I dread cleaning. I feel like it is the most monotonous task of my life—not to be overly dramatic

5 Steps to Prepare Your Yard for Winter

Cleaning up and preparing for winter can be a fun family activity. Here are five quick ways to winterize your yard. 1- Turn off and drain sprinklers. Depending on your sprinkler system and area the protocol for turning off your sprinklers may be different than ours. We simply turn off our yard water, then turn the

Step-by-Step Instructions to Detail Your Vehicle

  Everyone loves a nice looking clean, fresh smelling car. But not everyone can afford detailing their vehicle every 2-3 months. Detailing costs anywhere between $100-$1,000+ depending on the options you get. Detailing your own vehicle can not only be a great way to save and ensure a job well done, it can also be

15 Inexpensive Laundry Hacks That Will Save You Hundreds

Laundry is more enjoyable for me than many other tasks. That said, I do sometimes get frustrated at how quickly it piles up and how it never seems to end. Then I remember that for centuries before my time people had to hand wash laundry. When I remember this, my slight frustration turns to gratitude. We are very

How to Get Stains out of Clothes, Even after They Have Been Dried—without Scrubbing

My daughter has been teething like nobody’s business! It is so bad, slobber even goes through her bibs. Non-stop slobber + staining formula is a recipe for horrendous looking neck-stained-onesies. She just grew into size 6 onesies (of which I have about 15). So when they all turned out looking like this picture I wasn’t

How to Make Money by Housecleaning

Welcome to Money-Making Stay at Home Moms: How to Make Money by Housecleaning. There are 38+ interviews in this series (see links below interview). I realize that the phrase Stay at Home Mom ‘illustrates’ a mom who is at home most of the time. Yet, most women and many men know that SAHM’s are usually

How to be Spontaneous AND Organized Simultaneously

I’m a fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants type of girl. I really love spontaneity. As a result, I’ve thought routines weren’t/aren’t for me. Recently, I’ve come to realize that as spontaneous as I love to be, I’ve been using a morning and evening routine for a long time. I also make use of a To-Do list and a calendar. So although I like to do different

Five Reasons Why You Should Be Proud of a Messy House

Before I got pregnant cleaning was pretty easy. I usually kept a clean house and enjoyed  having it that way. During my fourth through nine months I had PGP (you can read about it here) and cleaning became very difficult. Yet, I still managed it for the most part. Then came the newborn stage and,

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