Your Home Is The Strength of the Nation

When you feel like what you’re doing in your home isn’t a big deal, just remember that it matters so much. The little things you do matter, because they add up. Creating your home as a sanctuary for your family from the chaos of the world makes it strong. Just keep going. You’re doing great […]

Organize Your Garage: ONE WEEK All About The Garage!

It’s May!! May is one of my favorite months – spring has truly settled in and the weather is divine here in Arkansas. Plus, the kids get out school, and life become a little more free. We plant the vegetable garden and my flowers are blooming beautifully, strawberries are ripening daily in our patch and […]

Spring Cleaning Challenge: Week 3 (Habits & Routines)

Keeping a clean home does not have to be a terrible experience! With the right Routines and Habits, you can keep your home clean on auto-pilot. It takes work getting the habits to stick, but it is sooo worth it! Make these changes one task, one day at a time. Week 2 Assignments Use this […]

Big Huge List of Kid Chores (grouped by age)!

These are my suggestions, but you know your kids best. It’s always nice to have an idea what could be expected, so that you know if it is time to teach a new skill. Every time you introduce a new chore to your child, you’ll do it WITH THEM the first few times. Don’t just […]

Spring Cleaning Challenge: WEEK 2

We’re already on Week 2 of the Spring Cleaning Challenge! We’re still focusing on Deep Cleaning this week. When we focus on Habits and Routines next week, you’ll be so glad to start with a clean house.  Get the Kids Involved! You are not in this alone. Kids should not only help maintain the house […]

How To Clean the Return Air Grill

A question people asked a lot last year during Spring Cleaning when they saw the checklist: what is the Return Air Grill? So let’s start by answering that. If you have heating and air conditioning, air is sucked INTO some vents and OUT of some vents. Most of the vents around the house are just […]

DIY Carpet Cleaning

Your carpets are disgusting. They just are, because people live in your house. I’m not talking about spills and stains, which may be part of your problem. I’m talking about gross disgusting dust, because despite what you may think: dust is not just on your furniture and baseboards.  There is Dust on Your Floor! Dust contains:  […]

Spring Cleaning Challenge: WEEK 1

Welcome to Week 1 of the Spring Cleaning Challenge! Are you excited to start cleaning this week?! I know I am, but even people who hate cleaning still need to do it! (Truth is hard.) Reward Yourself If you dread the cleaning, make it easy on yourself. Set yourself up for success and plan a […]

How I Torture My Kids to Keep My House Clean {e.g. Kids Chores}

I hear a lot: I can’t keep my house clean because I have kids. While I totally get how kids are inevitably messy (mine STILL leave their socks everywhere no matter what I do about it), for me, my kids help our house stay clean. Weird, right? Let me explain. How My Kids Help Keep My Our Home […]

Spring Cleaning MUST HAVES

  Are you Spring Cleaning? Make sure you have everything you need to make cleaning as easy as possible. Here is the list of all the cleaning must-haves!  Basic Cleaning Sprays Basic H2 – This is a concentrate I’ve used for more than 6 years, before I ever started blogging. I started using it because […]