20 Things to Clean with Magic Eraser

It's spring cleaning time, even though it totally snowed last week and doesn't currently feel all that springy outside.  But nevertheless, I am antsy to get my house in order--especially since I'm having a baby in about a month! I love using a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to clean...it's my go-to sponge for difficult stains and marks.  I have gotten tons of stuff off using a Magic Eraser.  Did you know that a Magic Eraser actually removes MORE … [Read more...]

Kids Spring Cleaning Bingo Game

I love spring so much--the weather warms up and everyone starts going outside.  And then the sun shines in your house and you see how dirty your house got all winter.  Ha!  I made a helpful spring cleaning list a few years ago, but who wants to do that all by themselves?  Have your kids get involved in the spring cleaning and make the jobs go faster. I actually love getting my kids to work around the house because not only does it help me, … [Read more...]

20 Important Spring Cleaning Hacks

I actually really LOVE spring cleaning. There's nothing better than the sun coming out, kids finally leaving the house after months of being trapped inside, and you opening the windows for some fresh air. And then getting to work! I love going through all the piles of stuff, decluttering, getting rid of things. I love putting away the winter gear which is just so bulky and takes up so much space. I love getting organized! I don't do it much … [Read more...]

20 Brilliant Toy Storage and Organization Ideas

I have had this toy storage idea in the works for about six months now (story of my life, projects that take for-freakin'-ever) but it got put on hold for various reasons. I'm hoping to finish it within the next few weeks though and I can't wait to share it because it's pretty amazing, if I do say so myself (let's just tease you with "bookcase sawn in half"). In the meantime, let's get inspired by all these brilliant toy storage and organization … [Read more...]

Aztec Inspired Jewelry Organizer

I have had all my necklaces in a drawer for years, but this year I realized how many statement necklaces I had that were getting all tangled and messed up by living in this drawer.  Even my husband scoffed at my disorganization.  That's when you know you have a problem!  I had to make a jewelry organizer. DIY jewelry organizers are not hard to create, so I went about whipping one up.  I first found an old frame I had lying around, which … [Read more...]

Vacuuming–Easy Cleaning Checklist

I recently tried out a new vacuum, the Dirt Devil® 360º Reach™.  It's a different kind of vac than I am used to, not the standard roller wheel vac.  It has the engine up by your hand which means it can convert in all sorts of ways.  It can be small or long.  It has a long tube that enables you to reach high spots like some lights and ceiling fans or the tops of window and door frames.  Or take the long tube off and you can conveniently use it as … [Read more...]

10 Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

It's not quite spring yet, and so many of you are experiencing the worst winter snows ever. But where I live it's cold outside but sunny. Which makes me want to pretend it's spring and start cleaning like crazy! I got the cleaning bug this morning and started to rearrange furniture and sort the toys, it's such a great feeling. For those of you wanting to clean house this spring, here are 10 spring cleaning tips and tricks! 1. Try these … [Read more...]

Organized Kitchen Drawers

You guys...my kitchen.  IS. the best.  I don't want to make y'all feel bad but seriously I have never been so gloriously happy in a kitchen.  And it got a little more awesome this week when I added custom drawer organizers from Build.com.  And now I have the best and most organized kitchen drawers ever. I could sit here and talk about it but why don't I show you? Look how terrible they used to be...and how beautifully organized they are … [Read more...]