Cleaning

Tips for keeping a tidy home, making your own cleaners, organizing cleaning schedules and more

Spring Yard Clean Up: Turning Chores Into a Game

Spring Yard Clean Up: Turning Chores Into a Game

May 17th, 2013 posted by Rebecca Brea

Spring is here and that means it’s time to pay some attention to the backyard and get it ready for the coming summer. Winter’s weather probably wreaked havoc on your […]

Clean Paneling Like a Pro

February 12th, 2013 posted by Allen P. Rathey

How can you wash wood paneling like a professional? Will the wrong cleaner damage the wood? Most paneling can be cleaned with a dish detergent solution or mild cleaner. The […]

Clean Your Bathroom in 15 Minutes

February 12th, 2013 posted by Martha Matthews

by Martha Matthews I used to absolutely loath cleaning my bathrooms. It was so much work (or so I thought) that I would procrastinate until my husband would threaten to […]

Dirty Diapers, Dirty Homes

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

Cleaning tips for new dads Move over, moms. You’re not the only ones taking time off work to take care of a new baby. According to Oxygen/Markle Pulse, 70 percent […]

Eight Myths of Vacuuming

February 12th, 2013 posted by Allen P. Rathey

Are you an informed consumer? Consider these eight myths, and corresponding truths, about vacuuming: Myth #1: Amps Mean Performance Amps is a measure of electrical current, not vacuuming performance. Measuring […]

Homemade Cleaners

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kim Tilley

“NEW! IMPROVED! WITH THE CLEANING ACTION OF BLEACH AND THE FRESH SCENT OF BAKED APPLES, IT’S…..” Ah, the miracle cleaners! If you look at the coupon sections of your Sunday […]

Maintaining Your Summertime Bathroom

February 12th, 2013 posted by Susie Glennan

Do your bathrooms get a workout during the summer? Due to the warmer weather, families spend more time outside so showers and baths become more frequent. Most of us work […]

Spring Clean Year Round: Home Cleaning and Organizing Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Pinkston

Typically, heavy duty cleaning and organizing is done once a year. When spring rolls around it is nice to open the windows in your house and clean up after hibernating […]

Sweat Equity

February 12th, 2013 posted by Edel Jarboe

Home, sweet home should be filled with peace and tranquility. But what if your home is a constant battle with your mate to help around the house? Is it making […]

Two Dozen Uses for Baking Soda

February 12th, 2013 posted by Irene Helen Zundel

Inexpensive, versatile, and environmentally friendly, baking soda has a myriad of uses. From reducing baby’s fever to cleaning dentures, and ridding your garden of pests, baking soda can be an […]

Autumn Garden Chores

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brenda Hyde

by Brenda Hyde Autumn is the time for garden clean-up! I know it seems like a droll chore, but it really isn’t. Any work you do now, while it’s cool, […]

Review: The Dyson Groom

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

I’ve been a devout Dyson owner for about 5 years and a dog owner for much, much longer. When I heard that Dyson developed a cool new tool to help […]

3-Step Solution to Cleaning for Busy Moms

February 12th, 2013 posted by Christina Spence

Children need picking up after soccer practice? Super Mom to the rescue! Dinner needs to get on the table? Once again, Super Mom is there! A task at work that […]

30 Quick Cleaning Tips for a Tidier Home

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

In the battle to maintain a tidy home, especially with children, we are always on the look out for great tips. We asked the FamilyCorner community to share with us […]

A Housekeeper is Cheaper Than a Divorce

February 12th, 2013 posted by Debbie Williams

Why You Can Afford to Hire Help and How to Get It click for more info It’s confession time: as organized as I am (it comes with the job), this […]

Attacking the Laundry Monster

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

…and living to tell about it In many households, laundry is a chore that everyone dreads. It’s a never ending circle of drudgery, but the work can be minimized by […]

Cheap Cleaning Supplies

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kim Tilley

Spring cleaning does not mean you have to buy bunches of new cleaning supplies to do the job. Here are some ideas for recycling things that may otherwise go to […]

Spring Cleaning That Won’t Take All Day

March 29th, 2010 posted by Family Corner Staff

Daylight savings has come and gone, soon enough Spring will have sprung. If you’ve been putting off doing your Spring cleaning because you don’t have 25 uninterrupted hours to devote […]

3 Step Solution to Cleaning for Busy Moms

May 15th, 2009 posted by Family Corner Staff

Children need picking up after soccer practice? Super Mom to the rescue! Dinner needs to get on the table? Once again, Super Mom is there! A task at work that […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]