Turkey Day Scramble: How to Clean Up Fast Before the Big Day

Thanksgiving place setting

This is it: your last weekend to clean up before boatloads of relatives begin squeezing themselves into your kitchen, setting platters on every available inch of countertop and using enough toilet paper to cover a small army. In essence, you’re going to need to clean house before the horde descends. After all, you have enough […]

6 Household Items You Should Never Throw Away

old paint cans

There’s nothing like cleaning your garage or that “junk” room in your house. Suddenly you have enough space to park your car again, and you can finally see the bed in the spare bedroom! But as you clean out garages, junk drawers or utility rooms, you’re bound to come across some items that shouldn’t go […]

9 Germ-Conquering, Clutter-Defeating Ways to Deep Clean Your Kitchen

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As much as we wish it weren’t true, sometimes the kitchen needs a good purge. Baked-on grease, dusty pantries and cluttered counters aren’t just unsightly—they’re unsanitary, too! And since no one has yet perfected the self-cleaning kitchen, it’s up to you—with the help of a little elbow grease—to get the job done. Here are some […]