6 Cleaning Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier

Cleaning is just. so. fun. I get that there are people out there who do enjoy it, and that’s cool, but I’m not one of them. There are a million other things I’d rather be doing. Fortunately, I’ve come across some clever little cleaning hacks that will make getting the room spic and span much simpler. Here are six cleaning hacks that will make your life easier.

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Spring Cleaning Tips and Checklist

Winter tends to keep us somewhat lazy and less productive when it comes to house cleaning. However, once the first spring sun shines and the temperatures rise, we instantly feel more awake and start getting ready for spring cleaning. From dusting, vacuuming, washing the drapes, through thorough cleaning, wiping, decluttering and all the way to polishing, spring-cleaning is anything but easy and fast. Therefore, be sure to have your spring cleaning tips and checklist ready before you get your hands dirty.

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3 Gift Wrapping Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

After spending hours searching for the perfect gift, it’s only fitting that the wrapping is just as special as the gift itself. Luckily, elaborate wrapping doesn’t have to be pricey – you can easily find ways to perfect and personalize your gift with what you have left over from last year and everyday items around the house. Here are three gift wrapping hacks to try this year.

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Helpful Hint: 4 Ways a Freezer Inventory Can Save Money and Time!

Tired of standing with the freezer door open and peering in to see what’s in there that you can cook for supper? Or worse still, finding some forgotten food lost at the bottom of the freezer, only to find it years later and you have to throw it away? Set up a “Freezer Inventory” sheet. It’s helpful in more than one way. Here’s four reasons why a Freezer Inventory sheet will help you save money and time in the kitchen.

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5 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks You Should Definitely Try

I hate cleaning the bathroom. I seriously doubt this is the highlight of anyone’s day. Somehow, our bathroom became the one used by the entire family, even though it’s not the only one in the house. Luckily, I discovered some great cleaning hacks that make it an easier and quicker chore. Which means that after the kids go to bed, I may just be able to relax with a nice soak in the tub instead of scrubbing it. Here are five bathroom cleaning hacks that should definitely try!

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Things That Run My Day…and Ruin My Day

Every day that I have with my family is a blessing and a day worth living. I am a thankful gal and even in my darkest most stressful moments I remember that things could be so much worse. We don’t have to hide in caves, we are not persecuted for our beliefs, and we don’t drink out of the same watering holes as the local livestock…so yes things could be worse…waaaaaay worse. Now that we have established that the following ARE in fact first-world problems if there ever were any, here are my keys to life with littles. These things make or break me on a daily basis…

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Preparing for an Emergency: Composing an “Emergency Information” Sheet

Have you ever thought about what would happen if you were in a car accident and could not speak for yourself? Sure, the emergency personnel would look at your driver’s license to see who you are, but is that all they need? No, not at all! In order to give you appropriate emergency treatment, they’ll need more information than just your name, address, and birth date.

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An Easy Way to Cut Watermelon

I love watermelon. My kids love watermelon. And you know what? It’s super healthy! Watermelon is packed with fiber and water, which makes you feel full, and that, quite frankly, makes me happy. But navigating a giant watermelon and trying to cut it can be tricky. Not anymore. Read on to learn an easy method for cutting watermelon into bite size pieces in a quick and simple manner.

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Packing Hacks to Maximize Space

In Part 1 of this article (Planning a Trip? Try These Clever Packing Tips), there was a link to the “Comprehensive Packing List” I use when traveling. I also explained the purpose for some of the items that sound odd or questionable. Believe me, that list has been invaluable! In Part 2, I’m sharing a few packing hacks I’ve learned through the years.

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