2016 is your year for a sparkling clean home! If you like the sound of that, but don't want to make it your year for 'spending countless hours scrubbing,' these easy hacks from Hometalk bloggers will help to speed things up!
Here's the thing: being disorganized costs you money every month. That's money you could be spending on beer. Like cleaning your underwear and going to work, it's not the most exciting thing you do every day, but it lets you do the exciting stuff more and better.
Kitchens are full of festering nooks and crannies that you undoubtedly never think to clean, so to find out about these hidden problem areas we talked to the experts. They told us about some places invisible to the untrained eye, yet totally disgusting, and how to deal with them.
The biggest mistake people made was not cooling leftovers fast enough, followed by not having a working thermometer in their refrigerator. Third was not removing jewelry or keeping fingernails trimmed when cooking
The lazy days of summer are yielding to the frantic days of autumn, barreling towards the holidays, and with it a new year, if not in sight, just around the corner. It's easy to fly too high, do too much, and crash and burn.
Whether you use Tupperware or its numerous brethren, these sturdy, lightweight containers are ideal for storing food in the fridge and for takeaway lunches; but they can also be a headache to store and clean.
Your friend's coworker's sister that she just had to bring to your dinner party throws back one too many Chardonnays, and another wine glass is laid to rest. While the fact that it's gone forever is upsetting, the hassle of sweeping up those little shards is even more traumatizing.
We turned to Rachel Cohen, co-founder of the accessible-luxury home line Snowe, to get the 411 on housekeeping. Cohen's top tips -- from simply cleaning a mug to (gasp!) actually making your bed -- will guide you to domestic bliss.