The kids got excited to "help" and made a water park out of the sink while attempting to do their own dishes. Such sweet kids. Also, there appears to be a small pond forming on the floor. Slip in the pond and almost fall. Try not to yell. Hold it together, lady! You still have to vacuum.
I think the lie we are fed is that you have to have it all at the same time. That if you are not in a constant state of happiness and bliss with a clean house, well-behaved children and a fat bank account, something must be wrong.
When you have five kids and a dog, as I do—not to mention a husband and a demanding career—one of the most frightening sentences in the English la...
You'll wanna start with boy band pop because you're a happy bubbly person who's gonna have a clean desk, but you'll end up blasting "Welcome to the Black Parade" as you lie among the desolate piles old paper clips, driver's ed paperwork and illegible to-do lists from 2006.
As my temper flares, messes that need conquering almost glow with a heavenly aura in front of me. The dishwasher gets emptied with loud purposefulness. Dust is sprayed and wiped with forceful intent. Shoes are deposited by the front door with angry aplomb. Baseboards are scrubbed, the Swiffer gets abused and the toilets? Those mother effers GLEAM when I'm done with them.
Have you noticed how laboratory-made cleaning fumes are marketed as being able to wipe out any offending bacteria or germ? All you need to do is take a trip down the cleaning aisle of your local supermarket to see how many different products there are to choose from.
I think I'm a pretty fun girl to have around. Yet on some level, despite my progressive ideals, I've always feared that my domestic inadequacies will prevent any man from wanting a real future with me -- when there are, presumably, Martha Stewart minions just waiting in the wings.
I came home from work, opened the front door, took in the near-perfect lack of dust, inhaled crisp lemony Pine Sol and thought to myself, This must be like smoking crack.
Dig out the vinegar and try some of these life-altering vinegar uses. Not only will your house sparkle like new, but you'll be avoiding bringing harsh chemicals in your home.
Is there anything grosser than bird poop all over your car? Even if it's on your windshield, it's hard to get off -- turn on your wipers and squirt some wiper fluid on it, and it still smears all over the place.
Healthy and safe homemade cleaning solutions are the best choice for your and your family. Check out these incredible natural cleaning solutions from Hometalk's most resourceful members.
Think soap can only be at the sink or in the shower? Well, think again because soap is actually quite the little multi-purpose household item. Use it in these ways and it will save you time and money -- and make your life a little greener too!
You may think that this is one of cleanest spots because everything gets washed in the sink, right? Think again.
Having more than one roommate/housemate can be an even tougher challenge, but here are some tips that will hopefully help you make the most out of your situation.
You've got too much stuff and not enough time to deal with it all. Your laundry piles up in the basket (whether it's clean or dirty), your dishes just...