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9 Dirty Things In Your Kitchen You Probably Haven't Been Cleaning

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

(But you probably should.)

What NOT To Do When A Mess Hits Your Handbag

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 03.12.2014 | HuffPost Home

The only thing worse than your boyfriend barfing in your handbag might just be your cat peeing on your purse. But no matter how bad the stain and...

Your Most Embarrassing Cleaning Questions -- Answered!

Posted 02.03.2014 | OWN

Jolie Kerr, cleaning expert and author of the new book My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag .. and Other Things You Can't Ask Martha has seen it all, fro...

10 Cleaning Lessons We Can Learn From Downton Abbey

Saudia Davis | Posted 04.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
Saudia Davis

Downton Abbey is set in the early 20th century, a time when beauty and bath products were made with essential oils and natural ingredients. At bath time, turn back the clock in favor of products that are toxin-free, sustainability-focused, and made without toxins such as Diethanolamine (DEA), sulfates and other synthetic ingredients.

Making Time To Clean In 4 Easy Steps

Saudia Davis | Posted 02.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Saudia Davis

Use your cleaning time as a calming activity. The act of throwing away the trash and cleaning counters and surfaces can be very relaxing. In a hectic day, this is your time to take control and create change.

Three Easy Daily Cleaning Tips, From Martha Stewart (VIDEO)

Posted 12.02.2013 | MarloThomas

How does Martha Stewart keep her house clean? She shared some great tips for easy daily cleaning to keep your home fresh. If it's cool enough outsi...

10 Home Organization Hacks For Normal Families

Sarah Kooiman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Sarah Kooiman

We all lead busy lives. Between work, family responsibilities, hours wasted playing Candy Crush and the time needed to edit and post Pulitzer-worthy photos on Instagram, who the heck has time for housework?

WATCH: 6 Things You Didn't Know Mayo Could Do

Posted 10.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're no stranger to "new uses for everything"-type tips. But while we expect repurposing ideas involving vinegar and baking soda, we never really tho...

10 Things You Should've Learned In High School

Brie Dyas | Posted 12.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Brie Dyas

If my college-age neighbors are any indication, the next generation is an absolute mess. I'm not even talking about "life" messes (finding a job, getting married, etc.) but physical messes. This is my grandmother's generation's nightmare.

7 Cleaning Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Posted 04.11.2014 | HuffPost Home

Whether you're someone who gets excited by the thought of cleaning your house or someone who finds the task extremely dreadful, have we found the vide...

The Benefit Of Brewing A Strong Cup Of Coffee

Bruce Lubin | Posted 12.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Lubin

For 20 years, Bruce Lubin and his wife Jeanne have been collecting tips and hints to save time, money, and make everyday tasks easier. Their book "Who...

WATCH: 4 Weird Cleaning Tips That Actually Work

Posted 10.09.2013 | HuffPost Home

You know, we come across a ton of weird cleaning tips and tricks every day. And we're always so curious to find out which of them actually work. Well,...

Surprising Way To Get Your Pots And Pans Gleaming

Bruce Lubin | Posted 11.09.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Lubin

For 20 years, Bruce Lubin and his wife Jeanne have been collecting tips and hints to save time, money, and make everyday tasks easier. Their book "Who...

13 Hacks That Make Washing Dishes Easier

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

Washing dishes is not our favorite activity. In fact, we'd rather be doing just about anything else. But putting off this task only makes it worse. (T...

The Easiest Way To Clean Your Fridge

Bruce Lubin | Posted 11.01.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Lubin

For 20 years, Bruce Lubin and his wife Jeanne have been collecting tips and hints to save time, money, and make everyday tasks easier. Their book "Who...

Your Suitcase Isn't Just For Traveling

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 08.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

Although we all wish we were taking fabulous flights around the world, chances are you find yourself having more stay-cations than anything else. But ...

10 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Cleaning

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're not going to sit here and try to convince you that cleaning is fun. Unless you're a hyper-organized person who finds their bliss while alphabeti...

12 Incredible Uses For Vinegar

Posted 07.22.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani You know this household staple is a cheap, effective and natural all-purpose cleaner. But who knew that it could also smooth out y...

PHOTOS: The Right Way To Organize A Laundry Room

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.21.2013 | HuffPost Home

This clever little trick will make sorting clothes and finding detergent so much easier.

LOOK: 10 Bathroom Life Hacks That Will Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're always looking for the easiest, fastest and most effective ways to clean our homes. This is especially important when it comes to cleaning our b...

WATCH: Clean Out Your Garage In Just 15 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

This is one task you want over with ASAP.

The 9 Most Disgusting Places In Your Home

Posted 07.16.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Surprise: Toilets and trash cans don't make the list. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook and Twitter. ...

How To Keep Your Vintage Finds Looking Fabulous

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 06.30.2013 | HuffPost Home

No one has ever brought home a good piece that didn't need some shining.

Clean Your Stove Top Naturally

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 06.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

Cleaning your stove top can really be difficult. After all, it's prone to so many spills and stuck-on messes. But you don't have to reach for expensiv...

Say Goodbye To Sticky Sheets

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 06.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

There's one thing about the summertime we just can't stand: being too hot in our bed. It definitely can lead to a lot of sleepless nights. But Reader'...