Motivate Yourself to Clean…Like a Machine!

Motivation Frustrations If only it was easy to motivate yourself to clean! Life can seem like one looooong to-do list and the dirty work is easiest to push to the very bottom. After continually putting it off, cleaning house becomes more than just a chore. The stashes of stuff and the dirt and grime accumulate – making cleaning the house a daunting task to tackle. Unless you enjoy the thrill of taking on those towering challenges, it is next to impossible to motivate yourself to clean. In the Name of FUN Whether you realize it or not, motivation comes from the things that make you happy. Think about what you enjoy. What you find to be fun will give you a clue! Is it money, time spent with loved ones, peace of mind, cute puppies and kittens…? Or do you simply like the satisfaction of having a home that is pristine clean? If you feel you...

How to Get Rid of Sweat Stains

No Sweat! Sweat is a good thing, right? It helps us keep our cool when life heats up, but this natural bodily function can take a toll on our clothing. It isn’t such a big deal for those that know how to get rid of sweat stains. Our bodies can sweat all year round, but summers are the worst. Whether you have been working in the yard, pumping iron at the gym, or roasting marshmallows by a campfire, chances are you’re going to perspire! The Real Cause Underarm stains, typically referred to as “sweat stains,” are actually caused by the antiperspirant you wear. Sweat alone will wash out clean, but when combined with the highly acidic aluminum compounds in your antiperspirant, an unsightly stain can appear. For this reason, you’ll want to limit how much antiperspirant you apply and allow it to dry before dressing. If you glob it on, you’re bound to get it on...

Get Rid of Bugs Naturally!

THOSE UNINVITED GUESTS BUGS! There. We said it. We hate to do this, but we’re going to have to make your skin crawl as we address some natural ways to get rid of bugs. There are some creatures on this earth that would be nice to live without. Unfortunately, they find ways to creep into our lives… sneaky little devils! Although they make for some lively Halloween décor, you really don’t want bugs crawling around in the crevices of your home. Let alone, on and in your beds, bathrooms, counters, and floors. Whether they are poisonous, spread bacteria, or are a harmless nuisance – they just don’t belong in our human enclosures. Keep your safety, health, and peace of mind by keeping these outsiders OUT… naturally. ANTS IN YOUR PANTS? It is widely understood that leaving crumbs on your counters and failing to keep your goodies properly stored away can lure ants into your home. You can stomp and...

How to Get Stains Out … of Carpet

Remember that hair-color commercial, “I’m going to wash that gray right out of my hair”? That’s the song in our head as we think about how to get stains out of carpet, the common stains anyway. And the frustration we have over trying. Kids, pets, wayward spouses…all of them can make messes of all sizes, and it’s not always as easy to get them picked up as it was for them to get into the carpet in the first place. But never fear, we have four tips that are going to make those carpet stains a thing of the past. First things first, before you start any cleanup process, be sure to test a hidden section of the carpet for colorfastness so that you only take up the stain and not the color of the carpet. Tip 1: A Lowdown Dirty Shame Dirt is fine for the outside of your home, but once it comes inside,...