When it comes to cleaning the bathroom nobody is thrilled about the chore, although it has to be done... The good part is that, if you follow a few rules, you’ll have the job done in no time! Spray cleaning solution on the bathroom surfaces: the sink, counter, toilet, bathtub and tiles. While ... Read More »
Around the House
It's tough to run a household, do errands and look after children on a daily basis.
Around the House brings to you a wealth of information, tips, advice on how to save time in the kitchen, and around the house. Learn how natural, day to day substances are a better, learn tricks on how to save time cleaning, how to save on household and personal care items, how to host parties for your kids on a budget, pros and cons of keeping a pet, and much more.
In the end, if we could only get our kids to wash the dishes every day and our friends and relatives to stop setting up blind dates, then we REALLY would have more time and less frustration!
Baking soda is a chemical that looks like a fine powder. It creates bubbles of carbon dioxide when it comes in contact with an acid. It’s most commonly used in baking, where it acts as a leavening agent, but it has so many other uses aside from making bread fluffy and soft. We will show you today ... Read More »
Essential oils extracted from plants can be used at home to kill/remove mold and bacteria. These oils are really strong, so use sparingly: one drop of peppermint oil is as strong as 30 cups of peppermint tea. You can find essential oils at health-food stores. Essential oils can be used ... Read More »
Vinegar - a miracle indeed. This acidic liquid can remove soap build up, wipe out tarnish, remove mineral deposits, and so much more. Among natural cleaners, it is by far one of the best, aside from very low cost! Distilled white vinegar provides an environment that prevents the growth of mildew, ... Read More »
Money is definitely important to all of us, especially for us, single moms. When it comes to save it, we are very inventive. For cleaning, let's use products we already have in the house! Hot water may be used on cleaning perspiration, coffee, wine, grease, juices and oil. Cold water helps ... Read More »
Furnishing a new apartment or house is a financial challenge. Even if you've set yourself a budget, and are willing to forego some luxuries, it will still cost a few hundred dollars (at least, if not thousands) to furnish your home with even just the basics (a couch, a dining room table, beds). ... Read More »
Our houses are full of smells, and not all of them come from scented candles and baking cookies. When your home has an odor that's less than pleasant, there's no need to go out for an expensive bottle of cleaner. Just reach into your pantry for one of these 7 odor-removing remedies. 1. Baking ... Read More »
There is no denying the fact that a pet does bring out feelings of joy in most of us. While some people prefer to keep dogs as pets, others may swing more towards cats and still others would prefer birds. Right from fish to turtles to even snakes, people have been known to keep them all as pets. ... Read More »
Tips to Keep Your House Clean Just when you thought your child left yet another stuffed animal in the living room, you realized it was a huge dust bunny! Overwhelmed by the clutter and dust bunnies invading your home? You are not alone. The average single mother only has 2 hours in the day to ... Read More »