Cleaning Solutions

Daily Chores

Daily Chore Chart

Daily Chores

Six things to do everyday

1. Make Bed

2. Manage Clutter

3. Sort the mail

4. Clean as you cook, a dirty kitchen costs you money!

5. Wipe up spills when they are fresh

6. Sweep the Kitchen floor

DIY Mobile Laundry Station

Mobile Laundry Station Supply List

  • 4 x 8 foot sheet – 3/4 inch plywood
  • 2 – 6 foot  1 x 2 inch pine boards
  • 4 x 4 foot sheet – 1/4 inch plywood
  • 8 foot – 1/2 inch x 3/4 inch shoe molding
  • 2 – 2 inch medium duty swivel casters with brake
  • 2 – 2 inch medium duty rigid casters
  • Deck screws  - 8 gauge by 1  1/4 inch
  • Wood screws – 8 gauge by 3/4 inch
  • Wood Glue
  • Primer
  • Paint
  • Shelf Liner

Cut List

Cleaning Cast Iron

Here's the best way to clean cast iron: Scrub it with coarse salt and a soft sponge. The salt, a natural abrasive, absorbs oil and lifts away bits of food while preserving the pan's seasoning. Rinse away salt and wipe dry.

Wrinkle Release Spray

Wrinkle Release Spray

As the mothers of two young boys each, we do a lot of laundry. A LOT. But let's face it, it doesn't always get immediately whisked out of the dryer, folded/hung up, and put away. And this means wrinkled clothes. And ironing? Please.... The iron pretty much only comes out when we need it for a craft project.

Fake Febreeze

Fake Febreeze


I came across this great idea to Make Your Own Febreeze over at Homemade Mamas, and I just had to give it a try to see if it's as good as the real thing.

Well, it is as good as the real thing.  No.  Actually....It's Better!

I changed their recipe up a bit to Refill my already existing 32 oz Febreeze Spray Bottle: