Duct tape, that sticky silver magical elixir on a roll, has been hailed as a tool that can fix anything. Broken radiator hose on the Honda, no problem – wrap some duct tape around it. Fender flapping in the wind – piece it back together with some duct tape. Hole in the tent and a […]
My 6-year old cleaned my bedroom the other day. She’d decided that mom and dad’s room needed an overhaul, so for an hour on a Saturday, she did the deed. We didn’t know she was doing it – we were downstairs cherishing the silence. She’d disappeared once before like that and was found sound asleep […]
It’s Facebook Question Friday! And we asked our readers to give us their scariest cleaning story. We know you’ve been there. Waited a little too long to clean in those easy to avoid areas of life. Couch cushions. Behind the toilet. Car seat crud. And what you’ve uncovered looks like a crime scene. So here’s what you […]
My husband comes from a family of 10. You can say that his brother (a confessed, even proud, slob) would not care if my house is a disaster, but all it takes is one off-handed comment to one of my FOUR sisters-in-law and the family switchboard would get the broadcast: my husband is living in squalor. I love my mother in law dearly, but really, I don’t need her hearing about sand on the floor, much less cat puke.