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Tips on Cleaning Small Kitchen Appliances

Now that school's back in session it's time to clean house and transition from the lazy days of summer to the fall season.   While we're all busy cleaning the big things; bathrooms, kitchens, windows, and more we tend to forget about the the small stuff. It's a good time to check all your small kitchen appliances and give them some TLC too, after all you invested lots of hard earned money purchasing them and we tend to use them more in the months ahead.  Here's  some tips on cleaning and ...

12+ Tips for Cleaning Your Bathroom

Courtesy of Anyone Can Decorate It's spring time which means many of us are in spring cleaning mode.  The best way to tackle such a big task is one room at a time. I like to start in the bathrooms.  Here are some tips to make bathrooms sparkle all year long. For me getting rid of hard water rings in the toilet has always been a challenge.  I usually resort to scrubbing it off with a pumice stone, nasty!  Here are a couple of things that may make the job easier, ...

Key to Shiny Stainless Steel Appliances

When my grandsons were staying with me I had given up the battle of trying to keep my stainless steel refrigerator and other appliances shiny and spotless.  The boys were always in the fridge for a snack or drink, keeping the fridge doors spotted with fingerprints. My son warned me that the longer the prints and smudges remained the harder they would be to remove.  But what could I do?  It seemed pointless to clean the doors only to have them in the same or worse condition a few minutes ...

Fall Cleaning – Get Your House Ready for the Holidays

Halloween is behind us, fall is definitely in the air.  This means that the holidays are just around the corner.  It's a good time to put summer away and get the house ready for upcoming festivities. This year our family did a lot of traveling, in fact we just got home from a 3 weeks vacation in Europe.   All this globetrotting took its toll on our normally organized home.  It's time to put summer away and things in place before I begin preparations for the last 2 months of the year. ...

Get Ready for the Holidays – FREE Printable Shopping List

Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  Whether you're hosting family and friends at your home, or going over to grandmother's house for Thanksgiving dinner you still have lots of things to do before Turkey Day. I know at my house this means lots of cooking and baking. Friends and family are looking forward to the Thanksgiving Feast we prepare every year! Things can get pretty hectic at our house and the last thing I need is to make frantic runs to the store to grab a missing ...

Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

The holidays are fast approaching and my house is in chaos!  It has been such a busy year!  I've been babysitting my twin grandchildren (that's why the house is such a mess) several times a week and the past summer's activities and trips have given me very little time to get anything in order. But I know before I can take out holiday decor and start holiday cooking, baking, and crafting I must set my house straight.  I simply can not work in such chaos.  Luckily it's not dirty as well, ...

6 Tips For Organizing Your Pantry

 The last time I organized my pantry was before Christmas so by now it was getting out of hand; specially since we are getting ready to host 3 big birthday parties.  I've been shoving candies, baking ingredients and more into the pantry just trying to get them put away. In my house "spring cleaning" not only means cleaning the house, it means organizing it too.  Once we finished deep cleaning the kitchen it was time to organize the pantry. There are many tips and ideas out there on ...

Tips on How To Deep Clean Major Kitchen Appliances

Savvy Nana's Corner It's Spring cleaning time!  Summer's almost here, that means barbecues, pool parties, and kids home from school for weeks; this means you'll and the kids will be spending more time in the kitchen.  So get your kitchen cleaned and organized now before school lets out for the summer.  Be ready for those barbecues, parties, and snack times. There are so many things to clean and organize in a kitchen it can be overwhelming.  It's hard to know where to ...

Putting Christmas Away- Cheap Storage Ideas

Image from Imperfect Living That's it Christmas is over, the last carol sung, the last gift unwrapped, and the last cookie eaten; it's time to put away Christmas.  Ugh!  I hate putting lights, ornaments, and all the Christmas stuff away, not as fun as taking them out. I thought I was clever when years ago I bought a dozen large plastic bins from Walmart to store everything in.  Still a good idea, but somehow every year I need more bins.  I don't know why the same ...

Easy Steps to Cleaning House for the Holidays

Free Holiday Design  Printable Schedule from Viva Veltoro click here! The Holidays are fast approaching, many of us will soon be very busy.  We must add planning, shopping, cooking, baking, and entertaining to our list of daily chores and responsibilities.  I know this time of year house cleaning often takes a back seat until the last minute when we find ourselves frantically vaccuming, dusting, mopping, and cleaning the guest bathroom and kitchen.  It's all we ...