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  • Easier Home Organisation

    When life is busy, it's not always easy to stay on track with organising. You can end up with piles of things undone and too overwhelmed when you start trying to get it all in order. Flylady has been a very popular system but it's not the only one out there. P&G has a task a day page to follow...
    Posted to Forum by AnotherBrandy on Wed, Mar 26 2014
  • Making Your Own Cleaners

    Start your spring cleaning with frugal and natural solutions: I am adding my favorite solutions, please share your own! Please note that I use the words, "several drops" for measurements on the essential oils. One can use less or more depending on how strong you prefer it. I go by scent when...
    Posted to Forum by AnotherBrandy on Wed, Mar 26 2014
  • It's Time for Spring Cleaning

    The sun is coming out and temps are warming. It's time to start thinking about opening the windows, moving the furniture and getting some deep cleaning done. Need some help with making a plan to stay on track or some solutions for frugal and natural cleaners? The Dollar Stretcher can help! Natural...
    Posted to Forum by AnotherBrandy on Wed, Mar 26 2014
  • Cleaning Microfiber Furniture Myself

    Love "home CEO's" advice (and pro's!) on this. Have an expensive set of furniture we covered with microfiber because we have pets. But one sofa keeps getting dirty from daily use, especially along the edges of the two main, attached cushions. Suggestions on how to clean it myself and...
    Posted to Forum by lifeinbalance on Sun, Mar 23 2014
  • How Much Are You Saving By Hanging Laundry?

    When we don't run an appliance, it saves us money but how much money are you saving by hanging your clothes to dry? Do you know?
    Posted to Forum by AnotherBrandy on Thu, Feb 28 2013
  • Reader's Question: Cleaning Kitchen Cabinets

    A reader has written in about cleaning her cabinets. Can you help with tips on what you use to get yours clean? What are your cabinet doors made of? what can i use to clean greasy kitchen cupboards?
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Thu, Sep 6 2012
  • Using Baking Soda

    Baking soda is a low cost product that has many uses. I like to use it for cleaning my house, in the laundry and for my hair. How do you use baking soda?
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Wed, May 9 2012
  • A Neater House in Just 10 Minutes

    The Dollar Stretcher has an article on cleaning tasks that take 10 minutes. If you haven't read it, check it out! 10 Minute Tasks We can often overlook things that need to be done when we are busy but taking a few minutes isn't impossible and small steps can lead to successful efforts. What other...
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Sat, Oct 29 2011
  • Easiest Room First

    I am starting a deep clean run of my house. I have tried different approaches to cleaning over the years to find better ways to help me to get it all done. I find it easier to start with an area that is least in need of work. That may not sound efficient to some. Why bother with the cleanest room when...
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Sun, Aug 7 2011
  • Four Pots?

    I read a tip that says to keep up with kitchen organization, reduce your pots and skillets. That does make sense if you have a jumble of them that are rarely used. The suggestion was keep four. Four? I have used more than that in a round of cooking before. How many pots and skillets could you really...
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Sat, Aug 6 2011
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