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Bona Refresher: How To Make Hardwood Floors Shine Without Damaging Them!

This post is in response to all the readers who keep asking what I think of using Bona Refresher as a wood floor polish — since I initially mentioned it here. I’ve known for a couple of years that I wanted to use the Bona Refresher to add life to my dulled hardwood floors. Two things stood in my […]

Cleaning Things

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My Shark Navigator Lift Away Vacuum Review: Bye Bye, Oreck! No Way, Dyson!

I’ve used an Oreck vacuum cleaner for the past 13 years. I’ve been quite happy with it. Mostly, I like how lightweight it is — only 8 pounds! And I never doubted that my carpets were getting clean… until now. Recently, Costco had a special sale price on a Shark Navigator vacuum. My mind immediately flashed to the […]

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Scrub Daddy Uses: 50+ Creative Ways To Use A Scrub Daddy Sponge

Much like the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser’s many uses, I’ve found a number unique uses for Scrub Daddy sponges as well. If you’re not already familiar with the Scrub Daddy sponge, it’s a popular kitchen scrubber that changes texture in hot water vs cold water. When it’s super-cold or perfectly dry, it’s a coarse and powerful […]

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Decorating Inside & Out

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White Wall Decor: 7 Temporary Decorating Solutions For Boring White Walls (Great For Renters!)

Renters (who aren’t permitted to paint the walls) and homeowners (who want decorating alternatives that are only temporary) will appreciate the following white wall decor ideas. There’s no time like the present to get yourself out of a decorating rut. And there’s nothing worse than dealing with boring white walls! All of the following white wall decor ideas are […]

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Metal Wall Art Ideas For Every Room In Your House

My all-time favorite decorative accent in interior design is… metal! Just about every wall in our home that has something decorative on it has at least one metal accent. Metal is just so rustic… and bold… and adds another dimension to home decorating. It’s not flat and 2-dimensional like most other aspects of art and home […]

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Moving/Buying/Selling A Home

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Green Moving Tips: How We Moved To A New House The Eco-Friendly Way

These days, the eco-friendliness topic seems to be widely discussed. The green way of living is being embraced by more and more people every year. I rarely change any aspects of my life and daily habits, but in this case, me and my family decided to green our move. We realized that we truly are concerned about […]

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Pros & Cons Of Hiring Man And Van Moving Services

A lot of people talk about the cons of hiring a man and van service: Their services cost a lot. They turn up later than expected. They might leave dirty footsteps on your carpet. And so on. However, when push comes to shove and things need to get done professionally and efficiently, relying on a moving man […]

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