Heard warnings about the downsides of using fabric softener and dryer sheets? There are so many opinions out there about whether or not you should use fabric softener. You might’ve heard it can stain your clothes, start a fire, cause buildup in your washer & dryer, scare away mice, ruin sportswear, soften hard water, and cause acne — among other things. It’s time to sort out the facts from the myths about fabric softeners and dryer sheets!
Want your clothes to last longer and look better? Here, homeowners are sharing their best tips for keeping your clothes (and shoes) organized and easily accessible inside tiny closets -- everything from choosing the best clothes hangers to sharing fun ways to repurpose old clothes. Plus laundry tips for removing stains, deciding between front load vs. top load washing machines, using fabric softeners, ironing & folding clothes fast, and much more!
As someone who works from home and spends a lot of time in my house — I LOVE receiving clever (and useful) home gifts. If you know someone who recently moved into a new house or someone who appreciates owning one-of-a-kind items… then you’ve come to the right place to find something special for them this year! I own most of these items myself and I know that your friends and family members are going to enjoy them too!
It’s important to have a detailed inventory of all your belongings in the event of a natural disaster, accident, or theft. The best way to create and maintain your personal inventory is to use one of these FREE home inventory programs, apps, and printable forms.
I’ve had a problem with the underarms of my white shirts turning yellow for years. If you want to remove sweat stains naturally, here are 3 things that have worked for me. Also, I’ve found 2 great ways to prevent sweat stains in the first place!
I tried 3 chemical-free cleaning products: A Dishwasher Disk and Laundry Balls that each use bio ceramic cleaning beads instead of harsh detergents. Also, scented dryer balls.
Here are 5 home recipes to make your own natural fabric softener, plus 3 great tips for removing static cling in the dryer, and 4 ways to remove static cling on clothes as you’re wearing them!
Is your closet a mess? Does it need a makeover? If you want to organize your closet on a budget, I’m about to show you some DIY closet organizers that you can put into place this weekend!
If you’ve got a shoe collection that’s out of control, and you want to organize your shoes to make it easier to find exactly the pair you want each time, following are some great ideas. Some fun ways to organize shoes in your home and KEEP them organized!
See, point-by-point, why I — and lots of other people — prefer front loading washing machines. I’ve highlighted 7 key reasons here.
Clothes taking a long time to dry in your clothes dryer? There may be a buildup of lint that you cannot reach. Here’s what you need to do today to make your clothes dryer run more efficiently AND prevent a fire in your clothes dryer at the same time!
Jim and I have different tastes when it comes to something as silly as cheap plastic hangers! Who knew such a little thing could make such a big difference. Here’s why we each prefer a different type of cheap plastic hanger.
Here are the most unusual and yet practical gifts and household items that I spotted on HGTV after watching ‘I Want That’. Maybe you’ll find something FUN… or just get ideas…
This one’s a LITTLE far-fetched… but I can visualize a fairly unique personal memento in the end… Cut up your favorite clothing and make miniatures of the garments. Then, frame them or hang them on the wall for lasting mementos!
Got t-shirts? We all do… Some — like those from concerts & sporting events — have never even been worn at all. They’re simply stored away as mementos or souvenirs. Now there’s a company that will turn all of your precious old t-shirts into a one-of-a-kind custom quilt or duvet cover!
Here are 5 great tips for organizing your walk-in closet! This is a project that everyone could benefit from… why not do it now???
Do you find yourself ironing shirts a lot? Here’s how you REALLY iron a shirt!…
Tips and instructions for learning how to fold ANYTHING… from folding towels and napkins to sheets, shirts, sweaters, and pants!