Shed 20 Pounds In a Weekend…From Your Closet.

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Closet organization tips and healthy living advice have a lot in common, as do their wonderful benefits. Don’t let your closet weigh you down! First, get naked. Not you. Your closet. Whether you are overhauling your diet or your closet, the process is the same:

How to Organize to Increase Space in Your Home

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Tell us if this sounds familiar: You’re running late for work and know the perfect outfit you want to wear. Unfortunately with a stuffed closet and crammed dresser, finding that shirt is like looking for a grown-up at a One Direction concert (and if you’re asking who

The Dos and Don’ts of Giving Your Kids Chores

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According to the latest research, there are actually more rewards for having your kids do chores than getting a helping hand around the house. Studies have shown that children who grow up doing household chores become more self-reliant, responsible adults. That being

5 Ways To Green Your Home. Literally.

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There’s a reason why the environmental preservation movement latched onto “going green” with such fervor. The color green, with its spectrum of hues between yellow and blue, flows from warm to cool with a natural energy that is often aligned with renewal, harmony, and

11 Tips To Keep Your Kitchen Clean While Cooking

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You’ve all heard of clean eating, the dietary model that gives your body nutrition with food in its purest form. We’re here today to talk about clean cooking, a tidiness model that lets you enjoy the fruits of your labor (literally, in case you are actually eating

Organized Crime: Home Edition

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If you break the rules, you suffer the consequences, and you probably know all too well what those are, especially when it comes to organizing your home. We’ve gathered 10 rules of home organization, and we want to know how well you stack up. Is it a clean house or

Leap Year Home Edition: Cleaning Tasks You Only Have To Do Every Four Years

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About 2000 years ago, Julius Caesar helped develop a calendar that would build in an extra 24 hours every four years to ensure our time measurement system stayed in line with the earth’s movement around the sun. Little did he know that his “Julian Calendar” would also

Expiration Dates 101 – Makeup

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As you’re going about your weekend routine, take a minute to look at your makeup drawer. When exactly was the last time you changed out those tubes of rouge and packages of azure? While makeup might not have obvious markers of age, trust us, it doesn’t live forever.

Keep It Clean: How To Keep Your Kitchen Sparkling Until Your Next Visit from The Maids

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In honor of February being heart-health awareness month in both the United States and in Canada, we’d like to focus on the health and happiness of another well-loved heart: the heart of the home. Keeping the kitchen clean every day can be a big undertaking. No other

Expiration Dates 101 – Food

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Most of us are guilty of it. We open our pantry and see mountainous stacks of random things we haven’t touched in months—if not years. Perhaps we don’t clean it out because we think that most of these items will never go bad. But pantry items that appear to have

The Case for Baskets: Weaving Organization Into Every Room in Your Home

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When it comes to tidying a home at a moment’s notice, nothing beats basket organization. From pantry organization to de-muddling a mudroom, baskets make light work of sorting, storing, (hiding), and creating ways for real life to happen. Here are a few examples of how

Foods that Attract Insects and Critters

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You love snacks, we love snacks, but you know who also loves snacks? Little critters. Ants, mice, flies and more love those tasty morsels left out on the countertops and sinks. And while they’re buzzing around having a food party, you’re coming home to a critter fest

Shed Unwanted Pounds (of Stuff) in the Kitchen

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Every year in January, thousands of people around the world jump on the bandwagon to divest themselves of unwanted pounds with a better diet, more exercise and a commitment to wellness. Your kitchen wants to get on that train. This is definitely the case if you have

Easy Storage Hacks for Your Home

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As you’re wandering around your house feeling a little more cluttered than usual, just remember good old Nancy Drew. She always saved the day by knowing where to find hidden compartments. When it comes to making more room in your home, secret hiding places and storage

Shut the front door. And then do this to it.

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It’s a new year, and we’re obsessed about the beginnings of things. That’s why we’re dedicating a blog post to the front door, where your home essentially begins. We love how these four homes embraced their own style and made a great first impression, and hope they

Keep It Clean: How To Maintain Your Bathroom Between Services

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When our customers first sign up for cleaning services, we always ask which rooms they’d like us to focus on while we are there. And the answer, at least 95% of the time, is the same: the bathrooms. While a regular cleaning service greatly reduces the workload,

Adding color to your walls? Go off the deep end.

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While Pantone’s Color of the Year is essentially baby pink and sky blue, many interior designers are bringing a trend of their own to light for 2016. And what they are bringing to light is very, very dark.  Black walls go with everything. If we told you to paint every

Which Fairy Tale Helper Are You Waiting For?

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It’s an important question, and one you should consider answering with this quiz right now. You know, before you tackle that pile of laundry or wipe up the bathroom floor. After all, you’d hate to waste the effort if, in fact, your magical helpers actually show up.

5 Leftover Recipes You Wish You Had The First Time Around

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Holiday parties mean holiday leftovers. While we all love a well-cooked meal, the days of it staying in favor are pretty limited. These unconventional leftovers breathe new life into food you may have lost your taste for, reducing food waste and expanding your recipe

How to Clean Hard to Reach Places

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When it comes to time-consuming household chores, cleaning those hard-to-reach places in your home has to be near the top of the list. Whether dusting ceiling fans or scrubbing behind the toilets, overextending your reach can be a dangerous activity, leading to falls,



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