While the easiest way to avoid doing dishes is to buy disposable plates and silverware, it’s not good for the planet or your wallet. Washing dishes does many things—it builds character, promotes good hygiene, and provides additional surfaces on which to eat.
For coffee lovers there’s one thing that completely makes the fall season one of our ultimate favorites and that’s the spicy goodness of a perfectly brewed, hot pumpkin spice latte. The only thing that makes this cup of heaven taste sweeter is making it
We’re always looking for ways to help our clients maintain a lasting clean in their kitchens. Here are a few gadgets that keep the heart of your home running smoothly: Dishwasher /
When I think back to the time before I had kids, I can muster up a few faint images: the quiet breakfasts with my husband, the pristine hatchback in the driveway, and my nice, clean little house.
Love may make the world go around, but there is no one-way to keep it clean. We’ve scoured the planet for the best cleaning tips from around the globe. No shoes, no dirt, no problem. In many parts of the world, shoes are taken off at a home’s entrance to avoid
It may go without saying that men and women approach life from different perspectives, and this is no less true than when it comes to home organization. Here’s how bridging the gender gap can help keep your house in order. Divide and Conquer. When faced with a closet
The junk drawer never sets out to be a junk drawer. It usually starts out as something completely functional, like “the place where we will put our pens” or “the keeper of the cheese knives.” And then life happens. And suddenly the cheese knives are mingling with the
Susan Serra, CKD, CAPS, is a certified kitchen designer and founder of Susan Serra Associates, Inc., a kitchen design remodeling firm, founder of Scandinavian Made and the author of the popular blog, The Kitchen Designer. Susan’s design work has been published
Time for some ultimate DIYing. Making your own cleaning products is a lot easier than you think. Name-brand cleaners can get expensive, and can be abrasive, and harmful to children and pets. Using eco-friendly products will have your lungs and overall health thanking
Here’s a universal truth: If you have kids, you probably have smudged up walls. Whether it’s summer, winter, fall or spring, there’s a never-ending trail of their cute little fingerprints throughout your home. That said, the last thing you want to do when cleaning up
Organizing and Cleaning the Room That Rarely Gets Love “Hey we should clean out our garage this weekend.” “Today is the day; we are going to clean the garage.” “No, seriously, I can’t park in the garage; it’s time to clean it out.” Does this sound like you? Been
We’d do almost anything to avoid clogged pores and pesky breakouts. With all of the home concoctions and expensive cleansers, washes, and remedies, sometimes we overlook the simple things. When you use your
Something Yellow, Something Blue Something old, something new, something yellow, and something blue… okay so that might not be exactly how the saying goes but you can definitely borrow ideas for a something yellow and something blue bridal shower. The easiest and most
With hot summer days in full swing it is easy to want to spend more time outside or by the pool and less time stuck cleaning your kitchen. Here are three easy tips to be able to clean your kitchen in 60 seconds or less. 1. Use aluminum foil, lots of it in fact.
Last week my toddler came up to me, super excited to tell me something new. “Mom look,” he said, pointing to our living room carpet, “I found a tiny baby ant. Isn’t it so cute?!” Since ants aren’t my ideal version of a household pet, I didn’t want to let
Rihanna may have told you to stand under her umbrella (ella ella eh eh), but she didn’t give any hints on how to keep it clean over the summer. Now that it’s getting warmer, your family is starting to spend more time outdoors entertaining guests and lounging around in
Today, we’re digging through The Maids Blog archive to find the most motivating and helpful posts. We’ve talked about cleaning, organizing, decorating, and even doing things yourself. The Maids Blog is loaded with great ideas with these leading the pack. 1. How To Get
What is it about cleaning that kids don’t enjoy? Okay, maybe that isn’t a fair question. Getting your kids to pitch in when it comes to cleaning the house may seem like an impossible feat, but with these revolutionary ideas, your kids will be helping out and having
The Maids officially declare war on space! Okay, not space itself, and not even really a war, but nevertheless, cleaning ‘space junk’ is the most epic cleaning mission of all time. Luckily, plenty of scientists have taken pressure off The Maids and have come up with
If your family has a pet, you understand the special kind of love between your entire family and your pet. When Spring rolls around it’s time to get your family and your furry friends outside for some fresh air. With summer comes shedding season. We love our furry