Category Archives: keeping house

Cleaning a Glass Top Stove

In the three houses that Steve and I have lived in togther, we have had a regular coil burner stove, a gas stove, and now a glass top stove.  At first I hated the glass top stove, but now I … Continue reading

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Tea Tree Oil Spray

I try to spray and wipe the counters down every evening after dinner.  When I was deciding what kind of spray to use, I quickly realized that I didn’t want to use my homemade all purpose spray.  It has borax and … Continue reading

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Keeping House

photo credit As a little girl, did you ever “play house”?  Somehow, I don’t recall daily cleaning being part of that pretending!  I have never been, nor do I expect to ever be, one of those women who LOVES cleaning her … Continue reading

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Menu Planning

(sorry about the lack of pictures; technical difficulties!) I am a big fan of menu/meal planning.  I have been watching my mom do this for as long as I can remember, and I started doing my own menu planning while in college.  … Continue reading

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Homemade Laundry Detergent

I have been meaning to make my own laundry detergent for…years.  I’m not kidding!  I never did it because I thought it would take too long or be too labor intensive. Thankfully, I was very wrong about both of these … Continue reading

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