Category Archives: Cleaning

Book review: Mrs. Dunwoody…

Mrs. Dunwoody’s Excellent Instructions for Homekeeping, by Mirian Lukken, is a wonderful book. It’s written in the style of a woman passing on advice on the running of an orderly home. It includes, cleaning, first aid, recipes, etiquette, and all … Continue reading

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Book: Unstuff Your Life

There was a book I read recently – Unstuff Your Life, by Andrew J. Mellen – that talked about organization. It was a very good book. One of the things that it discussed, that I have noticed more and more … Continue reading

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Cleaning out

I cleaned out a couple of my kitchen cabinets yesterday. I moved all of the food to the pantry and left only the baking ingredients and such. The cabinet is almost bare, and I found things that I’d forgotten I … Continue reading

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Not so minimalist after all

I haven’t thought about minimalism in a while. With all of this moving and consolidating, it has come to mind again. I was conflicted before about getting rid of prefectly good stuff that I may need at some point. The … Continue reading

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Redecorating and saving

We did a little moving around this weekend. We have two bedrooms upstairs and two down. We had been living in the upstairs rooms (like you do) for the past eight years. The problem was that it gets quite hot … Continue reading

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Sudsy update

I bought more washing soda and Borax this morning, along with some epsom salts. Also, I found a recipe on Pinterest for a sugar scrub for faces that I might try out. The only problem is that I have oily … Continue reading

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Cleaning for Spring

Well, I tried to make granola bars and ended up with oatmeal chocolate chip cookie bars instead. Not terrible but I’m the only one that likes them. I am on a quest to find homemade plain granola that is crunchy … Continue reading

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