I'm a bit sad about these cool kicks, but they were looking decidedly worse for wear when had to put them away last fall. Their soles were wearing thin due to the fact that I used them as brakes while riding Oliver's scooter for the last few years, and the sequins have been dropping off all over the … [Read more...]
Now That’s Smart!
I suck at cleaning. While I appreciate a clean house, I have yet to master the art of maintaining one. That being said, when spring comes along and the sunlight begins to stream through the windows and the kids start playing outside again, I usually get hit with a (short-lived) desire to tackle … [Read more...]
Turn Children’s Clutter into Cash
Keeping your kids in pants that don't look like they're preparing for a flood, or shirts that are aren't unintentional belly shirts is tough - they outgrow their clothes quickly, long before they wear them out. This spring, it's time to take advantage of your spring cleaning fever to turn your … [Read more...]
Sparkle and Shine
Are you in the throes of spring cleaning at your house?I wish I were, but all of the late-season snowfall we had this year made my motivation for cleaning wane. That being said, I have tackled a few extra little jobs that had been gnawing away at me: I did a nice, thorough purge of my girls' bedroom … [Read more...]
Spring Cleaning. Later.
Last week my issue of Real Simple arrived and on the cover it boasted "Spring Cleaning Shortcuts" and devoted pages upon pages to all the things that need to be taken care of this season when it comes to cleaning one's home: carpeting and rugs, windows, closets, mattresses...they all need my … [Read more...]
These bright breezy Spring days have me throwing my windows open to let the fresh scent in. There are so many ways to make our home smell great, from the cleaning supplies we use to candles, air fresheners and oil diffusers. But what about the areas of the house that just keep smelling a little … [Read more...]
Did the first taste of spring-like weather have you opening your windows to let some fresh air into your homes? I love the fresh, cool air that spring brings in, but unfortunately it came with the reminder that my windows are suffering from some ugly post-winter grime. These days we're all … [Read more...]