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Cleaning Your Cleaning Supplies

December 29, 2014 1

If you pride yourself on your pristine home and your outstanding housekeeping standards, you probably also realize that it’s impossible to have a really clean home if your cleaning supplies are dirty. If you don’t, think about it: We run the vacuum cleaner along grubby floors and dusty blinds, in crevices down the side of the fridge where…

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Organizing Holiday Table Decor

November 30, 2014

I love a good excuse to dress up the dining table. In fact, I’m often more excited about the table décor than I am about the food when it comes to dinner parties and big holiday get-togethers! The downside to my enthusiasm, however, is that with each passing holiday season, I tend to accumulate more and…

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How to Care for Sweaters

October 30, 2014

I have a love-hate relationship with sweaters. The downside is that they signal the beginning of winter. Taking them out of my winter storage boxes and finding a home for them in my closet reminds me that summer is another six months away and that frosty mornings and snowy nights are on the horizon. But…

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Cleaning Your Cookware

October 19, 2014

I am not one of those people who have a full collection of “one-brand” cookware. Instead, I accumulate as I go. I need different things for different purposes. Sometimes non-stick is a necessity for eggs, other times I need a simple stainless steel pot for boiling potatoes. But cookware is a fickle breed and I…

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