Declutter your summer wardrobe

Declutter your summer wardrobe

As you are packing away your summer wardrobe, be realistic and honest about the condition of your clothes and whether you will really wear them again next season. Do as this young lady is doing and review your hosiery and underthings. Throw away those Tshirts with...
{boring} clean your oven and freezer

{boring} clean your oven and freezer

Clean out and defrost your freezer. This isn’t a very magical activity, but you will probably be doing more cooking and baking now that summer is over and holidays are approaching, and you’ll appreciate having an organized freezer. While you’re at it, schedule a...
Ice pops

Ice pops

I have a Pinterest board just for homemade frozen ice pops. Now is the time to make those delicious treats, and they will be a great improvement over the store-bought ones, both in quality and in price. The only problem that I have is making room in the freezer for...
Pillow

Pillow

Take a look at your bedroom pillow. And your family’s pillows. When is the last time they were washed or replaced? The pillows collect dust mites and other yucky things. Consider replacing your pillow, or all the pillows. The cost of new pillows ranges from low to...
Use Your Dining Room

Use Your Dining Room

If you have a rarely used formal dining room in your home, use it. Plan a night to serve dinner there. Use placemats or a tablecloth, good china, cloth napkins, taper candles, etc. even if you are just serving spaghetti and meatballs. This may force everyone to clean...
Baby toys into ornaments

Baby toys into ornaments

This is the time of year where we naturally start decluttering and spring cleaning. I believe it is because when the sun comes out, we can finally see all the dirt and junk and we are horrified. You may have children’s items that are outgrown but are difficult to part...