Cleaning Tips

Organizing: 103

How's your progress? Are you making headway? So, you should be moving from one room to another, and working at a steady (maybe slow) pace. Here are a few points I want to make: If you haven't used it in over a year, you probably don't need it. If you haven't worn it in over… Continue reading Organizing: 103

Cleaning Tips

Organizing: 102

Now that you've got a room cleared, and everything from that room in the room it needs to be in, you need to do a deep cleaning of the room you've cleared. And understand that this one room needs to stay clean. When something comes into this room, put it away. Now, move to the… Continue reading Organizing: 102

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Organizing: 101

Would you like a clean, easy to maintain home? Want to be able to clean it in 30 minutes or less if company is coming unexpectedly? It's easier than you think. I've gotten there with my main floor. Still working on bedrooms and down stairs, but since I'm a full time mom, business technique coach,… Continue reading Organizing: 101

Cleaning Tips, Essential Oil Education

Cleaning Your Mattress and Other Un-washables

One night, over a year ago, my kids and I had gone to stay with some friends for a few days. This family is one of those families who bring you joy and peace to be around. We've been dear friends for going on 15 years and have loved each other as if we were… Continue reading Cleaning Your Mattress and Other Un-washables

Cleaning Tips, Essential Oil Education


Lemon gets grease and motor oil off hands when doing car repairs.   Peppermint helps relieve minor headaches.   Grapefruit helps suppress appetites.   Wild Orange calms troubled minds.   For my trusted brand of essential oils, click here.

Cleaning Tips, Essential Oil Education

Creamy Soft Scrubber

1 Cup Baking Soda ½ Cup Water 1 Tbs. Castile or Dawn Dish Soap 10 drops Lemon Essential Oil In air-tight glass container mix ingredients to make a paste for deep-cleaning your oven. Sponge it on to the worst parts of your oven and let it sit for 30 minutes. Easily wipe it off later… Continue reading Creamy Soft Scrubber

Cleaning Tips, Essential Oil Education

Dish Washing

While I'm not the biggest fan of washing dishes, I am grateful I don't have to wash like this: I have, while camping. Don't mind it so much then, but not for every day. (Isn't she beautiful!) I'm also glad I don't have to wash like this every day: This I do with most pots… Continue reading Dish Washing

Cleaning Tips

Stain Cleaning Part 2

To remove adhesive tape, chewing gum, or rubber cement, get the area cold by putting in freezer or placing an ice cube on it. After a few minutes, scrape off what you can with a dull (butter) knife. Add a few drops of Lemon essential oil on the area and scrape off the remainder. Launder… Continue reading Stain Cleaning Part 2

Cleaning Tips, Essential Oil Education, Farming, Homesteading, and Caring for Animals

Cleaning Your Chicken’s Coop

No matter what your chicken coop looks like, how large or small, one thing all chicken owners have in common is the need to keep it clean. I'll be honest here, growing up, we didn't sterilize our chicken coop, I'm sure, ever. We cleaned it out, but didn't do much deep cleaning. People simply didn't… Continue reading Cleaning Your Chicken’s Coop

Cleaning Tips, Essential Oil Education


Whether you have kids or not, you've probably got stains. For the next few weeks, we'll talk about getting stains out of your clothes, upholstery, mattress, and carpet. Now, hopefully you don't have many food stains on mattress, but it seems like the rest of the house is fair game if you have kids. (I'm… Continue reading STAIN CLEANING