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    What Really Happens When You Mix Baking Soda with Vinegar?

    As we have documented pretty thoroughly on this site, baking soda and vinegar are each super-handy around the house. Baking soda is a natural deodorizer and a fine abrasive — that’s good for odor absorption and scrubbing. Vinegar’s acid cuts through grease and shines things up, making it a winner for cleaning hard surfaces like […] More

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    6 Cleaning Myths That Don’t Actually Work—Plus 2 That DO

    A couple of these too-good-to-be-true cleaning myths work surprisingly well. The internet is the Wild West when it comes to cleaning tips, that’s why it’s important to look to sources you trust when you have a tricky cleaning question. When in doubt, always start with the least damaging cleaning method and work from there. But […] More

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    REMOVE RUST FROM YOUR SINK

    Rust stains are unsightly and can make an otherwise clean sink or tub appear dirty and neglected. If you’ve tried in the past to remove these stains with no luck, you may be convinced they are there to stay, but with our two-tiered approach, rust stains can become a thing of the past. Read on […] More

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    How to Properly Clean & Care for a Flag

    One of the most common items of summertime decor is the American flag. It’s customary to display it on Memorial Day in honor of the fallen, on Flag Day to commemorate the day it was adopted by the country, and, of course, on the Fourth of July. Displaying the flag outside, though, exposes it to […] More

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    How to Clean a Smelly Dishwasher

    Once considered a luxury, a dishwasher is now standard in most homes—and sometimes even a potential buyer’s deal breaker when missing. This appliance makes cleanup in the kitchen so much easier. But every now and then, dishwashers harbor a rather unpleasant odor, and getting rid of that smell isn’t always as easy as it seems […] More

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    Beef Barley Soup with Veggies

    “Once a year, I invite my relatives—about 25 people in all—for soup day to honor my late husband’s birthday. I make three soups, including comforting Beef Barley Soup,” writes Louise Laplante of Hanmer, Ontario. “It’s loaded with chunks of beef and chopped veggies.” Ingredients 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 tablespoon […] More

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    Strawberry Heaven Pudding

    INGREDIENTS: 1 angel food cake1 (16 ounce) container Cool Whip8 ounces cream cheese1 cup sugar, divided1 quart fresh strawberries, sliced3 tablespoons cornstarch1 (3 ounce) package strawberry Jell-O gelatin dessert1 tablespoon lemon juice1 cup water DIRECTIONS: Combine in medium saucepan 1/2 cup of sugar, cornstarch, Jello, lemon juice, and water.Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until […] More

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    Crispy Roasted Potatoes

    Learn how to make perfect Roast potatoes with this foolproof recipe for roast potatoes that come out perfect every time! This recipe is the perfect example of what roast potatoes should be!  They are super crispy, and simply seasoned with fresh thyme and salt and pepper. Sometimes simple is just better!  This recipe is made using just […] More

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    This Natural Product Keeps All Bugs Away! Mosquitoes, Flies, Bees And Even Wasps

    Mosquitos suck. Literally. They can turn the most relaxed of backyard barbecues into a frenzy of swatting and knee-slapping. And then there are allergies and serious viruses like Zika that can be transmitted by the annoying little buggers. But you know what sucks even more than mosquito’s? Some of the commercial repellents that’ll suck your wallet empty […] More

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