03
Feb 20

16 Clever Hacks That Will Organize Your Laundry Situation for You


Here are some of the best ways to turn this small, often neglected room into its very best self.
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24
Sep 19

The $8 Hack That’ll Make Storing Your Foil and Parchment Paper a Million Times Better


This hack frees up storage space, makes it easier to rip off a piece of foil, and makes your friends think you’re a creative genius.
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16
Sep 19

Stick a Tennis Ball on the End of Your Broom to Make a Super-Powered Floor Cleaning Tool


This technique is safe for use on all kinds of hard flooring. And it’s so handy that you may just keep the tennis ball on your mop handle for good.
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03
Jun 19

IKEA Has a Genius $4 Idea for Hiding Your Out of Season Clothes and Bedsheets, In Plain Sight


With this fun hack, we’ve all got one more excuse to accessorize our living rooms and bedrooms.
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15
Apr 19

4 Garbage Can Tricks Everyone Should Try for a Better-Smelling Kitchen


Your garbage might never smell like roses, but it doesn’t have to be totally offensive.
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07
Apr 19

Two Smart Reasons You Should Throw Your Dish Rack in the Dishwasher


When I opened my eyes to see past just dishes, I realized I can get some tricky-to-wash things really, really clean.
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04
Mar 19

If You Ever Do Laundry or Wear Makeup, You Need Some Baby Shampoo

If you thought baby shampoo was only good for washing silky baby hair, then think again. Turns out that baby shampoo has a host of uses around the house, even for non-parents. From makeup removal to treating stains, here seven unexpected ways to use baby shampoo at home outside of the bathtub.

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04
Feb 19

The Smart Reason Some People Are Putting Zip Ties on Broom Handles

Ever noticed that brooms, mops, dusters, and other handheld housekeeping tools have the smallest hanging holes? They never seem to fit on any sort of hook, which makes finding ways to store them slightly challenging.

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14
Jan 19

The Effective (and Totally Free) Rug-Cleaning Secret I Learned from My Dad

Most of my housekeeping habits come from my German mother. She is the queen of clean and the reason my home is mostly spick-and-span. (Although it will never be as tidy as hers, ever.) Still, I have to give credit where credit is due: My favorite trick for ridding rugs of dirt, dog hair, and whatever else ends up embedded in my treasured carpets comes from my dad (who is Irish and English, if that matters).

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26
Nov 18

If You Ever Spill While Cooking, You Should Stash Some Chalk in Your Kitchen

You know how weightlifters and gymnasts use chalk powder to keep their sweaty hands dry? The same principle carries over with all kinds of grease (dry shampoo, anyone?). Next time you find yourself with an oil splatter or greasy stain on your favorite top, trade in your stain stick and try pre-treating with a little chalk instead. Like baby powder, chalk is ultra-absorbent, making it a must-have to keep on hand for bacon grease splatters and lipstick marks alike.

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