How to Clean Your Dishwasher

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There are several easy steps that you should take if you want to successfully learn How to Clean Your Dishwasher. 1.) Sometimes there’s just gunk in your dishwasher. Your dishwasher has a drain in the bottom.  It can get clogged with chunks of food and miscellaneous other junk if you’re not careful.  To clean the dishwasher drain, remove the bottom rack so you can reach all the way around the drain easily.  Clear any debris. This is a crucial step that cannot only keep your dishwasher from draining correctly, but

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5 Essential Oils + 5 Natural Ingredients = 10 DIY Household Cleaners

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It is SPRING CLEANING TIME!  What better time to start talking about making your own cleaning supplies?! This creative combination of supplies is an awesome way of using 5 essential oils and 5 natural ingredients to make 10 DIY household cleaners.  It’s so simple to get started with these recipes. If you’ve ever thought about cleaning your home with natural ingredients, these recipes are a simple place to start since they use so few supplies (most of which you probably already have in your home).  Clean your laundry, carpets, bathroom tile and so much

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Join Me – Libman Spring Cleaning Twitter Party – 3/31 at 9 pm EST

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It is spring cleaning time, so I have teamed up with Libman to talk all about tips on how to get the best spring clean this year! This will be an action packed party with a lot of fun spring cleaning prizes! DETAILS: DATE: Tuesday, March 31st TIME: 9:00 pm  – 10:00 pm EST PRIZES: $250 in prizes! HOST: Follow @Libman CO HOSTS: Follow @iamthatlady HASHTAG: #LibmanTips You need to RSVP AND follow the hosts in order to win the prizes – so RSVP below. TWEET TO SHARE: I am going #LibmanTips Twitter Party 3/31 @ 9pm ET.


Homemade Carpet Deodorizer

Here is a simple way to get those smells out of your carpet!  Safe to use around pets and kids too!

  I have four small children and the deodorizer products in the store always warn against using the powder around kids and pets.  I think that is crazy, so I came up with my own that is safe to use around both kids and pets!  It smells better too! Here is my recipe for homemade carpet deodorize.  Remember that while baking soda is non-toxic, pets and children should be kept away because either may try to lick up the baking soda.   This recipe is very simple using only two


All Purpose Non-toxic Cleaning Solution Recipe!

Here is a super simple homemade non-toxic cleaning recipe. I love using this because I can ask my kids for help cleaning without worrying about the chemicals!

  The kitchen is always the busiest room in the house…and often the dirtiest!! Luckily, one of the best all-purpose disinfectant cleaners is not only cheap, but green, too! With a few repurposed spray bottles, you can make every kind of kitchen cleaner you need easily and inexpensively. How to Create a Non-toxic Disinfectant, Antibacterial, Antiviral, and All Purpose Cleaner: 1 cup hot water 1 cup white vinegar 10 drops tea tree oil This is the holy trinity of green cleaning. Combine these ingredients in a spray bottle and use


Natural oven cleaner

Here is a simple way to clean your oven naturally without chemicals!

There is NO worse smell to me than the smell of a cleaning oven.  It makes me sick to my stomach and I have to have all of my windows open, UNTIL I found this solution.  This is a super easy and natural way to clean your oven, plus the lemons that you use actually make it smell good! Here is how you can naturally clean your oven: {the night before} Sprinkle baking soda on the bottom of the oven, and  spray it with water from a spray bottle. Let


How to Remove blood from clothes

Do you have blood stains on your clothes? Here is a simple tip on how to get it out of your clothes.

This post is part of my 30 days of Frugal Tips series.  For more Frugal cleaning tips, check out the rest of my series frugal tips here. Are you looking to get blood out of your clothing? Here are a few simple tips on how to get it out of it for good, with things already laying around your house.  You should not use warm water when trying to take out a blood stain, because it actually cooks the stain and makes it set in more. Here are 3 ways to get those