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  1. Home Environment
    I used oxi clean in the fabulso ( blue already mixed together) cleaned my trash can and used it in my carpet shampooer..worked great....what do use it for?
  2. Freebies
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=249657038455132&set=a.174431299311040.46257.109263975827773&type=1
  3. General Chat
    Not sure where to put this post. Depending on where you're at, Hancocks Fabrics is having their "Clean Sweep" sale on their fabrics. Last year the sale ran all the way after Memorial Day. You can snag all sorts of fabric for $1 a yd on up. I've already found some great buys on flannel for making...
  4. Home and family challenges
    I've decided I need to make a point of either fixing, sorting, or cleaning one item I don't normally work with every single day. Anyone care to join in? Today I'm going to fix a wind chime that was given to us for our thirty-fifth wedding anniversary. One of our resident squirrels chewed...
  5. Home Environment
    In the past year we've been to children's emerg 6 times, 3 of those in an ambulance, and missed countless weeks of school and work due to nothing more than the common cold and flu viruses. I have officially given up on my kids ever developing immune systems and am now just going to go to war...
  6. Home Environment
    I have an older plastic/acrylic shower faucet handle - I tried to replace it but the screw is stripped and I didn't want to go through dealing with that, so I just want to see if there's anything I can do to get that yellowing out of acrylic? The handle is at least 10 years old and I have well...
  7. Support
    I've been on this forum for quite awhile and have pretty much been more of an observer than a participant. Yall have made me cry, laugh, shake my head in amazement and or delight. And I have learned so much. I'm very quiet and reserved so this is extremely hard for me to bring up and put out...
  8. Freebies
    There is a $1 off Clean and Clear Body Wash Coupon available to print. There are no size restrictions listed. Use this coupon to pick up free travel size Clean and Clear. I picked mine up at Walgreens. Deals + Discounts | Clean & Clear®
  9. General Chat
    Just looking for suggestions/tips on how to signal to others if the dishes in the dishwasher are clean or dirty. Our dishwasher door is plastic so those magnets that say 'dirty' or 'clean' and you flip them around as appropriate won't work for us. Sticky notes won't work either as people...
  10. Preparedness and Survival
    I have two aquatainers that I would like to store water in but then need a good cleaning out. The opening isn't big enough to get my arm down in there so I'm not sure how to go about cleaning them. I thought about putting some bleach water in for a while and letting it sit and then rinsing it...
  11. Home Decorating
    We have had a horrible heat wave for all of July and now in August it has let up with some wonderful weather! It is making me want to get going on some deep cleaning and decluttering! Having a yard sale in two weeks and then I want to do some sprucing up, perhaps move furniture around and get...
  12. Home Environment
    13 Reasons to Clean Your Closet Today I find most of these fairly obvious, but we can all use a reminder every now and then! :)
  13. General Chat
    We can all whine a little about what we DON'T like to clean. For example, I hate to dust. But is there something that you really enjoy cleaning? I absolutely love cleaning and organizing my pantry. It's a "feel-good" to line up all the cans of tomato sauce and sort the little packets of...
  14. Freebies
    Walmart.com - Garnier Fructis Pure Clean
  15. Home and family challenges
    What did you do today to destroy the dust devils? To control the clutter creatures? To grind the grime gremlins into the ground? Just a little thread for those of us who do better with accountability and affirmation, to post our daily successess (or failures, if we so wish), for all to see...
  16. Home Environment
    This is a good idea, quick and simple enough for anyone to adapt into a daily or weekly routine just to get that 'ahhhhh' relaxed feeling while thinking about cleaning their house vs all stressed out. How to Clean Your House Fast - Quick Cleaning Tips - Good Housekeeping
  17. General Chat
    How do you think you manage to keep your home clean? Is it: 1) Having and Taking the time to do things right 2) Having organization systems set up to prevent messes 3) Having the right house - plenty of storage, the right set up, etc. 4) Something else I haven't even thought of Also, is...
  18. Just Tips
    I did an Advanced Search and didn't see this mentioned, so here goes: 1 cup water 1/2 cup baking soda (or washing soda for really bad stains) 1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide I saw this on a blog I read.
  19. DIY
    Virus is called antimalware doctor. It's making me want to shoot my laptop. Please help!
  20. Home Environment
    Hall closets, linen closets, coat closets, broom closets, storage closets...all those storage areas scattered throughout the house. Who has a problem closet? Who has an awesome closet? Which ones need an organizational makeover? Which ones just need a good scrubbing? Share your closet...
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