3 Tips for Kitchen Cleaning That Save Time & Money

3 Kitchen Cleaning Tips to Save Time and Money I’m not a fan of cleaning the kitchen, but I do like have a clean one. It stands to reason, then, that I must do the first to get the second. If you’re like me and you want a clean kitchen as easily and frugally as possible, you might be looking for ways to save time and money while doing it. These three kitchen tips were originally posted here back in the very early days of my blogging. While cleaning up the clutter and crumbs that accumulate from so many years

Kitchen Tip For Fighting Winter Skin

Winter is upon us. Oh, you know that? Yeah, my knuckles, my elbows and my chapped lips figured it out, too. Add to the cold dry air outside and the warm dry air inside with frequent handwashing, fireplace tending and a bad habit of not paying attention to things like dry hands and chapped lips and, well, it wasn’t pretty. Several weeks ago I realized that my biggest problem was just simply not stopping to think about applying lotion or lip balm until things were stinging and getting my attention. My second biggest problem was not being able to find

13 Things I’d Like to Have in My Kitchen

With the kitchen makeover going on, it seemed appropriate to do this week’s Thursday 13 with the kitchen in mind. So if money were no object (isn’t it always) here’s a list for fun of all the things I’d like to fill my redone kitchen with. {I take donations in larger bills, mainly 100’s and 50’s.} KitchenAid Stand Mixer – I’ve always wanted one of these! It “BEATS” the heck out of a hand mixer. (Ar, ar.) The fact that you add attachments just makes it even neater. I really think I’d use it and I don’t think I’d mind

WFMW – Removing Rust Stains From The Kitchen Counter

Tip: Don’t leave a cast iron skillet sitting next to the sink; it may get water on under it and leave a rust stain. Tip: You can remove said rust stains from your counter top with your homemade dishwasher detergent and a stiff scrub brush (as stiff as is safe to use on your counter surface.) Proof: After a few minutes of scrubbing and with minimal elbow grease, the rust stain is gone for good. Note: Scrub time and effort may vary with different counter types. Note: I’ve used this on new stains and old stains with success. Works for

Burning the Midnight Oil, Part 2

Recently, I mentioned one late night where I stayed up cleaning after my family had gone to bed. Inspired by that success, I was prompted to continue that habit – only not so late and before my hubby went to bed. 😉 I have to say that I’ve developed a habit of cleaning in the kitchen (mainly, but sometimes the living room and bathroom) in the evenings after my children are in bed, after a short time of unwinding and surfing the internet and while listening to a sermon on podcast or some worship music (or sometimes a missed tv