Cut the Clutter
A Simple Organization Plan for a Clean and Tidy Home
Paperback ISBN: 1465453059
A guide to conquering clutter and cleaning your home from one of America's leading housekeeping experts. Drowning in clutter, but don't know where to begin? Feeling overwhelmed by a home that is out of control? It's time to take back your space, andCut the Clutter can help. From how to combat and stay on top of the clutter tide to the most effective tools and methods for cleaning, expert Cynthia Townley Ewer guides you through solving the many obstacles of running an orderly home. Step-by-step instructions, household routines, and quick tips make these daunting tasks easier to tackle, and will leave you with more time and energy for the good things in life. Whether you want to organize your closet, tame your fridge, or conquer the whole house one room at a time,Cut the Clutter will inform you, entertain you, and save your sanity along the way.
Simple Ways to Add Style to Your Life
Paperback ISBN: 1451623801
The low-stress, high-fun way to entertain, shop, decorate and indulge your way to domestic nirvana. What is domestic bliss? It's bringing the office party home just because you have fresh mint and a secret mojito recipe. It's making your houseguest feel like he's at the Ritz even when he's crashing on your sofa. It's retreating home after a harried day and taking solace in a perfectly placed flea market find. Home is the new hot spot and in Domestic Bliss, London's favorite young style expert makes all your nesting fantasies come true. This blueprint for domestic bliss will work whether your posse is coming to your castle or you're planning an evening for one. With wit and savoir faire, Konig shows how to: - Mix family hand-me-downs and new treasures - Tackle clutter with simple solutions - Turn your world around even when you feel fat, lonely and hate all your clothes and furniture. Domestic Bliss is about creating moments of perfection in an otherwise chaotic world.
Fresh Clean Home
Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Products
Hardcover ISBN: 1911595105
Make your home smell as fresh as a daisy with these eco-friendly, money-saving, germ-busting recipes. Making your own cleaning products is easy—and the results are kinder to your skin, safer for the environment, and as effective as anything store bought. All these recipes use common, inexpensive ingredients such as bicarbonate of soda, vinegar, salt, and citrus fruit, and they’ll leave every room, from the kitchen to the bath, sparkling clean. The products include Long-Lasting Fridge Freshener, Burnt Pan Rescue Remedies, Orange & Grapefruit Laundry Powder, Disappearing Stain Spray, Miracle Tile & Grout Paste, Sweet & Simple Beeswax Candles, and Pine-Scented Wood & Laminate Floor Spray.
Good Housekeeping Simple Cleaning Wisdom
450 Easy Shortcuts for a Fresh & Tidy Home
Hardcover ISBN: 1618372483
The experts at Good Housekeeping present a room-by-room guide to keeping a home neat and clean that is overflowing with time-saving advice, including information on hardworking Good Housekeeping Institute-tested products and hundreds of tricks and tips for cleaning faster, decluttering, simplifying and accomplishing more in less time.
Green Cleaning For Dummies
Paperback ISBN: 0470391065
Provides authoritative guidelines on how to reduce a household's exposure to hazardous chemicals by utilizing natural cleaning methods that do not use toxic materials, offering green solutions to every common cleaning chore in every room of the house, including techniques that emphasize organic, nontoxic, sustainable alternatives to conventional cleaning products. Original.
Eat Better, Live Cleaner, Be Happier (All Without Driving Your Family Crazy!)
Hardcover ISBN: 1623367603
A real, no-holds-barred take on making smart, healthy choices for you and your family. In Green Enough, Mamavation blogger Leah Segedie uncovers the truth behind the food and household products that are misleadingly labeled "all-natural" and healthy but are actually filled with chemicals and toxins. From furniture to packaged food, Leah guides you through detoxifying your home, diet, and lifestyle, showing you how to make the best choices possible. She exposes the brands and products that contain toxic and hormone-disrupting ingredients and gives guidelines on choosing safer products and organic produce that are free from toxic and persistent pesticides. She instructs you on making the move to meat, dairy, and eggs that are free of antibiotics, GMOs, growth hormones, and dangerous pathogens. She explains at what phases of childhood children are the most vulnerable and need more protection. And she includes delicious and kid-approved recipes to help you detoxify your cooking routine. It’s not about being perfect or 100% clean—none of us are—it’s about being green enough.
Green Stain Busters!
The Environmental Safe Cleaning Guide
Paperback ISBN: 1925265943
Stain Busters! contains all of the clever, cost-effective, environmentally friendly recipes you’ll need for keeping every inch of your home spotless using everyday ingredients such as lemons, vinegar, and bicarbonate soda to beat the commercial products at their own game! With tips on cleaning stubborn food, drink and grease stains, and advice on how to keep everything from your kitchen sink to your bathroom tiles looking as clean as the day they were installed, this is the must-have guide to home cleaning and taking control of your cleaning budget and environmental impact.
Happy by Design
How to Create a Home That Boosts Your Health & Happiness
Hardcover ISBN: 1681884151
"Happy by Design teaches us how we can actively improve our health and wellbeing through the way we design and regard every room in the house. From the paint color that's been named the happiest to the science of getting a good night's sleep, Happy by Design offers bite-sized and affordable design ideas that are accessible to all--from a young renter in an urban apartment to a busy family in their own home. Drawing on advice from experts far and wide, Victoria Harrison's Happy Home Program helps everyonetransform their living spaces and put personal wellbeing first in their homes and neighborhoods. With delightful illustrations and photos on every page, the program is easy to follow and packed with motivating tips and inspiration to help everyone live the happiest life possible. Happy by Design will help you breathe better with the top ten oxygenating houseplants, surround yourself with scents scientifically proven to brighten your mood, and--taking a page from the Danish concept of hygge--keep your home a clean yet cozy sanctuary, free of outside distractions. Discover these simple--but ultimately life-changing--steps"--
Having a Martha Home the Mary Way
31 Days to a Clean House and a Satisfied Soul
Paperback ISBN: 1414372620
Get your home and your heart in order in just 31 days! Sarah Mae wants to let you in on a little secret about being a good homemaker: It’s not about having a clean house. She’d never claim to be a natural, organized cleaner herself—yet, like you, she wants a beautiful space to call home, a place where people feel loved and at peace. Where people can really settle in with good food, comfy pillows, and wide-open hearts. Is it possible to find a balance? To care for your heart—and your home—at the same time? Journey with Sarah Mae on this easy, practical 31-day plan to get you moving and have your house looking and feeling fresh. But even more than that, you’ll gain a new vision for the home of your dreams, and how to make it a place of peace, comfort, and community. Originally published as the e-book 31 Days to Clean and now revised and expanded in print for the first time,Having a Martha Home the Mary Way will inspire you to find a happier, healthier . . .cleaner way to live.