How to Sharpen Your Garbage Disposal

In a perfect world, garbage disposal blades would stay sharp forever. But, in the real world that's just not the case. These blades get dull, simply by using them. This is especially true if things like bones and even grease accidentally make their way down the drain. Fortunately, there are … [Read more...]

DIY Tea Tree Oil Cleaner Recipes

Spring cleaning season is quickly approaching. While we make plans to clean up our house, how about starting with cleaning up our cleaning supplies? Yep, I said cleaning the cleaning supplies. With these DIY Tea Tree Oil Cleaner Recipes, you can reduce the amount of harmful chemicals in your house … [Read more...]

Top 10 Overlooked Spots You Need To Clean Now!

Germs. They are everywhere. They are nasty buggers. They can cause illnesses like the flu, strep throat, chickenpox and the measles. The best defense against germs is a good cleaning. The question is where are they hiding so I can clean them? Here is my list of the germiest spots in your … [Read more...]

Tips to Make Your Home Smell Fresh this Holiday Season

What are your favorite things about the holidays? The food? The presents? The family get-togethers? I love that the holidays give us an excuse to get together with friends and family that we may not see very often. With people in a holiday mood, they may be more likely to call/text saying they're in … [Read more...]

How to GET a Stain

Being the practical people we are, we often talk about helpful topics like how to remove stains, but how about a fun topic like how to GET a stain in the first place!?! A really stubborn stain is often the result of having done something really fun. Just ask a kid - most of them love to get … [Read more...]

Wood Cutting Board Cleaning and Care

While cleaning your cutting board is probably not at the top of the list of chores you enjoy doing, it is an important one that should be done. With regular care your cutting board will stay in good condition, lasting longer and keeping your food safe. Wooden cutting boards need to be cared for and … [Read more...]

Hardwood Floor Cleaning for Pet Parents + Bona PowerPair Sweepstakes

This post brought to you by Bona. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Thrifty Jinxy. I love, love, LOVE hardwood floors. When we were considering buying our current house, the one thing that really sealed the deal for me was seeing that there were hardwood floors under the … [Read more...]

Printable Spring Cleaning Checklist – Time to Clean!

Now that the weather is starting to warm up, I want to be spending more time OUTSIDE. But no matter how much time we spend outdoors, we eventually come back inside again and it's always nicer to come back to a clean house. A deep spring cleaning is a great way to give the house a thorough once-over … [Read more...]

How to Quick Clean Your House in 20 Minutes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Clorox for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. You're at home in your less-than-clean house and the dreaded call comes over the line: "Hi, it's (insert name of friend/relative here). I'll be in the neighborhood and though I would drop by: - to … [Read more...]

How to Make Natural Cleaning Products

Making your own natural cleaning products helps to not only save you money but also allows you to control the things that go into each product. This is essential in helping to eliminate toxins that are found in most store-bought cleaning products. It's easy to learn how to make natural cleaning … [Read more...]

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