August 7, 2018

Take an Eco-Friendly Road Trip

Summer is a great time to pack up the family and go on a road trip. At home, we may have established routines to minimize our carbon footprint, but it doesn’t need to stop there. Taking a green road trip is a great way to be environmentally conscious and save yourself money. The next time you take a road trip, consider these small gestures that make a real difference: Unplug your appliances: Take a few minutes before you leave and unplug any appliances that may unnecessarily use up electricity. Items like small appliances, electronics that are on sleep mode, chargers...
June 1, 2018

Why Does Mess Cause Stress?

Let me be honest, as much as I love to clean there are days when I just can’t get myself to clean my own home (or do anything for that matter). It’s okay to feel this way. We are not lazy; we just need time for self-care – looking after our personal well-being by taking a step back and forgetting about our distractions. But we all know what can happen when we let go even for that brief moment. All of a sudden the dishes pile up, the trash needs to be taken out, and our home becomes so disorganized...
March 12, 2018

Spring Cleaning: Tips and Tricks

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Spring Cleaning! For anyone who knows me, they know I love to clean. There is nothing more relaxing than putting on some music, pouring myself a glass of wine and getting down to it. However, let’s be real, we all know spring cleaning isn’t an easy thing to do. Let’s talk about this daunting task and discuss tips and tricks to make this project more enjoyable. Dusting: Microfibre cloths are great for dusting. The cloths will attract and pick up the dust while you clean instead of just moving it around. These...
February 6, 2018

10 Things You’re Forgetting to Clean

It's easy to clean dirt and dust that is noticeable around the home, but we often forget the less visible areas that need just as much attention. Next time you are cleaning your home, don't forget to clean the following: Wipe and disinfect light switches, ceiling fans/light fixtures and door knobs Flip your mattress and spray with a mattress cleaner/beat your pillows and spray with Benefect/Wash mattress pads and pillow protectors Wipe and disinfect handrails and bannisters Clean windows, ledges, tracks and screens (clean screens with caution, or leave it to a professional) Wipe down and detail blinds Wipe down walls and...
April 23, 2016

Spring Cleaning 101

Here is my latest article featured in HWS Magazine. Spring Cleaning does not have to be stressful with my tip and tricks. It’s my favourite time of year: spring-cleaning! Let’s talk about this daunting task and discuss tips and tricks to make this project more enjoyable. It may be an occupational hazard, but I personally love spring-cleaning - the feeling of being productive, the sense of satisfaction while cleaning and the reduced levels of stress. Not everyone is like me, in fact, many people are afraid of the idea of spring-cleaning. Let’s face it; tackling all areas of your home...