Emergency Cleaning Buckets-How To Be Prepared

We all need emergency cleaning buckets. I know we all have cleaning supplies in our homes. I have two bathrooms and under each bathroom sink, I have cleaning supplies, like window spray, Clorox wipes, paper towels and extra garbage bags to refill the small garbage cans in each bathroom. I have cleaning supplies under the kitchen sink and above the washing machine and dryer. Here’s the deal, I had an awesome reader by the name of Beth, mention to me that her church, The United Methodist Church makes 5-gallon buckets that are filled with cleaning supplies to help those in need wherever they live all over the country. I tried to find the link about what they put in each bucket, but I couldn’t find it. But I love the idea that we could each make 5-gallon buckets filled with essential items people would need to clean up after a disaster wherever it may happen. Plus, we would be ready in a pinch to go help a neighbor in need. Janet sent me this link for those buckets: UMCOR

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Why I Love Cleaning Bathrooms Every Week

I’m sharing why I love cleaning bathrooms every week with you today. It may seem odd, but I really love to clean bathrooms. I feel like it cuts down on bacteria, obviously, the bathrooms have who knows what in the toilets, the bathtubs, the counter tops, and don’t forget the light switches. I have a definite routine for my bathrooms. My house is very small and only has 2 bathrooms. When I worked I had someone clean my house every week for almost 20 years, it was awesome. Yes, I am a perfectionist and I had to give instructions to the gal that worked for me. I had the same housekeeper for all those years and I loved her like a sister.

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15 Reasons Why I Store Borax For Everyday Use

Today I’m sharing 15 reasons why I store Borax for everyday use. Borax: We have all heard of 20 Mule Team Borax. I don’t know about you, but I grew up watching my mother wash our bed sheets and towels with it. So it is nothing new, but I thought I would share a few more ways for you to use it. This is a statement right off the 20 Mule Team Borax website and I quote:  “20 Mule Team® Borax is 100% natural, and 99.5% pure (there is about a half of 1% of naturally occurring trace minerals).

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Back To Basics: How To Clean Your House

Today it’s my Back To Basics: How To Clean Your House series. I am hoping this post will help families get organized, stay clutter free and have joy in their homes. If my house is clean and orderly I am one happy chick! I remember when my daughters were little and we had job charts. They each had different cleaning jobs that would be traded weekly so they would learn every job around the house. I was probably a little over the top in cleaning, that I regret now, but we all learn as young mothers, right? My grandkids come and I could care less about the hand prints on the windows. I actually cherish them. How life changes. I have learned to relax and enjoy life, spilled milk and handprints on the walls. Life is good. I also know we need to teach our children to work, need I say more?

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