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How to Clean a MOLDY Outdoor Rug

How to clean a moldy outdoor rug. A couple of weeks ago I got my courtyard at the #1905Cottage all spruced up for Spring. Over the winter leaves had gotten trapped and snow had piled up to create a moldy mess! And my rug was under all of that. I didn't get it rolled up and put away in time. So as I was cleaning up the space I wondered if the rug could be salvaged. It had stains from the leaves … [Read more...]

Guests? Tips for a 15-Minute Quick Clean

One of my family's most cherished traditions is the ten-minute tidy. I'm lying about that -- it's not very cherished by my kids! But I've found it to be super effective to get the accumulated clutter cleaned up -- and sometimes even counters and floors cleaned, too! With the ten-minute tidy in mind, I've worked up a few ideas for a 15-minute quick clean, just in time to practice it when holiday … [Read more...]

FIVE Ways to Keep Your Entryway Clean and Organized!

Winter can be a messy time with all of the boots, coats, backpacks and snow tracked all over the house. For many years it seemed like my entryway was constantly piled with these Winter items, not to mention the mess that muddy and salty shoes and boots made as they piled up by the entryway door. Finally I got a handle on the Winter mess and clutter. Here are FIVE ways I have found to keep … [Read more...]

Ways to Use Vinegar in DIY Projects!!

Happy Wednesday Tatertot & Jello readers! I always look forward to getting to hang out with you!  This month over at Ask Anna I have started a new series: Vinegar Tips & Tricks,  40 Ways in 10 Days, so in the spirit of the new series I thought I'd share a few additional tips with you! Because you're here at Jen's fabulous blog, I know you are a DIY-er!  So today I'm going to give … [Read more...]