How Do I Stop Hoarding Things?

Let’s be honest. We all run into the problem of holding onto things longer than we should. (Whether it’s a collection of clothing we think we’ll wear “one day”, the packaging for all of the technology in your home, or little knick knacks that accumulate over time.) If you’re the type of person to hoard […]

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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist For Cleaning Your Bedroom

Birds are chirping, temperatures are rising, and spring is finally in the air! Do you know what this means? It’s time to finally tackle your spring cleaning if you haven’t already started. There are many areas of the house you need to address, but none are more important than YOUR bedroom! (C’mon, this is your […]

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Do I Have to Rinse My Recyclables?

You’ve just created the most incredible sandwich of your entire sandwich-making career. Fresh bread. Crisp vegetables. Delicious meats. Your favorite condiments. And today is your lucky day because you managed to scrape the last of the mayonnaise out of the jar (or squeeze the last of the secret sauce out of the bottle) with just […]

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5 Things in Your Kitchen You Should Recycle

  A majority of the items in your kitchen can be recycled (obviously there are some exceptions). While it’s widely known that you should recycle bottles, cans, and plastic containers — other everyday items found conveniently in the kitchen are also recyclable! 1. Food Boxes As you finish up the last of the cereal, don’t […]

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7 Sad Facts About Plastic Pollution (That Are Unfortunately True)

When you finish a drink that was packaged in a plastic bottle, please do not throw it out just because it’s easier than walking all the way to the recycling bin. Not taking that extra step is something a majority of the people in the U.S. (and the world) do. By educating yourself, you can […]

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Is Your Trash Can a Danger to Your Pet?

Yes. The answer is very much a yes. You might not think it, but your trash can might be one of the most dangerous things in your entire home when it comes to your pets. Obviously, it’s not the trash can itself — but the contents you mindlessly place inside of it. Spoiled Food Products […]

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How to Clean Up After a Big Party

There’s only one thing that absolutely stinks about throwing a party — the clean up! Cleaning up after a fun night can be a hassle, but if you group your tasks and focus on one thing at a time, you can easily clean your home in no time at all! Pre-Party: Section the Party Off […]

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Spring Cleaning: Decluttering the Garage

When the weather starts to feel nice out, but it’s still a little cool, that is the perfect time to start spring cleaning the garage. A nice calm day with no winds makes it a perfect day to open the garage door and get some fresh air moving. Before starting to move anything, make an […]

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How to Quickly Organize Your Home Office (and Set Yourself Up for Success)

Everyone who has a home office space knows that items accumulate over time. Clutter is unnecessary. It adds up, and without a system to cycle out the waste… well, you know what happens. Don’t wait for things to become too overwhelming to organize. You are the reason your workspace is a mess, but you’re also […]

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Why You Should Never Put Dead Batteries in the Trash

Most people know better than to throw away household batteries via the normal route of disposal, but few know why. Batteries are chock-full of nasty chemicals, hazardous materials, and environmentally toxic wastes. To throw a battery in the household trash exposes the environment and your community to possible hazards. Let’s take a look at why […]

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