If you’ve been around the blog at all, you know that I try to clean as naturally as possible in my home. With twins under the age of 2, natural cleaning products are especially important to me, since these girls can get into ANYTHING pretty quickly. VERY quickly, actually.
But every once in a while, one of my natural cleaning concoctions just doesn’t cut it. Case in point:
This is the automatic ice/water dispenser on our refrigerator.
Now, we just TODAY celebrated our one-year anniversary of moving into this house. And I have now been trying to clean this up for an entire year! I gave it a lot of special attention just now during my Spring Cleaning checklist, and I STILL wasn’t happy with it!
The hard water here is to blame, and a water softener IS on our list of improvements, but for right now, this is what I had to work with. And my natural ideas just weren’t cutting it at all.
So when Kasie from CLR contacted me and asked if I was interested in review a couple of their products, I figured, why not! So she sent me over the original CLR concentrate, and the CLR Bath & Kitchen Foaming Action Cleaner.
Welcome to the Home Matters Linky Party #185! Our theme today is Summer Decorating Ideas!We’re here this week hoping to give you some inspiration for summer decorating around your home and garden – so let’s get to it! #SummerDecor #HomeMattersParty
Summer Decorating Ideas! + HM #185
I love decorating for the different seasons around my home, and I even decorated my offices for various seasonal celebrations when I worked full-time outside my home! My philosophy behind it is, life is a gift and it’s worth celebrating! So why not?! I hope you find some great ideas here in this post!
By the time the twins are in bed for the night, no matter what has happened throughout the day, I AM TIRED. Can I get an “amen”?! I tell my husband all the time, “These girls STOLE all my energy from me when I birthed them and they won’t GIVE IT BACK!!!”
I’ve decided that children are masters at exhausting their parents. There’s not much downtime for you and your partner during the early stages of infancy. The cries of your newborn at two in the morning keep your nerves on edge and ruin your rest, but I’ve also decided that it’s all worth it in the end. The rewards of raising a child outweigh the late nights and disturbed sleep.
Although raising a child IS a fulfilling experience, it comes at a cost to your health and well-being. Feeling exhausted all the time is no way to live life. There will be days where you feel like a walking zombie, fatigued to the point of barely being able to stand up, or keep your eyes open.
Welcome to the Home Matters Linky Party #184! Our theme today is Memorial Day Weekend Ideas!Do you already have your plans set for next weekend’s holiday? Hopefully you’ll find here something special to add, or something even more special to create celebration around! #MemorialDay #HomeMattersParty
Memorial Day Weekend Ideas! + HM #184
It’s huge in my book that we all remember the difference between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and why we celebrate each. Check out the following posts I put together to help us remember with reverence those who paid the ultimate price!
Welcome to the Home Matters Linky Party #183! Our theme today is Get Ready for Summer!(It’s hard to believe I just typed that – it’s the middle of May, folks! What happened?!) As fast as 2018 is moving along, it’s best to go ahead and get ready for the next season. At least WE thought it was a good idea! So let’s go for it! #Summer #HomeMattersParty
Get Ready for Summer! + HM #183
I have twin 20-month-old girls, so my motto literally is PREPARATION! Hopefully I’ve found you some great ways that you can implement in your summer preps! Check these out…