How to clean pet hair from puzzles

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How to clean pet hair from puzzles As you may remember, I went full-out on doing puzzles this spring. Puzzles offered a calming effect while our world was going a little crazy. Why I loved doing puzzles – read HERE I really enjoyed the process! And ended up borrowing 3 free puzzles thanks to a […]

How to purge your clothing – wk 2

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Welcome back to the 2020 Cleaning Challenge! This week we will tackle how to purge your clothing! Recap and outcome of Week 1: Clean all your surfaces Last week’s challenge HERE was to clean all your surfaces. After Christmas my home was still in chaos with most things not having been put away. So there […]

Purge and clean your homes challenge! Are you in?

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Are you ready for a purge and clean your homes challenge?! I sure am! Yesterday I said ‘cya next year’ to my Christmas tree. Sigh… It was a fleeting moment… I hadn’t really planned to take it ALL down yet… but did it anyway. I’d like to fire up some messy renovations soon again so […]

How to spring clean the outdoors with pressure washing tips

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Just recently, I got these weird intense aches that literally shut me down midway on the bike trail the other day. I honestly felt like I pulled a Forest Gump. I was out in the middle of nowhere, like Snow White in full song mode amongst birds and nature, then BAM. I got off my […]

Back to bones cleaning before Christmas

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Last week my son moved into his own apartment. So huge! While I was doing a few dishes (heh), I noted he only had 2 plates. As I stacked them into the cupboard, I found myself saying, “Wow, with only 2 plates you’ll be needing to do dishes after every meal!” Well now, if that isn’t genius […]

Why cleaning in small increments wins this race.

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We recently had a little mini heat wave in our area… and boy, did this Canadian made out of wax not manage so well! Yesterday I hibernated inside our little travel trailer parked beside the house. Until I got chilly. Then I went out and started all over again. I’ll admit though, evening bike rides during hot […]

Empty shelves, corners and trunks. Plus.

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So, we’re right in the middle of summer… and guess what I’m doing. And it has nothing to do with gardening. Which I should be doing too btw… It has everything to do with clearing out stuff. I am in the middle of a massive PURGE. But beyond. Talk about the wrong time of year!  […]

A new stance on cleaning… one new thing.

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Front entry tour This past week, I’ve been in a bit of a funk about the topic of cleaning. A typical clean spree would have me focusing on one thing, then pushing hard until it’s done. Here comes the issue though… a focus generally takes a whole lot longer than anticipated. Suddenly, your entire space […]

A quick closet clean up. Or two.

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If you’ve been watching my Instagram stories, you’ll know we got a massive dump of snow over the weekend. This is kinda big news for the west coast of BC. We are accustomed to super mild winters, where you can mow your lawn pretty much 12 months out of the year. But not so lately. […]