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A Simplified Week : Kitchen Towels

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As part of Start Here. I post a weekly recap with a couple ideas (mostly simple and easy to implement) for the week’s focus and a few ideas from the web that I’ve enjoyed over the week. Did you grab November’s FREE cleaning and organizing calendar? Go here to grab it!

Kitchen Towels:

  • All it takes is a couple minutes to sort through and organize the piles of kitchen towels when you follow these suggestions from Clean Mama
  • Utilize underused space for storing your kitchen towels with this IKEA system. Inexpensive and it has some serious farmhouse style. Via Red Farm House
  • Looking to cut back on your paper towel consumption? Try your hand at making these reusable paper towels with this tutorial from Cat Eyed Kp

Something to Eat:

  • Check out these tips for decorating frosted cookies that not only look pretty but don’t take forever and a day to make from The Kitchn.

Something to Make:

  • How fun is this tutorial on how to make your own gift bags? Use your favorite paper for the perfect and affordable touch. Via One She Two She

Something For the Kids:

Simplify:

  • It’s always a struggle to really clean the exterior of the toilet well where who-knows-what tends to lurk. Kim from A Real Life Housewife has some great suggestions on Ask Anna for making this task easier and successful.

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Homekeeping Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season

Homekeeping Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season via Clean Mama

The Organically Clean Home has been out for a little over 6 months, and just a year ago I was turning over the manuscript to the publisher.   Have you purchased it?  Do you love it?  How about giving it as a gift!  We're heading into that busy holiday season and I thought I'd give you a couple ideas of ways you can use The Organically Clean Home as a gift.  Shoot, you should probably just purchase a few copies to have on hand for gifts (ha!). I … [Continue reading...]

Organize Your Kitchen Towels

Organize Your Kitchen Towels via Clean Mama

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Start Here. FREE November 2014 FREE Cleaning + Organizing Calendar

November 2014 FREE Cleaning and Organizing Calendar via Clean Mama

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A Simplified Week : Baking Supplies

a simplified week

As part of Start Here. I post a weekly recap with a couple ideas (mostly simple and easy to implement) for the week’s focus and a few ideas from the web that I’ve enjoyed over the week. Did you grab October's FREE cleaning and organizing calendar? Go here to grab it!  (November will be out tomorrow.)  And don't forget to enter the $100 Casabella giveaway! Baking Supplies: Get ready for your seasonal baking with these tips for organizing … [Continue reading...]

$100 Casabella Shop Credit + Floor Cleaning Survey

$100 Casabella Shop Credit via Clean Mama

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8 Slow Cooker Recipes that Will Change Your Menu Planning

8 Slow Cooker Recipes that Will Change Your Menu Planning via Clean Mama

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Money for Christmas Giveaway! $500 Amazon Gift Card for You and $500 for a Friend

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3 Ways to Organize Baking Supplies

Three Ways to Organize Baking Supplies via Clean Mama

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A Simplified Week : Freezer

a simplified week

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How to Implement the Homekeeping Society via Clean Mama

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November 2014 Homekeeping Society via Clean Mama

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How to Clean and Organize a Freezer

How to Clean & Organize a Freezer via Clean Mama

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a simplified week

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3 Ways to Make Your Life Easier Today

3 Ways to Make Your Life Easier Today via Clean Mama

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