Simplifying Your Cleaning Supplies

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My husband deployed for the second time in 2010.  To save money and pay off debt, I put most of our belongings in storage and moved in with my mom while he was gone.  In the month before he returned, I secured a new apartment for us and started stocking up on supplies to clean it.  When I packed up my Jeep in mid-December for the long trek home, I had at least an entire box of cleaning supplies to clean our new apartment before moving things in.  I’m not exaggerating.  I had bottles and bottles of Windex, Resolve, Pledge, Pine Sol, oven cleaner, and just about any other kind of cleaner you can think of.

How things have changed!  Today, I strongly believe that less is more.  Read on to see what cleaners I use.

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Tips on Cleaning Kitchens

Tips on Cleaning Kitchens | Ordered and Organized

In my household, garbage day is on Friday.  So on Thursdays, I clean the kitchen since I am already in there discarding the grease container in the freezer, any food that has gone bad, and the Brillo pad I use each week to clean glass Pyrex and my stainless steel cookware.  Continue reading for the tasks I recommend for cleaning your kitchen as quickly and efficiently as possible.  Continue reading “Tips on Cleaning Kitchens”