Category Archives: cleaning


Happy Friday. It’s the weekend, and I’m so glad. I have a lot of little things to do, nothing major. We’ll see if any of them actually get done. I still have yet to tackle the storage room under the … Continue reading

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It’s going to be a hot one! We’re heading to Bloomer, WI this afternoon for baseball. It was a been a busy week for me, trying to keep the house clean and laundry kept up. The worst thing about going … Continue reading

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I’m Gonna Get Organized Even If It Kills Me!

Lord A’mighty, people. I have a confession for you. At this moment in time, I am a complete, utter, disaster with feet. It’s amazing I can find my feet with the way things are around here. I mean, seriously. LOOK … Continue reading

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Homemade Cleaners and Remedies

Here are a some links for some great alternative household cleaners and home remedies.

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Backseat Activities

I am well aware that, in the past, I have been less than patient with the ridiculous number of pandering and arrogant PSA’s that litter my talk radio throughout the day.  It is appalling how many times there is someone … Continue reading

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Do you have any secrets?

Oh, not nasty, juicy or headline grabbing secrets!!! Household secrets. Do you have simple ways of doing something that you don’t think other people do? Here are some tips from Eloise. She always has good idea’s but I want some … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the cleaning lady

I am almost used to someone coming in to clean my house for me. Almost. She’s been here three times now. I didn’t feel weird at all when Nikki was doing it but I do have to admit that I … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

Well hot damn I am just down right exhausted. I very rarely get exhausted. I have not stopped moving since 7am. I know, that’s normal for a lot of people. I work at home so I’m not really out during … Continue reading

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Vacuum cleaners:Re-Post from last June

This is a re-post because we were talking about this on Facebook over the weekend and we have so many new people that I wanted opinions again. Okay folks, here’s the deal.  All of us Erickson girls, who are only … Continue reading

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Obsessive behaviors or just quirks?

Jason was over one night and I was getting ready to clean the cat box and I put on a pair of rubber gloves. He laughed and said “what are you doing?” So I told him I was doing litter. … Continue reading

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Dust first then vacuum or vice versa???

As I was trying to spring clean a little today, I was in a quandary.  I have always dusted first and vacuumed last so I’d vacuum up all the “crap” that went on the floor.  I started thinking of an argument that a … Continue reading

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