Cleaning Archive

  • Considering the switch to a broom

    Considering the switch to a broom

    Tweet I’ve been a vacuum user my entire life. I think I only used a broom and dust pan, perhaps twice in my life. It just seems so much more convenient to plug in something and just have it suck up all the dust and […]

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  • “The Great Unwashed” and the Obsessive Cleanliness of Western Society

    Tweet NY Times ran a post called The Great Unwashed and it brought up some interesting points, namely how obsessed we are with cleanliness. A DAILY shower is a deeply ingrained American habit. Most people would no sooner disclose they had not showered in days […]

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  • Please don’t forget to wash your reusable bags!

    Please don’t forget to wash your reusable bags!

    Tweet Just a friendly reminder to everyone who uses reusable shopping bags (thank you!) to please hot wash them on a regular basis. This seems to only apply if you buy raw meats. Tests on shoppers’ bags revealed half contained traces of E.coli, a lethal […]

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  • 3 Reasons why I *love* living in a small apartment

    3 Reasons why I *love* living in a small apartment

    Tweet I’ve lived in 1600 square foot, two-level apartments, and in 1200 square foot one-level apartments. Now I am in a 600 square foot studio apartment and I am happier here than I ever was in the my spacious, luxurious abodes. The main source of […]

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  • How I cleaned my closet

    How I cleaned my closet

    Tweet It’s a lot of time, like an entire intensive weekend, but totally worth it in the end when you look at your neat, organized closet. So here’s how I de-cluttered my wardrobe: 1. Tossed the following items: Torn Stained Irreparable beyond belief Unwearable 2. […]

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