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What Have I Been Working On? These Giant Green Wooden Lockers!

We had that room in our house that we never got around to decorating; It was supposed to be a formal living room. We put a computer in there and it became a catch all space. We (okay I) decided it should be a game room. What I wanted: Four chairs, an ottoman and some […]

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Tips for Saving Energy & Water With Your Dishwasher + A Quiz!

Tips for Saving Energy & Water With Your Dishwasher + A Quiz!

It’s Earth Day, so let’s talk about the water and energy efficiency, shall we? In particular, I want to discuss my new GE dishwasher and share tips everyone can use to save energy, which saves money. Quiz! How much water does my new dishwasher use per cycle? a). 22 gallons b) 4 gallons c)  15 […]

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My New GE Dishwasher is…Quiet

As a mom, my life is full of kids and fun which pretty much translates to…noise. As a result, I have a serious appreciation for quiet. In fact, when I am in the car alone, I don’t even  listen to music anymore because I never know when my next quiet moment will be. The afternoon […]

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Tip for Drying Wet Shoes

Got a great tip from my friend Jenni Bryant. She told me her grandmother taught her to dry wet sneakers or tennis shoes by putting them in front of the bottom of the refrigerator! I tried it and it works! Last week we went to the park with some friends and the kids got their shoes […]

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10 Tips for Keeping Your House Clean

Are you a neat freak who loves to clean, or a not-so-neat freak (like me) who could use a little motivation? Either way, do I have something for you. Check out these great tips from Christine of I Dream of Clean. You may not realize it, but your habits either encourage messiness in your home […]

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How to Clean A Stroller

Previously on TheMommyhood.com, we shared tips for How to Clean Your Jogging Stroller. But today we are covering how to clean regular ole strollers. We just got back from a trip to Disney World. My kids are 4 and 7 and thought we should take strollers for them since there is so much walking at Disney […]

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Stroller Strides & How to Clean a Jogging Stroller

Stroller Strides My friend, Megan, runs with her baby and uses this jogging stroller. She does something called Stroller Strides, which is an exercise program that moms can do with their babies. It’s a class you take, and the one nearest me costs about $9.00 per class. I’m actually beyond the stroller stage, but thought […]

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What’s Your Least Favorite Household Chore?

I know, like any of them are actually your favorite, but which household chore would you give up first if you had to pick one? Several weeks ago, there was a lot of talk about what people were giving up for Lent. My initial reaction was laundry, but then I thought better of it and […]

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How to Make Toilet Cleaning Easier

I can’t believe I am about to write to you about toilet seats, but I am. Why? Because I am stoked about this! I was complaining to my mother-in-law about how my three-year-old misses the bowl. It seems Mister Wizard gets up in the night to pee and sleepily shoots his stream up in-between the […]

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Furniture Cleaning Tip

My mom was picking up a new chair, but pointed out a mark on it to the furniture people. They used a spray bottle and a small brush to clean it. Wanna know what was in the bottle? They said it was just water and one drop of Dawn dish soap. Haven’t tried it myself, […]

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