Deep Clean Week 9: Your Digital Life

Today we’re going to take a dive into your digital life to see what needs cleaning up. First, though, take a look at your home workstation. Does that need a quick clean-up? Take the coffee mugs to the dishwasher and the soda cans to the trash. Get rid of the out-of-date notes and go ahead … Read more

Deep Clean Week 8: The Refrigerator, Freezer, and Beyond?

Welcome to week eight of the Home-Ec 101 Deep Clean. This series is a way to refresh your home in manageable steps without any daylong cleaning marathons that ruin your day off. Today we are tackling your refrigerator(s) and freezer(s). Some of us suburbanites are lucky enough to have either a garage or basement fridge … Read more

Deep Clean Your Entryway or Foyer

This week we’re going to start at the front door and not only that, we’re going to take it a little bit further and include your front porch or stoop if you have one. (If it’s pouring down rain, wait until it’s a bit drier for the outside bit). If you have an outdoor broom, … Read more

Deep Cleaning Your Table/Dining Area

You’ll notice this week isn’t necessarily a whole room. Homes vary a lot. Some small apartments may have just a nook in the kitchen. Open floor plans may have a corner in a wide space. You get the idea. The goal today is to take control of that space and make it shine. By now … Read more

Deep Clean Your Bedroom The Home-Ec 101 Way

Welcome to Week Four of the 14 Week Home-Ec 101 Spring Clean/Deep Clean. (Of course if you’re just here for ideas on how to clean your bedroom, you are always welcome.) Make Room to Work A clean bedroom can help start your day with a sense of peace and control, so if you didn’t clear … Read more