How to Coexist with Dogs


How’s that for a title, eh? When we first got Maximus, I asked my students who have dogs how their moms (‘cause let’s be honest here) keep their houses from smelling like dog. The universal answer? “Yeah, our house just smells like dog.” Nooooooooo! As much as I did NOT want to take on the responsibility of this 140-pound slobber ball, I knew it would be mine. More importantly, I knew I … [Read more...]

Show and Share Day…and Grout


Okay. Let’s see if the blogging gods are on my side this week, and I can actually get a Show and Share Day out! Fingers crossed that this works! I had a LOT of questions about my super secret grout cleaning system. I’m embarrassed to say it’s nothing fancy, but it works brilliantly. I use += {source} I mix some bleach with hot water, and I dive right in. You might need to keep … [Read more...]

Eureka! I Love This Thing.


At the risk of sounding like an infomercial over here, I had to share about my fun (totally worth it) toy. I have what my husband calls an obsession with reading reviews of products. Believe me, he loves that I do it. He just doesn’t get it. He also doesn’t get my obsession with cleaning our floors. It’s as if it’s my life’s goal to find the perfect cleaning system for what this guy … [Read more...]