Cleaning Tips,Confessions of a Happy Housewife

How to Clean the House with a Baby

26 Jan , 2017  

Mother holding a baby

5 principles to a stress-free tidy home when you are a new mum

I know, not another how-to-tip! We are inundated on a daily basis with advice from experts and pros. I’m no expert but I am a new mum, so I felt like sharing my experience with keeping the house clean and tending to the baby’s needs at the same time.

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How to Christmas with a Baby

6 Dec , 2016  

Sleeping baby in Christmas clothes

Maybe, some of you have come across the How to Dad YouTube Channel and his recent sweet video with the baby and the red balloon in the shopping centre. Check it out! It’s endearing and it made me laugh for days. Not only that but it prompted me to share with you some of my and my friends’ with bubs and toddlers how-to tips that may help you avoid the stress while getting everything organised for Christmas. That is if you have a baby, I mean.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Clearing Out Your Home This Season

28 Oct , 2016  

cleaning equipment

Now we’ve officially come out of the winter hibernation, the warmer weather is upon us and the spring beauty is finally here! Complete with a little sunshine, fresh air and some pumping tunes to make it (relatively) fun, it’s time to give your home a top-to-bottom buffing ready for those summer holidays. Spring cleaning is an essential part of a happy home. The season is a time of renewal; so why should deep cleaning your house be any different? More…

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Expectant Moms

19 Aug , 2016  

Pregnant Woman

Clean Away in a Safe Way, while You are Expecting

Spring is on its way and I just can’t wait… But I am not looking forward to the spring cleaning.

Blossoming trees, the fresh smell in the air and everything coming to life.

(We are lucky with our mild Australian winters, but the rain, high humidity and frequent storms truly get to me sometimes.)

With this letter like post, I decided to share my good news with you all, about the new addition that spring will bring into our family. My hubby and I can’t wait to meet our baby boy in October. We are just so excited, I can’t tell you enough!

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Winter is here, it’s time to clean your oven

10 Jun , 2016  

How to Clean Your Oven

Isn’t it true that we continuously postpone the dreadful task of cleaning this particular electrical appliance for weeks, months, even years? More…

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Different Hard Floors and Their Cleaning Requirements

24 Mar , 2016  

wood-animal-dog-pet

When the time comes to choose a flooring it could be very tempting to use the type that looks best, without thinking of the maintenance that will have to follow later.  Consider now all the benefits and drawbacks of each type of hard floor and the respective cleaning methods. More…

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3 Things You Need to Make Spring Cleaning a Piece of Cake

10 Sep , 2015  

Spring Cleaning

You know spring has sprung when it’s time to dig deep, rotate mattresses, clean the carpets and turn wardrobes and closets inside out. Deep cleaning the fridge and oven, washing the carpets and vacuum cleaning behind and underneath furniture surely top my list of most hated chores. To ease spring cleaning this year, I consulted with Scott Theggie, owner of Eagle Ducted Vacuums, and asked him about some of the most effective tools and equipment to make spring cleaning a piece of cake. More…

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6 Essential Tips for a Successful Spring Clean

9 Sep , 2015  

Spring Cleaning Tips

Let’s face it – no one really enjoys cleaning. Despite how good that feeling is when it’s all been done, the motivation (or lack of!) beforehand can be really discouraging. Spring usually comes with a strange desire to clean and organise your home, a ritual that encourages you to declutter from top to bottom in those first warm days. The art of spring cleaning has been around for centuries providing the perfect opportunity to make a fresh start in your home, so why not get started now? More…

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My Favourite Cleaning and Organisation Books

11 May , 2015  

My Top Five Cleaning Books

Recently I am all about warm coffee, home-made cake and great books! More…

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How To Clean Silver in 5 Easy Steps

24 Apr , 2015  

How To Clean Silver

Silver is a very beautiful metal used for making jewellery and cutlery as it adds a classy, elegant look. However when it comes to cleaning it, you might often find yourself not knowing what do to. More…

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What Works and What Doesn’t When You Clean The Home

23 Mar , 2015  

What Works and What Doesn't When Cleaning

Many of us learned how to do our chores at a very early age by observing how grown-ups did it. Even now I realize I often do things without questioning myself – why do I add more detergent when I try to clean a resistant stain? Things like this made me think of other habits and whether they are as efficient as I believed. More…

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Unexpected Overnight Visitors! Is Your Home Ready?

16 Mar , 2015  

Guest Bedroom

And no, that’s not my guest room, unfortunately… More…