Cleaning Floors with Vinegar

{Ode to Vinegar} I use vinegar to clean my pores, I use vinegar to clean my floors, I’ll use vinegar forever more.  I couldn’t resist. It all rhymed so well! 😉 Cleaning tile and linoleum floors with vinegar was the very first way I ever employed vinegar at home. My grandma Florence cleaned her floors this way. She always kept an immaculate home. When I found out that she mopped this way, I knew it must work well. The vinegar gets up any grim and dirt, disinfects, and leaves the floors shiny. Distilled white vinegar works the best. I try and … Read more…

{Love} Letter to Vinegar

Vinegar, You are amazing. Every week I learn new things about you! Your uses are endless. Your variety is the spice of my life. To think, I once believed you were just a smelly liquid—but oh, you are so much more. You leave my surfaces shiny and clean! You clean my shower my sink my drip pans my floors my windows my dog’s messes my clothes my coffee pot my dishwasher even my pores! Who needs all those fancy pantsy, smelly chemical cleaners when I have you? You are welcome in my home any day. Love, Nathana P.S. I will … Read more…

In with the New, Out with the Old . . . Cleaning Products?

  I have A LOT of cleaning products (this isn’t even all of them). I like a clean house, but lately I have been counting the cost of the products I use: They are pricey They are smelly They make my dog hyperventilate They have a long list of chemicals I am not sure I should inhale . . . A few months ago, I took some small steps toward safer cleaning products: I use vinegar and water to clean floors, drip pans, and the coffee pot I use a mixture of dawn/vinegar to clean sinks and showers I bought … Read more…