Brilliantly Easy Cleaning Tips

White Chalk for Greasy Laundry

Chalk for Laundry

Keep a piece of white chalk in the laundry room to rub on grease stains and absorb the oil. Launder as usual and the grease spot should disappear.

This should works on butter, salad dressing, cooking oil, and more. If you don't have chalk you can use cornstarch instead. Just sprinkle it over the stain, let sit for for 10 minutes to soak up the oil, and wash as normal.

Pulling for a Cleaner Carpet

Vacuum Direction for a Cleaner Carpet
You should push your vacuum forward to get it into the right position. Pulling it is the action that works to remove any soil. Go slower when you're pulling the vacuum towards you for cleaner carpets!

Cornstarch for Cleaning Glass

Cornstarch for Cleaning Glass

For clear, shiny clean glass add a teaspoon of cornstarch to a cup of white vinegar and a cup of water for an inexpensive but very effective window cleaning solution. Cornstarch is a very fine natural abrasive that helps thoroughly clean away dirt and leave behind a streak-free shine.

Vinegar to Clean Shower Heads

Vinegar to Clean Shower Heads
Get the grime and hard water deposits off your shower head by pouring distilled white vinegar into a plastic baggie and attaching it to your shower head with a rubber band. Let it soak for an hour or so and wipe clean with a wet cloth for a clear shiny shower head.

Use a Rubber Squeegee to Clean Up Pet Hair

Rubber Squeegee Pet Hair
Use a simple rubber squeegee and a spray bottle of water to get pet hair out of your car or furniture. Simply spray the area lightly with water then use the squeeze in even strokes, at an angle to grab all the clingy hair in one swoop.

Main Dishes and More

Main Dishes and More

Start saving time and money in your kitchen with these easy family-friendly recipes, packed with flavor.

Easy Recipes

Dinner Ideas

Chicken Recipes

Crock Pot Recipes

Soup, Salads and Sides

Soup, Salads and Sides These great soups and side dishes go with everything from elegant holiday meals to a weeknight pot roast.

Soup Recipes

Side Dishes

Salad Recipes

Names for Boys

Baby Boy Names

Choose the perfect name for your bundle of boy with help from our lists of thousands of boys names.

Boys Names

Names for Girls

Baby Girl Names

Find a beautiful name for your new daughter with easy to use lists of names and name meanings for girls.

Girls Names

Quotes for Life

Quotes About Life

The right quote at the right time can make you feel like there is a kindred spirit in this world that thinks like you do.

Some quotes have no other purpose than to make you laugh...something we could all use more of. Get inspired or reassured, visit the quotes pages often.

Quotes to Live By


These are the big lists for reference, all things vocabulary, reading and writing. 

List of Verbs

List of Pronouns

List of Prepositions

List of Nouns

List of Adverbs

List Of Adjectives

Bread Pudding Recipe

Bread Pudding

Cinnamon and vanilla infuse this custard-like dessert that starts with simple ingredients, but tastes like pure luxury.

Warm Spiced Bread Pudding Recipe

Easy Dinner Ideas

Easy Dinner Recipes

Try a variety of 30 minute meals, they're complete homemade dinners from kitchen to table in a half hour.

Quick and Easy 30 Minute Meals