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Creative License- My Pug Herbie

Today, I made the executive decision that since this is my blog, that I get to go off topic and post whatever I want. I was going to make up … Continue reading

March 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Guest Post: Cute and Easy Magnetic Memo Board

By Tracie Collins-Warburton materials frame metal fabric snips spray adhesive This project really fell into place for me, I had a beautiful 11×14 frame that I’d bought a long time … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pantry Makeover Number Two

Okay, so I know that I just posted about making my pantry over in January. But, I am a compulsive organizer and re-arranger, so I am sure that you will see … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Easy Craft Paint Clean-Up with Glad Press and Seal

Glad Press and Seal is one of those products that you can use for a zillion different things. One of my favorite uses is to make cleaning up craft pant … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Home- Insanely Easy Door Decor for the Crafting Challenged

For some weird reason, I feel like I’m not a complete woman if I buy a pre-made wreath from a store. I feel like a sad, pathetic, crafting failure because I can’t … Continue reading

January 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Simple Pantry Reorganizing

I am forever “redoing” my pantry. I’ll come up with an idea to organize it, try it out, and ditch it when it doesn’t work. There have been some tried … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cool Tip- Glad Press and Seal-Kid’s Crafts and Projects

Glad Press and Seal has so many great uses. One of my favorite uses is as a disposable placemat for when my nine-year-old daughter wants to paint or do some other messy … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cool Tool- Columbia Multi-Tool

Last year, at our families Dirty Santa gift exchange, I won a cool little multi-tool from Columbia sporting goods. I left it in the trunk of my husband’s car for … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Round-Up: Natural Cleaning Series

Revisit my four part natural cleaning series: Reviews of commercially available natural cleaning products: http://www.eathomelive.com/2011/01/natural-cleaning-natural-commercial.html The science behind baking soda: http://www.eathomelive.com/2011/01/natural-cleaning-science-behind-baking.html The science behind Borax http://www.eathomelive.com/2011/01/natural-cleaning-science-behind-borax.html The science behind vinegar:http://www.eathomelive.com/2011/01/natural-cleaning-science-behind-vinegar.html

December 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Natural Cleaning- Favorite Natural Commercial Cleaning Products

This is the final installment in my natural cleaning series. In the first three installments, I explored single ingredients such as Borax, vinegar, and baking soda. These three ingredients can … Continue reading

January 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

Natural Cleaning- The Science Behind Baking Soda

Welcome to part III of my natural cleaning series. Today’s natural cleaning wonder is baking soda. Baking soda is made from soda ash, which is a naturally occurring substance. Baking soda makes … Continue reading

January 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Natural Cleaning- The Science Behind Vinegar

Welcome to part II of my natural cleaning series. The first in the series was “The Science Behind Borax.” Now, we are going to learn why vinegar is a good household cleaner, … Continue reading

January 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Natural Cleaning-The Science Behind Borax

I know that many people feel like natural cleaning supplies aren’t as good. Some people may wonder if they even work at all. I decided that I would explore the … Continue reading

January 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

A List of Tips and Hints

Here is a fun and interesting list of tips and hints that a friend of mine sent to me:A sealed envelope – Put in the freezer for a few hours, then … Continue reading

January 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

It’s Dawn Again- Dawn as a Multi-Purpose Cleaner???

Okay, so the other day I mentioned that I have read in several places that Dawn dish liquid (just the plain original blue stuff) is great for cleaning showers and tubs b/c … Continue reading

January 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

Quick Bathroom Clean-Up

I have a process that makes for a quick and earth friendly cleaning of the bathroom. Just follow these steps and your humble commode will be clean in a flash: … Continue reading

January 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

Simplified Kitchen Cleaning

Cleaning your kitchen doesn’t have to mean using 4-5 different expensive and dangerous cleaning products. It can actually be a very simple process and only requires a couple of cleaning … Continue reading

January 4, 2011 · 1 Comment

Uses for Empty Tissue Boxes

I love empty tissue boxes. I have discovered several great ways to reuse them: 1. Under the sink to store extra grocery bags.2. By the front door to store doggie … Continue reading

January 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

5 Awesome Uses for Baby Wipes

Baby wipes are the unsung cleaning heroes of the American household. The are non-toxic, convenient, multi-taskers that don’t cost a lot of money. Even if you don’t have a baby … Continue reading

January 1, 2011 · 2 Comments

5 Minute Jobs

Having trouble getting motivated? Try this. For every hour you are home, take 5 minutes out of each hour to do one job. There are so many things you can … Continue reading

December 31, 2010 · Leave a comment

Grrrrrrrrr. Gotta Get Organized

Most people who know me, know I am a purger. I don’t hang on to much compared to most people (although I have nothing on many, many minimalist bloggers out … Continue reading

December 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Windows Task List Series Back from the Dead!!! Part III

Here are parts I and II of my task list series: Part I Part II Part IIIIf you notice in part II, the list is called Eat Home Live’s Task. … Continue reading

December 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

No More Cable- And Life is Good

So, we have been cable free now for exactly 6 months. When we moved, I hated the cable company so much that we (read I) decided to cut our $80 … Continue reading

December 20, 2010 · Leave a comment