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Written by Rachel, Contributing Writer It's berry picking season and that means strawberry shortcakes, blueberry banana smoothies and berry jams & crisps but if you are like me, you make sure your fruits (and your veggies) get washed before you ever eat or make anything with... Read More
As 2011 comes to an end, we’re sharing helpful lists to help you save money, stay healthy, get organized, creatively repurpose, frugally gift-give, intentionally celebrate and more in our “11 Things for 2011” series throughout these holiday months. Written by... Read More
Written by Sherrie Cook, Contributing Writer Cleaning the bathroom can be one of a homemaker's most daunting tasks. There are so many cracks and crevices...and the battle against invisible germs and obvious spores seems never ending. My least favorite obstacle... Read More
If you have visited this blog regularly this month, you’ve probably learned a lot of tips for natural, healthy household cleaning. It’s so important for our health and for our children to use safe, non-toxic cleaners. However, safer alternatives are... Read More
I wish that I could simply set aside an hour or two each weekday to focus solely on house cleaning, in order to keep my home in tip-top shape. Yet when I try, up pop all manner of interruptions. A toddler... Read More
I love the concept of Febreze and other products that are intended to remove odors and freshen things up. Goodness knows that our home has lots of places that can use just such a spray-- the kitchen garbage can, the... Read More
Written by Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer Advertisers everywhere proclaim the germ fighting power of chemical-filled cleaners. Many would have us believe that there is no way to clean and disinfect without a chemical product. And doesn’t every good mother want... Read More
Written by Emily McClements, Contributing Writer It's been a long day. You're tired, the kids are cranky, or needy, or fighting, or all three at once, the house looks like a tornado just passed through, and you look at the... Read More
Written by Emily McClements, Contributing Writer The holidays are in full swing, and along with holidays usually come guests. It is a blessing to host others in our homes, whether for a week night family dinner, weekend party, or small... Read More
Written by Shannon, Contributing Writer For so long I avoided cast iron because I was intimidated by the seasoning and care process that I had read about. Then my husband came home and surprised me one day with a cast... Read More
Written by Emily McClements, Contributing Writer We've been talking about a lot of different natural preventions and remedies here at Keeper of the Home over the past several weeks, but today I'm going to venture off the beaten path a... Read More
Written by Emily McClements, Contributing Writer If you are somewhat new to going green, or are just beginning to dabble in homemade and non-toxic cleaning, you may be a little overwhelmed about where to start, what products to use and... Read More
Welcome back for the second part of the Cook More Real Food event! It's so great to see so many people joining in, through the Facebook event page and also just through the comments. I've noticed a number of people... Read More
Wondering what Cook More Real Food is all about? Learn more about this event that's taking place here at Keeper of the Home over the course of the next several weeks! For those on Facebook, join over 185 other women... Read More
By Beth Corcoran, Contributing Writer To start, I just want to say I am so excited that Stephanie is allowing me the opportunity to share with you one of my favorite hobbies--soap making. I have been making bar soap for my... Read More
In a little over two months, our family will be moving to a new abode. This move is exciting for a number of reasons. The new house has more bedrooms and will allow us to have a girls bedroom and... Read More
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