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The Best Cleaning Products and Tools to Cut Your Cleaning Time in Half

Over the years I have had the opportunity to try hundreds of cleaning products and tools.  Most of the products I've tried worked fine, but could easily be replaced by any other cleaning product. A side-by-side comparison of two similar products will usually provide similar results. However, there are a few cleaning products and tools that [...]

Scotch-Brite Kitchen Clean Up (plus GIVEAWAY!!)

The right cleaning products can make or break your cleaning experience. So-so cleaning products can make a cleaning job more difficult and take longer. No one likes that! However, using the best cleaning products can make the job super simple and cut your cleaning time. Oh yeah! For the past couple of months, I've been [...]

Clean Enough: Simple Solutions for the Overwhelmed Homemaker

Are you drowning beneath a huge mass of cleaning chores around the house? Does it discourage you that no sooner is it all cleaned up than it gets dirty all over again? {Raising hand!} CLEAN (enough) just may be the inspiration you need. I really love this book because it's made life simpler for me, [...]

Shark Lift-Away Professional Steam Pocket Mop

What is the best steam mop? Since I'm asked that question almost weekly, I thought I'd review a few for you. Last year Shark was one of the sponsors for the Spring Cleaning Challenge so they let me try out the Shark Lift-Away Professional Steam Pocket Mop. This isn't a sponsored post but I definitely wanted to [...]

80 Reasons to Get Healthy Right Now

A few of you emailed to let me know you missed out on the last eBook bundle I shared and wanted to be in the know about future sales. Well...the future sale is here and you don't want to miss it!! This is the Ultimate HEALTHY LIVING Bundle and this package is more of a no-brainer [...]

12 Clutter Busting Gift Ideas

Yesterday I shared how I'm trying to keep my gift list organized this year. My goal is to be purposeful to give gifts that are wanted, needed, and don't clutter up the homes of my friends and family. Writing that post got me thinking about gift ideas that could help beat clutter once and for all. I [...]

Summer Home Maintenance Tips from Mike Holmes (plus #FiltreteFilters Giveaway!)

cracks in foundation

If you've been a reader of i Dream of Clean for a while, you know I'm all about breaking tasks down into bite-sized chunks. It doesn't matter if it's cleaning, organizing, or home maintenance, I like projects that are short and sweet. Otherwise they might not get finished! When Filtrete sent me these 20 minute [...]

Kitchen Sponges that Motivate You to Clean

get your clean on

Do you use a kitchen sponge? If so, you probably use it for function right? You wipe off your plates before loading them in the dishwasher and maybe wipe down your sink and counters once you're finished. Well, you know how I've been telling you about some new Scotch-Brite products this month? Today, I wanted [...]

Products to Use When Cleaning a Bathroom. **Plus a Scotch-Brite cleaning prize pack!**


When my husband and I got engaged, we registered for all kinds of practical household items. We had nothing! So, when we received a basket full of kitchen tools and cleaning products we were thrilled! I mentioned last week that Scotch-Brite sent me a big box full of cleaning products to try. Well, they included [...]

How to Clean Gunk From the Bottom of a Glass *Plus a Scotch-Brite cleaning prize pack!


You may or may not believe this, but I'm pretty lazy when it comes to cleaning. I take shortcuts whenever possible and I let machines do most of the dirty work. When it comes to dishes, the dishwasher is my best friend! That means pre-washing rarely happens. I can't tell you how many times I've [...]