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Miele Triflex Cordless Vacuum

I am going to start this blog by saying that I am a vacuum snob. I have tried them all. Dyson, Shark, Kirby, iRobot, and Bissell. I have my favorites and was excited to try a new vacuum.  I had the opportunity to try the Miele Triflex Cordless vacuum. I have not had the best luck with cordless stick vacuums and feel like they don’t always have the best suction, but I was VERY surprised at the suction of this little vacuum.  Unboxing was easy. Assembly was a breeze. You get very familiar with this vacuum, taking it apart to...

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Winter Cleaning

Baby, it's cold out there! Now is the time to clean and organize the stuff we have been putting off all year long. How do these places always end up so unorganized, even gross? PANTRY / KITCHEN CUPBOARDS: We are baking through the holidays, we shop a little more and it seems like no matter how organized we try to be it ends up cluttered. We search for that can of beans that you know you bought last week, and oh look, a moldy orange!  Start by removing all clutter, we don’t have to pull everything out, but enough that you can...

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Time Saving Cleaning Tips

"The time rewards of efficient cleaning are real, and the busier you are, the more you'll appreciate them." - Don Aslett - Is there life after housework? Does it feel like you are cleaning all the time? Here are five time saving tips that Don Aslett wrote about in his book, “No Time to Clean.” There are thousands of time saving tips, but here are the most basic and simplest tasks that work for any household, large or small.  #1 Protect your floors:  Remove shoes at the door.  Spot-treat stains as soon as they happen.  Always have a spot treater...

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