7 Ways to Winterize Your Home


This past year, my husband and I purchased our first home. As exciting as it is to be home owners, there is a lot of upkeep required! New to the whole home ownership thing and need to get your home prepared for winter? Start with these 7 Ways to Winterize Your Home. I received samples and compensation in exchange for … Continue reading

Top 12 Places You’re Forgetting to Clean

The cleaning routine can hit a snag if you forget to hit these important, but often overlooked spots! Tricks to get them in your routine and what a difference these cleaning tasks can make on the feel of your home! These easy ideas will make it a breeze to finish up the cleaning tasks.

This post brought to you by Rug Doctor. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mom’s Take. Here’s a funny story for you. My family was heading on a vacation once and were packed and ready out in the car to go. I guess my grandma didn’t want to come home to a dirty home, who does … Continue reading

DIY Spider & Ant Repellent

Spider & Ant Repellent

I’m completely afraid of spiders. Both me and my husband are. It’s sort of funny whenever we spy one in our home because we both turn to absolute babies begging the other to take care of it for us. And there is nothing worse than finding a trail of ants marching into your home to retrieve those tiny crumbs that … Continue reading

5 Ways to Make Cleaning Your Bathroom Easier

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I’m not going to lie, cleaning the bathroom is probably my least favorite chore. As I clean my house each week, I find myself putting the bathroom off until the very last room. Although I don’t know of many people who actually enjoy cleaning the bathroom, it’s a chore that must be done! Want to make cleaning your bathroom a … Continue reading

5 Things You Should Be Cleaning in Your Home


This past week, I got the itch to start my spring cleaning. While cleaning out cubbies, under beds, and shelves, I realized that my “clean house” wasn’t so clean after all. Thinking about all of the places that my family frequently touches throughout the day made me realize that there are many areas of my house that I should be … Continue reading

Homemade Soap Scum Remover

soap scum remover

The worst area in the entire house to clean is the bathroom. Are you with me? I hate scrubbing toilets, washing down the shower or tub, and disinfecting the entire room. It’s inevitable, and the job has to get done, so to help make the bathroom clean-up project easier, I keep a spray bottle of homemade soap scum remover in … Continue reading

Cleaning Your Home for the Holidays in 30 Minutes or Less

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I absolutely love the Holiday season. However, with gifts to buy, parties to throw, goodies to bake, and festivities to attend, very little time is devoted to cleaning my home. You want to know my secret for keeping a clean home during Christmas time? I call it my 30 minute cleaning method. Set your timer for 30 minutes, start at … Continue reading

5 Tips For a Stress-Free Thanksgiving


I enjoy finding ways to simplify life. With the Holiday season rapidly approaching, I’ve made it a goal to enjoy the Holidays by making my home a stress-free environment. Want to know how I plan to do this? Learn how to better focus on the importance of Thanksgiving with these 5 tips for a stress-free Thanksgiving. I received samples and … Continue reading

The Ultimate Stain Removal Guide

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Having two children under the age of three, we go through a lot of laundry at my house. Among the spit-up, blowouts, and the mischievous acts of my toddler son, almost every article of my children’s clothing needs a little extra TLC before laundering. Tired of obnoxious stains covering your clothes? Don’t know the best way to remove those stains? … Continue reading