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Do you make a list of spring cleaning chores?

My husband thinks I am crazy because I start making a list of spring cleaning chores. Do you make a list?


Housekeeping duties: What you can expect from your housekeeper

If you’ve ever looked around your house in a moment of high stress and wondered if you should hire a housekeeper to help, the answer is probably yes. These days, many households have two parents who are both working outside the home. Working full-time jobs and taking care of the... more


The ultimate household chore list

Show of hands: Who loves having a clean house? Now another show of hands: Who enjoys having to do the chores that'll keep your home clean? Even though we all love when our home is tidy, having to actually do the work to get there (read: household chores) is a whole different story... more


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How many chores should I give each of my children during the week?

I need to teach my children to help out around the house. How many chores should I give each of them during the week?


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What brand of meltable wax scents keeps its aroma the longest?

One of my friends started a new business, and she sells meltable scented waxes. They do smell good, but I don't want to invest if their aroma doesn't last for at least a few hours. What meltable wax keeps its scent the longest? 


Personal chefs: How much do they cost — and are they worth it?

Americans devote an average of 37 minutes a day preparing, serving and cleaning up after their meals, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That number creeps up to 44 minutes a day for families with kids, totaling more than 267 hours a year spent in the kitchen. For... more


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Any tips for getting burnt popcorn smell out of the house?

I invited my girlfriends over tonight, and we had so much fun laughing that we forgot to get the popcorn out of the microwave! Now my whole house smells like burnt popcorn. Gross! What can do to get rid of the odor?


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Is there a way to mend socks?

I never learned how to fix socks. Is there an easy way to mend socks?