Cleaning and Maintenance Organizing

18 Genius Drop Zone Ideas to Help You Declutter

Creating a ‘drop zone’ in your entryway represents a smart decluttering idea to try. This is a recommended solution if your mornings are really chaotic and you often struggle to find essential items like keys or umbrellas. Not having well-defined areas to leave your stuff can be more than just a simple annoyance. You might…

Flowers Plants

The 10 Best Plants to Grow in North Dakota

If you live in North Dakota, you’re probably familiar with the state’s great reputation when it comes to growing lots of staple crops such as wheat, beans, canola, and more. North Dakota features a reasonably cold climate where only hard plants can thrive. While the growing season in this area is fairly short compared to…

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12 Essential Things You Should Have When The Power Goes Out

Most power outages in the US last briefly but there are times when the power goes out for more than a few hours or even for days. In the best-case scenario, you will get properly warned beforehand such as when power outages are likely during heavy thunderstorms or snowstorms. In many cases, you won’t have…

Cleaning and Maintenance

Solved! How to Wash Chenille in 12 Easy Steps

Table of Contents 1. Spot Treatment 2. Hand Washing 3. Machine Washing The luxurious appeal of chenille makes the material popular for a wide range of items such as throw blankets, upholstery, and clothing. The name of the fabric comes from the French word for caterpillar. It’s easy to see the connection considering the characteristic…