The only cleaner you need to make your oven shine

The only cleaner you need to make your oven shine

How on earth do ovens get so dirty? I get that sometimes we spill or a dish might bubble over, but the door? Why does the door need to collect anything and everything that goes inside the oven?

I have tried SO MANY CLEANERS over the years trying to get my oven to look even remotely clean. I tried using the self cleaning option using the recommended method for our exact model. I tried the baking soda and vinegar method. I tried heavier duty cleaners that left me with a headache and a stinky house. No thanks!

I knew there had to be a better way out there so I did the hard work for you to make sure that this is the method that will work with astonishing results and none of the chemical headaches from harsher cleaners.

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Lost & Found Cat, Baking Day, and a Birthday - 5 places I found joy in the chaos this week

Lost & Found Cat, Baking Day, and a Birthday - 5 places I found joy in the chaos this week

Oh man, what a week! I was so sure we were going to have a nice calm and normal week because we had no plans on the calendar other than a MOPS meeting on Thursday evening. It turned out to be one of our busiest weeks this school year! But the kids were so good, even having to drive around town nearly every single day. They took real naps! And despite the cool temps in the morning the afternoons are still nice so we have gotten to walk to pick the big boys up from school every single day this school year which is a huge sanity saver.

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2017 Clutter Buster Challenge Week 13: Kitchen Surfaces

2017 Clutter Buster Challenge Week 13: Kitchen Surfaces

Counters, desks, tables, decorative shelves - we can tackle all or one of them today. I'll be taking on our "desk" that really serves as extra counter space. It holds my Kitchen-Aid mixer and the flour bin but otherwise it becomes a catch-all for far too many things. 

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Sick toddlers, kitchen day, and a new book - six places I found joy this week

Sick toddlers, kitchen day, and a new book - six places I found joy this week

This has been a week filled with sickness! It started with the twins then progressed to Mercedes, Micah and me, and finally hit Jamison. We are kind of holding our breath about Parker. He says he feels great but so did the rest of us until it hit. Prayers for health would be greatly appreciated!

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2017 Clutter Buster Challenge Week 9: Other Kitchen Drawers

2017 Clutter Buster Challenge Week 9: Other Kitchen Drawers

How many food containers did you find to get rid of last week? I saw some great pictures of decluttered cabinets! Great job, everyone. Are you feeling burnt out or picking up steam? I'm feeling ready to plow through and get so much done but I know for our family it's smarter to go little by little. It feels great to be ridding our home of so many things we no longer need or want though!

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