Duplex Outlet Cover

Duplex Outlet Cover

When we moved into our condo, we inherited black granite countertops. (Note to all: never, never install black granite unless you can live with every little crumb showing up like a beacon in the night.) Smack dab in the middle of the black granite backsplash were 2...
DIY Granite Cleaner

DIY Granite Cleaner

Fancy granite cleaners are expensive and don’t do a better job than this homemade version I found on Pinterest. Also, there is nothing toxic in it, a big plus. The recipe is: 1 ½ cups water, 3 tablespoons rubbing alcohol, 1 teaspoon castile soap. I bought the spray...
I Can’t Live Without

I Can’t Live Without

Don’t even stop for lunch. Okay, maybe a bite. But then run to Design Additions in Avondale, located at 3569 St. Johns Ave., and pick up a can of this amazing wax. Use on granite, stainless steel appliances, wood, glass, mirrors. This stuff repels dust and...
Favorite Oven Cleaner

Favorite Oven Cleaner

My favorite oven cleaner – Correction, my only oven cleaner Simple Green Heavy Duty BBQ & Grill Cleaner.  I finally found it in Home Depot.  It’s not perfect and I usually have to apply twice, but it’s non-toxic and has no caustic fumes.  Self-cleaning ovens emit...
A Curved Shower Rod Is Like Magic

A Curved Shower Rod Is Like Magic

Would you like to have a modern and upscale look in your bathroom for under $50?  A curved shower rod is like magic.  It gives an upgraded touch to even the most outdated bathrooms and offers more space for the shower-taker. We added one in our guest bathroom, a...
Lil Chizler

Lil Chizler

I don’t like cleaning and I especially don’t like things that “stick” If you don’t have a Lil Chizler, I suggest you get one for your kitchen, bathrooms, and garage.  I use mine to safely clean the gunk off my cookware and baking sheets, stuff that lands on the bottom...