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How to Clean Hardwood Floors With Vinegar

How to clean hardwood floors with vinegar.  This inexpensive cleaner works well to remove dirt and odors from your floor.  Learn the best way to mop your hardwood floors so you don't damage them. When we moved to the farmhouse, I was thrilled that I would finally get hardwood floors.  The dining room and living both have hardwood floors, and the kitchen is a wood looking laminate. Hardwood floors are easier to keep clean than carpet, at least I think so anyway.  We aren't supposed to wear shoes in the house, but I have caught a kid—or husband—walking across the dining room and into the kitchen to grab just one thing more than a few times. We have a farm.  We have dogs and cats.  I do not even want to think about what they track in on their shoes. With hardwood floors, I can mop them with hot water and remove dirt and kill germs in less than an hour.  With carpet, you can only scrub it a few times a year and then you have to wait hours for it to dry. When we moved, I

31 Dog Treat Recipes

Spoil your pup with these 31 dog treat recipes.  These recipes are simple to make, and your dog will love them more than store bought treats. When Nacho went grain free a while ago, I was shocked at the price of food and treats.  He really loves his sweet potato and salmon dog food, but he doesn't care much for the grain free dog treats. I've always made him different dog treat recipes off and on since he was a puppy.  He really prefers homemade to what I get at the store. He's not too crazy about store bought grain free treats, and my other dog won't even eat the ones I've bought. So now I make my own dog treat recipes.  The boys love them.  They run to the kitchen in hopes of getting a good boy snack as we call them. Not all of these dog treat recipes are grain free.  I've found that I can use coconut flour for most recipes to make them grain free. Actually, it's worked in every recipe that I've tried and the dogs love them.  But I haven't

How to Make Your House Smell Good

How to make your house smell good all the time with these fresh smelling home tips. One thing that I can't stand is when my house doesn't smell good.  I have three kids, two dogs, and two cats.  I have two teenage boys sharing a bedroom.  Trust me.  There are smells. I also have my ADHD kiddo in charge of trash and recycling.  Perhaps that wasn't the best choice, but it's his daily chore for now. My princess cat, Chloe, is picky about her litter box.  She won't share with her sister, so she has to have her own in a different location.  So I'm dealing with two litter boxes. Then I have the dog and his huge bed that wouldn't fit in my washer even if I wanted it to. Did I mention that my son has in home therapy three or four days a week, so I constantly have therapists in and out of my house? I have a pretty good sniffer, but I'm super paranoid about smells.  Here's how to make your house smell good all the time and some fresh smelling