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How to Host a Stress-Free Holiday Cookie Exchange

For many, holiday baking is as important as gift giving. If you love to bake, a wonderful way to share your scrumptious creations is by hosting a holiday cookie exchange. Not only is it a great way to share a glass of pre-holiday cheer, your cookie jar will get filled to the brim with a […]

How to Clean Delicate Tree Ornaments

If you trim the tree each holiday season, you know how priceless each and every ornament can be. Some of the most cherished decorations are those made when we’re young—out of macaroni, pipe cleaners and clay. Others are handed down from generation to generation, while some may have just caught your eye as they sparkled […]

How To Eco Clean Your Brass Candlesticks

A room lit with candles is always a warm and welcoming sight. Whether running down the middle of the dining table for a sophisticated dinner party, perfectly placed on the mantle to complement the fireplace or adding some ambiance to a relaxing bath, candlelight injects calm delight. But all of this can be diminished if […]

Gift Cards Guaranteed to Make the Grinch Grin

Holiday gift shopping can be a challenge. If you’re lucky, your kids will create a long list of wants and needs from which to choose. But teenagers are less helpful, so you often just end up stuffing cash into an envelope. Then there’s teachers, co-workers, the hairdresser and the babysitter. Humbug – the thought of […]

Use F.L.O.S.S. to Keep Wreaths & Garlands Fresh

No matter how little pine, cedar, cypress, juniper, fir and/or spruce you use, decorating with boughs of greenery this holiday can bring the wonder of winter inside! Not only does it look merry and bright, it smells amazing! But as with anything fresh, keeping it lush and vibrant throughout the festive season can be tough—unless […]

Eco-Friendly Ways to Deck the Halls

If you’re the Martha Stewart type, decorating for the holidays can be as exciting as the actual holiday itself. Plans are made, a colour palette chosen and perhaps a theme is decided. This year, include an additional step in your preparations. Take a moment to consider the environmental impact of your decorating and whether you’re […]

Keep Calm this Holiday Season: Create a Work-Back Baking Plan

Don’t find yourself overwhelmed in the kitchen this holiday season. Plan ahead with our nifty holiday baking work-back countdown! Read more from MOLLY MAID!

Week One of a New Year, Make it Count!

Ready to become a go-getter in 2019? Here’s your house beautiful to-do list. 3-2-1 and go! Tree Down and Out If your Christmas tree is real, you don’t need any more incentive to bid it adieu than the endless deluge of dead pine needles falling everywhere. Of course it’s hard to say goodbye to the […]

Book Review: Plenty – Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi

The holidays can be stressful. What with office parties, hosting family and friends, the extra cleaning, the stress on our wallets, and don’t forget the concern over possible food sensitivities. There are endless cookbooks dedicated to gluten-free, vegan, keto and zero-sugar diets, but very few celebrate a little of everything as well as Yotam Ottolenghi’s […]

It’s a Stovetop Miracle!

The gas fireplace and twinkly lights are aglow and your jazzy holiday playlist is just right.  All your guests have arrived with their favourite bottled drinks and famous hors d’oeuvres. The festivities are officially in motion! Sooner than later, everyone will be milling around your kitchen. Unavoidably, eyes will fall upon your stovetop. Will it […]

Fa La La La La, Festive Mantle Makeover!

Now that the mantlepiece is sparkling clean, tis the season to deck the halls! Whether gas, electric or wood burning, the hearth is the heart of the home. Here are a few tips to enhance your creative mantle decorating efforts: Beware of Clutter Remove everyday items from the mantle to make way for festive ones. Box […]

Space Saver: 12 Things you can Donate Now!

December can be a very busy time for large families and those of us who like to host High Holiday dinners and gift exchanges. Before the month’s done, the slow creep of day-to-day accumulation has choked closets, front hallways, kitchen cupboards and counters with a number of things. This year, start the season off merry […]

Five Popular Cleaning Resolutions that Everyone Should Make

Are you planning on making some cleaning resolutions in 2018? If so, here are some popular ideas to help you get inspired. CLEAN THE BATHROOM AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK Regular cleaning of this frequently-used room keeps germs and soap-scum from building up. If you are cleaning it once a week, you should be able […]

Gifts to Make Christmas More Meaningful

We often forget that Christmas is about more than just giving the coolest gifts of the season. Instead of purchasing a tangible gift for that special someone, try one of these methods instead. Support the community. There are many ways to help out and spread joy in your community. For example, you can volunteer with […]

Christmas Tree Challenges and How to Solve Them

Pets: Dogs and cats are very curious creatures, and as such, your Christmas tree may be in jeopardy during the holiday season. Here are some clever ways to protect your tree from your curious pets. If you are planning to put up a large tree, place it in the corner of a room, so it’s […]

Molly Maid's Book

A clean house has never been so simple!

The MOLLY MAID Cleaning Handbook is full of easy cleaning methods, tips and advice. Cleaning can be fast and simple; from tackling the clutter to scrubbing the bathtub, the cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID will be with you every step of the way. With a system as efficient as MOLLY MAID, you’ll have plenty of time left over to enjoy your sparkling home.