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Party’s Over. Post-Holiday Cleanup Checklist

Party’s Over. Post-Holiday Cleanup Checklist There’s no perfect time to take down all that’s festive and put the house back in order. But you also don’t want to leave it until the spring. Ornaments, stockings, candles and beaded garland, all need a quick dust before getting properly stowed away. The same goes for linens, holiday […]

The 2020 Holiday Waste Guide   

The 2020 Holiday Waste Guide      Recycling is not easy, especially during the holidays. While the winter holiday season brings good cheer to most people, it also brings a lot more solid waste to the landfill and harm to the environment due to general mismanagement of items. This year, take the time to get it […]

The 2020 Holiday Waste Guide   

The 2020 Holiday Waste Guide      Recycling is not easy, especially during the holidays. While the winter holiday season brings good cheer to most people, it also brings a lot more solid waste to the landfill and harm to the environment due to the general mismanagement of items. This year, take the time to get […]

Smart Online Shopping Tips to Reduce Excess Packaging

Smart Online Shopping Tips to Reduce Excess Packaging   Online shopping has become the norm for many Canadians this year. From food to clothing to school supplies, we’ve had to alter our behaviour to stay safe. But with online shopping comes extra packaging, like air pillows and bubble wrap, and the inevitable question – which […]

5 Time-Saving Tips for the Holidays

5 Time-Saving Tips for the Holidays   The holidays can seem overwhelming at times—more so during a pandemic. All that “so much to do and so little time” sentiment can be exhausting. So, don’t let your preparations get the better of you. This year’s going to be much quieter, with no large gatherings, no office […]

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 […]

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.