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5 Strategies for a Successful Return to School

5 Strategies for a Successful Return to School   In a few short weeks, kids will be heading back to school! Backpacks, lunch bags, sneakers and notebooks will be hauled out of storage or bought new to be labeled and organized for the first day. This fall promises kids a full school experience, so make […]

Even a Toddler Can Be Taught Good Table Manners

Even a Toddler Can Be Taught Good Table Manners   Food is an amazing toy for toddlers. Much of what you serve them is squeezed, dropped, and flicked all over the place, in turn it hardens and dries into the high chair’s seams, behind cushions and between straps. It gets super messy fast! Keeping a […]

Camp Essentials Every Kids Needs

Camp Essentials Every Kids Needs   Summer camps are back! Families across the country are shopping and packing, eager to finally get the kids to camp. With far-reaching benefits, summer camp can make a positive impact on the rest of a child’s life. From the new friends they’ll meet, to the life skills they’ll learn, […]

Simple Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Simple Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice   In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs when the sun travels along its northernmost path in the sky. Often called the longest day of the year, it’s the day with the most daylight making it a day worthy of celebration! For thousands of years, cultures from […]

Plans for the Perfect Stay-at-Home Valentine’s Day Celebration

Plans for the Perfect Stay-at-Home Valentine’s Day Celebration   If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that you don’t have to go out to celebrate special occasions. All you need are some supplies and a little time to tidy up. Because, it’s not where you are but who you’re with – even if by […]

The Deep Freeze Approach to Household Chores

The Deep Freeze Approach to Household Chores   Stop dreaming of warm winds and sandy beaches, the cold and ice has its benefits! A quick online search for ways to remove odour from hockey equipment, running shoes and backpacks will have you throwing items in the freezer for a few hours. A quick fix! Or […]

Sustainable Laundry Solutions

Sustainable Laundry Solutions   Consumers are more aware now than ever of the ethical and environmental impacts associated with their clothing purchases. Thrifting among 18 to 24 year olds is at an all time high as people look for sustainable solutions. And, while making changes to the way we shop is a step in the […]

4 Clever Ways to Celebrate your Books

4 Clever Ways to Celebrate your Books   Was it Cicero who said, a room without books is like a body without a soul? Books give a space endless character. They welcome us home after a long day, open our minds to new worlds, and help us escape the everyday. The options for storing books […]

‘Tis the Season of Festive Scents!

‘Tis the Season of Festive Scents!   You can instantly make a space festive with the delicious aroma of freshly baked cookies, mulled wine or the forestry freshness of balsam fir. While decorations are nice, appealing to our olfactory memory is much more effective!   Fresh Greenery Nothing’s more festive than boughs of pine, cedar […]

How to Furoshiki Gift Wrap with Fabric

How to Furoshiki Gift Wrap with Fabric     The furoshiki is a square-shaped Japanese wrapping cloth that has grown in popularity in recent years. Pronounced foo-roh-shee-kee, the word breaks down to mean ‘bath spread.’ Public bathing has always been a way of life in Japan. To keep their belongings from getting mixed up with […]

Volunteering in the Community is the Best Gift

Volunteering in the Community is the Best Gift     Research shows that giving to others increases happiness, strengthens communities, and can even improve your physical health. This time of year, there are many different ways you can volunteer and help out, whether by yourself or with family. Here are some suggestions: Help the Homeless […]

Making Kids’ Chores Cheerful with Colourful Chore Charts

Making Kids’ Chores Cheerful with Colourful Chore Charts   Household chores are a fact of life. So kids should get in on the action early.  Not only will they feel part of the team, they’ll also learn important life skills and a sense of responsibility. How you assign chores is up to you. Whether you […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays with MOLLY MAID

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays with MOLLY MAID   The holidays should be fun, not stressful! Yet, the endless to-do lists this time of year make even the most organized person feel frazzled. This year, plan ahead. Shorten your task list by scheduling a professional house cleaning. Need convincing? We’ve got 3 good […]

Seasonal Scents for your Home

Seasonal Scents for your Home   Our olfactory senses are powerful. A quick whiff can trigger a memory or evoke seasonal ambience in seconds. Fall, in particular, has some distinct aromas. Essential oils with hints of cinnamon, cloves, bergamot and cranberry, instantly fill your home with the smells of freshly baked pie and warm apple […]

3 Helpful Hacks for the Laundry Room

3 Helpful Hacks for the Laundry Room   Laundry is a never-ending cycle, especially if you have a big family. Studies show the average Canadian household does about 400 loads of laundry a year! Extrapolate that further to the number of socks lost during the same period and you’ll be dumbfounded – where do they […]

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.