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.
Clean Your Room — the Modern Way!
Even if you lived it, it’s hard to imagine that not so long ago, parents would yell out the front door, or from the balcony, for kids to come clean up their rooms. And with no friend finder apps around, there was the tasking chore of having to dial 10 whole digits over and over until you […]
How to Purge Your Growing Magazine Stash
These days, being a magazine lover is complicated: the environmentalists shun our glossy-page habit, and furthermore, more and more magazines are ceasing publication. If your devotion to magazine subscriptions is out of hand, there’s a few pain-free ways to slash your stashes below from our cleaning service experts at MOLLY MAID: Switch to Electronic Subscriptions […]
Book Review: The Art of the Pantry
In the introduction to her second cookbook, The Art of the Pantry: Save Time and Money with 150 Delicious Meals Using Everyday Ingredients, Claire Thomson writes: “A well-stocked kitchen needn’t mean piles of expensive and esoteric ingredients (here lies waste and all sorts of culinary trouble), but crucial, necessary items that will make day-to-day cooking […]
From Winter Closet to Spring Closet: How to Make the Switch
In a country with four distinct seasons, our closets are simply not big enough! Footwear alone requires a range of items. Winter boots, rain boots, shoes and sandals take up a lot of space. And, let’s not forget outerwear: from big bulky parkas to waterproof jackets to cute little wraps in the summer. If you’re […]
Be the USB Changer You Want to See in the World
For as long as many of us can remember, it’s felt like our homes have been drowning in paper: bills, tax forms, junk mail, registrations, applications, you name it! But now, thanks to the internet, bit by bit, everything’s going electronic. So now it feels like we’re drowning in cables! We need to charge our […]
Time to Clean the Deep Freezer
Spring’s just around the corner, so it’s time to clean the deep freezer. Storage times for the deep freezer vary for every single type of food: on average soups and pasta dishes should only be stored up to three months; fresh poultry varies from nine to twelve months, and leftovers like pizza should only be […]
3 Tips to Wow your Garage Sale Crowd this Year
Garage sale season is on our doorsteps! But this year, you’ve got to get an early-early start because Marie Kondo has sparked a global purging trend (for more organization tips from Marie Kondo, see our blog here), which means your garage sale might have steeper than usual competition. Follow these garage sale organization tips from our […]
Your Most Organized Tax Season Ever!
It’s “that time” again…time to start planning your tax season strategy for 2019. This year, the Canada Revenue Agency starts accepting returns on Tuesday, February 26th, and the last day to submit is Tuesday, April 30th. The good news is that if you start today, you’ve got more than two months to get your paperwork […]
Inspire Yourself with the Show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo
The creators of the Netflix show ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’ are marketing geniuses. Released on January 1, 2019 the show arrived on our virtual TV doorstep on the same day that most of us were looking to make all manner of lifestyle changes, whether it be diet, fitness, cleaning or budgeting. For us at […]
Love, Life & Sugar: How to Organize your Baking Stuff
Love and baked goods go way back. Nothing quite says “I love you” louder than some tasty sweet baked goodies. From heart-shaped cookies to red velvet cupcakes to a sensual treat like strawberries dipped in chocolate, the way to your beloved’s heart is often through their stomach! And, it will come as no surprise that […]
Rethinking the Laundry Room is Really Quite Simple
Is your laundry room a happy place? Or a corner of the basement with limited lighting and a cold floor? If it’s the latter, it’s time to take action and turn your dingy, inefficient laundry space into the laundromat of your dreams. Surprisingly, it doesn’t take much. Just six or seven household items can make […]
Your Perfectly Organized Kitchen
A modern kitchen is a busy place. It has evolved from simply being where we eat to a central hub, where we work, create, inspire, entertain and seek comfort. As such, a room of this diversity needs to be well organized with tools both traditional and modern to help us along the way. Ensure your […]
The Easiest Ways to Clean Up Your Paperwork
Whether you set New Year’s Resolutions or not, you wouldn’t mind if your mailbox chaos, the endless school forms, and the medical appointment reminders magically organized themselves. Or simply disappeared altogether, right?! We hate to tell you that there’s no magic bullet, but we can assure you that there are a few guaranteed ways to […]
Cleaning Resolutions for the New Year
Sticking to New Year’s resolutions can often be a challenge. But, typically, the challenge lies in the scope of the resolution rather than the task itself. This year, what about focusing your efforts on five cleaning resolutions that will benefit the whole household? Schedule it! Grab a pen and your old-school paper calendar, laptop, or […]
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 […]