In keeping with yesterday's experience theme, I thought I'd talk about grout. For those of you who are lucky enough to have never encountered a typical NYC bathroom, I'd like you to picture the most horrifying rest-stop or public park bathroom you've ever been to in your life. The moldy corners, the leaky pipes, the …

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I love white vinegar. You can use it to clean pretty much anything safely – it gets out stains, gets rid of odors, cleans streak-free, and costs almost nothing. So when our kitchen cleaner was running low a few weeks ago, I went in search of a way to use my beloved white vinegar to …

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You know how the internet is always flinging new tips and tricks at you to make your life easier? And some of them really are interesting except who has the time to try them out, anyway, especially when they might not even work? I do. I have the time. Or rather, I have an obsession …

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But what’s a good before and after without a truly terrible before? Right? Right? ThisΒ was about 12 days after we moved in, so just…keep that in mind? Sigh. Here you go. The front entry, standing in our bedroom doorway, looking at the front door and the coat closet.Β