Help! My car seats are WET!

With the scorching temperatures yesterday,I decided it would be a great idea to leave my windows cracked. Every time I got in my car, it wasn’t as bad as I could have been. I was so proud of myself, as my car quickly cooled in the blaring AC.

Until this morning…

I ran down to my car, running late for work, I threw my purse in the passenger seat and hopped in, only to quickly hop right back out in horror and confusion. Was this an ALS ice bucket trick?!

I quickly remembered we had a terrible thunderstorm last night, and I guess I forgot to roll up my windows. What a surprise!

Any tips on cleaning it/drying it?

I have my windows down today in the hopes that will help dry it out. And thankfully I had a towel in my car, though my backside was a little damp as I walked into work.

Ugh!! If you have any other tips, leave in the comments below!


Have you ever cleaned your dishwasher?

I haven’t. Ever. Should I admit that? Well, there it is. Never. As a matter of fact, I hate cleaning. I like cleanliness, but I hate the actual process of it. It takes so much time, and it’s just not my favorite thing to do. I’d rather blog!

With that said, I’ve created a Pinterest board so I can keep track of cleaning tips and practices, maybe that I want to try, are greener options, or just ways to help be clean and organized all the time. As I have researched pins, I noticed a few people putting vinegar and baking soda to clean their dishwasher. So, I tried it!

Here’s an example of one of the blogs that has instructions about using these products:

** Please note – I did see a post that you shouldn’t do this if you have a dishwasher with a stainless steel inside – so definitely research what you can use in your dishwasher!**

It was really easy – you just put the products in and turn you dishwasher on. And I feel like it worked! The inside was clean, and I’ve noticed my dishes are coming out cleaner too.

I recommend trying it!

Getting Creative in the Pantry

OrganizingwithMasonJarsThe other morning I was awake way before my alarm was set to go off, so I was trying to find something interesting on TV. I wish I could remember what the promotion or infomercial was even for, but they gave me a great idea for organization in my tiny pantry. They had an entire row of mason jars full of dry products, like rice, grains, flour, etc.

I really love that you can see what’s in the jars and how much is left. I can’t ever seem to find a bag clip after I’m used part of a package or rice or flour. Or,  more often than not, when I am ready to reuse my package, I always manage to spill half the contents all over my kitchen.

I have seen ideas like this on Pinterest before, but the fact you don’t have the directions right there always made me pass over the idea. But- these kids on TV had a cute way to put the directions on the mason jars by tying the notecards right on! Brilliant!

I already had the mason jars, twine and note cards – so this project was free! And, I love being able to see what is in the jar. I think if I do this project again, I might want stick on labels or smaller cards. But they do look super cute in my pantry.

There’s tons of variations for this project too! Be creative! Here are a few more ideas I enjoyed reading too: