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3 Tips on Holiday Housekeeping

3 Tips on Holiday Housekeeping

My apologies for the lack of posts last week. Instead of blogging, I was in early holiday preparation mode as we had some entertaining to do and a house to deep clean. As I was in my zealous cleaning state, I had to laugh at […]

Ruly Bookshelf: A Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of a Misspent Life

Ruly Bookshelf: A Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of a Misspent Life

To give the contrarian perspective on this month’s cleaning theme,  I was intrigued by the title of Mary Randolph Carter’s latest book,  A Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of a Misspent Life. Unexpectedly,  this is one of my favorite organizing books of all time! […]

Ruly Ruth: How Clean Does Your House Need to Be for Entertaining?

Ruly Ruth: How Clean Does Your House Need to Be for Entertaining?

How clean does your house need to be for entertaining guests? That is the million-dollar question. I’d like to present general conventions. On a daily basis, your house should be as clean as you need to normally function. I would like to think that the […]