Posts tagged "spring cleaning week"

Gross Things We Do In The Bathroom We’d Never Admit To Doing

Spring Cleaning Week at The Frisky has made it seem like we're all a couple of Martha Stewarts hoovering Adderall. Lies! While we're not gross-gross, I do feel it is my duty as a Frisky staffer to present an honest portrait of us: we're a little gross. Julie's desk is a wasteland of half-eaten snacks,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 12, 2013

8 People To Sweep Off Your Facebook Friend List

All week, we've been focused on spring cleaning the clutter out of our lives, from our inboxes (guilty!) to our cars to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 12, 2013

6 Sex Messes & How To Clean Them Up (NSFWish)

You know you've done it right if your sheets are ripped off the bed, if you're covered in edible chocolate and lube, sweat running down your chest, and the neighbors are pounding on the wall for you to shut up. Messy sex is good. Cleaning up after can be a buzzkill. We want you to…
By: The Frisky / April 12, 2013

Astrology 101: What’s Your Sign’s Approach To Cleaning?

To cap off Spring Cleaning Week, we thought it would be fun to explore the topic of cleaning with an astrological twist. How does each sign go about tidying up the house? Which signs dive into chores with unbridled enthusiasm? Which signs are incapable of doing the dishes without complaining the entire time?

Must Haves: 10 Jewelry Storage Solutions Under $70

A standard jewelry collection involves so many tiny pieces that are so easy to get disorganized and lose. We're here to help… and so are these affordable jewelry storage options. Whether it's a stand or a box you're after (we recommend the latter if you're a cat owner), we've got 10 choices for you, all…
By: Rachel Krause / April 11, 2013

Confession: I Am An Email Hoarder

For the most part, I'm a pretty neat and tidy gal. I make my bed every morning, my apartment is almost always spotless, and I'm really anal about having a pretty high level of order in all areas of my life. But there is one area in my life where my OCD tendencies are nowhere…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 11, 2013

Flowchart: Should I Throw That Thing Out?

Most of us have too much stuff for the amount of space we have, which forces us to be pragmatic about all the crap we have. It can require a lot of effort to figure out whether or not to throw out your coveted Beanie Baby collection, or dump your 10…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 11, 2013

An Inner Monologue While Cleaning My Car

OK, I've put it off long enough. I haven't seen my floor mats in months and the backseat is starting to look like the Death Star's garbage compactor. I wouldn't actually be that surprised if a giant cephalopod was living back there. If I ever gave Luke Skywalker a ride home from Jedi training he…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 10, 2013

6 Quick Tips For Making Your Apartment Look Clean Even If It’s Not

I'm an an undomestic goddess of the highest order. I believe I've mentioned that I hate to cook so you probably wouldn't be that surprised to learn that I hate to clean. YET … if you walked into my apartment, you would think it was clean. How do I do make this magical illusio…
By: Ami Angelowicz / April 10, 2013

7 Shows I’m Deleting From My DVR And Why

TV is a big part of my life; I watch a lot of it, which means the invention of the DVR has been my saving grace. Over the years, I've DVRed one-off programs, of course, but a smart TV viewer knows to DVR whole series so that a brain fart on Monday morning won't lead…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 10, 2013

6 Suggested Chore & Beverage Pairings For Drunk Cleaning

Are any of you guys drunk cleaners? I'm not (I'm more of a drunk napper, myself), but a bunch of my friends are. After a few drinks, they want nothing more than to grab a mop, duster, or sponge and go on an intoxicated neat freak rampage. The next day they wake up to…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 10, 2013

The Simplest 3-Step Guide To Getting The Grime Out Of Makeup Brushes

How frequently do you clean your makeup brushes? If you feel at all ashamed about your answer to that question, stop, because mine is worse. That's right: despite applying makeup almost daily, using various brushes to do so, and spending approximately one-third of my overall life hours thus far fretting over the quality of my…
By: Rachel Krause / April 9, 2013

What Movies/Music/TV Shows Do You Put On When You Clean?

It's Spring Cleaning Week here at The Frisky, and in addition to tips on how to organize your makeup and clean out your dating life, I thought it would be an excellent time to pay homage to the movies, TV shows, music, and podcasts that we like to absentmindedly…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 9, 2013

Dating Don’ts: 6 Simple Ways To Spring Clean Your Dating Life Right Now

About two years ago, I was going through a dating crisis of I'm-going-to-die-alone proportions and sought help from a therapist who specialized in that sort of thing. She gave me all these rules I should be following to help me find love. Like, she told me I should date at least three guys at once…
By: Ami Angelowicz / April 9, 2013

8 Things I Learned From Selling All My Belongings On Craigslist

In preparation for our move to Nashville, my boyfriend Nick and I took Ami's advice and decided to sell most of our stuff instead of spending the money to move it 2,300 miles. So for the past few weeks, we've been welcoming a string of Craigslist buyers into our home as we clear…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 9, 2013

6 Pinterest-Approved Ways To Organize Your Makeup Stash

If the eyes are the windows into the soul, then makeup bags are the windows into clutter shame.  Unfortunately, I've got lots: from my closet to my dresser drawer to my bathroom to on top of my dresser, my makeup takes up more per-square-inch space than I do. There's got to be an easier way…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 8, 2013