Posts tagged "spring cleaning"

6 Tips For A Simple Seasonal Purge-Fest

After a long and seemingly endless winter, the time has finally come to turn off that dry heat, shed your woolies and start spending time outside the confines of your home. However, before you all run out to soak up the sun, it would be very smart to give your home a good refresh to…

By: Amelia Meena / March 31, 2014

Frisky Q&A: To Pee Or Not To Pee (In The Shower) & Other Cleaning Conundrums Solved By Jolie Kerr, Author Of My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag

“Cleanliness” is such relative concept that hardly anyone thinks of herself as a dirty person. We all believe we’re neat and clean enough, because, well, it’s our B.O., sandwich crumbs, and long strands of hair we’re living with. (At least you think it’s hair!) But an honest assessment may tell a different story. If your mom/mother-in-law/Martha Stewart were…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 3, 2014

The Cleanup After The Breakup: 5 Tips For Reorganizing Your Home Post-Split

Whether your last relationship was a brief affair or years in the making, breakups are always tough to handle. For many of us, the five stages of grief include sulking, series binging on your favorite TV shows, drowning your sorrows with multiple pints of Ben & Jerry’s, and staunch avoidance. Still surrounded by mementos of…

By: Amelia Meena / February 18, 2014

5 Reasons To Spring Clean Your Closet

One of the main reasons so many women face the proverbial “closet full of clothes and nothing to wear” dilemma is their closets are a jumbled mess. Sifting through tightly jammed hangers and overstuffed shelves can be incredibly frustrating and overwhelming, leaving you feeling like you have nothing to wear.

Cleaning out your…

By: A New Mode / May 5, 2013

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 our bad dating habits to our goodie drawers. We’ve swapped unwanted clothing, cleaned up some sex messes, made it simple to decide whether to keep it or toss it. But in this modern age,…

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

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

How To Wash A Vibrator & Other Ways To Spring Clean Your “Goodie Drawer”

It’s Spring Cleaning Week here at The Frisky and we’ve shown you how to clean your makeup brushes, organize your beauty productsedit up your DVR queue, and even fix some cocktails that will make scrubbing your bathtub more bearable. (Do we know our readers or do we know our readers?)

But screw all…

By: Jessica Wakeman / 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 years’ worth of…

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

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 a hangover and a…

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 watch and/or listen to while we…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 9, 2013

10 Pairs Of Panties To Keep & 10 To Throw Away

Spring Cleaning Week is forcing me to confront my hoarding tendencies. I know that hoarding is a serious mental illness that causes severe problem for many people. I don’t mean to use the term with any disrespect. I’m not a hoarder by any stretch of the imagination. But let’s just put it this way: I…

By: Ami Angelowicz / 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 a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 8, 2013

5 Ways To Spring Clean Your Dating Style

Now’s the time to kick start your Spring cleaning, so why not spruce up your dating approach, too? From new hobbies to a fresh, self-loving attitude, a little bit of change can go a long way — both for your confidence and for your dating habits. Love is in the air this season, so boost…

By: Tres Sugar / March 4, 2013
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