Invite them in. We say this time and time again. Invite them into your home, your world, your life. When we invite loved ones in, we do life together. We support each other. We embrace each other. Inviting them in is how we reconnect in a world that is more disconnected than ever and live fulfilled lives with deeper relationships. But, do we invite them in?
If inviting them in is a key part of living a connected, fulfilled life, what stops us from opening up our doors? What makes us hesitate to send the text or make the phone call to friends and family? What gives us pause before we say, “Hey, come on over!” to loved ones? If you’re like us, a messy home is often the culprit. What will they think if I don’t get a chance to clean my house? Then the insecurities settle in, and the text is never sent or the call is never made. Having a messy home is often what makes us not invite them in. Let’s change that!
While we believe that it’s completely fine to invite people in even if there’s a mess in your home, we also understand that having an uncluttered, organized home can clear and calm the mind as well. A clear and calm mind is most apt to be open for deeper connections, which is always our end goal. With that, we’re sharing with you our favorite cleaning hacks and products so that, while cleaning might not be fun, it doesn’t have to be a sore spot either. Read on to clean your home with ease — and then invite them in!
Our Favorite Cleaning Methods + Hacks
to Clean Your Home With Ease
How to Care for Your Washer and Dryer, by Joy in the Meantime
Often an overlooked area, caring for your washer and dryer can cure unpleasant odors from the laundry room and help to keep your clothing feeling and looking fresh. Karin from Joy in the Meantime shares how to keep these two essential appliances clean with quick and easy tips that will freshen up this space in your home.
5-Minute Cleaning Hack, by The Busy Bee
Guests are on their way over, but your living space is strewn with toys, clothes, and a plethora of other misplaced items? No problem! Check out our favorite 5-Minute Cleaning Hack that get your living room (or any other room!) cleaned up and ready for hosting in just minutes.
The Best Way to Clean Baseboards, by The Country Chic Cottage
Another area that either gets overlooked or gives us stress just thinking about, baseboards are an area of cleaning no one gets excited about. That’s where Angie from Country Chic Cottage comes to the rescue! She shares the best way to clean baseboards (that actually works!). Don’t you love when a dreaded task becomes simple? We certainly do!
How to Quickly Clean Glass Vases, by Katrina Blair
We love our collection of clear vases, but have you ever been stuck with a hard-to-reach film on the inside of these hosting essentials? Katrina shares a quick and easy video to show how to keep your glass vases clear with minimal effort!
How to Freshen Linens, by The Busy Bee
One of our favorite ways to prepare for overnight guests is to freshen up linens! There’s something about that clean linen smell that makes any space open and inviting. Check out our tried-and-true way to bring life back to your blankets, sheets and more with ease.
Clean Your Home With NEW APIARY Products
We’re so excited to share these brand-new APIARY Cleaning Products with you!
“Clean” Natural Dishcloth – Set of 2
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