Day: April 14, 2020

Marie Kondo’s New “Joy at Work” Book

Courtesy of KonMari Media, Inc.

First, she won us over with her best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and then a popular Netflix series, encouraging families to eliminate clutter from their homes. Now, the world-renowned organizing expert Marie Kondo is back with Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life — a new book that extends her novel KonMari Method of organizing items by category rather than specific rooms to the office space. Plus, she’s released a collection of minimalist office supplies, ranging from notebooks to desk organizers, to amp up the style in your workspace.

Kondo’s book,

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How Often You Should Wash Everything

Even if your household dubs Sunday as “laundry day,” it doesn’t mean that you should throw everything — clothes, towels, sheets, and so on — in the washing machine at once. It turns out some items should be washed more often than once a week, while others can go longer between washes (hey, small victories).

And really, when it comes to clothes, you should wash them based on the number of times you’ve worn them as opposed to the amount of time. Jeans, for example, should be washed every three wears. Household linens, towels, and bedding should follow a standard

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Top Awards for Cleaning Products

good housekeeping's best cleaning product awards

Mike Garten

For decades, Good Housekeeping has been with you every step of the way, providing cleaning advice and product testing recommendations to help keep your home running smoothly and your family safe. And that’s why we are thrilled to present our second annual Best Cleaning Product Awards. To select these 28 top-performing products, we considered all cleaning categories, then narrowed the field to the things and places our readers clean most often, and selected the ones that were best in our Cleaning Lab tests for washing dishes, removing stains, shining floors, and more. Some of these picks are tried-and-true

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