Thursday, June 21, 2012

Tips from Julie Edelman, The Accidental Housewife

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New York Times Best-selling author Julie Edelman weighs in from her life on Hysteria Lane (as she lovingly calls it). Julie Edelman, TV and Radio personality and best-selling author of The Accidental Housewife: How to Overcome Housekeeping Hysteria One Task at a Time, knows that today's housewife is a different woman than a generation ago. "She has a Palm in her palm," she says. "She's busy, and doesn't have time to worry about perfection, but she still wants to maintain a healthy home along with her sanity." So, keeping a clean house is a priority. "A clean home is a healthy home," Julie says. "And, disinfecting is important to keep a check on things like bacteria that might make kids sick." In an exclusive interview, Julie gave us her favorite sanity-saving tips on keeping a cleaner, healthier home. •BE IN THE MOOD. Rather than make it a dreaded task, clean when you're in the mood, and grab your IPOD for some tunes while you clean! •BLEND CLEANING INTO EVERDAY ACTIVITIES: Try cleaning the faucet while you are brushing your teeth, or spreading shaving cream on the mirror to prevent fogging while you shave your legs. •HIT THE HOT SPOTS: Time is a precious commodity for all of us housewives so focus on high traffic areas like the kitchen, bathroom and living room and be sure to hit your home's hot spots where bacteria love to hang like door handles, remote controls, switch plates, toilets and counters. •PRACTICE DEFENSE CLEANING: Store garbage bags in the trash can so you ...

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