Your hardworking home deserves just as much of a fresh start as you do, doesn't it? Why not make this the year? Inspired by January's spirit of renewal, use these next 12 months to shape up your housekeeping habits and transform your run-of-the-mill abode into a calm, clean, and clutter-free retreat. The potential payoff is huge. All it takes is trying out a few—or all—of these 10 life-changing habits.
Homemade Febreze - 1/8 cup of fabric softener / 2 tablespoons baking soda / Hot tap water / Spray bottle -- Preparation: Pour fabric softener and baking soda into your spray bottle (27 oz bottle). Fill spray bottle with hot tap water and shake well. Now go spray every fabric surface in your house and take a nap on your very comfortable and now un-stinky couch. Store-bought Febreze: $5.59 Homemade Febreze: $0.15