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Safety Tips for Children in the Kitchen

Cooking with your kids can be a fun educational activity, but it requires constant vigilance. Younger children don’t yet know the dangers of the kitchen, while older kids can forget. The hazards lurking in your kitchen might surprise you—not just the risk of fire and poisoning and sharp objects, but some unexpected hazards, too. Safety consists of making sure your kitchen is kid-friendly, adopting safe cooking and preparation habits and closely monitoring your children’s behavior in the kitchen.

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Cleaning Tips to Make Your Kitchen Sparkle

As the spot for preparing meals and enjoying informal family time, the kitchen is one of the busiest areas of the home – and often, one of the hardest areas to keep clean. To help your kitchen recapture its sparkle – from the refrigerator door to the far corners of the microwave – try these time-tested techniques, provided by the pros Merry Maids.

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It’s Time to Finally De-Clutter Your Kitchen!

Do the math. We eat three meals a day, 365 days of the year. Unless you employ a personal chef, that all adds up to a lot of time spent in the kitchen. Its no wonder that most people count the kitchen as the nerve center of their home. We cook there, eat there, sort the mail and do homework there. Its also where everyone seems to gather during parties and get-togethers. But, its also one of the most cluttered spots in the home. Whether your kitchen has a few junk drawers that need cleaning out or you havent seen the color of your counters in the last decade, chances are you could benefit from a clean sweep in this room. Clutter isnt just unappealing – it also adds time to tasks. If you cant find your salt and pepper because your spice cabinet is packed, its taking you longer to make dinner than you thought. Set aside 15-20 minutes to de-clutter and organize your kitchen. Youll be surprised by how much time you save on daily tasks when you dont have to yell out have you seen the __!