How to Get Rid of Those Lingering Food Odors

When enjoying your favorite meals, aromas are just as important as tastes. As your beef stew simmers, your garlic and onions sauté, or your homemade bread bakes to a golden brown, it releases scent molecules that stimulate the appetite. Those molecules can overstay their welcome, though, and stick around long after the meal. How do you clear the air?

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Don’t Sweat it: What to do About Those Stinky Feet And Shoes

Bromodosis. You could have it, and not even know it. Relax! “Bromodosis” is simply a slightly more pleasant term for “stinky feet.” This condition can strike anyone: if you sweat – which everyone does – and have bacteria present on your feet – which everyone does – you may find yourself with some seriously smelly kicks at the end of the day. Learn about how can you save your shoes – and the noses of those sitting close to you!

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How to Conquer Nasty Mold and Mildew

Mold and mildew are close relatives –and they want to crash at your house for free. Instead of the spare bedroom or couch, though, these uninvited guests invade your kitchen, bathroom, car, basement, and that fruit bowl you forgot all about. What’s the best way to kick these pests out – and keep them out?

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The King of Stink: Gym Bags

One of the best parts of working out or playing hard at a sport is the feeling of accomplishment –and the nice muscle burn – that lingers long after you’ve cooled down. But there’s something else that tends to hang on: gym bag smells. Your bag, equipment, and gear are all required accessories, but they’re also the ideal breeding ground for odor. How do you sweat without the stink?

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Why Your Garbage Can is Keeping You from a Clean Kitchen

What does your kitchen smell like? Savory sauces bubbling on the stove? Sweet treats baking in the oven? Fresh produce mingling with herbs? Or is there something else lurking in there? One whiff of the garbage can is enough to ruin your appetite and keep you from enjoying a clean, odor-free environment in which to cook, eat, and entertain. What can you do about it?

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Tips for Achieving the Cleanest Laundry

Could your whites be whiter and your colors even brighter? Doing a load of laundry is supposed to refresh and clean, so why do clothes often look dingy, dull, and worn? A good – and simple – laundry routine will help you power away spots, remove odors, and keep your fabrics looking and performing like new.

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