Monday, July 25, 2016

Miele C3 SoftCarpet Vacuum Cleaner

Princeton, NJ – July 15, 2016– Miele, the largest privately owned luxury appliance company, introduced the new Complete C3 SoftCarpet vacuum. Soft carpets are especially difficult to clean and Miele has seen a growing demand for a soft carpet vacuum.

Designed, engineered, and built in Germany, like all Miele vacuums, the Complete C3 SoftCarpet is lightweight, quiet, and offers impeccable results. The new SoftCarpet power setting, combined with the SoftCarpet Electro Plus electrobrush, is gentle enough to maintain the look and feel of soft carpets, but strong enough to produce an incomparable clean.

Notable features include the exclusive Miele AirClean Sealed System™, including patented Miele AirClean Filter-Bags™ and HEPA AirClean filtration, which keep 99.9% of lung-damaging particles retained. The 1,200–watt Miele-made Vortex Motor™ is the key to the vacuum’s low noise level and the Parquet Twister Floor Tool is designed to clean and care for hardwood floors.
The Tayberry Red Complete C3 SoftCarpet vacuum retails for $799.

About Miele Founded in Germany in 1899 with a single promise of Immer Besser, a phrase meaning Forever Better, Miele has dynamically grown to become the world’s largest family-owned and operated appliance company with more than 16,600 employees, 12 production facilities and representation in nearly 100 countries. As a premium appliance brand represented on all continents, Miele is steadfastly committed to the highest quality, performance and environmental standards. Miele’s range of exceptional consumer appliances includes: vacuum cleaners; laundry systems; rotary irons; dishwashers; ranges; built-in convection, speed, steam and combi-steam ovens; cooktops; ventilation hoods; refrigeration; wine storage and espresso/coffee systems.

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Monday, February 1, 2016

Bissell Perfect Sweep Turbo® Cordless Power Sweeper Review

I love to cook.  I love to cook a lot!  I love a clean kitchen (and by that I mean spotless).  I have a full time job and several full time hobbies (besides cooking).  There is not enough time to do all of the things I love and keep my kitchen clean. 

I am constantly on the lookout for things to help me achieve my goals and since my husband and I own a vacuum cleaner store, I have the luxury of trying out lots of cleaning gadgets and machines and writing these reviews.  One of the latest tools I have tried is the Bissell Perfect Sweep Turbo® Cordless Power Sweeper.  I am in love!  I keep it in my laundry room, which is just a few steps from my kitchen and use almost daily.  It is perfect for cleaning up whatever I just cooked (and spilled part of on the floor).  Did I mention that I am a messy cook, too? 

This sweeper picks up well, is easy to use and to dump and the charge lasts for several weeks because I only use it for quick pick-ups.  It is lightweight, easy to store and inexpensive!  What more could you ask for? 

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Bathroom Smells

  • 10 drops Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • 10 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil
  • 10 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
  • 8 ounces of water and
  • one small spray bottle
Mix everything together and spray directly in toilet, before using, for optimal effectiveness. 

Alternately, you can mix all the oils together, omit the water and keep in a small stone or ceramic dish in your bathroom. 

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Lavender Linen Water

Lavender Linen Water Recipe

  • 4 cups of distilled water
  • 1/4 cup witch hazel
  • 25 drops of lavender essential oil


Mix all ingredients well in a glass bottle.  Shake well before use.


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Granite Cleaner

Granite Cleaner

¼ cup alcohol

3 drops Dr. Bronner Liquid Castile soap or Sal Suds

2 cups water

5-6 drops essential oil (this ingredient can be omitted if you use scented Castile Soap

Mix all in a spray bottle and shake well before each use. 


If there is anything spilled or sticky on your counters, clean that off with a wet cloth.  Spray on counters and wipe up with a clean dry cloth.  Beautiful and shiny counters!

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