Laura Wheatman Hill

Laura Wheatman Hill (she/her) lives in Portland, Oregon with her two children. She has a masters of arts in teaching and has taught English, writing, and drama to students in preschool through adulthood. She has been published by CNN, Real Simple, Parents, and others.
The One Cleaning Habit My Mom Did That I Never Do
I think she’d be proud of my decision.
Jun 21, 2024
I Follow My Dad’s “Circle” Method to Keep My Home Clean (It Always Works!)
It helps me stay focused when tidying.
Jun 14, 2024
I Tried “Knolling” to Organize My Home — Here’s How It Went
It's actually a lot of work.
May 7, 2024
I Tried the “Kanban Method” to Organize Every Aspect of My Life
Here’s how it went.
Feb 6, 2024
I’m Anti-Sponge, So This $14 Dish Brush Is My New Forever Staple
It’s a game-changer.
Feb 3, 2024
I Found an Ingenious (and Free!) Way to Store Holiday Lights
‘Tis the season for smart storage hacks.
Dec 3, 2023
I Don’t Like How Shower Cleaners Smell, but This $5 Spray Is Heavenly
It keeps my shower smelling fresh regularly.
Dec 2, 2023
I’m Sensitive to Smells, so I Always Reach for This Unscented Hand Soap
It’s also hypoallergenic.
Nov 19, 2023
These $10 Toiletry Bags Are My Holiday Travel Essentials
They keep my things packed and organized.
Nov 14, 2023
I Love Collecting Things, So This Storage Find Is a Must
I’m able to grow my collection without it ever feeling cluttered in my home.
Nov 14, 2023
This All-in-One Charging Station Eliminates Cord Clutter
And it keeps all my electronics in one spot.
Nov 10, 2023
This $8 Air Sanitizer Spray Makes My Home Smell Laundry Fresh
Organize & Clean
It tackles odors and germs!
Oct 5, 2023
This Cooling Pillow Protector Means No More Sweaty Nights — Finally
Now, both sides of the pillow stay cool.
Sep 12, 2023
I Tried Laundry Detergent Sheets and I May Never Go Back
Organize & Clean
These eco-friendly detergent sheets have made laundry day so much easier.
Sep 12, 2023
As a Divorced Parent, This Is How I Prepare for Back-to-School Season
Organize & Clean
How to stay organized with kids traveling between school and two households.
Aug 6, 2023
This $7 Find Gets Rid of Pet Messes So Effectively
Organize & Clean
It’s inexpensive and better than anything I’ve ever tried.
May 12, 2023
As a Single Mom, Here Are the Things I Don't Bother Cleaning
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And the things I always clean.
May 7, 2023
I Sent a Pro Organizer Photos of My "Chaotic Closet" — Here's How She Fixed It
I sent her photos and this is what she recommended I do.
Feb 3, 2023
How "Doom Boxes" Can Help You Tame Clutter
Here's how to make them work for you.
Dec 17, 2022
How to Wash a Weighted Blanket
According to sleep and laundry experts.
Dec 4, 2022
How Do You Keep White Floors Clean?
Best practices to maintain its luster and brightness.
Dec 2, 2022
7 Affordable Kitchen Upgrades to Help Your House Sell
According to real estate agents.
Oct 28, 2022
10 Great Cleaning Products You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s that Really Work
They have an impressive selection.
Oct 26, 2022
How to Keep Pests Away This Fall
Protect your home from these five common critters.
Oct 15, 2022
Alternative Uses for Towel Bars That'll Maximize Storage
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They have so much more potential than just holding towels.
Oct 11, 2022
20 Parents Share How They Organize and Store Their Kids’ Artwork
These are some clever ways to display the priceless masterpieces.
Oct 4, 2022
How This Middle School Teacher Organizes Her Books at Home
Learn how she sorts her favorite reads this National Book Lover's Day.
Aug 9, 2022
Here's How to Clean Birkenstocks
From the straps to the soles.
Jul 30, 2022
Here's How to Make Your Shoes Not Smell
And keep them fresh and clean!
Jul 26, 2022
How Parents Can Repurpose a Diaper Bag
3 ways to give it new life beyond the baby stage.
Jul 24, 2022
Why House Shoes are a Must in My Home
They make my feet happy and my place clean.
Jul 17, 2022
The (Unexpected) Essential Item I Keep in My Small Kitchen
Why it’s a must-have, even in my limited 100-square-foot space.
Jul 3, 2022