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Monday Must-Haves: Spring Cleaning Solutions

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Dusting/Cleaning E-Cloth® Glove | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopRange/Stovetop E-Cloth® | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopWith spring comes the infamous Spring Cleaning ritual. With winter receding and the freshness of spring upon us, this is a great time of year to refresh and rejuvenate our homes. To help you get started on your spring cleaning, or finish it up, today we’re featuring five must-have spring cleaning solutions and home fresheners that you can find at sturbridgeyankee.com.

Microwave Splatter Guard | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

E-Cloths® have become popular for their eco-friendliness and effectiveness. We offer two types of E-Cloths® here at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop. The first is one designed specifically for range/stovetop cleaning. Using just water and either the scrubbing side or finishing side, your stove will sparkle. The second is actually a glove made for dusting. The non-scratch material allows almost any surface in your home to be dusted quickly, effectively and without damage.

Filthy Mutt Dog Soap | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Often our microwave gets left behind in everyday or weekly cleaning, so here is your reminder to give your microwave a good scrub this spring (you could use the E-Cloth® above!).

After you’re finished, use a Microwave Splatter Guard on your food dishes to prevent splatter and spills from sticking to the inside of your microwave. These guards are dishwasher safe, so you will end up not having to clean anything by hand.

White Floral Shrub Linen Mist | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Something else on your list of spring cleaning to-dos is likely to get your four-legged family member clean. The Filthy Mutt Dog Soap is made right here in Maine out of natural ingredients and will get your pup clean without the use of harsh chemicals. Since it’s biodegradable, you can even wash your dog outside with this soap (although here in New England we would wait until the spontaneous snow storm and mud seasons are over).

Finish off your spring cleaning with a soothing floral scent spritzed around your home. This linen mist is made in the USA and features imagery by artist Mary Lake Thompson. It can be sprayed on linens, upholstery, pillows and other home accents to create an appealing springtime freshness – especially when your windows are open and the scent can mix with a cool, refreshing spring breeze.

Do you have any spring cleaning tips or tricks that work year after year? Share them in the comments, and happy spring cleaning!

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Weekly Spotlight: Pi[e] Day

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Today’s date, 3.14, also happens to be the first three digits of the mathematical constant called Pi. Since we aren’t mathematicians here at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, we’re celebrating this day by spotlighting five tools and home accents related to Pi[with an e]. Take a look below.

Pie Fixes Everything Sign

Huckleberry Pug & Pie PrintCeramic Measuring Spoons SetPottery Rolling Pin

Whimsical Stand Mixer Designed Aprons

We agree with artist Pat Hutter that Pie Fixes Everything, even the hunger of a little Huckleberry Pug, captured by photographer Ron Schmidt. The right seasonings and spices in any pie are most accurately added when using Measuring Spoons and tools, and if you decide to make your own crust, a Rolling Pin is a must-have. If you’re making a pie that requires mixing or ingredient combining in an electric mixer, our Stand Mixer Aprons will keep the ingredients off your clothes.

Tell us your favorite kind of pie in the comments below!

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Weekly Spotlight: Clearance [Garden] Pillows

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
Dutch Tulips Mini Pillow | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Dutch Tulips Mini Pillow - $24.99

Our Spring 2018 catalog will be on its way to you this weekend (request one here), but since today it feels like actual spring has started, we’re shining the spotlight on five clearance pillows (four pillows, one sham) inspired by or evocative of flower gardens. You can learn more about each pillow (and their clearance pricing) by clicking on the images.

Jardin Rouge Quilted Sham

Jardin Rouge Quilted Sham - $24.99

Pink Tulips Hooked Wool Pillow | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Pink Tulips Hooked Wool Pillow - $29.99

Butterfly Garden Pillow | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Butterfly Garden Pillow - $19.99

Bunny Garden Pillow | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Bunny Garden Pillow - $29.99

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