Deirdre Mundorf

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Deirdre is a freelance writer who most enjoys writing in the home, family, and pet niches. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor of Science degree is Psychology and spent the first 11 years of her career as an elementary school teacher. After the birth of her first child, Deirdre left the teaching profession to become a stay-at-home-mom. However, it wasn't long until she rekindled her former passion for writing and took up freelance writing. When not writing, Deirdre enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and traveling. Deirdre Mundorf on LinkedIn.

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AUGUST 30, 2022 | TUESDAY
This Is the Best Time to Do Laundry

Q: I’ve been looking for creative ways to save money at home. I heard that doing laundry during certain times of the day is actually less expensive. Is this true? If so, what is the best ...

AUGUST 30, 2022 | TUESDAY
Silestone vs. Quartz: The Difference Between These Countertop Options, Explained

When you’re planning a kitchen remodel, countertops are one of the most important components you’ll select. Not only do you want to choose a durable and easy-to-clean material, but you al...

AUGUST 29, 2022 | MONDAY
Solved! What Does "House Poor" Really Mean?

Q: I recently graduated from college and am on the market to buy a new home. A few of my family members keep cautioning me to avoid becoming house poor. I’m not familiar with the term. Wh...

AUGUST 25, 2022 | THURSDAY
How to Hack a Wheeled Cooler—for Less than $250

Coolers make it possible to keep food and beverages fresh on long days without refrigeration. But when packed full and weighed down by ice and drinks, larger tubs lacking wheels can becom...

AUGUST 25, 2022 | THURSDAY
How to Clean a Lampshade

Keeping your home dust-free is sometimes easier said than done. Unfortunately, dust collects everywhere, not just on easy-to-clean horizontal surfaces. It can also collect, for example, o...

AUGUST 24, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The 15 Most Popular Cleaning Products on TikTok

Many cleaning products and tricks have gone viral thanks to mesmerizing videos on Tiktok (or #CleanTok, as this corner of the app is often called) that demonstrate their effectiveness. Fo...

AUGUST 22, 2022 | MONDAY
11 Unenforceable HOA Rules—and How to Fight Them

There are benefits to living in a community with a homeowners association, otherwise known as an HOA. What is an HOA, though? An HOA is a self-governing organization within a community. C...

AUGUST 19, 2022 | FRIDAY
How to Clean a Bird Bath the Right Way

If you want your yard to be a welcoming place for birds, there are a few things you should do, including make your windows bird-safe, keep bird feeders clean, and regularly clean bird bat...

AUGUST 17, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The 10 Best Yeti Cooler Alternatives That Are Cheaper—But Just as Good

While Yeti makes some of the best coolers, they can be very expensive, starting at a few hundred dollars a pop and running up to $1,000—hence why so many people seek Yeti cooler alternati...

AUGUST 10, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The 11 Best Places To Buy a Desk in 2022

The ideal desk may differ from one individual to another. Everyone has their preferences regarding size, layout, materials, and overall design. Additionally, some may be looking for a les...