Happy New Year friends!!! I can’t believe another year has come and gone, and what an eventful year 2013 was! (If you want to read about our family’s year click here). Keeping with tradition I thought I’d run through the top 10 most popular posts of 2013 on Ask Anna!
#10 ~ The Best Homemade Laundry Detergent, and WHY it’s the Best
I had so much fun writing this post and I really became a believer of homemade detergents after doing all the research for it. If you haven’t tried this recipe, it’s a MUST! It smells yummy, its cleans your clothes and it will save you a TON of money!!!
#9 ~ How to Clean the Dishwasher
This is a really old post but it’s still just as popular because we use our dishwashers so often, and they need to be cleaned too! Cleaning the dishwasher is probably one of the easiest things to do because the vinegar does most of the work for you!
#8 ~ How to Update a Brick Fireplace
I absolutely love this post because I used this trick to completely transform the fireplace in our last house. If you have an outdated brick fireplace, or brick anything, in your home you need to check out this post! It’s amazing how you can completely transform a room, or a house, with a can of stain and a paint brush! Click HERE to check out some of the transformations people have emailed me.
#7 ~ The Ask Anna Homepage
I actually couldn’t believe that my homepage made my top 10 this year but once I started thinking about it it’s not too surprising. Since my blog makeover this summer now there are so many great resources on the homepage! From my homepage you can click straight over to some of our most popular tutorials, cleaning tips, organizing posts and more! You can also see what giveaway we have going on, follow me on Facebook and meet our contributors!
#6 ~ Getting Rid of that “Boy Bathroom Smell”
Every time I read this post it cracks me up. This is a very simple solution to a very yucky, and very real, problem that a lot of parents have in their kids’ bathrooms. This is an all-natural solution to getting rid of the yucky smell that lingers around toilets…
#5 ~ The Best Cleaning Tips on Pinterest
If you are looking for the 10 best cleaning tips, everything from cleaning sand off your baby’s feet to cleaning your mattresses, than this post is a MUST Pin! There are so many great ideas, I even learned a few things writing the post!
#4 ~ How to Clean Windows & More
On Ask Anna I have lots of tips for how to clean windows but this post is popular because of my super simple trick for how to clean window tracks. All you need is a little vinegar and some Q-Tips and your window tracks will look better than new!
#3 ~ How to Clean your Dyson
This is another one of my favorite posts! I had been cleaning my Dyson like this for years, before I wrote this post and even though Dyson didn’t like this post, I have TONS of readers whose Dysons run like new after following this tutorial. This step-by-step tutorial teaches you how to clean your Dyson inside and out, including the traps, the roller, and more!
#2 ~ How to Paint a Perfect Line Video Tutorial
Every time I see this video I crack up because I seriously had not done my hair this day and I’m only wearing mascara! I had no idea this video would become so popular otherwise I might have actually tried to look cute for it! But regardless of how I look it’s a very helpful tutorial that will teach you my trick for painting perfect lines, every time.
And the #1 most popular post of 2013, which also made the Top Pins of 2013 list is…
How to Clean Between Oven Glass!
I love this post, and had been asked this question many times before I finally took the time to write a post about it. I’ll have you know that just like most of our home projects that turn out fabulous, my husband takes credit for this post. He says it was his idea and therefore takes all the credit. I don’t remember it that way but regardless, I know this post has helped so many of you clean those pesky drips out from between your oven glass, without taking the door apart.
And there you have it, the top 10 most popular posts (and homepage) on Ask Anna, for 2013!!! I’d love to know what your favorite post is, leave me a comment and let me know which post has helped you the most.