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The kitchen sponge is a vital tool to keeping the kitchen clean. You should replace your sponge at least once a week. Please only use the kitchen sponge to wash the dishes and wipe down counter tops for spills/crumbs. If you need to disinfect the counter tops because you just cut chicken or a chemical spilled, grab another sponge set aside just for cleaning or use a lysol wipe. You can stretch the kitchen sponge use to 30 days by popping it in the microwave with a little bleach once a week.
I do not have a babysitter so if I want to exercise I need to do so with my two year old in mind. I like to take walks for one hour +. I pull out the stroller, pop out the sippie cup holder and strap on the portable dvd player and off I go. My two year old is happy and now I can walk for 1 hour up to 1 1/2 hours without a fussy baby.
It is important to wash off all your produce even if you are going to cut off the skin/rind and throw it away. Your produce could have come in contact with a rotten one and if you do not wash them off, you can contaminate surfaces that will eventually come in direct contact with your freshly cut produce. While it is common sense to wash an apple, pear, or tomato, most folks forget to wash off the watermelon, cantaloupe, or other tough rind produce like pineapple.