Are You Tired Of Life Hacks?
WOMAN'S OWN|August 10, 2021
Whether it’s using vodka to get creases out of bed sheets, white vinegar to make your mirrors shine, or baking soda to clean the bathroom, we ask…
Mishaal Khan

YES

‘I don’t have the time to mess around’

Sue Bordley, 49, is a writer who lives in Bromborough with her husband, 46, and their two sons, 13 and 11.

Seeing the internet flooded with influencers sharing tips on the latest trend of homemade cleaning concoctions makes me roll my eyes incessantly. How dull!

Housework is a necessity, not a hobby, and I find it strange that some people try to make it one. If the house needs a clean, I get it out of the way as quickly as possible.

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