You've probably had the experience of walking into a room -- maybe even one in your own home! -- and instantly feeling relaxed and cozy. In other rooms, you've noticed feeling restless and on edge. Annoyed. Bored. Overwhelmed.
Mary Lazarus is a master of cleaning pleasantries. Here, the co-founder of Minneapolis-based Vestiges collectible tea towels (www. vestigesinc.com), and former co-owner of Caldrea and Mrs. Meyers cleaning-product companies, shares 10 tips for making housecleaning a less onerous chore.