Outdoor Cleanup with P&G and Lowe’s Giveaway

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Lowe’s and Procter and Gamble.  P&G did provide me with samples to try.  However, the opinions are all mine!! Lowe’s and P&G are also providing the chance for one lucky reader to win:

Summer Done Bright Prize Pack

  • $100 Lowe’s gift card
    • Mr. Clean Outdoor Pro Spray
    • Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Outdoor Pro
    • Bounty
    • Tide Pods Samples
    • Duracell AA Batteries


I am a huge fan of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers!! You all know I use them to distress furniture, beyond the amazing million other things I can use them for indoors!! Walls- Miss Mia helps keep them stocked around here they erase a lot of her handy artwork!! They are amazing for shower doors and soap scum.  But outside, that totally hadn’t crossed my mind to use them there!!

Saturday morning the boys were doing the yard and I decided to clean up the grill, fire pit, and Mia’s toys that were a mess!! Hello Mr. Clean!!!  You can check out lots of great tips for using Mr Clean products over at http://finditatlowes.com


I started with the fire pit.  Now, I admit it isn’t just weather that has this a mess!! I used it while doing my floors to hold the bucket when mixing grout and it got splattered a couple of times when I used the drill to mix…



As you can see, it had lots of grout flecks and it was stuck on good.  I used the Magic Eraser to and the Mr Clean Outdoor spray to clean it up.  It worked like a charm!! I did also use a small wire brush to help knock some of the bigger flecks off but it cleaned up great!! Which is great, s’mores time is ready now!!



Mr. Clean Outdoor Pro Multi-Purpose Spray is specially formulated to power through stubborn grease and grime outside your home. You’ll be all set with a shiny clean grill for all of your summer barbeques! I had a lot of stubborn grease to power through.  I cook on the grill but I don’t clean it… I do think that’s my hubby’s job!! So, when I cleaned this I said Happy Father’s Day early!!


I thought that was dirty until I removed the grates and found this…

under-the-grate-beforeand how do these things get so dirty that have a lid??


So, I was about to put the full test on Mr.Clean!! I even got my shopvac out!! I first sprayed the grilling plates down and used the wire grill brush to clean up and then rinsed off real well… Pulled out all of the heat tents {yes that’s my word for whatever those are!!} Did the same and really scrubbed a second time with the spray and magic eraser… those didn’t come perfectly clean but I don’t hold it against the cleaner it’s cooked on!!  Swept out the insides and wiped out with Bounty paper towels really well!!





I was truly impressed with the cleaner and myself for taking on such a gross job!! The cleaner smelled great- and cleaned up even better!! 

I also cleaned up Mia’s toys!! Her water table is always getting cleaned up!! And this product I found made the job easy without having to use a harsh cleaner!! Which is good because she’s always finding her way on top and inside of it!!


I also received Tide Pod’s samples…. I am already a fan!! We use them when we go camping!! They don’t take up a lot of space and they are great for doing laundry on the go!!

I think cleaning up outdoors is always a chore but these products are meant specifically for the job at hand.  They do make it a simple and quick task!! I also love the Mr Clean multi-surface cleaner and had it on hand to use!! I love to buy my cleaning supplies at Lowe’s their prices are very competitive {if not cheaper than} and if you use coupons- you’re in luck, they take them!! So the next time you are at Lowe’s getting your paint, citronella candles, or light bulbs… be sure to check out all the great P&G products in their cleaning isle too!!


We’ve stained the fence, hung some fun lights, and are on the hunt for the perfect outdoor rug… I am sure to have a full reveal soon!!

I can’t wait to ship this prize box out!!

There are several ways for you to win!! Check out the widget below using Rafflecopter!! One lucky winner will be chosen next Friday morning at 9:00 am.  So be sure to share with your friends!! Check out the great cleaning tips at Lowe’s !!!

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  1. Chelle Cates says:

    What would we buy??? We need to redo all the flower beds, so maybe some plants and edging! And I would LOVE a new rug as our stone patio is hot hot hot! Great Giveaway!

  2. Christina Courtright says:

    If I won the $100 Lowe’s gift card, I’d stock up on things for all the projects I’ve got pinned on Pinterest! 🙂
    Wood, knobs, more paint brushes, drop cloths so I quit staining up our garage floor (LOL), more paint…the list could go on and on! 🙂 I love Lowe’s!!!

    • Lori says:

      That sounds like a lot of fun Christina!! It’s hard to make a list that doesn’t keep going with Lowe’s!!

  3. I’d use it for roof repairs! & maybe some flowers!

  4. beth Yoder says:

    i relove furniture all the thime. so with a hundred dollars.. id be off the paint dept. new brush, some srtipper, some paint, sand papaer… ooooooh the fun

  5. Mary Happymommy says:

    I would buy paint and brushes.

  6. Would love to win this. Would use for SO many things for our home.

  7. SandyN says:

    We’d finish up our bathroom remodel.

  8. Lisa Skinner says:

    I would put the $100 to the “I need a new bathroom vanity” fund!

  9. Amy Orvin says:

    I’d buy lattice for my back porch project and some flowers for my garden.
    ****Thank you for the Fabulous Giveaway!!****

  10. Jessica To says:

    I would get paint and paint supplies.

  11. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I would buy a light fixture for my dining room

  12. Elena says:

    I would buy some plants for my backyard

  13. Dorrie Buccafusca says:

    I’d totally treat myself to a few new Purdy paint brushes and some cool summer paint colors. If there was anything left (cause let’s be honest, a girl could spend a small fortune in the paint department!) I’d mosey on down to the nursery to pick up a raised garden. My poor, little, lonely tomato plant needs some companions!

  14. Kate says:

    I would buy some flowers and other gardening supplies.

  15. Laura Jacobson says:

    I would love to buy a grill! I really miss having one!

  16. Patty Soriano says:

    Wow, what a giveaway! I can certainly use these outside cleaners. Grill, furniture, outdoor storage chests. And it’s time they looked nice ! Thanks for sponsoring this giveaway !

  17. Vunda V says:

    i would buy patio furniture

  18. Tabathia B says:

    I would buy some tile for the bathroom floor, paint and some parts to fix my toilet

  19. Livivua Chandler says:

    i would buy some lighting for my driveway

  20. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    I’d Buy Some Yard Décor , Flowers And A Chic Patio Chair!

  21. steph says:


  22. Jennifer Marie says:

    I would buy paint for our bedrooms.

  23. Vera K says:

    I would buy a ton of plants.



  25. courtney b says:

    I would get some paint for our babies room

  26. Teresa says:

    Great Giveaway! I would use the giftcard for repairs and anything from the garden center area 🙂

  27. JD Northwest says:

    We need some new out door seating. It would probably go there.

  28. kim c says:

    I would buy something to update my patio sitting/bbq area – something that screams 2013!

  29. betsy says:

    i’d use it for all the repairs that need to be done around the house

  30. Steph @ Tart Deco says:

    I just moved to a very humid state, so we desperately need a dehumidifier!

  31. MaryBeth I says:

    wood to start building a deck

  32. Kimberly Bauer says:

    I would buy flowers for my gardens

  33. Andrea Rodriguez Gonzales says:

    We’d buy some gardening items and paint. 🙂

  34. Lela says:

    We are purchasing a new home in 36 days and we need paint, curtains and area rugs so that is where I would use the gift card (and we need the cleaning supplies! Totally need those magic erasers for this mess.) I would absolutely be thrilled to win.

  35. Thomas Murphy says:

    I would buy a new lawnmower

  36. kelly tillotson says:

    we’re in the process of buying a new home, so i know there are a lot of trips to lowes in the near future! paint paint paint!

  37. meredith says:

    I would get my man a tool for his bday

  38. Harmony b says:

    would put it towards a grill


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