What is the best way to 'clean up" a Mac that has been going for about 2 years.  I reset safari frequently but need to be sure stuff I don't want is gone.

What is the best way to 'clean up" a Mac that has been going for about 2 years.  I reset safari frequently but need to be sure stuff I don't want is gone.

I'd gather by your "reset Safari"  and "clean up" you mean by sites you rather not have your mom see.
Hidden Flash cookies are stored in "Macromedia" Folders on your computer, can delete using the free Easy Find first, but need to reinstall Flash again here
http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/11076/easyfind
http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
OnyX run All the cleaning and maintenance steps followed by a reboot, followed by a Disk Utility erase free space.
http://www.titanium.free.fr/
CCleaner is in beta for OS X, can combine the cleaning and secure erase in the same steps if properly configured.
http://www.piriform.com/mac/ccleaner
Every web site knows your apx location.
http://www.whatsmyip.org/more/
To be sure to have a clean machine, a
Restoring OS X - 10.6  "fresh install method"
Restoring OS X - 10.7 - wipe and install
is the only way as you only bring files back to the machine that you know what they are, everything else is removed.
https://discussions.apple.com/message/16276201#16276201

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