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31 Days of Organization: Store Your Cleaning Supplies Where You Use Them

Fifteen years ago when we bought our house, I purchased one of those  Rubbermaid cleaning totes. You know, the ones with a handle –  that come with a promise of how much easier your cleaning will be when you can transport your supplies from place to place? For fourteen years I lugged cleaning products I… Continue reading 31 Days of Organization: Store Your Cleaning Supplies Where You Use Them

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Why You Should Fall Clean Your House (even if you did a spring clean)

While I am a huge fan of hot summer days, I absolutely love fall. The way the light changes, the freshness of the air, the brilliant colors of the changing leaves. Then of course there are cozy sweaters, bowls of hot soup, and snuggly blankets. What’s not to like about fall? Back in the spring, I… Continue reading Why You Should Fall Clean Your House (even if you did a spring clean)

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Weekly Cleaning: Organizing Your Schedule and Planning in Your Bullet Journal

Once you have created a weekly cleaning schedule, you might need some help getting it implemented into your daily life. Keep in mind that there is an adjustment period to starting anything new, and routines especially take time before they become, well, routine. As I mentioned in my last post, I utilize several methods to… Continue reading Weekly Cleaning: Organizing Your Schedule and Planning in Your Bullet Journal

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Weekly Cleaning: Create a Schedule That Works For You

The first thing you need to do when creating a cleaning schedule is make sure that it works for your lifestyle. I’ve been following a cleaning schedule for the past year-and-a-half that was created when I still had kids living at home. We were deep in the throes of senior year of high school and… Continue reading Weekly Cleaning: Create a Schedule That Works For You

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Spring Cleaning: Organizing Your Schedule

Once I have my list of rooms printed, and an end date in mind, I begin to create my schedule. I have done this in two ways: the first was to print blank monthly calendar pages from the Internet, and assign rooms to each week. The other was to list out the rooms, and then… Continue reading Spring Cleaning: Organizing Your Schedule

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Spring Cleaning: Is it Still Necessary?

Whenever I mention to someone that I’m planning my spring cleaning, working on my spring cleaning, or just say the words spring spring cleaning, I’m always met with the same response, “You still do that?” Yes, I do. In fact, I do it again before Christmas and call it fall cleaning, and today I’m going to… Continue reading Spring Cleaning: Is it Still Necessary?