• Spring Clean & Organize 2020

    This is perhaps the strangest Spring in my existence…inability to leave home, good luck locating bleach and paper products, trapped without any break from exhausting little kids, having my hands so full I don’t know if I’m coming or going. And yet…the sunshine and warm weather nudges me to de-clutter, organize and get a deep clean going. Add to it that I haven’t really been able to do so for a couple of years. First it was foster kids coming into our lives, followed quickly by a very high risk pregnancy that landed me on bedrest for 15 weeks. Then it was adjusting to life with three little ones. Excuses.…

  • Spring Cleaning Kitchen Plan

    Kitchens are my very least favorite area of the house to spring clean. There’s just so much elbow grease required because it’s, well, a room accumulating grease all through the year (unless you never cook, of course).So…let’s go ahead and get started with this one so you can cross it off your list. Spring Cleaning Kitchen Plan Supplies Glass cleaner Vinegar and glass measuring cup Ice cubes and salt All purpose cleaner (a concentrated formula, with bleach, for the kitchen is my preference) Grease cutting kitchen cleaner Rags (either disposable or those that can be washed and re-used. Old cut-up t-shirts, wash cloths or small towels darner my collection) Small…

  • Spring Cleaning Living Spaces

    Have you gotten started on your Spring Cleaning 2019? How’s it coming along? As I mentioned in this post, I won’t be tackling my spring cleaning quite as in depth this year but I also promised to finish up the series of posts that I left hanging last year… Ugh. I know. I’m still shaking my head. Today I come to you with a plan for addressing living spaces (and hallways). The plan is much the same as I discussed in spring cleaning bedrooms, with a few modifications. Spring Clean Living Spaces Supplies Needed: Glass cleaner All purpose cleaner (a concentrated formula, without bleach, for the living spaces is my…