Spring cleaning: day six

Today’s focus is the bathrooms and linen closets. These tiny rooms can easily wreak a lot of havoc in an otherwise organized home, because they serve as storage for a wide range of products. From half-used toiletries, to hotel freebies, to medicine, to extra sheets, bathrooms can be filled to the brim with clutter. Let’s (read more…)

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Photo by Oakley Originals Simple Mother’s Day Non-Gift Ideas :: Serene Journey 3 Great Reasons to Choose Cloth Diapers :: This Natural Life How to Build an Emergency Fund When You Don’t Have Extra Funds :: Heart(h) Management Quiet Time Bins :: Keeper of the Home Notes to Other Spouses from My Husband :: The (read more…)

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Spring cleaning: day five

Today’s the last day on the kitchen! It feels really good to have the hub of the home cleared and ready to use, and to know where all the cooking tools are. Since the food is inventoried and ordered, it’s much easier to organize everything else. I can’t emphasize enough how important the decluttering phase (read more…)

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Spring cleaning: day four

Even though we’re spring cleaning, it’s still Book Club day, as usual per each Thursday! Head over the forums and join in discussing chapters 15 and 16 of the amazing Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. Even if you’re not reading along with us, you’re still welcome to join in the discussion. Day four is (read more…)

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Spring cleaning: day three

I really enjoy seeing all your before and after pics!  Keep ‘em coming.  Today is day three, which is part two of the living areas.  If you feel like your spring cleaning is done in this area, feel free to move on to the next phase, or you can take a day off.  However, I (read more…)

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