You survived the first week! Just 51 more to go. 🙂 Tomorrow includes at least the start of Year-End paperwork clean up. I’ve included a few guides within the list itself but here they are again. One for each: the USA, UK, and Australia. I’m not a tax expert in any country, so
It’s already Thursday and it’s office/bonus room/miscellaneous day. It’s a great day to get all those odds and ends done, and if you don’t have any of those types of rooms, it’s a great day to take a little personal time. Go to the park (for those of you in warm climates) or go sledding
It’s Kitchen Day! Feel free to bake up something yummy while you are in there. Use up some of that food that is about to expire. Throw the expired stuff away. It’s a good day to sort. 🙂 It’s also a good day to like us on Facebook! Click here for that. List below.
If you are new to our checklists, let me explain. We don’t clean everything every day. It would be impossible. We clean a little bit every day, and by the time you get through one full month rotation, your home should be in pretty good shape, including many of the often overlooked bits. Today
HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s a brand new year and a brand new opportunity to commit to being a world-class family matriarch (or if you have a house full of little people, maybe just be a little more organized. <wink>) Either way, here’s your first cleaning checklist of the year! You will note that it includes
I grew up with a stay-at-home 1960s housewife in a house that was always spotless, to the point that people called my mom “the white tornado.” If I recall correctly, this was at the time of those Mr. Clean commercials where the tornado came through and cleaned the house and then the tornado stopped spinning
Thank you all for the well wishes for my break from blogging. I just adore you all! I’ve gotten a bunch of requests for this, so I’m just popping on to reblog one from last year. I hope it helps those who have been inquiring! Ahhhhh spring. Finally! And with the arrival of
Here is a chore that almost no one takes seriously. I’m about to show you photos that will change your mind about that. There are things lurking in your washing machine that you may not know about. Read on to learn how to clean a top load washer. Front loaders are an entirely
I have a cousin who is much older than I am, but she still sleeps in a crib. She has to. She was born with severe brain damage. The saddest part is that when she was first developing in the womb she was completely healthy. And then her mom cleaned the litter box.
Kids and Cleaning — Old fashioned methods that work Back when I was growing up, our home was always clean. I don’t mean tidy. I mean practically white-glove-test-clean. Some used to call my mother “The White Tornado.” She’d just shrug and laugh it off. The thing is, though, I don’t recall ever