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Deep Clean Your Kitchen Trash Can

Your dishes are clean, you've cleared the clutter and you've thought through how to best organize your kitchen. Today we’re getting into the nitty gritty of this Spring Cleaning Challenge. We’re going to start deep cleaning the kitchen! You use trash bags. You may even have a hands-free trash can. Yet, somehow, there’s always a leak, or a spill, or [...]

Organize Your Kitchen with Purpose

If you're following along during this Spring Cleaning challenge, you are working hard this month to deep clean your kitchen. If you haven't jumped on board yet, there's still time! Since you removed all of your kitchen clutter yesterday, today is a perfect time to focus on the primary purpose of the kitchen...cooking, entertaining, eating. When you first moved into [...]

Remove Kitchen Clutter

  You’ve washed the dishes and unloaded the dishwasher or dish rack. Some of you may have even had to do this twice! But that’s okay. Now we can all start implementing the habit of washing or loading dirty dishes into the dishwasher as they accumulate. Let’s move on to the next step in our Step-by-Step guide [...]

Clean the Kitchen Quickly

The kitchen is the most used room in the house. At least it is in MY house. We cook, clean, rinse, repeat…day after day. And it shows. That’s why I’m so excited to begin this Spring Cleaning Challenge with you! The goal this month is to make your kitchen the best it can be. If you [...]

Spring Cleaning: How to Deep Clean a Kitchen

It may still be cold outside, but in just a few short weeks it will be Spring! You know what that means? Spring Cleaning! Over the next few months, I'm going to give you some step-by-step guides to help you get your home in order. We'll work on paper clutter, email clutter, and deep cleaning certain [...]

3 steps to a super clean, high-efficiency (HE), front-loading washing machine

Do you have a high-efficiency (HE) washing machine and need to know how to clean it? Have you ever even thought about cleaning it? When I first got my front loader, I was so excited because of the energy savings. I just couldn't wait to see how much our water bill would be reduced. What I didn't [...]

My favorite way to organize paper clutter

Does it seem like you can walk out of your house in the morning with a clean counter only to arrive home that afternoon with a table piled high with papers? Folders full of assignments from a busy day at school, a mailbox full of bills and junk mail, and a hand full of receipts from [...]

Spring Cleaning Checklist: Floors (STEP 2)

If you have hardwood, carpet or tile, use this Spring Cleaning Checklist to spring clean the floors in your home effectively and efficiently.

Spring Cleaning: Top to Bottom (STEP 1)

If you're looking for the most efficient way to Spring Clean, use this Spring Cleaning checklist to get a clean house in a hurry!

8 Tips for a Smooth Spring Cleaning Day

The sun is shining, your mood is bright, and you are finally ready to Spring Clean! But do you know where to start? Here are a few tips to have a smooth Spring Cleaning day.