Things have been quiet on the blog lately, I know. For one thing, for the last two days, I’ve had a sick kid at home (the crud going around school finally caught up with her!), but also I’ve felt a need to feel centered in our home. And that means cleaning up, organizing, purging old things, and generally just creating order out of a chaotic home!
So here are my favorite spring cleaning tips! Everything you need to know to get started on spring cleaning and organizing in one spot!
For general tips on how to get started and tackle spring cleaning tasks, please see this post. Getting started is always the hardest part, right?!?
For tips on cleaning out your clothes closet, please see this post:
If you need to clean a screened porch, I’ve got the easiest way here:
If you have an unfinished basement that’s a bit scary, here’s how to organize it:
For how to keep a front porch/entry organized, please see this post:
With help from a professional organizer, I got my home office organized here:
At least once a year, make sure you clean out your dryer ducts – here’s how:
If your kitchen needs organizing, I’ve got my five top tips here:
If you’re cleaning and organizing your bathroom, here’s the best all-natural way to clean grout:
If you need to clean and deodorize a rug, here’s an easy way to do that!
And once you get organized, here’s what to do with stuff you no longer want or need:
Pin it for spring cleaning later:
For more spring cleaning inspiration, you can find an awesome printable spring cleaning checklist at Mom4Real here. And if you are ready for a big organizing and purging project, try White House Black Shutters’ 40 bags in 40 days here.