Do you know any 4-year olds who love to clean up? Neither do I. If you’re dealing with kids who don’t believe in putting things away, read on. These tips can help teach your kid to clean up, so you don’t have to! First thing’s first: Most kids aren’t born neat. Sure, there’s the
Have you ever seen an icky residue appearing on your dishes or the inside of your dishwasher? This is food particles residue building up over time. You may need to clean your dishwasher. The good news is that it’s fairly easy to do and you may be able to avoid a service call by
It doesn’t matter if you only have 30 minutes, a full day, or the whole weekend to clean. Here are three tips for staying focused while cleaning. Keep reading to see what my “quick tidy” cleaning checklist looks like, too! 1) Make it “your time.” Yes, we all know that cleaning sucks. But if
Checklists are my way of keeping on top of things and staying motivated through less-than-exciting jobs (like spring cleaning!). Here’s a simple spring cleaning checklist you can use to cover all the important places in your kitchen. Related Read: Check out this post if you’re interested in more ways to make spring cleaning easy! How
It’s always a cleaning task that gets pushed down the list, but cleaning out your freezer is actually quite important. Not only does it help remove odors and food that’s too far gone, but it also helps to remove any build-up that keeps your freezer from running efficiently. Luckily, you can clean out your
Do you ever feel like your kitchen is a restaurant open 24/7? My hungry family makes me feel this way, especially around the holidays. That’s why a busy mom has to work smart. Save some time in the kitchen with these 18 kitchen cleaning hacks. Affiliate links are present in this post. 18 kitchen cleaning
After you’ve done the hard work of decluttering and organizing your living room, you’ll want to make sure you maintain that fresh, clean and tidy feel. However, being the living room, that by definition makes it seemingly impossible to do. Without a good system in place, it can easily go from clean and organized
For this week’s clutter hotspot, I decided to tackle my kitchen counters. Counters obviously are a hard-working area that collect clutter constantly. Since the kitchen is the heart of our home, it makes sense for me to have a strategy in place to clear off the clutter. Before decluttering and cleanup. Here’s what my
Whether you clean a little or a lot, cleaning your home is a job that’s just never over. Kids make messes and everyone’s got to eat, right? But no one wants to clean all the time! So here are 10 simple cleaning tips I use to get the work over with faster while saving money. Affiliate links are present in
We’ve all hoped at one point that we could just have a robot clean our house for us–and for over a decade, we’ve been able to with the help of the Roomba. But how do we know if a Roomba is the right fit for our specific home, family, and lifestyle? Check out these
Welcome. I’m Sarah!
I’m the creator of Decluttering School (formerly known as Early Bird Mom), lover of organized spaces, encourager to women and mom to four boys. Click here to read more!