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tips for

December 2019

December’s monthly focus is OFFICE/PAPERWORK.
Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

 

How I organize paper and keep the piles away. It's so much easier to start this with a new year - get on board now!

6 ways to get rid of paper clutter. Let's make 2020 the year with LESS paper!

Essentials for organizing kids' papers and memorabilia - it can be done!


tips for

November 2019

November’s monthly focus is LIVING AREA(S).
Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

 

Sometimes it’s helpful to clear a surface and give your home a little breathing room - here’s how.

Blankets and pillows smell a little stale? Mix up a batch of this DIY Lemon + Lavender Fabric Freshener.

One ingredient odor absorbers - perfect for that time of year when the house is closed up and we’re still wanting a fresh, clean smell.


tips for

October 2019

Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

 

Just click on a link to head to the post:

4 Simple Laundry Swaps – My Laundry Routine

3 ways to freshen up your bedroom and my favorite organic sheets?  Check out this post.

Ditch the Dryer Sheets – Dryer Balls to the Rescue

4 Ways to Naturally Soften and Freshen Your Laundry

How to Keep Towels Soft + Fluffy


tips for

September 2019

September’s monthly focus is the ENTRYWAY/MUDROOM.
Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

 

Want to freshen up your hard surface floors in your entryway or mudroom? Try adding a drop or two of essential oil on a mop pad like this.

If you’re expecting guests you might want to take a peek at how I organized our entryway for the holidays a couple years ago.

Curious about how my favorites for washing floors? Check out this post.


tips for

August 2019

August’s monthly focus is CLOSETS.
Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

 

Folding is a big part of organized closets - here’s a thorough post on How I Fold Everything.

If you have a linen closet this is a great place to start with closet organization if you’re feeling overwhelmed with a closet that holds clothing. A Simple + Organized Linen Closet

Ready to tackle the clothes closet - here’s a post with how I decluttered our master bedroom closet. 5 Steps to an Organized Closet

This post may seem extreme for most homes but I love having a cleaning closet - take a tip or two and apply it to a closet in your home. What’s In My Cleaning Closet

And one for the kiddos!  How to Organize and Maintain Kids Closets


tips for

July 2019

July’s monthly focus is ORGANIZING SYSTEMS.
Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

 

This post shares some of my favorite systems: 15 Simple Systems that Will Keep Your Home Clean + Organized

Everyone has paper piles but the key is putting a system in place. Here’s How I Organize Paper and Keep the Piles Away

Have all those papers and memorabilia coming home from school got you overwhelmed? Essentials for Organizing Kids’ Papers + Memorabilia

A simple set up for the kitchen sink is a system that works! Here’s My Kitchen Sink Set-Up


tips for

June 2019

June’s monthly focus is BEDROOMS.
Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

 

Once you do a deep clean of your bedroom this month, here’s how to keep it tidy most of the time.

One of my favorite DIY recipes is a simple baking soda Nightly Sink Scrub. Did you know you can use that same recipe for a mattress freshener? Here’s the recipe.

Washing pillows isn’t as hard as you might think! Here’s how to wash pillows.

Did you know you can wash and freshen up a comforter or duvet at home? Here’s how.


tips for

May 2019

May’s monthly focus is the GARAGE / BASEMENT.
Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

 

I am personally overwhelmed with our basement so I’m going to be working on this right along with you this month and doing a post about it. In the meantime, here are a couple refresher posts on what to do when you’re overwhelmed. I tend to feel this way in May with all of the end of the school year activities and events piled onto an already full schedule.

It happens to everyone! How to Start or Re-Start a Cleaning Routine When You’re Overwhelmed and Don’t Know Where to Start.

Menu planning doesn’t have to take an afternoon or a day, be intentional and do a little meal prepping during the week to keep you on track. 6 Things I Meal Prep Every Week.

Once you incorporate my daily tasks, you’ll find that your home stays clean feeling longer. 5 Daily Tasks that Will Change Your Life.


tips for

April 2019

April’s monthly focus is BATHROOMS.
Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

 

How to Speed Clean Your Bathrooms - if you aren’t following this method, head to this post and start!

Everyone gets it, here’s how to deal with it - How to Naturally Get Rid of Soap Scum

This post rounds up some of my favorite bathroom cleaning posts - Essential Guide to Clean Bathrooms

One of my favorite bathroom organizing projects was how I organized our toiletries.


tips for

March 2019

March’s monthly focus is SPRING CLEANING.
Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

Just click on a link to head to the post:

The Ultimate Guide to Spring Cleaning (this post links by room and has windows, carpets, blinds, walls, etc. all linked up - start here!)

The Perfect Spring Cleaning Essential Oil Blend

Green Spring Cleaning : 10 Favorite Products


tips for

February 2019

February’s monthly focus is in the KITCHEN.  
Here are some tips to get you going during the month.

 

Just click on the link to head to a post with more information:

My Kitchen Sink Set-Up

Nightly Sink Scrub - DIY recipe

How to Clean + Declutter Your Kitchen Counters (and keep them that way!)

How to Keep Your Kitchen Clean Most of the Time

Nightly Kitchen Quick Clean


tips for

January 2019

January's monthly focus is all about a WHOLE HOUSE DECLUTTER.
Here are some tips for that go along with the monthly focus to give you a little more direction and guidance along the way.

 

Just click on the link to head to a post with more information:

How to Declutter with Kids (yes, it can be done!)

6 Quick Decluttering Projects You Can do in 10 minutes or Less

4 Simple Steps to Clutter-Free Kitchen Counters

6 Surfaces to Clear If Your House Feels Cluttered

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