Spring Cleaning: Tips and Tricks to a fresh Start of the Year

It’s that time of year again, time to open the windows, let in the cool spring breeze, and air out the house from its long winter slumber. It’s also time to get the house back in order after months of new toys, great food, and hunkering down through the cold of winter. I have here a list of articles from around the web and my own blog to help you get started on your Spring Cleaning journey.

Deep Cleaning Your Kitchengloves-415390_1280

– New and improved with updated ideas!

Kitchen Organization: From Junk Drawer to Microwave Placement

– This article is perfect for anyone who finds their kitchen layout and counter space to be counter productive!!!

Spring Cleaning Checklist

-This mom doesn’t claim to have it all figured out, but she does have an awesome Spring Cleaning Checklist perfect for any mom with a toddler and a new born. Pregos over here might even be using it! I mean after all its not like getting on my hands and knees to scrub the oven was really going to be happening anytime in the next few months anyway.

For those looking to keep things in order all year round, check out this article by Whitney Coy. It breaks up your chores Daily, weekly, and monthly.

Stick to the Little Things

-This was a bad year for stomach bugs and the flu, I know my family was hit one a month between January and March, no fun. So if your still not ready for the top to bottom house cleaning that comes with Spring, at least make sure you cover these 10 things.

If this list wasn’t enough to get you started, then here is another fun reason to get your Spring Cleaning on. As you find dollar-163473_1280unwanted items or items that haven’t been used in years, you have the opportunity to make extra cash by A) Selling them in a garage/yard sale, B) Taking them to a resale shop that will give you cash or allow you to pick up new items from around the store, C) There is always the opportunity to sell on facebook or craigslist, and D) if worse comes to worse you can take everything to your local goodwill and redeem the voucher during next years tax season I usually get an extra $50 or so from my yearly donations of clothes, and house-hold items.

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