7 Ways to Keep that Spring Cleaned Feeling

The following post is from Becky of Clean Mama: After all the hard work that goes into spring cleaning, it can seem pointless when things return to normal and the mess and clutter return.  Before you complete your spring cleaning this year, put a couple ideas and systems in place to hold on to that…

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De-clutter Before You Spring Clean

The following post is from Becky of Clean Mama: Ready to start spring cleaning?   Did you de-clutter first?  If you want your spring cleaning to be effective and worth the time and effort, put in a little time before you start the cleaning process to de-clutter.  Why?  It's like prepping for a painting project. You have…

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Dear Readers…, Desktop Calendar & Sponsor Shout-Out {March 2013}

To download the image above to use as your desktop wallpaper, simply click the image (or this link: February 2013 Desktop Calendar) and choose Save Image As… Then, open the picture, right click and choose Set as desktop background. Dear Readers... In trying to take a photo for this month's desktop calendar, I came to…

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List of Ingredients to Avoid in Cleaning Products

Last week we talked about ingredients to avoid in the food we eat, but one of the first green changes I actually made was to switch to homemade cleaners. I mostly did it because I'm cheap (some people are frugal, but really, I'm just cheap), but as I've learned more about the harmful effects of…

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Question of the Day: What Is Your Spring Cleaning Philosophy?

The blogosphere is buzzing with spring cleaning posts, and tomorrow I'll be participating in Simple Mom's Spring Cleaning Week with my monthly column there. So today I want to know... What does spring cleaning look like in your home? What projects are at the top of your list? Which are the most important to you?…

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Spring Cleaning Party: Tackling the Kitchen

Today we're finishing off the first week of the Spring Cleaning Party with Day 2 in the kitchen. Be sure to link to your before and after pictures in the comments of Tsh's post so we can see what you've accomplished! Organizing and Cleaning the Kitchen Tsh has some great before and after shots today…

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