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Stress free spring cleaning

Make it easy and make it fun.
Would you like to know how to spring clean with no stress?  Take a slow walk through your home.  Look for those spots that you would like to see junk disappear.  A catch all bowl by the door? A junk drawer?  Side table in front of the TV? Closet shelf?  Top of the fridge?  Inside your purse?  The medicine cabinet? 
Here's how I am getting rid of my junk one tiny step at a time:

  • I dedicated myself to spend 15-30 minutes each day for 10 days to purge and reduce the junk.  If you choose a big area, break it into small sections you can tackle in under 30 minutes over several days.  That's how I handled my closet which I worked on first because it was the area that had really gotten out of control!
  • I put a donation box in an out of the way spot.
  • I knew I wanted to add some storage containers to my closet, so I picked them up at Target the end of the first challenge day.
  • I purged the un-needed items to the donation box, tossed the trash,  put the keeper things where they belonged and finished off with a nice dusting.
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Do you have a tip that I need to know?  Please share in comments.


  1. I love it when I clean out a spot. I did underneath my kitchen sink. I wanted to just leave the cupboard doors open, it was so pretty. :) Linda

  2. I need to get back on track. Life can throw curve balls and get me off routine. Thank you for the tips.

  3. Way to go with your challenge progress & thanks for sharing those great tips! :)

  4. Thanks for sharing and linking up with us at the #WWDParty!

  5. Great tips, Jeannie! Thanks for joining me in the challenge! Half way there!

  6. Oh man, I've been aching to do some spring cleaning... but I've been swamped with custom orders... which is a great problem, but leaves me with almost no time to do the organizing I want to do this month! *sigh* oh well... maybe I can hire someone LOL

  7. These are great tips! I LOVE having a donation box at the ready! :)

  8. I love it when "HE" cleans...see what I did there..

  9. I'm loving this challenge. I feel so much better at the end of de-junking each spot. So great to be de-junking with you!! Kathleen @ Fearlessly Creative Mammas

  10. You have some great tips here for spring cleaning and de-junking. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick


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