How I Deal with My Most-Dreaded Cleaning Task

Toilets. I hate cleaning toilets. Pretty much any other task I can handle with equanimity, but toilets? I don't love them. The problem with this is that I tend to procrastinate on getting them clean. I'll put the chore off saying, "Today I will do it," but when the opportunity arrives, I change that to … Continue reading How I Deal with My Most-Dreaded Cleaning Task

What’s in My Caddy: The Cleaners

Cleaning couldn't happen without supplies. Cleaners, dusters, sponges, microfiber cloths--all these have their place in the cleaning routine. I think having the right supplies makes cleaning so much more efficient, and since I have spent a lot of time streamlining my supplies, I thought I'd share with you what I stock up on to get … Continue reading What’s in My Caddy: The Cleaners

Maintaining a Clean House, Part 2: My Evening Cleaning Routine

A few days ago, I shared the cleaning routine I try to follow every morning. Now I want to tell you about my habits in the evening. The two routines go together to make a powerful weapon for attacking the day-to-day mess and dirt, and when I follow through with them, I feel like my … Continue reading Maintaining a Clean House, Part 2: My Evening Cleaning Routine

Maintaining a Clean House, Part 1: My Morning Cleaning Routine

With Easter just a day away and the weather here in Michigan finally starting to hint at spring temperatures, my mind turns to spring cleaning. You can find all kinds of tips and techniques and methods for giving your home a thorough overhaul, and I intend to use some of them in my life. However, … Continue reading Maintaining a Clean House, Part 1: My Morning Cleaning Routine