Cleaning the Hall Closet (a 34 Weeks of Clean Update)

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We're making great headway in cleaning through the house following 34 Weeks of Clean. As is expected with such an undertaking there have been some missed weeks and some not so thoroughly done jobs. I am officially 2 weeks behind. Last week was for cleaning out the hall closet while this past week was for the laundry room. I hadn't done a complete job with the hall closet so I used this past week to get that finished up. I was so inspired with Michele's idea to wash up things that I just wanted to get to that. So this closet is only like 8 months old. Not a lot of time to get out of … [Read more...]

September 2014 Home Organizing Checklist

  ____ Sep 1 Today is Labor Day. Traditionally many head out of town for one last camping trip or other favorite summer activity. If you leave your home for an extended period of time, here are some home security tips. 1) Mow your lawn before your leave. 2) Leave contact information. 3) Use timers for your lights. ____ Sep 2 Spend time today working on your household routines or cleaning schedule. Ask yourself; How can I change the routines to be more efficient? Do I need to alter the plan to better fit a change in schedules? Have our families’ priorities changed? ____ Sep 3 … [Read more...]

Put Your Homemaking Binder Together – Part 9 – Finalize

Introduction - I did a version of this series a year ago in tandem with a book review I had done on Renee Metzler's books Total Home Makeover. You can read the review here. I've since updated the series to be a simple primer on putting together your Homemaking Binder for a new and organized 2014. I've added some of the forms you'll need to complete the series here in my free downloads section (more coming soon) but if you're ready to take it a step further and fully outfit your Homemaking Binder you can view my more feminine printables, checklists, forms, and ebooks at Well Kept … [Read more...]