at the beginning of March and also February, well I should probably start
accepting it a little more.
feel have beauty or are useful in some way, I am able to look at my home in a way to make what we have work.
– to de-clutter or to do spring cleaning, but with three children and
homeschooling, I will be happy to have the spring cleaning done in the actual
office, which has become a storage room.
Even though I de-cluttered the house, there are still some items that we
are keeping that need to find a home – books, piles and piles of books. That home right now is the office. I plan to do my quarterly re-arranging of
furniture to make my home feel like I am using it the best way it can be. I also need to look into some more storage
solutions. With the above mentioned
books I think some new shelving is in order.
of books! While I try to get rid of
books that we are no longer using, there are a lot of books that I like to
return to year after year. I know I will
never get rid of them, and they need to be put away properly. I keep lobbying for a library in our home;
perhaps fitting the office with new shelves will help that along!
we use to clean our homes. These
cleaners have so many warnings; I often don’t want to even touch the bottle. Several years ago I tried to rid my home of
most of these cleaners because of their toxic nature.
home, it does mean that I needed to find an alternative.
days, I find that making my own cleaners is a cost effective way to decrease
the amount of chemicals in my home.
be re-filled! I love to make my own
cleaners – they are non-toxic and mean
that my children can help with the cleaning.
Any help I can get is welcome! I
hope to share some of the recipes I use over the next few weeks to help you with
your spring cleaning as well.
garden is a complete mess. I hope that
over the next few weeks the snow will completely disappear and I can get started
on outside spring cleanup – it is probably my favorite spring chore. Raking out the gardens and seeing my day
lilies start to come up out of the ground makes me so happy!
yesterday, but I know I want to start a few more things to go out into the
ground in just two short months. Figuring
out which seeds I want to buy is on my to-do list for the week; also a trip to
yesterday morning, I know that spring and summer are coming, and when that warm
weather is here, I want to be able to have my house clean so we can stay
outside all the live long day!
de-cluttering in preparation for spring cleaning? Do you combine the two? What are some of your favorite spring chores?