Welcome to the Home Matters Linky Party #177! Our theme today is Spring Cleaning Tips & Ideas because, guess what? It’s National Cleaning Week!!!
I won’t lie, and you can laugh all you want – I don’t care : I. LOVE. CLEANING. And I love when things are CLEAN. And I love planning to clean, and making things clean, and smelling clean things…I could go on for a while! So I was super excited to compile a few helps so YOU can love cleaning right along with me! #SpringCleaningTips #NationalCleaningWeek #HomeMattersParty
Spring Cleaning Tips and Ideas + HM #177
When I think about my cleaning process, there’s a clear progression for me. Get inside my brain for just a second…
My normal cleaning routine took a turn for the non-routine when the twins were born. Now, with the girls an entire 6 months old (where is the time going?!), I think I may finally be getting the hang of housekeeping once more. The big lesson I’ve had to learn is: I can’t do it all at once.
Pre-kiddos, I used to be able to spend a few hours in one morning cleaning the house, and it would stay pretty clean for about a week or so. Now, I’m excited if I get one bathroom cleaned by the end of the day! HA!
But there are a few things that I’ve made sure I maintained as clean once I got them there. Since I’m prepping adult food and baby food and formula there multiple times a day, the kitchen is something that has stayed clean at our house.
So when Alyssa Winters contacted me and asked if I wanted to post a piece on keeping a kitchen fresh and clean, I was all about it! Hopefully she’s got some tips I’m not already using – I’m all for improving my techniques!
The kitchen is one of, if not THE messiest room in your entire house. This is why it is a challenge to keep it clean, since you surely don’t want to serve food that is prepared in a non-sanitized environment.
I’ve been in a kitchen cleaning funk lately. Does that make any sense to anyone else?
For instance, so far this year, I cannot count the number of times I’ve left dirty dishes in the sink overnight. That is HIGHLY unusual for me. Unusual to the point that my husband asked me if I was okay…because there were still dishes in the sink in the morning before I left for work. I’m normally a clean-up-as-I-go-along gal.
So when author Heather Roberts contacted me to see if I was interested in publishing a post on kitchen cleaning tips, I thought it might be a good idea. Because apparently I needed them! Let’s check out her thoughts…
Cleaning a kitchen is a pretty important task that requires a lot of work and the removal of perishable and staining substances around it. This can be a bit of a challenge in many cases, so we will need to be properly prepared and ready for what comes ahead. Kitchens are a focal point for many households, which makes keeping them clean a top priority in most cases. These tips will give you more to work with so you can keep your kitchen clean: