5 Cleaning Tips That Will MAKE Your Spring Cleaning

So how’s it coming with your Spring Cleaning?

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Spring is well underway and everyone’s enjoying the chirping of the birds, the warm spring breeze, and the sunlight finally breaking through the clouds. But with the lure of the nature so strong, many homeowners have been putting off their spring cleaning routine. After all, the spring is not all sunshine and rainbows, and people suffering from allergies know that best.

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Spring is a season of change, and what better time to get your home fresh and clean than right now! Spring cleaning is a thorough process involving everything from reorganizing your closets, scrubbing your toilet, washing the carpets and drapes to cleaning every nook and cranny you may have forgotten about during the winter. 

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Spring Season – Fresh and Beautiful + HM #175

Welcome to the Home Matters Linky Party #175! Our theme today is Spring Season – Fresh and Beautiful! Are YOU ready for Spring yet?! Here in Florida, our Spring is well under way…and so are all our allergies! HA! Nevertheless, I love Spring and all things associated with it. I’m excited to share some Springy ideas with you today! #SpringSeason #HomeMattersParty

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Spring Season – Fresh and Beautiful + HM #175

In honor of Spring, I wanted to focus on 5 different Spring-themed areas: Spring Break, Spring Salads, Spring Decor, Spring Gardening and Spring Organizing! Keep reading!

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The 2017 Spring Holiday Shelf!

Here in Florida, we pretty much go straight from Fall into Spring. Not much Winter in these parts. I mean, temps reached 80 degrees yesterday, y’all. And it’s only the beginning of April! So, I pretty much figured it was time for the Spring Holiday Shelf!

When I started this whole “Holiday Shelf” deal, it was because I wanted a certain spot in which to be festive around the house, just because I could! After a little bit it turned into more of a simple kind of celebration. Now, it’s a fun creative outlet! And a lil’ challenge sometimes. I like to buy one new piece and then create the rest of the shelf with things I already have at the house. Which is exactly how it worked out this time around!

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The piece I bought this time is right in the middle…

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Show Us Your Spring Clean – with MAAC!

Well, it’s almost summertime now! Is your Spring Cleaning complete?

I’ll be honest – mine is NOT! (I’ve been a little behind this year, probably due to being pregnant with twins, I don’t know…) but I’m almost there! Good thing, too – it’s pretty much summer!

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And while we all feel better after a good cleaning to our homes, it’s important to remember that sometimes, cleaning can be dangerous! Watch out for things like…

  • Asbestos – may have been used in your home in previous years, and can offer a nasty reaction if disturbed.
  • Paint – all paints are considered hazardous waste! Make sure you dispose of them properly!
  • Smoke detectors – some of them use radioactive materials to detect smoke! Yikes!

So when Sarah from MAAC (Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center) contacted me with a great Spring Cleaning infographic that also reminds us to watch out for the dangers that may be involved, I thought it was perfect! See for yourself…

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On the Road in April

Welcome to May, folks! We are almost half-way through 2016 – can you believe it?! Hey, I’m still over here trying to remember to write 2016 instead of 2015! Who’s with me?!

Lots of stuff happened on the blog last month, but, as always, I wanted to give a quick highlight to the top 5 posts! Here we go…

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