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!
The piece I bought this time is right in the middle…
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!
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…
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…
So last week I shared some Spring Cleaning Hacks with everyone! Missed that post? CLICK HERE!
But I was thinking, hacks really don’t do much good if you don’t have a plan to actually tackle them. Right? Well, no worries now! Grace over at Terry’s Fabrics shared this lovely infographic with me to share with all of you: The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist! Now you have it ALL!
Well, I may be a bit behind the band wagon on this one, but let’s talk about spring cleaning! Have y’all started on yours yet?! I’m just getting going on this end!
The thing about spring cleaning is, it’s easy to run out of your supplies pretty quickly once you get in the groove. So when Stewart from The Rug Seller contacted me about some spring cleaning hacks…oh yes! Bring it on!