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31-Day Clean House Challenge: Day 6 — Kitchen: Fridge & Freezer

Yesterday’s Day 5.5 catch-up sort of lingered into today. I spent the better part of my lunch break this afternoon cleaning my toaster oven. Now, you may wonder why it needed so much cleaning. You have to understand: I use … Continue reading

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31-Day Clean House Challenge: Day 5.5 — Declutter & Get Back on Track

After a little more than a week of whinging and procrastinating (my head hurts, my back hurts, I’m tired, I don’t feel like cleaning), I’m making myself get off my duff and reboot my motivation to get my house cleaned … Continue reading

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31-Day Clean House Challenge: Quick Check-In

Am I falling behind? Yes. Do I have time to write a full post about it? Not right now. Am I giving up? Absolutely not! It’s a 31-day challenge. But nothing says those 31 days have to be consecutive, right? … Continue reading

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31-Day Clean House Challenge: Days 5 & 6 — Small Appliances, Fridge, & Freezer

Who else here in the U.S. needed Thursday to recover from a fireworks-induced “hangover” (from lovely neighbors on one side who shot off extraordinarily loud ones until about 2:30 AM followed by the wonderful neighbors on the other side who … Continue reading

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31-Day Clean House Challenge: Day 4 — Kitchen Countertops

Yesterday, I uploaded detailed worksheets/checklists for the Clean House Challenge that do not have dates on them—meaning you can start the challenge any time you want! If you choose not to start on a Sunday or Monday (the worksheets are … Continue reading

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31-Day Clean House Challenge: Day 3 — Declutter

Have you started your Clean House Challenge yet? I’m trying hard not to get behind right from the beginning, but 40+ years of laziness about housekeeping makes it a hard pattern to break! In order to help myself not only … Continue reading

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31-Day Clean House Challenge: Day 2 — Declutter

Yesterday, I posted the Clean House Challenge—an opportunity I’m taking to get my house clean and organized by the end of July, so that the majority of what I need to do after is just a few minor tasks each … Continue reading

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