A number of readers have written in to share their surprise at what a big difference doing my lists of one-minute chores has made in their homes. Many of us just feel so overwhelmed when we think "Oh, Continue Reading
Chores and Cleaning Routine Archive
These chores and cleaning routines will help you stay on top of housework while still having time to enjoy your life.
This weekly kitchen cleaning checklist is designed to help you clean thoroughly yet efficiently. Most of us find the kitchen needs more attention than any other room in the house, and with this Continue Reading
Crisis cleaning for last-minute guests can help save your sanity as well as your friendships. Let's face it: sometimes, despite having the best intentions, the house becomes a horrible mess, and Continue Reading
A Garage Spring Cleaning Checklist is my secret weapon for getting my son to do this chore that I hate so much. See, the first time I told him to Spring Clean the garage, it left us both nearly in Continue Reading
This living room Spring Cleaning checklist guides you through deep-cleaning every surface in this important gathering spot. Whether you call it the living room or the family room (or have one of Continue Reading
Even if you wipe your refrigerator shelves regularly, it's a good idea to Spring clean your refrigerator, too. That's not to say you have to wait until Spring to do it -- I wind up giving mine this Continue Reading