When Spring arrives, I plan two things: seasonal closet change-out, and deep cleaning. However, considering how much cleaning the Covid-19 pandemic has had us doing for the past year, I thought some quick and easy tidying & cleaning was more applicable.
Go through your nightstand. Get rid of items you do not need.
Place items in their home: handbags, backpacks, shoes, jewelry, laundry, hamper, etc.
If you have a dresser or chest of drawers, go through each drawer one by one.
Dust, vac, and clean furniture, light fixtures, knobs, and underbed.
The Living Room
Quickly go through and clean off all flat surfaces.
Go through, and pitch, any items you don't need or want inside cabinets and baskets.
Dust, vac and clean all furniture, flat surfaces, and floor.
The Home Office
Go through and clean off shelves and desktop.
Remove, pitch, file, or shred any items and papers you no longer need.
Go through desk drawer(s) and pitch garbage, and any unused items.
Clean desk and chair.
Untangle, clean, and redo your cable management as needed.
Clean off all flat surfaces by placing items where they belong, or pitching them.
Skim through the closet for any items that can be pitched.
Skim inside all drawers, cubbies, boxes, and bins for any toys, books, clothes, etc that can be pitched.
Happy Spring Cleaning!
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