Showing posts from April, 2017


The only thing I hate more than having a dirty home is cleaning. Spring is here and it's that time of year again, time to deep clean and clear out what you don't need. I was recently inspired by Joanna Gaines, in the spring issue of the Magnolia Journal she shares her tips and tricks for spring cleaning, as well as a room-by-room checklist (see below). As I went down the list, I discovered things around that house that I would have never thought to clean, like my washing machine. Another thing that stood out was what Joanna said, " Surrounding yourself with neat, clean spaces can reduce stress and anxiety. It can clear your mind so you can focus and relax." Since my home is where I spend my entire day, this is especially true for me. I do get stressed when things are scattered all over the house, like when toys end up all over the family room, laundry begins to overflow and dishes start piling up. I created 5 tips to help me make cleaning easier and not