At some point and on different levels, we all have admired the care, the attention to detail and the devotion to all things “home” from Martha Stewart and her amazing team of very creative and hard working people. I myself have been an admirer of her work for a long time. A biography on her life was one of my readings on my year spent in Japan with my husband and a first glimpse into domesticity and, the… Continue reading
It’s a new week and a great time for checking how our house organizing routines are going. Continue reading
One of my most important daily home organizing routines, for an enjoyable morning, happens the “night before”. This is the time of the day, right after dinner, while the boys are in the shower, when I organize the kitchen and get things done, so when I wake up for a new day, things are all lined up and I’m a happy camper!
So here are my simple home organizing tips on getting your…
Month Planning Day should ideally happen on the first day of the month, simply because it will be an easy reminder for you. This will give you a long-term idea of what is to come, how far you need to plan ahead, what resources and materials you need to buy or schedule and best of all, when you will have free time for yourself and for your loved ones.
For this planning I suggest that you have with you:
- Your personal calendar
- Your spouse’s calendar
- Your family calendar, if you use one.
You don’t have to sacrifice the joy of living in a clean, fresh home because you are so busy to clean or simply because you hate doing it.
I believe Life can be Simpler and here is a short cleaning routine you can establish in your own home, making YOUR life simpler (and fresher!)
Print them in small cards and stick it to the inside of your cabinets. All you need is 5 minutes and be ready to enjoy the rewards!