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A Busy Mom’s Guide To Spring Cleaning

Learn how to plan your Spring Cleaning sessions using this 8-Day method to declutter, deep clean, and freshen up your whole home.

Hey there, Busy Mama. I’m so glad you’re here! You’ve decided to tackle Spring Cleaning the way it was meant to be tackled, by giving your home and your family a fresh start to enjoy those vibrant new colors in your closet or cold glasses of sweet tea on your porch. Let me tell you something, though. Just because Spring Cleaning seems to rush in every year doesn’t mean that you should rush to finish it.

You can take it one day, one room at a time, and I’ve created an 8-day system that starts slowly, takes care of you first, and keeps you motivated to freshen up your home inside and out.

Along with the following eight blog posts, my Spring Cleaning Printable Planner is available in the Organized-ish Binder Kit Collection and it’s packed with checklists for every room of the house. If you’re a woman who likes checklists, that planner is calling your name. Speaking of things calling your name, I hear your cleaning caddy, and she’s ready to get started!

8 Day Plan For Spring Cleaning

Day 1: Create A Plan
You’ll start by figuring out what your cleaning personality is, make a plan that suits you, and get pumped up for the real work.

Day 2: Refresh The Bedrooms
I like to start with the bedrooms because nothing feels better after a long day of cleaning than crashing into fresh, clean sheets. Your body will be getting a major workout this week, so get your bedroom ready to help you relax.

Day 3: Deep Clean The Bathrooms
Believe it or not, there is a right way to clean a bathroom. There’s a specific order that sets you up to get the bathroom really clean. Day 3 teaches you exactly how to do it.

Day 4: Give Your Kitchen Some Love
I know, the kitchen is the hardest. But if we wait til the end you’ll put it off and never actually do it. So crank up your favorite playlist and let’s just get this thing over with, mmkay?

Day 5: Clean The Family Room
Sure, you clean your living room every week. But there are seven things you probably haven’t cleaned in a long time. Maybe even never before. Don’t worry, I won’t judge. Today’s the day you do some germ disinfecting.

Day 6: Sanitize The Kids’ Rooms
Today you’ll learn how to sanitize and deep clean your kids’ bedrooms and playrooms. I shared ten tips for keeping children’s spaces germ-free.

Day 7: Tackle The Garage
“Ewww, the garage, Lela?! Whyyyy??” Hold on, before you reach up to that little X in the corner to close out this page, hear me out. On day 7, I have a plan for you to clean out your whole garage in just one day, and I even teach you how to get your family to help out.

Day 8: Build A Maintenance Plan
On the last day of this eight-part series, you’ll craft a maintenance plan to keep your home looking clean all year long. Yes, I promise it’s possible to still have that fresh Spring Cleaning look in August. This step covers it all.

It’s a good idea to either Pin this post or bookmark it to your browser so you can refer to it every day during your cleaning binge. All eight corresponding blog posts are linked above, which is way easier than searching the site for them when you need them. You can also access all Spring Cleaning related blog posts here.

Organized-ish Spring Cleaning Planner

Need A Full Step-By-Step Spring Cleaning Planner?

Grab my 20+ page Spring Cleaning Planner inside the Organized-ish Binder Kit Collection for room-by-room checklists of anything and everything you could possibly clean in your house. These checklists will keep you on track and help you breeze through your cleaning sessions without forgetting a thing. I even created a cleaning supply shopping list and timeline for you to follow so you don’t have to do any planning at all.

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