Easy Clean

Having just helped some folks clean their home, ahead of a rental inspection, I am once again reminded of how much more difficult cleaning is when there is so much clutter.  Things sitting out on display, whether that be for aesthetics, convenience or lack of cabinet space (due to them being cluttered), are prone to get dusty or, in the case of the kitchen area, also covered in grime. The more things out the higher degree of difficulty there is to achieve a good outcome on cleaning day. Not having a good working system for dealing with paperwork also adds another layer of mess to have Continue reading

Cindy’s Weekly Wisdom ~ Decluttering the Refrigerator and Freezer

Cindy's Weekly Wisdom Pantries, refrigerators, and freezers can be chocked full of clutter. I know, I know, it's food, so how can it be clutter? Well, if we define clutter as things we don't need, don't want, don't value, and won't use, then I bet your food storage areas are harboring at least a few bits of clutter. Let's Start with the Refrigerator My top shelf holds condiment, sauces, and jellies. Talk about a potential treasure trove of clutter! The next three shelves are food we're eating, left overs, and ingredients for use this week. Next is the cheese drawer, then produce, and the Continue reading