Cleaning

Are you Really LAZY

Fascinating Question – Are You REALLY Lazy?

One of the most common and negative things people say about themselves is we are lazy.  It’s kind of a fascinating question because if you look a little bit deeper, it is almost always NOT TRUE.  And it’s probably healthier to do away with the stereotype that someone with a messy house is lazy.  Because […] Read more…

Understanding The Broken Window Effect

I wanted to talk about an organizing concept called the Broken Window Effect.  It might also be stated as “clutter breeds more clutter” and it’s a very important concept to understand as it relates to your home.  I found this study very interesting and I’ve noticed the effects on my home again and again. What […] Read more…

The Cleaning Styles of Men vs. Women

The Cleaning Styles of Men vs. Women

Here’s a news flash: men are different than women.  Shocking isn’t it? But it’s sort of a basic fact of biology.  So, the illogic of it is why do we expect men to act like women and vice versa?  There have been whole books on the subject – the whole Men are from Mars, Women […] Read more…

7 Steps to a Permanently Clean Kitchen

I am going to share a secret with you: The longer you spend thinking about having a clean kitchen, the less time you spend actually cleaning it. Until suddenly the task has become so insurmountable that when you finally do dig in, it will take you hours of back-breaking, toothbrush-wielding work. On the other hand, […] Read more…

A New and Improved Laundry Plan

Laundry is such a pervasive problem in our homes and it can get out of control SO fast.  I think the biggest part of the issue is that laundry is a multi-step process with unavoidable delays.  Most other chores can be knocked out in just a few minutes, but the wash is a minimum two-hour […] Read more…

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