Tag: spring cleaning

The Big Flip- Getting Your Closet Ready For Spring

As I cooked dinner last night, I could hear my neighbor making trips up and down to the basement. She was doing her spring closet flip and storing the off season items in her basement storage. I think like the rest of us, she is hoping spring will be here  for good and the weather... Read more »

Suburban Chicago Cities Go Green and Get Clean

As Ringo Star says-  “I get by with a little help from my friends.” And so the suburban cities of Chicago are getting cleaner and greener with upcoming recycling events. What more perfect way to promote spring cleaning than a recycling/shredding event. Starting in March, they are popping up all over the place. Just take... Read more »

Sunshine, Nice Weather-Perfect Time For Clearing Out The Garage

Mother nature has given us a sneak peak of spring weather. While she can’t decide if its here to stay or if she wants to leave us hanging and wondering what to wear everyday, its the perfect time to tackle the garage. Just open the door and let it all out. In a perfect situation,... Read more »

Three Projects That Should Be At The Top Of Your Spring Cleaning List

It may not look or feel like it, but spring is right around the corner. Aside from the sunshine, green grass, and nights spent outside, there is that age old tradition of spring cleaning. Don’t shoot the messenger. Its that time to put on those gloves, get out the mop and dust pan – go... Read more »

Mini Projects to Help Jump Start Organizing Your Home

Spring cleaning is just around the corner. One day, hopefully soon, if the strong grips of Chiberia let us go, we will be able to open our windows and breath the fresh air. The grass will be green and the flowers will bloom. Do you participate in the tradition of spring cleaning? Do you tackle... Read more »

Spring Cleaning; The Two Rooms That Need It Most

I know that I am a little late to the game for a spring cleaning article. Its hard to get your spring on when the weatherman is predicting snow. That is just how we roll in the midwest. Every year, Americans jump on the spring cleaning/organizing wagon. Yes, this organizer is running around in circles... Read more »

National Prescription Take Back Day on April 28th; clean out those medicine cabinets!

If you don’t know what to do with your unused or old prescription drugs, here is your answer. The DEA is sponsoring a National Prescription take back day on April 28th. On this day from 10 am to 2pm you will be able to bring in your drugs to locations all over the country. Last... Read more »

Where Does Spring Cleaning Come From; Why Are We All Obsessed With It

I am one tired chickie. It’s spring cleaning/organizing season. I think my next day off is Easter unless someone decides that they have an organizing emergency(it happened last year). So where did this term come from and why do we all feel the need to follow it like junior high gals following the latest trend??... Read more »