Friday, November 12, 2010

Tidy Home Project

That's IT!  I'm sick and tired of the clutter and I'm finally going to do something about it! 

I've spent a lot of time thinking about how much easier my life would be if I kept ahead of what needed done instead of running around, trying to get to things once they HAVE to be.  Staying ahead of the game is excellent in theory, but in order to do so you have to buckle down and do something about it.  And therein lies my real problem.  I'm a great thinker, but not such a great doer.

But now I'm ready.  We are crusing quickly toward the end of another year and I'm ready to establish new routines around the house so that next year I can start fresh and happy in a clutter-free, organized, and tidy house!

So, if you feel like I do - buried in clutter, sick of the seemingly neverending tasks of tending a home - then join me in changing the way I do things.  Let's establish a cleaning routine together and manage the details to achieve a more orderly, happy home! 

Beginning Tuesday, I will go room by room deep cleaning and getting everything in order.  I'll also add daily tasks that need completed from now on to make keeping up with everything easier on myself!

Anyone interested in playing along?

How to participate:

Every Tuesday I will post an assignment for the week.  You will have until the following Tuesday to complete the tasks assigned.  Once completed, blog about your progress.  Then, come back and link up on my post to brag about your accomplishments! 

Let's all encourage each other and get 'er done!

P.S.  Tomorrow I will post a few notes on cleaning products I like to use around the house to get prepared for Tuesday.

P.P.S. If you want to get a head start on the task, next week I'll be tackling the kitchen!

P.P.P.S.  I'm really going to need encouragement from other people's accomplishments to keep me going so please participate!


  1. I was doing this a few months back. I had to stop because (a)I went back to work and (b) no one was reading my blog anyway. So I'm excited to do this with you! I too am better at getting things done if I'm doing it with other people. I called it "Tidy Tuesday" and created a button and everything. But like most projects in my life it fell by the wayside ;-) Good luck!

  2. @Samantha Marie - I was planning to call it "Tidy Home Tuesday". You and I are on the same wavelength! Hopefully we can keep each other on track :)

  3. I am in the midst of this!! We are HUGE clutter hounds. Wait, no *I* am, lol. My husband hates it. I've been getting rid of unused and unneeded kitchen supplies, movies and books, CLOTHES omg the clothes, etc. My sewing room is for sure the worst room in the house, but it is so overwhelming to even think about tackling that disaster. So, I may play...I just may fail. :-P


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