The holidays can sometimes be overwhelming. From grocery shopping to cooking to hosting – it’s my favorite time of the year, but can also be a challenging few months while I juggle so many balls. Here are 3 simple holiday cleaning tips that helped me spruce up my home so I was prepared even for those guests that dropped in without advance notice.
Stock Up on Supplies
Halloween is around the corner, then it will be Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas before we know it. Now is the time to stock up on cleaning supplies and things that will help make life easier when it’s time to get scrubbing.
Add a few extra things to your cart over the next several weeks so you won’t be stressing to grab your favorite spray, disinfecting solutions, soaps, etc.
Instead of trying to cram all of the cleanings into one day, spread the cleaning over a week or more. There are some jobs that don’t need to be done often, like dusting the ceiling fans. That can be done far in advance. If you take the time to write it all down and break it up into small jobs, it won’t seem as overwhelming.
Make it Fun
As fun as it can be anyway! There are some of you that clean and organize to de-stress, so cleaning is fun for you. For others, it’s not on your list of preferred activities. When it’s time to get busy cleaning, play your favorite movie in the background, blast an awesome playlist, dance around the room, whatever it takes.