Skip to main content

4 Daily Cleaning Checklists To Make Your Life Easier


In practicing my New Year's Resolution of, "habits = happiness" I began a very extensive search into cleaning checklists. I'll reiterate something I've said it other posts -  It’s not that I want to be Susie Homemaker, but I fully recognize that fact that a huge pile of laundry is stressful to me. It is obvious to me now that I become giddy at the sight of a well-made bed. One day at a time works better for me than letting my home's accouterments scatter around the household until I have to spend and entire day (or two) trying to put things back together. I refuse to treat my house like humpty-dumpty.

Better yet, I like that idea that anyone can drop by my home at almost anytime and I'm not frantically cramming the mess into a closet to hide now, then sort a year from now. 

A home kept daily means more time to do things like this (which is a #lifegoal for me. Duh:)


I've been experimenting with 2 different methods:
1. Focus on one room per week 
2. Focus on one task per week that covers the entire house

In the end though, there are some daily tasks that hold true no matter what the other tasks are.

My DAILY: 

  • 1. A load of laundry per day
  • 2. Make the bed
  • 3. Tidy the living room
  • 4. Go to bed with a clean & empty sink
  • 5. Sort all clothes (hang back up, put away, or put in the laundry)


Because I'm realllllly into lists, I found these lists particularly handy, which I combined for myself into one fabulous list. You too might find them helpful! Try to approach these lists with the idea of the DAILY clean - one habit at a time darlings!




Do you have a list that you recommend? Have you created something that I'll simply adore and should feature on this blog? Please comment below! xo, Jolie Goodnight

Images Found: http://www.wrappedinrust.com/the-most-amazing-cleaning-schedules-ever/5/ / Read It / Classy Clutter  / Visit





Comments

Popular posts from this blog

{5 Ways to Add Old Hollywood Glamour to Your Home}

{Images from: 1. Traditional Home 2. Patrick}
Five Ways to Add Old Hollywood Glamour To Your Home:
1. Mix metals - Whoever said metals shouldn't be mixed hasn't glimpsed at the magic that happens when a room is filled with gold and silver details accompanied by mirrors and crystal. The result is a beautifully opulent room!

2. A fur (or faux fur) throw - Tossed about on a chair or couch, this room accessory makes any snuggling instantly more glamorous.  (This luxury can also be in the form of a pillow or rug.)

3.  Color Pallette - The go-to-never-fail feminine color pallette tends to be camel, ivory, and soft pink. I'm a fan of also adding small bits of blue here and there (it adds depth.)

4. Art deco lines + Plush furniture - Balance out more comfy couches and chairs with sleek, art deco pieces like tables, bar carts, coffee tables, mirrors, etc.

5. Have a bar set with alcohol, crystal glasses, and an ice bucket - What ALWAYS happens in every hold Hollywood movie? A cock…

7 Spring Favs : Easy Must-Do's

What I love about spring is that it's flirtatious, it's peppy, and it's easy. It's energetic and exciting in a way that's rambunctious in a good way. In fact, I find myself wanting to be all of those things as well.  



Flirtatious, peppy, energetic, exciting, and rambunctious! 
It's May and before spring melds slowly into Summer, I always like to capture the bouncy moments of the season while I can! It's a time for peppy large arrangements of peonies (my absolute favorite spring flower) or bold arrangements with pops of brightly colored tulips! Before the summer heat creeps in, now is when I love to

1. Eat meals out on the porch
2. Take phone calls in the garden
3. Take walks immediately after spring rain has hit!
4. Change out my linens to bright colors and light textures
    - duvet cover
    - kitchen towels
    - table cloth


Because scent is a major part of spring I also love;
1. Big bouquets of fragrant flowers

2. Using really lovely floral cleaning…

Blossoming from Grief

In 2017 I lost my darling husband, Jason Musick, in a tragic accident, changing my life within seconds. It seems almost needless to say, but after such a tremendous, heart-shattering loss, many parts of my life were put on hold, this blog included.

Truth told I wasn't sure how to proceed with my blog; much of it was based on my life as it existed before his death. The parties we threw, the dinners we cooked, the house we made a home, the vintage lifestyle we lead, the music we enjoyed together. To me those were the products of our love, the promise that we would live a full life together saying "yes" always, especially to the magic life had to offer. Much of the entries, though they were intended to apply to anyone in a relationship or not, were none-the-less from my perspective which was lovingly based on my marriage and partnership that had been in the making for 12 years. How does one write about doing wifely things when one is no longer a wife? My identity as a wife…