Good Morning, Lovely!
Plan Your Work. Work Your Plan.
Overview from March 25th to March 28th
Do you have a evening, morning, and afternoon routine? Consider what needs to be done to start your day the night before, start the day strong, and finish well. Write it down. Follow it. Tweak as necessary.

Each day—

• Make your bed
• Dishes done and put away.
• Laundry done and put away
• Trash collected and taken out
• Rooms put in good general order
Each week—
Wednesday
• Desk Day—deal with paperwork
Thursday
• Floor Day—sweep or vacuum then mop hard floors. Vacuum traffic areas
Friday
• Put your home in order for the weekend
• Clean out your car
• Clean out your purse, diaper bag, computer bag, backpack or whatever you carry with you when you leave the house
Saturday
Family Fun Day—work or play together as a family
 
Sunday
• Worship as a family
• Coordinate activities with your family and plan your week together
 
Monday
• Put your home in order after the weekend
• Clean your toilets
• Check storage for any needed items—toilet paper, shampoo, toothpaste, cleaning products
Tuesday
• Duster Dance Day—put on happy music and swoosh that dust right out of your home
Areas of Focus—Front Porch, Entry, and Dining Room
D= Daily, W=Weekly, M=Monthly, S=Seasonally, EOM=Every Other Month
 
Front Porch Cleaning Checklist
• Remove clutter. Put away unneeded items (M)
• Clean light fixtures and replace any burnt out bulbs. (M)
• Remove spider webs. (M)
• Wipe down bannisters and light fixtures. (M)
• Sweep walkway and porch. (as needed)
• Get rid of dead plants. (ASAP) Deadhead live plants (D)
• Do any shrubs need to be pruned back? (S)
• Do any plants need repotting? (S)
• Does your doorbell work? Does it need to be replaced or a new battery? (M)
Entry Cleaning Checklist
• Clean cobwebs. (M)
• Clean light fixtures and replace any burnt out bulbs. (M)
• Wipe down window sills and front door. (M)
• Remove fingerprints and marks from door, door frames, switch plates, and walls. (M)
• Clean window treatments and windows. (M)
• Polish furniture. (M) Dust. (W)
• Dust baseboards. (M)
• Declutter, organize, or straighten coat closet. (M)
• Sweep, vacuum, or mop the floor. (W)
• What can you do to personalize your entry and make it more functional and welcoming? (M)
Dining Room Cleaning Checklist

• Clean cobwebs. (M)

• Clean light fixtures and replace any burnt out bulbs. (M)
• Wipe down window sills and front door. (M)
• Remove fingerprints and marks from door, door frames, switch plates, and walls. (M)
• Clean window treatments and windows. (M)
• Declutter, organize or straighten china cabinet and buffet. (M)
• Clear top of dining table. (as needed)
• Dust chair including bottom and legs. (M)
• Polish furniture. (M) Dust. (W)
• Dust baseboards. (M)
• Declutter, organize, or straighten coat closet. (M)
• Sweep, vacuum, or mop the floor. (W)
• What can you do to personalize your dining room? (Centerpiece, table cloth, decorative touches).
March 29th to March 31st–Your Powder Room and Family Bath(s)
Cleaning Checklist for Your Powder Room and Family Bath
 
• Wash Area Rug, toilet seat cover and shower curtain. (M) Wash towels. (W)
• Clean sink (W) Wipe out after each use
• Polish faucet. (D)
• Clean toilet. (W-Monday)
• Clean tub after each use. Clean and wax shower. (Use car polish. DO NOT GET POLISH ON THE SHOWER FLOOR.)
• Clean shower door. (Lemon juice works! You also can slice a lemon and apply directly to the glass. It will cut soap scum and smell fresh, too. (M)
• Clean mirror. (W)
• Polish countertop. (W)
• Clean cobwebs. (M)
• Clean light fixtures and replace any burnt out bulbs. (M)
• Wipe down window sills and front door. (M)
• Remove fingerprints and marks from door, door frames, switch plates, and walls. (M)
• Clean window treatments and windows. (M or S)
• Clean out medicine cabinet. (M)
• Clean and organize cabinets and drawers, (M)
• Clean brushes and combs. (M)
• Clean scale. (M)
• Polish furniture. (M) Dust. (W)
• Dust baseboards. (M)
• Declutter, organize, or straighten coat closet. (M)
• Sweep, vacuum, or mop the floor. (W—Thursday)
• Empty trash (D or as needed)
 
Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Know the Father, and live and love in Christ. You are well loved as the daughter of the Father. You are complete in Christ.
 
Colossians 1:27 For God wanted them to know that the riches and glory of Christ are for you Gentiles, too. And this is the secret: Christ lives in you. This gives you assurance of sharing his glory.
 
Have a great week full of love, hugs, and smiles,
Mary
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