Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Spring Cleaning ~ The Goal

Kitchen/Dining Room:
  • Remove cobwebs
  • Clean Light fixtures
  • Dust window sills
  • Clean the Window & Sliding Door (Inside & Out)
  • Wipe Fingerprints off Walls
  • Clean Microwave Inside & Out
  • Clean out Refrigerator
  • Clean off outside of Refrigerator
  • Clean off TOP of Refrigerator
  • Clean Oven
  • Clean Stove & Fan/Hood
  • Run Clean Cycle on Coffee Maker
  • Wash Canisters/Knick-Knacks
  • Wash Glasses in Cupboard
  • Clean and straighten cupboards and drawers
  • Clean off top (and under ledge) of Dining table and Polish
  • Dust the bottoms of the chairs.
  • Scrub Down Cabinet Fronts
  • Dust the baseboards
  • Clean Under Sink
  • Sweep and mop the floor

Living Room:

  • Remove cobwebs
  • Clean Ceiling Fan
  • Clean Light Fixtures
  • Clean Mini Blinds
  • Dust window sills and front door
  • Clean switch plate of hand prints and walls if needed
  • Clean phone
  • Clean pictures
  • Dust furniture and Mantle
  • Dust baseboards
  • Organize Bookshelves
  • Organize the coat closest
  • Clean Wood stove
  • Vacuum under Couch Cushions
  • Vacuum the floor (including under furniture)

Laundry Room / Bathroom:

  • Put all Purged Items in Car to Donate
  • Put away all Laundry
  • Look behind Appliances for socks, etc.
  • Remove Cobwebs
  • Clean Light Fixtures
  • Clean Window Inside & Out
  • Wipe Down the Top of the Washer and Dryer
  • Clean the Gunk from rim of Washer Door
  • Throw Out Empty Bottles and Trash
  • Burn all Burn Trash
  • Empty the Trash
  • Clean Trash Can
  • Organize Cabinets & Drawers
  • Clean Toilet
  • Clean Shower
  • Wash Shower Door
  • Wash Mirror
  • Clean Counter top
  • Wash Area Rugs
  • Sweep and Mop Floor

Hallway:
  • Remove Cobwebs
  • Put away items that don't belong in hall
  • Clean Door Knobs, switch plate and walls of hand prints
  • Dust baseboards & Doors
  • Mop Floor

Master Bedroom:
  • Organize Dresser Drawers
  • Organize Nightstands
  • Organize Bookshelf
  • Anything to donate??
  • Clean Under Bed
  • Put Away Stray Items
  • Wash Mattress Pad, Sheets and Dust Ruffle
  • Remove Cobwebs
  • Wash Windows (Inside & Out)
  • Wash Mirror
  • Dust light fixtures
  • Dust Statue & Crucifix
  • Dust Clock & Phone
  • Clean Ceiling Fan
  • Dust & Polish Furniture
  • Clean Fingerprints off Door, Walls & Switch plates
  • Vacuum Room Including Under Bed & Closet

Master Bathroom:

  • Remove Any Cobwebs
  • Clean Light fixtures/Light bulbs
  • Wash Area Rugs
  • Clean Bath
  • Clean Shower
  • Remove Water Spots from Shower Door
  • Clean Sink & Toilet
  • Wash Mirrors & Windows (Inside & Out)
  • Clean Candle holders
  • Clean Switch plate
  • Clean Scale
  • Organize Makeup
  • Organize Drawers & Cabinets
  • Can anything else be thrown out/donated? GET RID OF IT!!
  • Empty Trashcan
  • Clean Trash Can
  • Wash Floor

My Closet:

  • Too big of a project to accomplish this week
  • Shut door :)

Kids Bathroom:
  • Remove Any Cobwebs
  • Clean Light fixtures/Light bulbs
  • Wash Area Rug
  • Wash Shower Curtain
  • Clean Bath
  • Scrub Bath Toys
  • Clean Sink & Toilet (Including down side)
  • Wash Mirror & Window (Inside & Out)
  • Clean Candle holders
  • Clean Switch plate
  • Straighten Drawers & Cabinets
  • Can anything else be thrown out/donated? GET RID OF IT!!
  • Wash Floor

Nursery / Guest Room:
  • Move Guest Bed to Garage in order to create an actual Nursery/Playroom.
  • (Keep or Sell Mattress?)
  • Put Away all Laundry that has accumulated
  • Organize Changing Table
  • Organize Dresser Drawers
  • What can go????
  • Wash Mattress Pad, Sheets and Dust Ruffle
  • Flip Crib Mattress
  • Remove Cobwebs
  • Wash Window
  • Polish Furniture
  • Vacuum Room

Boy's Bedroom:
  • Organize Dresser Drawers
  • Sort Out-Grown Clothing
  • Organize Closet
  • Organize Bookshelf
  • Organize Toys... Anything to donate??
  • Clean Under Beds
  • Put Away Stray Items
  • Wash Mattress Pad, Sheets and Dust Ruffle
  • Flip Mattresses
  • Remove Cobwebs
  • Wash Mini blinds
  • Wash Window (Inside & Out)
  • Dust light fixture
  • Polish Furniture
  • Clean Fingerprints off Door & Walls
  • Vacuum Room Including Under Bed & Closet

Girl's Bedroom:
  • Organize Dresser Drawers
  • Sort Out-Grown Clothing
  • Organize Closet
  • Organize Bookshelf
  • Organize Toys... Anything to donate??
  • Clean Under Beds
  • Put Away Stray Items
  • Wash Mattress Pad, Sheets and Dust Ruffle
  • Flip Mattresses
  • Remove Cobwebs
  • Wash Mini blinds
  • Wash Window (Inside & Out)
  • Dust light fixture
  • Polish Furniture
  • Clean Fingerprints off Door & Walls
  • Vacuum Room Including Under Bed & Closet

School Room:
  • Remove Cobwebs
  • Wash Window (Inside & Out) & Monitor
  • Dust light fixtures
  • Clear off Desks
  • Throw away all pens that don't work
  • Sharpen Pencils
  • Empty Pencil Sharpener
  • Toss Old Receipts
  • Empty Trash can
  • Clean Trash can
  • Dust Furniture
  • Check Supplies of paper, ink, stamps, cards and envelopes
  • Vacuum under desks and the whole room

Front Porch:
  • Sweep down cobweb and spider webs
  • Put Away all Snow Boots
  • Put away all Stray Items
  • Sweep Deck
  • Scrub & Hose off Deck
  • Clean Front Door

Car:
  • Clean and Vacuum Car
  • Wash Inside Windows
  • Take all Items to be donated to Saint Vincents

Can this all be done by Wednesday night by me and my five little monkeys helpers????????? I guess we will see!


Saint Anne , Patron Saint of Homemakers ~ Pray for me!!

6 comments:

  1. Oh, you are on a roll! Go Jessica Go!! lol I am cheering you on, I was planning on doing the same. But, I am so behind I have found myself very unmotivated to do anything. Blah, blah is what I feel right now. But, I have mustered up enough to cheer you on! maybe it will get me stirring ;)

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  2. I'm tired just reading that list. You go girl! I'm impressed!

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  3. AHHH! I didn't think about the car!
    I better get back to work!

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  4. Good luck! You'll need it to get all that done, let alone by Wednesday.

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  5. All I have to say is...DUDE! You are one ambitious woman! I'm sticking with making it "look" clean!

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  6. Is there really a patron saint of homemakers?

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