Set for Your Spring Clean? These 50 Marie Kondo Quotes Will Help Motivate You

Set for Your Spring Clean? These 50 Marie Kondo Quotes Will Help Motivate You

Guest post by Natalie Atterbury

 

Have you KonMari’d any of your home or belongings yet? By now, you may have heard about Marie Kondo and her famous decluttering and tidying methods. Whether you’ve heard of her from her “Magic of Tidying Up” book, her very own (and very addictive) series on Netflix, or maybe you really haven’t ever heard of her before, this is one woman on a mission to make a difference with tidying and to change people’s perspective on clutter. Marie Kondo is an organising consultant and her “KonMari” method is to simplify and organise the home – just a quick warning though, her idea of clutter is probably far from your own idea of clutter.

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How often Should I Clean That?

How often Should I Clean That?

Guest post by Kat Buckley

Some of the basic household tasks we will generally get done but other places in the home can go months or even years without being cleaned. This infographic from HappyCleans looks at how often you need to get all the different items around the house cleaned. For example, the fan vents are one area of the house that rarely get cleaned. The problem is that if they’re left too long dust, pollen, and other allergens will end up clogging them, and in some cases, can cause particles to be released into your home from supply registers.

If you have ceiling fans, they are another area of the home that can get really dusty and these can be quickly dusted with a pillowcase. Of course, if they’re high up you need to be extremely careful not to injure yourself. Using a duster with a long handle that is made for such hard-to-reach areas is usually the best way to tackle the problem.

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Decluttering for your home and health - made easy

Decluttering for your home and health - made easy

Blog post by Green and Prosperous, with infographic by EZ Living Interiors

Did you know that there are a lot more benefits to decluttering your home than just aesthetics?

Spring has officially been here since March 20th, even if the weather may not be cooperating where you live. Whether you’re still waiting for the winter thaw or enjoying the sunny days, you can do your part to usher in the spring by decluttering your home. Spring cleaning and decluttering has a long and storied history, but the 21st century benefits to this ancient ritual are many. In short, spring cleaning is good not only for the aesthetic improvement it brings to your living space; it also has several mental and physical health benefits. Our ancestors were well aware of this fact.

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