Monday, January 28, 2013

Monday Clean Me Kitchen and Dining Room

Sometimes I like to use a timer.  Ok, a lot of times.  The kitchen is a great timer place.  15 minutes to clear the "peninsula" counter.  Then 15 minutes for the kitchen and 15 for the dining room.  Done.

The Basics (this is the 5 minute stuff that should happen every night)
File the paper clutter in the silver filer box and deal with the mail/kid papers.
Clear the counter/table/mini desk.
Hang up coats, put away boots/coats/gloves.
Hang up backpacks.
Empty sink.
Load dishwasher.
Empty lunchboxes.

Empty backpacks.
Shake the rugs.
Spot mop.
Wipe table.
Water plants.
Wash napkins/dishtowels/dishrags.
Wipe stove/counters/etc.
Clean fridge.
Scrub sink.
Check levels of dish soap/hand soap/dishwasher detergent/rinse agent.
Dump boiling water down the drains.

Really mop.
Steam clean.
Wash rugs.
Wipe down the door and light switch.
Sort some cabinets.
Wipe cabinet fronts.
Clean oven.
Clean freezer.
Make dishwasher mix.  (2/3 powder dish detergent and 1/3 lemishine)

Wash backpacks.
Wash lunchboxes.
Wash coats/gloves/hats.
Wash windows.
Change table centerpiece/shelf art.
Empty cabinets/wipe/clean/declutter.
Clean closet.

1 comment:

Elle said...

When I come up for air, remind me to post on my patented "ten minute tidy." It's a lifesaver at mi casa.