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Weekly Cleaning Zones

Old Fashioned Broom

There are things that you do around the house every single day. Don’t you just love dishes, laundry, de-cluttering, and trash? Ehem… Well on the other hand, there are things that need to be done less often for appearances and upkeep in your household. I found this great list outline of what one mom on www.ouroutofsynclife.com did to keep her home running smoothly, and to keep important cleaning tasks from falling through the cracks (sometimes literally) and getting gross.

I haven’t always been good at housekeeping (and I still can improve, as I didn’t have a great example of this growing up), but I have always been good at scheduling and list-making- just my personality type I suppose. So this helped me keep everything together.

I modified the original blog post content to fit my personal family needs (including but not limited to crafts and cooking), and I encourage you to do the same:

Monday: Dining Room

1) Clean vent & ceiling fan

2) Wipe baseboards & electrical plates

3) Wash Windows and blinds

4) Wash doors

5) Wash table & chairs

Tuesday: Kitchen

1) Wipe & organize drawers, pantry, & cabinets

2) Wipe & organize drawers, pantry, & cabinets

3) Wash canisters, knick-knacks, oils, etc.

4) Scrub down and organize refrigerator, freezer stove hood, microwave & tile backsplash

5)Wipe baseboards and electrical plates

6) mop

7) Scrub Sink

8) sewing/ needed school or house crafts

Wednesday: Laundry room

1) Clean vents & ceiling fan

2) Wipe baseboards & electrical plates

3) Wash doors

4) Dust & straighten cabinets

5) Wash down washer & dryer

6) bake breads

Thursday: Bathrooms

1) Clean vent

2) Wipe baseboards & electrical plates

3) Wash doors

4) Wipe drawers & cabinet

5) Wash rugs

Friday: Living Room

1) Clean vents

2) Wipe baseboards & electrical plates

3) Wash windows and blinds

4) organize and dust entertainment center

5) Dust tables and lamps

6) organize mom’s drawers

7) bake breads

Saturday: Entrance (involve Silas where possible)

1) Wipe down outdoor furniture

2) Wipe baseboards & electrical plates

3) Wipe front door

4) Hose down front walkway and back patio as needed

5) Organize bookshelf

6) plan and prepare food for church potluck

Sunday: Bedrooms & Closets

1) Clean vent & ceiling fan

2) Wipe baseboards & electrical plates

3) Wash Windows and blinds

4) Wash doors

5) Straighten dressers/closets

6) Wash mattress pad, dust ruffle, and sheets

7) Wipe down headboard and dressers

8) Flip mattress

 9) make crackers and/or flat breads and ready biscuit and  pancake mixes

Do you already have a list similar to this? Have any ideas for added efficiency? Leave a comment and let me know! Also stay tuned to learn about how to get the most bang for your buck when it comes to household chores.

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A homeschooing, homemaking, Christian, frugal living blog. Follow my life-long journey through motherhood.

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