A lot of people wait until spring to give their house a good cleaning and organizing - but why waste those warm, fresh days of the year cooped up inside? With the days still dark and dismal, and most of your time spent in the house, why not get it in order so you can enjoy it just a little bit more?
This article at Apartment Therapy offers five great tips for decluttering your home. While they may seem pretty straight forward, when you and your family are spending plenty of time in the house, it's amazing how quickly it can get messy. Simple reminders - such as "clean flat surfaces every day"- can prevent the junk from piling up, and keep your home in tip top shape.
Maybe your home's problem areas lie in those out-of-sight-out-of-mind places.
If your linen closet is driving you nuts, check out this article
by Martha Stewart. She has some great ideas to keep your linens in order - such as folding all sheet sets into one pillow case. An under-sink organizer, like this one from Bed, Bath & Beyond can also help with frustration clutter by preventing toiletry and cleaning supply avalanches in the bathroom and kitchen.
While curling up with a good book this weekend may sound more appealing than some pre-emptive spring cleaning, just think of how much better you'll feel when the warm weather starts to hit, and your house is already in working order!