Fresh Start

It’s the start of a new year and regardless of how you say it – clean sweep, new beginning, fresh start, or even tabula rasa – January is a perfect time to practice the old adage “out with the old and in with the new!”

Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness

In this little gem of a book, Donna Smallin a nationally recognized organizing expert on cleaning and decluttering shares hundreds of practical one minute tips for decluttering, organizing and cleaning. She includes ways to save money, reduce piles of clutter, and keep your home or office more organized with less effort. You can also check out this title as eBook on Hoopla.

Good Housekeeping Simple Household Wisdom: 425 Easy Ways to Clean & Organize Your Home

For 130 years’ people have been turning to Good Housekeeping for lifestyle advice. This easy to use, clearly illustrated book continues that tradition. It gives the reader savvy shortcuts and expert advice about caring for your home including entertaining, decorating, organizing and cleaning tips. One of the tips, using less polish on the furniture and applying it to the cloth rather than directly on the furniture itself, worked great. I found that I had to dust less often and I saved money.