Last year I tried deep cleaning our home in less than a week. This year I am giving myself a month! This should give me the time I need to really work on decluttering and not just deep cleaning! ;)
Below you will find the schedule I am going to attempt to follow... I am also planning on using last year's list as a check sheet, to make sure I don't miss any little details, since it worked out so well last year...
~ Week One ~
Monday, March 9th: The Girl's Bedroom ~ Sort and Organize Clothing and Toys. Make a list of the clothing needed for spring and summer.
Tuesday, March 10th: The Boy's Bedroom ~ Sort and Organize Toys and Clothing. Sort and Organize Clothing and Toys. Make a list of the clothing needed for spring and summer.
Wednesday, March 11th: The Nursery ~ Sort and Organize Toys and Clothing. Make list of clothing needed for Spring and Summer (if any?).
Thursday, March 12th: Master Bedroom ~ Sort and Organize Bookshelves and Clothing.
Friday, March 13th: Learning Room ~ Clean and Organize Closet and Bookshelves.
Saturday, March 14th: Learning Room ~ Organize and Declutter Craft Bins and Desk. Make a list of any supplies that are needed. Drop off all items to be donated at St. Vincent's.
~ Week Two ~
Monday, March 16th: Sort and Organize Hall Closets and Coat Closet
Tuesday, March 17th: Sort and Organize DVD/Video Cabinet and Living Room Bookshelves
Wednesday, March 18th: Sort and Organize Kitchen Pantry and Hutch
Thursday, March 19th: Sort and Organize Kitchen Drawers, Cabinets and Countertop
Friday, March 20th: Clean Laundry Room, and Declutter Cabinet
Saturday, March 21st: Sort and Organize Bathroom Drawers and Cabinets. Drop off all items to be donated at St. Vincent's.
~ Week Three ~
Monday, March 23rd: Clean Mini Blinds
Tuesday, March 24th: Clean all Windows and Doors
Wednesday, March 25th: Clean Oven and Range/Hood
Thursday, March 26th: Clean Refrigerator/Freezer, Microwave, and Coffee Pot (Run Clean Cycle)
Friday, March 27th: Clean China Cabinet and Wash all of the Wine Glasses
Saturday, March 28th: Front Porch and Back Patio
~ Week Four ~
Monday, March 30th: Clean Ceilings and Light Fixtures
Tuesday, March 31st: Clean Inside Doors, Handles, and Switch Plates
Wednesday, April 1st: Dust and Vacuum (including under beds and couch, etc.)
Thursday, April 2nd: Wash Baseboards and Cabinet Fronts
Friday, April 3rd: Mop Hallway and Bathroom Floors and Remove Water Spots from Shower Doors
Saturday, April 4th: Clean Cars, Inside and Out
~ Week Five ~
Monday, April 6th: Assemble Easter Baskets
Tuesday, April 7th: Prepare Easter Clothing
Wednesday, April 8th: Begin Easter Baking
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 9th - 11th: Observe the Easter Triduum (I still need to write out our plans for this year.)
Sunday, April 12th: Celebrate Easter Sunday!