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Get Ready for Summer FLASH SALE!

It’s almost here – the glorious summer!  Feel like you need a little help getting things organized and cleaned up before school’s out?  Or maybe you’re home from work for the summer and can’t wait to tackle some projects.  Whatever your need is, I have lots of cleaning and organizational tools and I’m putting them on FLASH SALE for you for just 36 hours!  Everything is on sale – don’t miss it!  SALE ENDS 5/25/16 at 7pm CST!  Use the same coupon code for Clean Mama Home (20% off – this is the best coupon code I’ve ever offered!) AND Clean Mama Printables (30% off) – the code is HOORAY.  What are you waiting for?  Go snag something quick 🙂

Clean Mama Home FLASH Sale

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Clean Mama Home Microfiber Cloths

Clean Mama Printables Flash Sale

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And don’t miss the sale on Homekeeping Society – use the coupon code 30OFFJUNE for 30% off your first month!

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Happy (Almost) Summer!

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Quick Tip : Salad on Mondays

Quick Menu Planning Tip - Salad on Mondays - Clean Mama

Today I have a quick menu planning tip that I’ve been implementing for probably close to a year.  It’s nothing revolutionary, but it saves me time in the kitchen, uses up leftovers, and is a really simple way to get a quick supper on the table. Salad on Mondays The concept is simple - use up leftovers from the weekend, make a healthy salad for supper, and it’s quick and easy. Here’s what I always use: salad mix - pre-washed or this … [Continue reading...]

Tackle Your Spring Cleaning Checklist in Just 1 Hour + Pinterest Party

Spring Cleaning Checklist in Just 1 Hour

I’m so excited to share with you that I’ve partnered up with Scotch-Brite™ to bring you homekeeping tips and hacks this year.  Make sure you join me this Sunday, May 22nd from 5pm-7pm EST on the Scotch-Brite Pinterest page for a Homekeeping Hacks Pinterest Party complete with tips and tricks and prizes!  Hop on over to the party and enter to win one of FIVE Scotch-Brite + Clean Mama Home Gift Baskets at the bottom of this post during the … [Continue reading...]

3 Steps to Quickly Sort Through Memorabilia

3 Steps to Quickly Sort Through Memorabilia - Clean Mama

For many, myself included, sorting through memorabilia is one of the most difficult organizing and decluttering tasks. It is hard to not attach memories and feelings to some of those special pieces. I am not going to tell you to sort through everything and take mental pictures of it all before you toss or donate it or to ask if it is really all that special. Memorabilia is personal and everyone has a different interpretation of what falls under … [Continue reading...]

Get Organized with Homekeeping Society | June Essentials

Do you need some gentle homekeeping help as schedules shift as we start looking toward summer?  June’s Homekeeping Society subscription is up - I hope it’s just what you need to feel successful in your homekeeping. Homekeeping Society has some great changes that make it better, more interactive, AND easier to use!  Make sure you read all the way through the post - there’s a great coupon code if you’d like to try it out! If you don’t know where … [Continue reading...]

Three Kitchen Cleaners to Stop Buying and Start Making

Three Kitchen Cleaners to Stop Buying and Start Making - Clean Mama copy

Despite what commercials, advertisements and media may tell consumers, cleaners don’t need to contain toxic chemicals, unnatural scents or bright colors in order to clean well. In fact, the ideal cleaners can contain as few as three to five ingredients to be effective on just about any surface or for any need. Kitchen cleaners can easily clutter your under the sink storage as well as bring some harsh and unnecessary chemicals in to your home. … [Continue reading...]

Hotel Room Hot Spots : What to Clean + How to Clean It

Hotel Room Hot Spots - what to clean and how to clean it - Clean Mama

With travel and vacation season upon us, I have a couple tips for what to quickly clean when you check into a hotel room.  In my opinion and after seeing some icky things in hotel rooms, I think it’s fair to say that there are a couple things I keep in my overnight/carry-on bag just for doing a quick once-over of germy hotel spots. Let’s face it.  No one likes to be sick on vacation and if taking a couple steps to prevent catching something icky, … [Continue reading...]

Three Bathroom Cleaners to Stop Buying and Start Making

3 Bathroom Cleaners to Stop Buying and Start Making - Clean Mama

One trip down the cleaning aisle at your local store and you find a plethora of bathroom cleaning supplies making numerous claims. The brightly colored cleaners with flashy labels may be eye catching but their contents leave much to be desired. I am a firm believer in using cleaners that have ingredients that I can pronounce and are safe to use around children. The three cleaners that I am sharing today fit my requirements. It is no secret that … [Continue reading...]

Update : Start Here

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I’ve been blogging since 2009.  That means that there’s a lot of content, blog posts, and information in this little corner of cyber space.  When a brand new reader hops on the site and is looking for where to go, I am guessing it’s a little confusing and overwhelming.  So...I’ve been making some changes behind the scenes in categories and places for readers to go for more information and help. As I continue to update the site, I’d LOVE to hear … [Continue reading...]

DIY Homemade Cleaners : Nightly Sink Scrub

Nightly Sink Scrub - Clean Mama

  My favorite DIY recipe is also my favorite nightly ritual - the Nightly Sink Scrub.  It’s a recipe I came up with a few years ago and it pretty much started my DIY cleaners obsession which also turned into my first book, The Organically Clean Home.  The great thing about this recipe is that it’s so simple to whip up and it does such a great job at giving the sink a little scrub, you’ll love it!  Did you know that the sink is pretty … [Continue reading...]

Summer Boredom Busters : No Screen Required

Summer Boredom Busters - No Screen Required - Clean Mama

As the school year winds down I/we get really excited for the summer.  For me, I love the relaxed mornings, trips to the pool, a little vacation time, and less structure.  I also know that we need a couple boredom busters to carry us through the summer because everyone needs a little downtime/ rest time, right?  Best thing about this list?  It doesn’t require a screen, an outlet, or a cord - hooray!  You could re-purpose this for trips, things to … [Continue reading...]

ENDED The Perfect Tool for Your Home : The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle

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This special promotion has ended.  Thank you to all who purchased!  Sign up in the sidebar for reminders and blog posts so you don’t miss something like this :) I love sharing homekeeping tips and tricks that work in our home and today I have something really special to share with you that I KNOW will encourage you, help you on your own homemaking journey, and ultimately save you a lot of time and money! Maybe you wonder how you can keep up with … [Continue reading...]

Free Summer 2016 Calendar

Summer 2016 Free Printable Calendar - Clean Mama copy copy

I’ve had so many requests for another summer schedule (you guys loved 2015) and I’m happy to share a new one for you this summer! We've been working on getting the summer schedule figured out at our house and since I know that I’m not only one trying to figure out the kids' schedules, I thought I'd share a simple way to see everyone's classes and activities at a glance.  Use this for determining what's enough and what's too much or for keeping … [Continue reading...]

Come Clean – Free Cleaning Calendar for May 2016

Come Clean - Free Cleaning Calendar for May 2016 - Clean Mama

It's almost May and that means that it’s time for May’s FREE cleaning calendar! Every year I choose a new theme for the cleaning calendar and blog and this year it’s COME CLEAN.  2016 is the year to get your cleaning routine in order, find some new and workable solutions for organizing, hold yourself accountable, and get your home in a routine that works for you and your family. Feel free to jump in on the self-paced Spring Cleaning … [Continue reading...]

Shop Update + Clean Mama Home Earth Day Sale!

Earth Day Sale 1- Clean Mama Home

Today is Earth Day so let’s celebrate with a little Clean Mama Home SALE, shall we?  Glass and microfiber are two excellent ways to green your cleaning and homekeeping - keep reading to see how you can get both for FREE!  Don’t miss the darling shop additions - an AQUA notebook and binder, a Bathroom Cleaning Kit, and a Mason Jar and Microfiber Cloth Kit - hooray! I’ve searched high and low for a simple 3-ring binder and notebook and I’ve … [Continue reading...]