Feeling overwhelmed over how to get started for spring cleaning? Or are you looking for inspiration to help you get organized?
While we were doing our own spring cleaning at home, we have also scoured the web for blogs and resources that will help make our lives easier. We are clearly not experts at giving our house a much needed makeover, so the advice that these awesome blogs were gold.
We have put together this list of our favorite blogs which we found to be really beneficial to us, and we certainly hope that it will make this spring cleaning season a breeze.
Becky at Clean Mama has plenty of tips and tricks up her sleeves on cleaning and homekeeping. We simply adore her cleaning routines, and we are convinced that homekeeping is not just another set of mundane tasks but it can be fun and inclusive.
A Slob Comes Clean
Dana created A Slob Comes Clean to share her own struggles to keep her home under control by sharing cleaning and organizational strategies that work for actual people who don't love organizing and cleaning.
We absolutely love her podcasts and YouTube channel which shows her strategies in action. Don't forget to check out her book "How To Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind".
Clean & Scentsible
Jenn's Clean and Scentsible blog is a way for her to share her creative cleaning ideas as well as her favorite products. The signature 31 Day Detox which is part of her Household Organization Diet gives you 31 days' worth of tips and tricks to refresh your home and give it a new lease of life. Don't miss this blog if you're looking for clever ways to stay organized when you're time-strapped.
Jen is a stay at home mum from a small town in Wisconsin, USA who shares her passion and flair for organising her home. Her organising projects include any corner in the house that you can think of, from the kitchen cabinet to a closet for art and craft supplies. The blog is filled with tonnes of photos of her beautifully organized home which makes us so envious!
A Bowl Full of Lemons
Toni's homekeeping blog caters to those who are looking to get their homes cleaned and organized, and also people who are looking to get their budgets into shape on their to way to financial freedom.
Toni has also recently launched "The Complete Book of Clean" which not only looks great on the outside, but full of beautiful photographs with plenty of tips to get your home back into tiptop condition.
Clean My Space
The Clean My Space YouTube channel has been really popular with more than 600,000 subscribers to date. Entrepreneur and cleaning expert Melissa Maker shows her clear and descriptive style through her videos and posts, and this makes it really easy for anyone to learn as they watch, and in the process become more efficient and effective.
She has also launched her book "Clean My Space" in which she shares many tips and hacks for cleaning, as well as her revolutionary 3 step solution.
Cheryl at Tidymom is a self-confessed neat freak who started TidyMom to share valuable household tips, projects and recipes to help others ease the chaos of everyday life. Her tutorials are easy to understand and follow with plenty of great resources on not just housekeeping, cleaning and food recipes.
Anna started her blog to answer some tough questions on cleaning, organizing and home decor. With detailed tutorials that helps to cover even the most difficult areas in a more effective and efficient manner, it is no wonder that Anna has a substantial following.
One Good Thing by Jillee
When it comes to coming up with creative cleaning solutions, Jillee is able to show you the many different ways that you can use to keep your home at its absolute cleanest. The blog has an extensive (and expanding) list of DIY home cleaning solutions and cleaning product recipes, and we really like her out-of-the-box thinking for certain solutions.
The Organised Housewife
Katrina, who is from the sunny Gold Coast in Australia, created the website to be a one-stop-shop for all things related to home cleaning. She provides awesome recommendations for some of the best cleaning products, and practical tips for cleaning some of the more challenging areas of the home.
Stay at Home Mum
Jody started Stay at Home Mum to share her knowledge and experience on living simply. The products reviews, cleaning product recipes and cleaning tips are just the tip of the iceberg of this informative blog that has helped many families in their daily lives.
The Idea Room
Amy gets really creative as we can see from her recipes, home decor and DIY project ideas. Whether you are looking for ways to organize your home or home remodeling ideas, don't miss out on The Idea Room.
Ginny shares a great deal of tips and ideas, as well as tutorials on how to get your home and life organized, right down to organizing your vacation. And did we mention how impressed we are that she is able to find time and energy to do all this while being a homeschooling mother to 4 children?
The ClutterBug blog has a great bunch organizing ideas, tips and tutorials for small DIY projects at home. Cassandra has even included a short quiz to let visitors find out what their kind of organizing style is. With a book and a podcast too, there is no lack of resources on this site to help you get organized.
Professional organizer Tanya Lea shares her wealth of knowledge and provides tips and tricks on her blog Declutter Home. She basically covers all things organization for home and office, all the way from your bedroom to things that you may not even think about like your passwords.
I Hate Cleaning
As much as Lana Jane hates cleaning, she goes through it and does well in keeping the home sparkling clean. The blog design makes for a refreshing change to the usual layouts found in other blogs. Besides her green cleaning tips and DIY projects, there are many other articles on the other aspects of home and her life that she shares with her readers.
Margo provides her readers with great tips on organizing, cleaning and homemaking. As a mother of 3, she has been keeping up not only with her own and reading her blog can inspire you to get started too. With a wealth of great ideas for cleaning with simple, everyday supplies, you can learn how to save time and money buying the commercial cleaners at the store.
Sandie hails from the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. Being very passionate about organizing stuff earned her the nickname of "Mrs Organized" amongst family and friends. She provides very practical and actionable tips to clean, declutter and organise your home and also covers some of her homemaking and travel topics as well.
Young House Love
Sherry & John from Richmond, Virginia have a wonderful blog on their DIY home projects, cleaning and organizing. Take your time to go through nearly 3,000 free projects & posts plus an occasional house/life update.
A Thoughtful Place
Courtney, the lady behind A Thoughtful Place shares about her home decor, DIY projects, fashion and her life. Being an interior designer, she certainly has the flair when it comes to remaking spaces. If you're looking to revamp some corner of your house during spring cleaning this year, don't miss out on her insightful articles on organization and DIY.
The lady behind this website is professional organizer who works with local clients in Northwest Arkansas as well as conduct organizing coaching calls. She has been organizing an annual declutter challenge for her community. The current one will be her 5th year, and this says much about the popularity of this annual activity among her readers.
I Dream of Clean
I Dream of Clean was created by Christine, a wife and mom who hates to clean. She has created this Home Organization Life Cycle, which is simply a concept which helps you understand which part of the cycle you are at, so as to help you get started.
Christine has also designed some great coaching courses such as Spring Cleaning 365 and Simplify Your Stuff to help people get started and commit to the habits for a stress-free life.
Home Ec 101
Home-Ec 101 was started by former professional chef Heather Solos to fill a gap in modern day, which was to teach the basic life skills at home for this generation who do not have a chance to learn from their busy, working parents. You can find many useful articles in cleaning, washing, fixing stuff at home and recipes.
Organizing Made Fun
Becky, the lady behind Organizing Made Fun, has tons of great ideas on her blog to incorporate into your own home. Whether you are looking for advice on how to get started for cluttering or just need some inspiration, this is one blog you should not miss.
Of course, the list is by no mean exhaustive and we will continue to update it when we come across more relevant sites that we like. Do you have any of your favorite blogs and resources for spring cleaning inspiration? Let us know in the comments below!