Winter gives the earth a deep cleansing and kills the germs in the air… BUT Spring is a season of rebirth, rejuvenation, resurrection and regrowth. The month of March has already passed and April is here. We are “Moving Forward by Faith” as we prepare for our period of renewal and attempt to restore a bit of Order to our lives. So now we need a 60-day plan… and then it will be Summer! Get the family to participate. Review the plan with them and get their support & buy-in (even though it may under duress :-D)…. and absolutely, have a BIG party when it’s done!
Ready, Set, Begin!
Days 1 thru 30 – Spring Cleaning **
Assess your physical space and determine three (3) major areas that require spring cleaning first and allot ample time to complete.
Assign small tasks to be completed over time.
Write down the plan, a realistic timeline and post it.
Yes, there is a difference between cleaning and organizing…
Days 30 thru 60 – Organizing **
Identify two (2) small areas that need to be decluttered and organized. For those areas that have some much stuff that we were unable to clean thoroughly.
We will need to sort & purge until the area is uncluttered. Then we can put everything into their proper place.
Have fun with it!
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It’s hard to believe that May is here and Spring is just around the corner. Spring is the season of Rebirth, Refreshing and Restoration. As we prepare for Spring, we are going to focus on Ordering Your Steps: Mind, Body & Space!
Order Your Steps Newsletter – May Issue
Spring is ONLY 38 days away and if it appears that I am in hurry to see Spring…. I AM! 😀
However, in my neck of the woods, winter will probably linger. It “snowed” yesterday and the sun’s out today, but 1 to 22 inches of snow is in the forecast for the rest of the week. It is always during this time of the year that I recall the final preparations for my wedding day. My wedding anniversary is March 10, and the Thursday before, almost thirty years ago… It SNOWED, no REALLY, snowed! But by my wedding day, the snow was practically all gone and the sun was shining. GO FIGURE!!
Winter gives the earth a deep cleansing and kills the germs in the air… BUT Spring is a season of rebirth, rejuvenation, resurrection and regrowth. March 20th will be here before we know, so why not start preparing for our period of renewal and Order right now.
Now I wouldn’t suggest that you do this…
But I would suggest that we map out a “Spring’s Comin” plan. We have 38 days and counting to get ready.
- Days 1 thru 15 – Assess your space and determine three (3) major areas that require spring cleaning first and allot ample time to complete. Assign small tasks to complete over time. Write down the plan and post it. Technically, we will have 3 months to get it done. (yes, I understand that we still have lives, that why I suggested only 3… :-D)
- Days 16 thru 30 – Find two (2) small areas that need to be organized (yes, there is a difference between clean & organize…). Then let the sort & purge process begin.
- Days 31 thru 38 – Get the family to participate. Review the plan with them and get their support & buy-in (even under duress :-D)…. and absolutely, have a BIG party when it’s done. Have fun with it!