housecleaning tips to organize your home

Thanksgiving is but a stomach-busting memory. This can mean only one thing: The holiday season is now officially in full festive swing.

Are you hosting a cocktail or dinner party?

During the holidays, most parties are family affairs, so the host not only has to worry about entertaining other adults but their offspring and maybe their parents as well.

Here's how to plan your holiday entertaining so that people of all ages will be comfortable, safe, and entertained.

This year there are only four short weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas to make all your family's dreams come true. (Forget Santa - we all know who the head elf is here.)

Time is of the essence, and organizing holiday life is key to keeping things sane. A good place to start is with these 7 holiday organizing ideas for kids bedrooms. Make room now for Santa's bounty!

Let's get started!




Housecleaning: how to clean and organize your home.

When it comes to keeping family life organized and how to clean everything from laundry stains to the busy bathroom to choosing to simplify life (and the family finances) with regular home maintenance, there's really nothing difficult about it.

You just need a plan.

Get started finding housecleaning solutions and ways to simplify life now - the tips below are organized by category:

Simply choose one and get started with solutions that work. I'm glad you're here - and I welcome your comments!

Author of "Mrs. Clean Jeans' Housekeeping With Kids" and "Simplify Your Household".


About the Author

Tara Aronson is a native Californian. Having grown up in San Diego, she studied journalism and Spanish to pursue a career in newspaper writing. Tara, whose three children - Chris, Lyndsay, and Payne - are the light of her life, now lives and writes in Los Angeles. She also regularly appears on television news programs throughout the U.S.

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