My Ultimate Happy HOME Cleaning Routine Plus FREE Printable Checklist

ORGANIZING: Best Cleaning Routine Plus FREE Printable Checklist


I had never been “that” mom, the one that always has to have a perfectly clean spotless home. I always just loved having fun way too much. Plus my kids were just too wild. It has always been a never-ending battle to keep up with 4 kids, trying to do everything from cleaning, cooking, running them around for sports, shopping, couponing, reading to them, and just trying to find alone with them.

There were some days where I had the house super clean, but it only lasted for a few days (with me on attack mode telling everyone “don’t mess it up!” or “pick that up, I am not your maid” ect.). When the mess got too great, I would feel stress, and fight to keep up.

I know I am always happier when my house is clean. I love that feeling when you are done with your “to-do list” and your house is clean. When you are able to put on a candle and your clean house smells so good. I feel free for a moment – relaxed. I know I can go and read a book or play with my kids and have some peace.  Unfortunately those moments never seemed to last long.

A year ago an amazing Mom shared with me her magical plan that really worked for her family. I’ve been wanting to tell you all about  this amazing home cleaning routine but wanted to make sure it worked. I have tried my fair share of different routines, schedules and chore charts with no luck. Something always went wrong or just didn’t fit my schedule. This ultimate happy home routine really worked for me and it changed my life. I have less stress, I feel so much more accomplished and I am able to do the things that I have been wanting to do. This routine will work with families of all ages (small children to teenagers).   Lets breakdown my own personal schedule first and then talk about my cleaning routine.

Truman Family Schedule

6:00am – I wake up and make a real breakfast for my family. You can see my breakfast schedule below. Kids make beds before school and a specific child unloads dishes.
6:30am – Assigned child sets table. Everyone eats breakfast.  While eating my husband reads from the scriptures and we have family prayer.
7:00 am – Teens off to school, I start my cleaning schedule and help younger children get ready for school.
8:30am – Smaller kids off to school. I am done with my list of cleaning to-do’s for the day.
8:30-12:00 – If I work out I do this now, and then start blogging (thus burning calories while sitting on my butt).  Sometimes I go coupon shopping or run errands (if I had little kids I would play, read stories, make snacks etc.) Basically this is MY time to do what I want to do.
12:00 – 2:30 – Kindergartener comes home. Make lunch. Spend time with him (go to parks, read, play, walks ect.) Think about dinner here – if crockpot I get it started now. Or pull out a freezer meal – they make me really happy.
2:45 – 8pm. Older kids get home from school, homework first + snack. Evening routines start with soccer practices, ballet, wrestling, baseball, and all other mommy taxi type jobs.  PS – I use the free cozi app to keep my crazy schedule – it’s amazing. Dinner sometime in there too, time depending on schedule.
8:00 – Bedtime routines. Kids must clean + pick up their rooms before going to bed. I will wipe down kitchen counters/dining table before bed and pick up my room. Stories, showers, teethbrushin’, prayers and bedtime.

My Breakfast Schedule

I used to just have my kids eat cereal a lot, but I find so much joy in making breakfast and having them sit down to read scriptures with me. Not only does it make them have a great start to a long school day, but I feel like a better Mom for cooking something special for them. It shows I care. Every day during Monday through Friday I make what’s on the schedule. On Saturday and Sunday its cereal, or make what you want day (aka – Mom’s day off..ha!)

Monday – Pancakes or Green Smoothies
Tuesday – Sausage, eggs + Orange juice
Wednesday – Oatmeal
Thursday – Homemade Muffins + fruit
Friday – “Fun Friday” – I mix it up here (Cinnamon rolls, Corned beef hash/eggs, French Toast, Bacon & Omelets, Waffles, Fruit Smoothies etc.)
Saturday + Sunday – Cereal (or aka – you are on your own..Tee hee. Hey, I like my days off from coooking.)

The Kids Chores

The kids chore schedule seemed at first like the kids were getting off easy. I was raised with a whole room to take care of (like a living room, or bathroom) every day growing up and I was thinking my kids should also be doing that. With all the evening sports and school taking up so much time or leaving them exhausted, I was often just doing it for them. Then I was at my wit’s end guilting them with the fact they hadn’t been doing their jobs.

I have 4 children. Their ages range from 6-13 but basically you just look at what your kids can do. I would start a little toddler with something like picking up their own toys, or helping with small jobs. I started my 4 year old off with just putting away silverware from the dishwasher. I also let my 4-5 year old clean the sliding glass doors with window cleaner. But as kids get older they can do more work. Once they get going to school though life gets busy and there isn’t as much time in the evenings as you would like.  So with this cleaning schedule here are the jobs the kids do:

  • Unloading dishes : One child is in charge of unloading all the dishes from the dishwasher for the entire week on a rotating schedule.
  • Setting the table: One child is in charge of setting the table for all meals for the entire week on a rotating schedule.
  • Making their beds in the morning. They don’t have to be super perfect, but they need to try. If I notice they didn’t make the bed, when they get home they get to “practice” making their beds 4 more times. 😉
  • Cleaning their rooms before going to bed. They need to have it picked up.
  • Washing their own laundry + putting it away. Every child has a laundry day. In each of their rooms they have a laundry hamper. Each of them gets one day a week to do their laundry from washing to drying to folding and putting away. I taught my 7 year old daughter to use the washer and I trust her, however my 6 year old son still needs so we do this task together. I think it’s important for children to learn how to do laundry all by themselves. I have also gotten rid of my “sock basket” by having everyone do their own laundry.
  • Saturday – Deep clean one big room day. This is mostly so they grow up knowing how to clean. They have to clean one main room that they are assigned for a month or so. Examples I have used: Bathroom 1, Bathroom 2, Vacuum stairs + Hallways, Put shoes away. They also help with outdoor chores today if needed.

For my 3 older children I have them rotate through the dishes, setting the table and one get’s a week off (which they love).  Also on my calendar is their laundry day. So my calendar looks like this:

Monica: A
Micah: B
Grace: C

Week 1 –
Dishes: A
Setting Table: B
Off: C

Week 2 –
Dishes: B
Setting Table: C
Off: A

Then repeat.. Here is what my chore calendar looks like (Note: I am using this amazing free editable  2012 calendar download from – she now has a 2013 version, but you have to buy it on etsy.

If you are looking for other online free printable calendars I would check out this one here at The Twinery or Tom Kat Studio.

For my younger 6 year old I have him unload silverware everyday for his main chore. For his Saturday chore he takes everyone’s shoes by the front door and takes them to everyone’s rooms. He is almost ready to learn how to unload the dishwasher too. So he does his part too!

My Weekly Cleaning Routine

So what is my routine you ask? Basically everyday I do a few daily cleaning items. I load the dishwasher, wipe counters and do quick pick up around the home. But everyday I also have a special room to clean that I focus on.  I have my own personal cleaning routine printed up that I can check off each day. I make sure and tell myself I just need to do the room on my list today – which really reduces my stress levels, and makes me feel accomplished. Once I am done…I am DONE for the day! I have free time, time to do everything else I want to do. You will also notice on my cleaning routine there are a few items at the bottom of each day that are italicized – these are deep cleaning items that if I have extra time I will try to tackle. I try to choose one of them every week or two.  Note: If you find you are spending too much time give yourself a time to work. I would say 30 minutes would be plenty of time to do your normal cleaning in that particular room. Also if you get out of your routine, just start on the day it is and begin again. Don’t worry about catching up if you miss a day.

Here is my Weekly Cleaning Routine – I am offering it up here FREE as a download for you! Just click on the picture to print it off as a PDF. If you would like it as a photoshop element file where you can change it around just shoot me an email: karrie @ happymoneysaver (dot) com and I would be happy to share it with you.

UPDATE!!!  I have many skills in photoshop and blogging, but I do NOT know how to make a pdf form editable for everybody. So I asked Justyna over at her Etsy shop DIVart if I could pay her to do this, and bless her kind heart –  she read the post and decided to do it for FREE! Isn’t she just so nice??

Here is the FREE Editable PDF My Weekly Cleaning Routine Checklist. Just click on it, then right click – save as and download it to your computer. You will be able to edit it under each category to your liking.

I hope you will get some relief from this schedule. Time is precious and its been a lifelong struggle for me to be able to organize it they way I want. This schedule has definitely helped me live happier and be less stressful.

Do you have a cleaning schedule that works for you or any other tips?

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My Ultimate Happy HOME Cleaning Routine Plus FREE Printable Checklist was last modified: May 17th, 2015 by Karrie

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  1. I like to take one day a week and deep clean (on Monday’s). Then I get the rest of the week off from doing any deep cleaning. All I need to do is basic pickup and dishes/laundry. I love your printable though, I might have to try it your way for a bit. Thanks so much.

    • I like that Dorothy – I have known friends that do it your way too and it works for them. And I have tried it that way too – and for my messy ones it lasts about 2-3 days and then get’s nuts again. I think I am bad about keeping up on it telling myself – oh I already did my work, so I like to do nothing instead ha!! So happy though you found something that works for you!

  2. I think this is a great way for the family to work together and to teach the kids responsibilities. Thank you for sharing. I will have to try this in my house. If only I could get the 2 yr old o pick up his room without whining 😉

    • Yeah, I have had a tough time even with my 6 year old with the room cleaning too. I have tried making him stay in there all day until it’s done before and he still won’t do anything – I think he just get’s overwhelmed and doesn’t know where to start. So now I just go in there with him and point to things he can do and it works well. I know someday I won’t need to be in there telling him where things go but for now I am still helping him learn.

    • Althought it has been some time since you posted, I know that getting kids to pick up after themselves is not always easy. As each of my 4 girls came along, the methods had to be tweeked to work for one and all. We had a few successful tricks, though, that even worked when they had friends over – everyone in this house cleans their own messes. My top two were:
      1) Barney’s clean up song. They sing it while picking up toys, art supplies, snack messes, etc. We had toy boxes for each type of toy (legos, Barbies, etc.) so that they knew where to put it all easily. Though the songs change over the years, the idea of cleaning and singing still appeals to them all. When the song is over, the work is done – for the moment.
      2) Commercial clean up. As the kids got older, the television was on often – different kids likes different shows. IF the TV was on, or a much loved show were coming on and the room had items out of place, they would spend commercial time cleaning up. By the end of the show, the room would be empty of kids AND clutter. (We stil use this on weekends even though I only have 2 young enough to live at home still. Even my husband and I will do this on the weekends – even during football season!)
      I found that making it fun, giving specific expectations (The coffee table must be cleared of snacks and “junk” before you can watch again) worked great. My older daughters, now on their own, still use the commercial cleanup in the evenings and on weekends – singing at the top of their lungs. Their boyfriends don’t mind a few minuets of picking up and their places are CLEAN!

  3. LOVE it…Thanks for sharing. I just printed the calendar for my kids to do chores like dishwasher, table setting and laundry. I will have to give your weekly cleaning routine a try…might have to modify a few things but I think it will make my life MUCH less stressful.

    • Glad you like it Netty! Let me know if it works for you – and if you have photoshop I can also share my checklist template if you like so you can change it around. Just let me know! 🙂

      • Hello Karrie. I LOVE LOVE LOVE your “weekly cleaning routine checklist”. I have been searching for something just like this!!! 🙂 I am so excited about trying this out…I truly believe this will make my life soooooo much easier (less stressful). I will have to modify a few things…switch some of the rooms around to some different days….but this cleaning routine is exactly what I have been wanting to use in my house!!! Is there any way that you can send me your template for this checklist so I can change a few days around to fit my schedule?? 🙂 THANK YOU again for all your wonderful ideas.

      • Karrie,
        Can you send me the checklist in photoshop too?
        I love it! Thanks!

  4. I have been very overwhelmed with our laundry situation with four kids. It seems to always be needing to be done. I love the idea of each kid having a laundry day. When that load is done I am done with laundry for the day 🙂 I grew up with sorting everything by colors and washing towels separately. Do you ever have problems with clothes staining each other? Do you still bleach your whites separately?

  5. Whoa. 3.5 of time to yourself everyday plus hours more with just a kindergartener. My house would be clean too! The list is neat but how do you only do one load of laundry a week besides linens? We have five kids (all at home all the time except two hour long activities for the oldest two each week) and laundry is a minimum of twenty loads a week when throw blankets, car seat covers, diaper bags, etc. are added up.

    • Hello – so when everyone has their laundry day, it doesnt mean that they only get to do one load. If they have colors and whites and want to separate, they can do that and do a few washes. They each have 1-2 towels that they use every day and wash with their own clothes. So once a week I do linens like blankets, sheets and wash cloths, + any other linens I need to do. Its not only one load a day, sometimes it is 2 or even 3 if needed.

  6. I really love your suggestions for the kids–especially the laundry idea. It seems like you have a nice balance between teaching responsibility and life skills and not overburdening them with chores.

  7. Does one child’s clothes for a week make a big enough load? Especially if they separate out whites, etc? Or do they do mini loads?

    • Honestly, I don’t think my kids have been separating their whites from their reg. clothes. They don’t seem to have a lot of whites. It does seem like they have a full load of clothes from thier 7 outfits and pjs and their towel.

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  9. Harveyswife says:

    I have been using your routine these past 3 months and I LOVE it! It is totally working for my family – I have a few different things I do but overall this has made my life more stress free, and I have more time to do the things I love, like read books and play with my kids. And making breakfast is so rewarding, didn’t think it would be, but it is! Thanks again miss Karrie.

    • Awe, thanks so much. So glad you like this schedule and I agree about the making breakfast. It totally makes me feel like a great mom! Your comment just made my day – so thank you!

  10. This is so cute! I didn’t use your printable because it didn’t fit right for our family, but I wanted to let you know that you inspired me to make my own checklist that is easy to follow, realistic, and best of all cute! That’s for the inspiration!

  11. OMG Just read this right now – i think you’re a superhero 😉 where do I begin I have 6 children and it feel like my home is always a mess and like im losing control of everything – heeelp

    • Hi Ylem, I am not a superhero..ha ha…and I have days where I don’t always keep up on things like I should. I think we all do. Just start by making some sort of schedule. Get some paper and start writing what you would like to do – what are the 3 most important things you would like to do to feel successful and a happy mom. Then make sure those are on your schedule. I like my cleaning routine because otherwise I will get overwhelmed and guilt ridden if the entire house isn’t perfect. And even if you have had little ones around all day long, if you are able to deep clean that one room that you are supposed to do…and toys are already in it messing it up at least you will know it is clean. 🙂 Just stick to a schedule for at least a week and see if it works for you. Good luck! (You can do it – mom power!!)

      • I stayed yesterday (my whole afternoon :)) and did your schedule with little adjustments – I also put the kids to clean their rooms before going to bed – woke up this morning did breakfast – but my house at least wasn’t messy as I used to wake up to – thankyou soo much for inspiring me with your web page – I thank God for finding your page I really needed it.. – God Bless you!!!! 🙂 :-*

        • My heart just melted!! Thanks so much – so glad you are liking this schedule. Keep it up and you will have more time to do more of the things you love to do too!

  12. I can’t tell you how much I am loving and appreciating your site. I was instantly drawn to it once I discovered the homemade detergent recipe. I appreciate all the printables they are adorable and something I would do if time permitted. I recently came upon this cleaning routine and as a busy person like so many others I’m sure, this is so handy. Thank you so much for all of your hard work and the love you seem to put into your site. By the way I enjoy the recognition your give back to The Lord. Again I thank you.

    • Wow, thank you so much for the compliments! And so happy you like my website.

      • I agree! I have 2 small little ones 2&4 also my 3 nieces that were raising they’re 7,12,13 and I’ve felt so overwhelmed at times because they required more of my time than my little ones.
        We have chores in place and now they can EARN a commission but only when they do their work right the first time. If it’s not then they still have to complete but the don’t receive the commission and the chore chart has to be checked off by me. I’m pregnant with Twins and am going through the nesting stage of thinking of everything that needs to be done before babies arrive. My husband will be at work and my nieces will be at school .So the thought of having 4 little ones at home by myself and nursing is making me want to find as much as I can on organization and freezer meals and implement this before I go into labor. I have no family here except those from church. We are not from here so, really asking an believing The Lord for help!

        I felt lead by God to implement the commission part we heard from Dave Ramsey I tweaked it a bit for us. I notice my nieces they’re more conservative of laundry soap etc. when they have money that will be used to replace it because they decided to waste it.
        To some I know this may sound harsh. But we are on a budget and they’re not used to structure. My husband and I are still feeling growing pains from not being organized for so long now, we have to take a crash course to make it work with 9 people in a 2 bedroom house! Your website is a huge blessing, I’ve been on it all day.
        Praise God,

  13. Thanks a lot for the checklists! They’re great. It is so much easier to keep the house clean if you stay on top of things. I especially like clearing the kitchen before bed. It’s so nice to wake up to a clean kitchen.

  14. So glad you like the checklist! I do agree about waking up to a clean house, it just can make your day so much better!

  15. Hi Karrie,

    Can you share your cleaning schedule template? I would love to take a look at it.
    thank you

  16. hi ditto about template. I’d like to look at cleaning schedule. ty

  17. Thank you for the auspicious writeup. It if truth be told used to
    be a amusement account it. Look complex to far brought agreeable from you!
    By the way, how could we keep up a correspondence?

  18. Karen C. says:

    Thank you for the printables! I just had one question about having the kids do their own laundry on their assigned day… So, you have their laundry separated already? We just had to move our 3 kids (6, 4, and 2) into the same room because we are expecting our 4th in late July/early Aug and they will be sharing a room till our youngest is old enough and we can split them 2 boys/2 girls in a couple years. So, for now I might have to keep laundry the same and just involve them more in the doing it/ folding it/ putting it away. Then have the boys do theirs and the girls do theirs on different days?

    How old did you start them on chores? I’m looking forward to having assigned help on a regular basis… 🙂

    • Hi Karen,

      Yes, I do separate the kids laundry. My two boys share a room and I have a basket for each of them, that way they can learn to put away their dirty clothes in their own hamper at bedtime. If you plan on doing the washing for them I think if you want to put their clothes into one basket and wash them together that would be great too. You just find what works for you. Then yes, they can help sort, fold and put away. I think when they each have their own its a little bit easier because you skip the sorting part.. and can tell them just to fold and put it away. 😉

      I started my kids with a small chore like washing the big glass door or unloading just the silverware when they were around 4-5. Then gradually added more and bigger jobs. Good luck, doing this will save you so much time in the long run. It’s hard to start and keep up with a new way of doing things so keep pressing on. You can do it!

      • I am SO excited about being able to edit the cleaning schedule!!! I <3 Justyna and how sweet of her to do it for you for free!!! She ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!! This week I'll be personalizing it so I can type it up and laminate it! Thanks again for the schedule… it's changed my world! 🙂

  19. Rebecca Dugas says:

    So needed this…thank you!!!!

  20. I noticed you had said you had a template for photoshop? Would you please send it to me as well. I would love to try this. It seems that I am constantly overwhelmed with all that needs done. I have 4 small children.

  21. Kandy Crouch says:

    Karrie- Can you send me a copy of your cleaning schedule that is not pdf that I can change around to fit our home?

    Thanks so much


  22. Kristen says:

    Hi Karrie,

    My 4 kids are about the same ages as yours…6-11. I’m just curious at what time the kids do their laundry? After school?

    Thanks for all you do!

    • Hi Kristen,

      It just depends, I leave it up to them. Some will throw it in the wash before school, then in the dryer right after school & fold. Others will do it after school. As long as it’s done sometime that day they have I am okay with whatever time.

  23. Erica Kirschinger says:

    Hi Karrie,

    Is it possible for you to email the template for your ‘My Weekly Cleaning Routine’? I love the layout of it and would love to modify it to fit the needs of my home. Thank you so much! Keep up the great work!

  24. This is awesome! Your website is too! I’m so excited to find it. I have just now started spreading my chores and my children’s chores over the entire week and feel like I’ve struck gold. I really can’t believe that I have this much time left over and are still getting the same amount done (if not better and more). If you are still doing this, I would love to have the pdf of this. God bless you and thank you.

  25. Elisabeth says:

    Thank you so much for sharing! Hopefully your weekly cleaning plan will help me keep my place clean and organized.

  26. Anne Lazarus says:

    Thank you. Please share any other tips, lists, etc., that you are comfortable sharing with an older person, who is attempting to make major life changes. New perspectives can be very motivating.

    Anne Lazarus

  27. Hello Karrie, I just downloaded both the calendar and the weekly cleaning routine! I have two girls ages 3 and 6. I have been looking for a printable that was already filled in with daily duties so that I could use it immediately. You are a life saver. Stress is leaving and peace is taking its place! I am also going to start my girls on scheduled chores. We will start small and build up to greater responsibility. I am also looking for ways to save money on weekly meals and snacks. I cannot believe how much we eat! I am going to check out your site for more ideas! Just by searching on google, I know that I can do better than I have been.

    Thanks for sharing,

  28. Hello!

    Stumbled across your blog through pinterest – just wanted to share my appreciation for your technique! I have a similar list for cleaning; however, I usually have one day designated for everything (since I do not have any kiddos yet!). I love your ideas about responsibility and rotating chores – as well as teaching each child how to do laundry. These are great life lessons and keep everything fair in the household! One tip for the cleaning checklist – you can laminate the sheet and use a dry erase marker to check things off as you go! This makes you feel even more accomplished and can also allow you to add things in and change them on the blank lines. Thanks for the post – I will keep the kiddo activities in mind for when our family expands!


  29. THis is a great idea…I’ve been looking for a systematic way to allow the kids to do small jobs throughout the week instead of loading it all up on the weekends. I do wonder, though, how they have time to do these jobs plus their laundry on days when there are after school activities and homework. How do you juggle all that in there?

  30. Thank you so much for sharing this editable printable! This was the perfect chore chart for me to use for my son and my household.

  31. Hey Karrie,

    Here is a poem that I found years ago and I just thought you would appreciate it. I found some cute paper and printed it on and then I hung it on a wall in my house as a reminder to myself. I have 8 kids and life gets crazy and nuts, but I just remember my little poem.
    Excuse This House

    Some houses try to hide the fact
    that children live there.
    Ours boasts of it quite openly,
    the signs are everywhere.
    For smears are on the windows,
    little smudges on the door.
    I guess I should apologize
    for the toys all over the floor.
    But I sat down with the children
    and we played & laughed & read.
    And if the doorbell doesn’t shine,
    their eyes will shine instead.
    For when at times I’m forced to
    choose the one job or the other,
    I want to be a housewife,
    but first of all a mother.

    Have a great day!

  32. Ok, soooo.. I notice how majority of comments are of women who are genuinely busy and need a schedule to help them organize their hectic schedule. I am not one of those women. My background is: I was raised by very hardworking parents who worked very long hours and just didnt have the energy to clean up much themselves, so they never pushed it on us. We never had chores. Never had responsibilities. So now, as a stay at home wife and mother of a two year old girl.. I have a very, VERY hard time teaching myself housework type responsibility. So just letting you know, this list is SUCH a blessing for me!! It helps me understand what I should be cleaning and how often these things need to be cleaned! I’ve been searching for a list like this for a while, but the lists were always so short and vague. “Monday- Clean living room.” Okaaayyy, there are no toys on the floor.. is that considered clean? How often should i dust? how often should i vaccuum?Your list is much more detailed, much easier for me to understand the basics of what every woman my age should have already known. It’s disappointing. But hopefully I will learn, and become a better mother so that my child will know these truths when she becomes a mother. Thank you again for this list. And know that God is using you not only in ways for the super busy mother, but also for the brand new wives/mothers who need guidelines and help in these areas as well. 🙂

  33. Love the editable version of the daily checklist. Cute design and super helpful! Thanks for sharing!!!!

  34. As an older person like Anne Lazarus above, I too appreciate your sharing the checklists. Many years ago I found some very similar online somewhere, but they couldn’t be changed to fit my life. They quickly fell by the wayside. I would really appreciate it if you would share the template with me. Thanks!

  35. I just found this post. It is excellent! Thank you for the fantastic examples and freebies. Your specific examples are EXACTLY what I look for when reading through posts and looking at printables.

  36. Oh this is just what I need to go with my “get organaized” new years resolution! Thank you so much for this!

  37. This is perfect! I am printing it and going to frame it in glass so I can use a dry erase marker to mark what I do each day! Thanks for sharing!

  38. So glad I found this on pinterest. It is much needed around my home!!!

  39. Thank you so much! The weekly cleaning checklist was exactly what I was looking for. I too am going to print and put it in a picture frame with a dry erase marker. Funny that I did something similar for the kids months ago, but never thought to make one for myself. Getting organised – one step at a time 🙂

  40. Thabile says:

    Thank you for the editable lists. I am a novice at this and was really struggling.

  41. This is fantastic! We have a housekeeper come every three weeks, but we are totally lacking a system to keep the house maintained on the off weeks. It would be great if we could edit which days we clean the different areas to better accommodate our family schedules (ie. Sunday – Kitchen & Dining).

  42. Thank you for sharing this! I used to be an excellent house keeper but my third child threw me for a loop! We are in a new house and he is now a year old so I feel like it is time to get my butt back in gear! I needed a jumping off point because I just feel like I can’t get it all back together. After looking through many cleaning checklists, yours is perfect for our schedule and it just doesn’t feel too overwhelming! Thank you!

  43. katherine says:

    Great article. Thanks for the info, it’s easy to understand. BTW, if anyone needs to fill out a 941 schedule B, I found a blank form here.

  44. How fortunate you are to have such a late morning! My kids START school at 7:30 am so sadly I don’t think this kind of breakfast ambition is possible for us.

  45. The cleaning routine is wonderful! I believe that keeping the house clean is a job for the whole family and I am really trying to teach the kids to be more responsible and clean their rooms. I will try to apply the weekly cleaning routine to the routine of my family because out housekeeping skills definitely need improvement! Thanks for sharing!

  46. I love this! I am going to link to this blog post on my blog

  47. HI!
    I searched everywhere for 2 days for a cleaning schedule that would fit my needs, lost hope and started to create my own. Decided to give google another search, and your format was pure perfection! Being able to edit makes it so convenient! Thanks to you, and Justyna for this!


  48. Nikki Brown says:

    I’m going to try it this way. It seems I either have a clean house or our homeschooling is all done on time. I can only Excell at one at a time…..and they say men have a one track mind!! I would love to have a pretty clean house and all our school work done so I could tackle those scrapbook ing projects that are long overdue, without the guilt of being behind or a messy house…Lord Help me!

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