Published on March 27th, 2023 | by Isabelle Karamooz, Founder of FQM


How to Make the Best of Spring Cleaning

Spring is a time of renewal and growth, and it is celebrated in many different ways around the world. No matter where you are, spring is a time to celebrate new beginnings, growth, and the beauty of nature and a time to a Spring cleaning and decluttering!

Set a goal and a list on a note book or sheet of paper.
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Here are some tips to help with spring cleaning and decluttering:

Set a goal: Before you start cleaning and decluttering, set a specific goal for what you want to achieve. This will help you stay focused and motivated throughout the process.

Take it one room of your house at a time: Instead of trying to tackle your entire home at once, focus on one room at a time. This will help you avoid feeling overwhelmed and make the task more manageable.

Create a plan: Develop a plan of attack for each room. This might include sorting items into piles for donation, recycling, and trash, as well as creating a system for organizing the items you plan to keep.

Get rid of what you don’t need: Be ruthless when it comes to decluttering. If you haven’t used something in a while or it no longer brings you joy, consider donating it or selling it.

Organize as you go: As you declutter, create a system for organizing the items you plan to keep. This might include sorting items by category or color, or investing in storage solutions like baskets or bins.

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Deep clean: Once you’ve decluttered a room, take the time to deep clean it. This might include dusting, vacuuming, or wiping down surfaces.

Maintain your progress: To avoid having to do a major spring cleaning and decluttering every year, make a habit of regularly decluttering and organizing your home throughout the year. This will help keep your home tidy and clutter-free.

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Remember, spring cleaning and decluttering can be a daunting task, but taking it step by step and being consistent with it can lead to a more organized and peaceful living space.

About the Author

is originally from Versailles, France. She always wanted to see the world, which she did starting at 17 when she had the fortunate opportunity to study abroad in Rhonda, Spain. She traveled the world from Hong Kong to Taiwan, from Ireland to Austria, to Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and Monaco, and discovered the entire countries of Italy and Morocco. She really feels like a citizen of the world. She finally settled several years in Los Angeles where she worked at the French Consulate of Los Angeles. Passionate about the Arts and History, she earned a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of California Berkeley and have studied for a Master program in teaching at the University of Southern California, then she went on to teach French to aspiring UNLV and CSN students in Nevada. She is the founder and Editor in chief of French Quarter Magazine, in which she writes, interviews people in a wide range of circumstances, pitches story ideas to writers and journalists, takes photos, and is currently writing her first work in English, which spans the life of Coco Chanel and is filled with adventure, intrigue, history and love.

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