What's Behind There?
For me, the best plan of attack is to schedule my "What's Behind There?" searches. I don't want to do a whole day search, I just want to choose one or two hiding places per session. I know that as a "naturally disorganized but functionally organized" person I can't add a long list of cleaning and organizing projects to my day; I won't, because the guilt is too overwhelming when I don't get them done. Let's be honest, we need to be equipped to be successful and that won't happen with a long list of overwhelming jobs!
Monday's in April
Pull it out - all the way! Vacuum up as much as possible. Use disinfecting wipes to get the gunky stuff (preferably without bending over, so I use my feet to swish around). Use a whole canister of wipes if necessary. We know that we don't like washing our cleaning tools, so use throw away cleaners.
Vacuuming is usually enough but ifyou find a long lost note or important paper, put it in the "Urgent" pile to deal with whenyour finished.
What's behind the bed?
Again, vacuuming is usually enough, butbe prepared to use the edging tool. Yes, it's an extra effort that we tend totry skipping, but I promise you, it's worth the effort. Tossall the dirty socks, loose change and leftover utensils in their proper "home" to be dealt with after you've moved the bed back in place.
3rd: What's behind the blinds?
4th: What's behind the sofa?
Don't just look behind, look under - the cushions. Therecould bea whole bank worth of coins in there! That wonderful vacuum comes in handy again and those attachments will need to be used. You'll be impressed with how good it feels to know you aren't sitting on any "bunnies"!