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Things to Do Every Day for a Clean Home

Want Your Home to Be Clean All the Time? In a perfect world we would all have a maid who did the cleaning, cooking, grocery shopping, laundry, all the things. But if you’re like me, that’s just a dream. So, let’s get serious about having a clean house. There are lots of reasons...

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Staging Your Home to Sell

Decluttering & Minimizing Your Home as Part of Moving It’s been a hot minute since I’ve had time to blog and I’ve missed you all! If you’ve been following along, you know that we have been on a journey this year. Mid-April we finally decided now was the time to sell our large...

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Yard Sale Aftermath

Yard sale is finished. Now what? The big pre-move yard sale was last weekend, scheduled for three days (Friday-Sunday). We had gone through every room, every closet, the garage, the detached wood-working shop…all of it. I placed an ad in our local paper, and their online publication; and I created a Facebook Event....

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Saving Your Sanity While Prepping & Packing to Move

Last week on the blog I shared some tips for staying sane while prepping and packing for a move. This week let’s take a deeper dive. These are things I will be doing in the near future when we’ve sold our current home and found where we are moving next. While some of...

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Staying Sane While Preparing for a Move

Staying Sane While Preparing to Move ** DISCLAIMER ** As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Here at Sunflower Designs we are preparing to downsize and move into a smaller home. Currently we are doing everything necessary to our current home in advance of putting it on the market. And we...

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Preparing for a Move

If you are moving, and particularly if that move involves downsizing, it can seem overwhelming. There are so many decisions to make, and it can feel very emotional. But careful planning and keeping perspective can help. Since my husband and I are downsizing with our move, I have first-hand knowledge of the challenges...

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How to Declutter and Downsize

Our Downsizing Journey In 10 years of marriage, my husband and I have always lived in this house. We have been married before so each of us had loads of stuff from our "befores". But now we are facing a move and downsizing. We are downsizing from 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a full...

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Keeping Your Home Clean After Spring Cleaning

After You’ve Gone to All That Work of Spring Cleaning, Why Not Keep It Clean? Let’s face it, if you’re putting in the work to do spring cleaning doesn’t it make sense to keep it that way…at least for a while? Personally, I’d like to have a live-in maid, but since I don’t...

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Spring Cleaning & Home Maintenance Tips

Spring has finally arrived!! That means it’s time for spring cleaning and home maintenance. If you are homeowner, spring cleaning should be a two-pronged approach: indoors and outdoors. Here @Home With Sunflower Designs, we often take the divide and conquer path. I am in charge of indoors and Mr. Sunflower Designs is in...

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Organizing Your Home

We spent time in January on the topic of decluttering, and we are still talking about it because it doesn’t get done all at once. If you’re like us here at @Home With Sunflower Designs, our decluttering is still underway. Last weekend Mr. Sunflower Designs (Mr. SD) and I tackled a living room...

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