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How to Organize Your Cleaning Supplies with ePantry

Over the holidays I managed to do a few of those boring-but-necessary chores. You know, the ones that keep getting pushed to the bottom of the “to-do list” time and time again.

One of those was (drum-roll, please): organizing my cleaning supplies. (Wow, that group yawn was deafening!!!)

Organize Your Cleaning Supplies with ePantry's offer

But seriously, it was getting ridiculous – all the half-empty bottles, and duplicates of shower cleaners, counter cleaners and disinfectant cleaners. Especially since I started using many more natural alternatives…there was quite a bit of junk underneath those sinks and in the closet that I just wasn’t gonna use anymore.

Actually, knowing that each time I set out to clean I had to go through that mess – just to get started – was one of the reasons I regularly put off cleaning… (please don’t judge!)

It felt SO good to get it all outta there, and look at a nice clean space where my cleaning caddy fit in so nicely 😉

And it really wasn’t so bad, ya’ know.

So I thought I’d outline my own process for you, and see if it would help you get to that silly little chore, too… (Oh, but DO keep reading even if you don’t feel like doing this need to do this…) Go pour yourself a glass of water, take a deep breath and remind yourself that you’ll feel wonderful after it’s all over 🙂

4 Simple Steps to Keeping Your Cleaning Supplies Organized

  1. Take EVERYTHING out and start from scratch

You can’t organize what you don’t know you have! Take everything out of the cabinet or off the shelf, and begin.

     2. Put like products together – outside the cabinet

Scouring powders, dish soaps, disinfectant cleaners and sprays, etc. If there’s something there that you don’t use anymore, don’t be afraid to throw it out, or combine bottles (but ONLY if they’re the SAME product!).

     3. Decide which products you use more frequently, and put them in a caddy or bucket up front, along with a clean rag and sponge; put products you use less often in the back. This makes it easy to take your cleaning supplies with you wherever you need them. If you prefer, you can do this same process in your bathroom, with bathroom-specific supplies.

     4. Now put everything back under the sink, step back and admire your work!

See? That wasn’t really quite as hard as you thought, was it? (Things usually work that way…dread makes it feel like it’s gonna be much worse to accomplish than it really is 😉 )

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Two really important things to keep in mind

1 Don’t be afraid to throw out what you don’t use!

Yes, it may feel wasteful at first, but my rule of thumb is to try a product at least twice, and if it doesn’t work…chuck it!

2 When you find something you like love, stick with it!

 

Now you may have read before about my appreciation for ePantry. I’ve loved their products from the very beginning. Actually, I first tried out Mrs Meyer’s cleaning products through their service. (Refer back to #2 of the important things to keep in mind – and I LOVE Mrs, Meyer’s!) Yes, I’d seen them before in the store, but never gave them a shot…until ePantry had such a good deal on a trial offer that I just couldn’t pass it up 😉

I just adore their Lavender scent in the bathroom! Even my kids comment how nice it smells in there after I’ve been cleaning. Totally sold on the toilet bowl cleaner, too. Wonderful scent AND it works! You laugh, but how many times have you tried a natural product that costs and arm and a leg and it doesn’t work, right?! Their Geranium hand soap is a staple in my kitchen. And this month they’ve got yet another great offer that I want to share with you… 🙂

Let ePantry Help You Organize Your Cleaning Supplies

Here’s what you get with this offer:

  • a Casabella cleaning caddy, containing
  • (1) Mrs. Myer’s dish soap,
  • (1) Mrs. Meyer’s hand soap,
  • (1) Grove Collaborative kitchen towel AND
  • Grove Collaborative walnut scrubber sponges.

Mrs Meyer's deal from ePantry

Oh yeah, and the best part is this: it’s FREE (if you’re new to ePantry) and 50% off if you’re already in love with their service 😉

How it works

1 Sign up for ePantry and receive the Mrs. Meyer’s Cleaning Kit FREE!

2 Complete the short (4 questions) questionnaire about your family and cleaning process/habits. (They use the answers to customize your first basket.)

3 Tweak your basket by adding/changing products. In order to receive the offer, your basket must total at least $20.

4 Click “finish and pay” and voila! You’ve placed your first order!

Oh, and if one of your New Year’s resolutions was to save money (and even if it wasn’t) make sure you select the 60-day VIP Trial after you check out and get free shipping on your 2nd order.

And remember, you can customize your cart each month so you can stock up or try something new.

So go ahead, put your home on auto-pilot and never run out of what you need when you need it – isn’t that a fantastic concept?!

But before I forget, this offer is ONLY available while supplies last (and there are only 3,000 kits available!)…

Cleaning Kit offer from ePantry

Click here to get started!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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4 Responses to How to Organize Your Cleaning Supplies with ePantry

  1. Leanne January 21, 2016 at 8:36 am #

    I love a neat cupboard and cleaning supplies tend to take over if you’re not careful! I like the idea of putting the ones you use regularly into a container at the front. Thanks for sharing at our #OverTheMoon link up ~ Leanne 🙂

    • Pat January 21, 2016 at 9:19 pm #

      It has made SUCH a difference for me, Leanne! (I get easily discouraged from doing chores I don’t like…) Thanks for swinging by…I’ve been enjoying #OvertheMoon 🙂
      Have a great week!

  2. Amanda January 16, 2016 at 8:07 am #

    Cleaning Supplies – That one thing that I just put it in and shut the door as fast as I can. Great tips.. Awesome offer. Thanks Lady 🙂

    • Pat January 16, 2016 at 10:02 am #

      Amanda, You crack me up! Yeah…that’s kinda how I’ve always felt about cleaning supplies. On the other hand, I have to admit we are enjoying the beginning of a more-positive relationship these days 😉 I’m losing my apathy/animosity towards them as I discover products that smell better, work better and cost less!!
      Thanks for stopping by…enjoyed your party this week!!

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