Tuesday, March 24, 2009

National Cleaning Week: March 23-27

Do you still need to pack away your winter sweaters, clean behind the fridge, and vacuum the entire house? Are you ready to get organized, manage your finances, or even prepare your taxes? National Cleaning Week is the perfect time for spring cleaning and organizing. Not inspired to use the weekend to get your house in order? Don't feel bad -- nobody is expected to love cleaning as much as the lady in this 1959 advertisement! Fortunately, the NCC Libraries can help you find tips to make cleaning go faster, while causing less harm to the environment.

Green Housekeeping: In Which the Nontoxic Avenger Shows You How to Improve Your Health and That of Your Family While You Save Time, Money, and Perhaps, Your Sanity
by Ellen Sandbeck
TX 324 .S25 2008 Stacks

When Organizing Isn't Enough: Shed Your Stuff, Change Your Life
by Julie Morgenstern
HF 5386 .M76225 2008 Browsing section (McNaughton Leisure Reading collection)

Don't Throw It Out
by Lori Baird
TX 303 .B25 2007 Stacks, Main and Monroe

The Naturally Clean Home: 121 Safe and Easy Herbal Formulas for Nontoxic Cleansers
by Karyn Siegel-Maier
E-BOOK (Online)

Unclutter Your Home: 7 Simple Steps, 700 Tips & Ideas
by Donna Smallin
E-BOOK (Online)

Time Management From the Inside Out: The Foolproof System for Taking Control of Your Schedule -- And Your Life
by Julie Morgenstern
HD 69 .T54 M66 2004 Stacks

Get Organized in the Digital Age: Use Technology to Save Time, Simplify Tasks, and Stay Sane in a High-Speed World
by Lucy H. Hedrick
E-BOOK (Online)

Photo credit: 1959 Singer Vacuum Cleaners advertisement. http://www.adclassix.com/a3/59singervacuum.htm

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