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Cleaning, Organisation

August idea list!

Welcome to the August Idea List. If you are new to the blog you can read all about the Idea List and the accompanying Facebook group here. I hope you find it useful and if you join in, I would love to hear how you get on.

sand castle on the beach

Thursday 1st: Make sure you plan and buy all of your needed occasion cards for the month of September.

Friday 2nd: Get the kids to declutter their wardrobes. With them being on their summer break, it is the perfect time to get them helping and trying on clothes. 

Saturday 3rd: Today is sandcastle day! Why not take a trip to the beach? 

Sunday 4th: Clean out your toaster today – it’s amazing how crummy they get!

Monday 5th: Time for a safety check – test those smoke detectors! 

Tuesday 6th: Pick a room and clean those skirting boards.

Wednesday 7th: Clean your bread bin or storage.

Thursday 8th: Shine up all of your sinks and taps.

Friday 9th: Today is book lovers day so spend some time reading to honour the day!

Saturday 10th: Wipe down all of your kitchen sides today, removing anything in the way so they get a thorough clean. 

Sunday 11th: Organise your baking supplies.

Monday 12th: Take a damp cloth and clean all of your light switches today.

Tuesday 13th: Check your outdoor lighting and replace any bulbs if needed.

Wednesday 14th: Try drinking one extra glass of water than usual today – always good to stay hydrated!

Thursday 15th: Today is cycle to work day! Why not join in, or if you have too far to go or work at home like me, then why not go for a bike ride this evening?

Friday 16th: Organise and declutter your kitchen utensils.

Saturday 17th: Cook a family meal with your partner and/or kids. 

Sunday 18th: Deep clean your toilets today.

Monday 19th: Organise how you store your drinks today (could be cold, alcohol or hot drink supplies).

Tuesday 20th: Declutter your mobile phone and delete any apps that are no longer being used. 

Wednesday 21st: See how much paper you can recycle from your home today!

Thursday 22nd: Organise and declutter your underwear!

Friday 23rd: Bake a cake in honour of sponge cake day! (I certainly need no excuses for cake!)

Saturday 24th: Wash all of your hard floors in your home today.

Sunday 25th: Make a special breakfast today rather than the usual cereal or toast!

Monday 26th: Today is the last bank holiday of the year so make the most of it!

Tuesday 27th: Organise your cutlery today.

Wednesday 28th: Today is one for those with children – organise their school supplies today if you have not already done so. The new term is just around the corner!

Thursday 29th: Clean two of your inside doors today.

Friday 30th: Scrub down your dining table today, giving it an all-over deep clean. 

Saturday 31st: Clean and organise your video games and consoles today.

If you are an Instagram stories fan then make sure and follow me, as starting August 1st, I will be adding a reminder of the day’s task to my stories. 

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  1. What a fab idea to have a monthly to-do list! I'm really liking the sound of sponge cake day ;) Thanks for sharing with #MMBC. x
  2. I love this so much - what a great idea! I will do my best to follow along too x
    1. says:
      Great :-) Thank you x

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