It’s spring. Finally! This has been the longest winter ever. (I say that every year, but this year it actually feels true.) I don’t know why they call it spring cleaning, because for me the symptoms start about mid-January. I go stir-crazy and start to attack all the little things that are bugging me around the house. I fix the dining room chair that’s been broken for 4 years. I start patching nicks and dings in the walls and end up repainting three rooms. About a week ago, my husband had to stop me from demolishing a wall to expand my laundry room. Too much HGTV, I guess.
I don’t really have an official spring cleaning checklist, but there are several things I always do around this time of year: