From barbecue’s to backyard camping, outdoor movie nights to friends playing all day – there’s always something fun going on at our house in the summer. On the days in between one activity and the next, I’m left with some pretty large messes at times. I hit a point where I no longer wanted people to come over because I was burnt out from all the cleaning.
That’s no fun, though. I love having my kids friends over. I love having MY friends over. So something had to change. I had to either enjoy the cleaning, or find ways to make it easier.
Easy Clean Up Tips
Paper Products. For the longest time I avoided paper products! I preferred to “go green”, and just clean everything. When you’re hosting parties though, that is seriously just a cleaning headache you don’t need! Paper plates, plastic cutlery, and Viva Paper towels will be your sanity saver when it comes to the after party clean up.
Outdoor Garbage. We recently bought a new indoor garbage can with a lid! I was wondering what to do with the old can, and realized it would be the perfect otudoor garbage can. Now whenever we have a backyard get together, I line the old can with a bag and set it somewhere convenient for everyone’s dirty plates. When the party is over, it’s a simple
Clean with Clorox and Viva. I love my Clorox+Bleach for cleaning around the house. It’s just natural to use it outside the house too. Paired with the power of Viva Paper Towels no mess is safe from being cleaned quickly and efficiently. From the tables to the doorknobs to the floor.
Walmart Pick Up. When planning a party, we can sometimes get overwhelmed with the cleaning up before, the planning the actual party, and the after clean up. Walmart can make the whole experience easier as they carry everything I ever need for a good old summer party. With their online shopping it’s become even easier to plan ahead and be ready for gatherings all summer long.