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It's that time of year again! With sunny days, less biting winds and a little less rain, we can throw our windows open and blow away the cobwebs of winter -yesanniversary gifts for couples, it's Spring cleaning time. Before you moan and sink into deep despair we have some great tips on how to spring clean without it being a chore. ?

Having a plan is a must if you're going to get your cleaning done without it taking weeks! It doesn't have to be complex or complicated! ?

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Using the right products for the job in hand will make things a whole lot easier. ?

Why spend hours cleaning the floor to have dirt and grime fall onto it when you clean higher things in the room! Think logically and work from the top down, it will save time and exasperation. ?

Blasting every surface with spray cleaner will simply blow the dust into the air, which means it will settle back onto the surfaces within a short space of time. Damp dusting is the answer. If you're going to use a spray polish, spray it onto your cloth rather than the surface. ?

Trying to hoover when the bag or cylinder id already full means less suction; so, empty the bag before you start. ?

Cleaning the windows inside and out will make your rooms look much lighter and brighter. ?

Don't try and do all the spring cleaning on your own; delegate jobs to partners and children (if you have any!). ?

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These fun, festive potholders from Diane Gloystein?– BERNINA Ambassador and National Educator representing Sulky of America?– will liven up your kitchen for the holidays. They also make great gifts! If you prefer, adjust the size and turn this whimsical project into a wall-hanging or pillow. Visit Diane at her Design On A Whim website.