If you’re like me January is the time of year you get motivated and start cleaning and organizing everything in your house that doesn’t move! If this sounds like you then you are in the perfect place with 24 posts filled with ideas from some of my favorite blogging friends who will be sharing printables, tips, tricks, recipes,and projects as part of the Ultimate Cleaning & Organization Resource blog hop.  Scroll all the way to the bottom of this post for all of the links and more inspiration.  You only need 3 basic ingredients to create the Ultimate Cleaning Kit for almost all of your cleaning needs from cupcakesandcrinoline.comToday, I wanted to share the very basics with you, the Ultimate Cleaning Kit.  This kit contains just a few items that are perfect to start with when it comes to cleaning.  If they don’t work, then by all means move on to the big guns (the more potent cleaners) but my philosophy is to start with the small stuff and only move on if necessary.You only need 3 basic ingredients to create the Ultimate Cleaning Kit for almost all of your cleaning needs from cupcakesandcrinoline.comI’ve included affiliate links to some of the products in this post to help you get everything you need for your own Universal Cleaning Kit all at once. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

You only need 3 basic ingredients to create the Ultimate Cleaning Kit for almost all of your cleaning needs from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Ultimate Cleaning Kit (contents):

*An all purpose cleaner or a mild dish washing liquid – I use Ivory and mix this in a good quality spray bottle

2 tablespoons of Ivory liquid to 2 cups of warm water – shake well to mix 

*A mildly abrasive cleanser or baking soda

*DIY glass cleaner and degreaser

1 part of white vinegar and 1 part of water in a spray bottle

*Rubber gloves

*Microfiber clothes – these are great for scrubbing and I use them daily

*Small scrub brush

Cleaning caddy or bucket to transport supplies

With the 3 ingredients in this Ultimate Cleaning Kit I cleaned ALL of the items below and made the scrubs I used – click the links to find out the specifics as to how I cleaned each of them.

You only need 3 basic ingredients to create the Ultimate Cleaning Kit for almost all of your cleaning needs from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

My stovetop was shiny and looked like new using this DIY Non-Toxic Scrubbing Cleanser

DIY SOAP SCUM BLASTERGet your shower tile shiny smooth with this DIY Soap Scum Blaster

Clean Silver without polishingThe easiest way to clean silver every without polishing

Remove baked on food with baking soda and dish soap using this easy method at cupcakesandcrinoline.comRemove baked on food the easy way

Clean your oven without chemicals

Clean your oven without chemicals

So now check out all of the other cleaning and organizing tips below – you’ll have your house clean and organized in no time!Ultimate-Cleaning-and-Organization-Resource-for-your-Laundry,-Bathroom-Kitchen-Closets-and-MoreCheck out these great cleaning and organizing ideas:

SUNDAY – CLEAN AND ORGANIZATION PRINTABLES

Domestically Speaking | Simply Designing | Hymns and Verses

Fresh Idea Studio | Decor Adventures

Cleaning-and-Organization-PrintablesMONDAY – CLEANING TIPS & RECIPES

Refresh Restyle | Cupcakes and Crinoline | Stone Gable

What Meegan Makes | My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Cleaning-Tips-and-RecipesTUESDAY – KITCHEN ORGANIZATION AND DIY PROJECTS

Postcards from the Ridge | H2O Bungalow

Yesterday on Tuesday | Inspiration for Moms

Kitchen-Organization-and-DIY-ProjectsWEDNESDAY – BATHROOM ORGANIZATION AND DIY PROJECTS

Petticoat Junktion | Redhead Can Decorate

The Silly Pearl | Cleverly Inspired

Bathroom-Organization-DIY-ProjectsTHURSDAY – LAUNDRY ROOM ORGANIZATION AND DIY PROJECTS

The Interior Frugalista | Setting for Four

Laundry-Room-DIY-OrganizattionFRIDAY – PANTRY & LINEN CLOSET ORGANIZATION AND DIY PROJECTS

Dukes and Duchesses | Organized Island

Occasionally Craft | Organize and Decorate Everything

Pantry-and-Linen-Closet-Organization

xo Mary Beth