We all want a cleaned and organized house for the holidays. Here is my four week list to organize and tidy up your home. When you see it, your first thought might be to flip out at the amount of work involved, but it is an entire week's worth of work. I do this list every month of the year and it takes me less than 2 hours per day with six people in my home.
The list runs monthly, but this list is meant so that you can spend time with your family, never putting your housework in front of your family. It is meant to relieve stress and take some of the burden away from cleaning your house. If your kids are sick, skip a few days. If it's a holiday...relax. Enjoy the holiday and save the cleaning for another day.
If you don't have enough time, try to do something that will stay done. Washing your dishes will get you nowhere, they will be dirty again tomorrow!