A New Bathroom Cleaning Routine That Gives Me Energy

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At a recent conference I went to, there was a session all about personal energy management. The advice was to think about when we have high energy and when we have low energy by identifying which tasks increase our energy and which tasks drain our energy. The key is being aware of what our energy levels are throughout the day; each person's energy levels rise and fall uniquely to them. I have been implementing the lessons taught in this “Energy is Everything” session in my life, especially with how they relate to cleaning the house. A clean house gives me energy but thinking about when I can fit cleaning the house into my schedule makes the task hang over my head a bit, which is draining. I work from home so it is important that house is clean because that helps me feel ready to take on my work. I focused these new cleaning routine changes on our bathroom and bedroom first, because I believe the bedroom should be relaxing and free from any work or worries. Today I'm going to share my new bathroom cleaning routine and how I put it into action with Scrubbing Bubbles® Multi Surface Bathroom Cleaner and Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Cleaning Gel. Tomorrow I'll be sharing about how I used clearance and repurposed items to make my own personal spa retreat in the bathroom.

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Cleaning the house is physically tiring but is actually an energizing activity for me mentally. I like to see the results of my hard work and I enjoy the order of a clean home. My challenge is fitting cleaning the house into my schedule. I decided to schedule a specific time during the week to clean my bathroom. One of the messages that really stuck with me from the energy session was the advice to “automate” decisions and tasks that you don't need to decide on every day. The example given in the session was to automate the “what's for dinner?” decision by planning a menu that had the same menu items each night of the week. For example, Monday is always spaghetti night. I struggle with when to clean the house and which room to start on. I usually start in one room and end up cleaning it top to bottom and wearing myself out. For cleaning my bathroom, I decided to choose a time that I was usually not doing much, a time that would help me relax afterwards, and a time that I am not working. I think the biggest mistake I have made in the past is trying to fit in cleaning during my work week. I know this sounds really boring but I decided to use Saturday Night as the time to clean my bathroom. Typically, I am winding down from the day around 7pm and I am home from whatever activities we did that day. I love to come home to a clean house so if we go out again to see a movie or something around 8 or 9pm, I can totally enjoy it and know that I am coming home to a relaxing bathroom. Waking up on Sunday morning to a clean bathroom is wonderful! I use Scrubbing Bubbles® Multi Surface Bathroom Cleaner and Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Cleaning Gel to help me quickly and efficiently clean the bathroom.

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My grandmother used Scrubbing Bubbles® products to clean her bathroom from as far back as I can remember.  I always loved how effectively the bubbles cleaned the sink and especially the bathroom faucets. Scrubbing Bubbles® products clean 99.9% of viruses and bacteria for 100% problem solved. I love a good product that disinfects and cleans thoroughly! We can literally clean the bathroom in 15 minutes with the help of Scrubbing Bubbles® Multi Surface Bathroom Cleaner and Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Cleaning Gel. Here's how:

Cleaning the sink is easy with Scrubbing Bubbles® Multi Surface Bathroom Cleaner (plus it smells great!). Remove items from the counter and then spray the counter, bathtub, shower, toilet, and faucets with Scrubbing Bubbles® Multi Surface Bathroom Cleaner. Dampen a cloth and use the cloth and water to rinse Scrubbing Bubbles® Multi Surface Bathroom Cleaner from the surface of each fixtures in the bathroom. As you move from one fixture to the next, the Scrubbing Bubbles® Multi Surface Bathroom Cleaner continues working to remove soap scum and loosen dirt until you rinse it away. I like to use paper towels to wipe down the toilet because I can just dispose of them in the trash. I even use Scrubbing Bubbles® Multi Surface Bathroom Cleaner to clean the soap dish!

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Cleaning the toilet is messy business but it's a lot easier since we started using Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Cleaning Gel a few years ago. Clean the toilet bowl well and then install the Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Cleaning Gel using the applicator that comes in the package. Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Cleaning Gel cleans all week long, even while the toilet is being used, keeping the bowl clean. It's perfect for keeping the toilet clean during the busy workweek until you can clean again on the weekend. One package of Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Cleaning Gel contains 6 gel discs so one purchase lasts 6 weeks (you need to apply a new gel disc each week). Here's how to apply the Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Cleaning Gel:

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Head to your local Dollar General to pick up both Scrubbing Bubbles® Multi Surface Bathroom Cleaner and Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Cleaning Gel. We loved exploring and shopping in our new local Dollar General.

Where to find Scrubbing Bubbles products in Dollar General

Here are some fab deals at Dollar General on Scrubbing Bubbles® products you won't want to miss:

  • From 7/12-8/2 Scrubbing Bubbles® will have the following coupons on the Dollar General Coupon Center
    • $0.50 off any Scrubbing Bubbles® Bath Product
    • $1 off any Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Gel Product
    • $0.50 off any Scrubbing Bubbles® All Purpose Cleaner
  • 7/26 & 8/9 Scrubbing Bubbles® Bleach $3 (usually $3.25)
  • 7/26 & 8/9 Scrubbing Bubbles® Mega Shower Foamer $3.50 (usually $4)
  • 7/25 & 8/9 Scrubbing Bubbles® Toilet Gel $3.50 (Usually $4)
  • 7/26 & 8/9 Scrubbing Bubbles® Drop Ins $2.50 (Usually $3)

Find these deals and more at savewithbubbles.com.

I am certainly happier now that I have a cleaning schedule that works with my energy and helps me have a clean, happy home. And I hope the tips I shared about how Scrubbing Bubbles® products helps me clean better, faster help you with your bathroom cleaning tasks.  How do you manage your household cleaning routine? Leave me a comment below to tell me!

Thanks so much for stopping by today.

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Jennifer Priest is a 20+ year designer in the arts & crafts industry and home DIYer with a passion for creativity. An Army veteran raised on a ranch, from her experience, she shares smart DIY projects that save money and fun craft ideas that anyone can make. Besides blogging, Jennifer is a Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP, Hypnosis, and MER, and coaches other online entrepreneurs on money mindset, business, and living an intentional life. When not blogging, Jennifer is having adventures in the wilderness, on road trips, playing with her cats, and making paleo food.

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  1. I love the idea of creating a routine that gives me energy. I usually build up stress worrying about what I need to get done!
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