Day 27 – Clean Your Car Before Spring! #31DaysToClean

This is Distance...


Oh sweet Distance. Yes, that's her name. She has gone the distance for me several times when I was on empty and needed to make it to a gas station.


Yes, that is my child's name CARVED WITH A ROCK INTO THE SIDE OF DISTANCE. If she's still running by the time Ella is 16, this van is hers because obviously she's named it and claimed it.


This is a snapshot of the mess. Ew. I will be pay the kids to clean her out. :) Kids FTW!

Today, we move on to...the car. That’s right, you heard me correctly. Whether it’s freezing outside or warm and sunny, if your car is a mess let’s get it clean. Remember, I’m doing this with you! I’ve got a van with toys and fast-food wrappers (don’t judge, I’m working on this), and Lord knows what else! Here’s the plan:
  • Get two big trash bags, one for trash and one for all the other items that need to come in the house! Start sorting!
  • If it’s warm enough, take the time to vacuum out your car. If it’s freezing outside, forget this!
  • Once you’ve cleaned out your vehicle, go inside and sort through all the things in the stuff trash bag.Get the Kids Involved! If the kids have stuff in the car or they helped make the mess, get them out there to help clean up! It’s especially useful because kids have little bodies and little hands and can get in the back seats and down low and get underneath the seats. So helpful!

After Pics!


Yep, I paid my kids to clean out the van. And then...


I paid $8 to get the interior cleaned out! Best $8 spent EVER! Three dudes scrubbed and vacuumed it! YES!


Nothing gross under here!



WOO HOO! I am a happy woman.

The Online Friends Who Clean Together, Stay Together

Or something like that.

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Love, SM

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Sarah Mae