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I Got My Summer Refund Check!

  It’s my favorite time of the semester you know the one where free money is involved?! My semester started a week ago and my refund posted shortly after. If you’ve been reading my blog or watching my YouTube channel, then you know I am a champion for scholarships and free money. This past year my employer decided to pay for doctoral degrees in full which greatly assisted in my debt free journey. Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video “I Got My Summer Refund Check” where I am sitting in my office with my hand under my chin with a smile while looking at the camera. Although my schooling is paid for, I still have several scholarships that provide some overage. My goal is to not only obtain my doctorate degree for free but to make money while doing it! This summer I received two scholarships for $500 each for a total of $1000! One scholarship was given to me by the university without me having to apply while the other is for my work with a local community college.  With

Adult Daily Living Skills: Deep Cleaning

 

Typically, on Saturday’s I do a general cleaning of my apartment. This includes the kitchen, living room, bathroom, and bedroom. This past week I decided to do a deep cleaning when I noticed some dust on my blinds and a few crumbs that were on the couch. It’s always good to do a deep cleaning at least twice per month in those hard to reach areas so dust and dirt don’t accumulate.

 

Figure 1: This is a thumbnail from my YouTube video on Deep Cleaning where I am dusting and vacuuming.



I started my deep clean by dusting the blinds with a duster that I purchased from Dollar Tree. I do this by making sure the blinds are tightly closed before going over the front of them with the duster. Then I open them and get in between each blind before lifting them completely to get any dust that is left on the windowsill. This is pretty tedious and it does take a while but seeing the dust leave was enough to keep me motivated. If you do not have a duster be sure to use a damp cloth instead.

 


Figure 2: These are photos of three types of dusters. A microfiber cloth, small featherlike duster, and a long handle multicolored duster.


 Next, I moved on to the couch by removing all of the cushions and vacuuming up under them. I have a 3 in 1 vacuum that breaks apart into smaller pieces to get into those hard to reach areas that I purchased from Walmart for about $20. Also, be sure to clean up under any moveable parts like the ottoman. When I moved mine I noticed plenty of crumbs from my late night snacking! Once you have vacuumed each part, be sure to fluff your cushions by giving them a little pat on each side before putting them back in place neatly.

Figure 3: This is a photo of me neatly placing the pillows on my couch.


How do you deep clean? How often do you get into those hard to reach areas? Drop down in the comments and let me know! Also, don't forget to purchase my eBook below where I talk about cleaning in much more depth!  Be sure to check out the video below to see me in action!

 

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