I LOVE this article from Real Simple!
set a timer for 30 minutes and get down to business!
Washing the Tub
clean your shower while you're IN the shower!
Cleaning for Guests
if guests are coming in 5 minutes and you only have time
to clean one room, pick the bathroom!
Repurpose Old Clothes
use mis-matched socks to dust with, they fit like a glove!
baby wipes are perfect for quick cleaning
Removing Food Odors
use 2 tablespoons of baking soda and hot soapy water
to get out smells from your Tupperware
Turn up the Music
time seems to go faster when you have tunes!
Dusting Lamp Shades
use a lint roller
use rubbing alcohol
Be Clutter Free
the less you have, the less you have to dust!
use newspaper instead of paper towels
setting a deadline is helpful to get you going
don't forget what's most important