It’s the Little Things #129 – Clean Mama

May 14, 2021

Can you believe that we are already in the middle of May? This month flies – so many end-of-year activities and celebrations. I’m just trying to keep up here, but so grateful that we’re finally back on track. In this week’s edition of It’s the Little Things, I’m sharing a blog favorite, t-shirt summary, great pulled pork recipe, and a few Clean Mama updates.

Call me old fashioned, but I still prefer a blog to social media. I’ve been following Chris Loves Julia for a long time and absolutely loved watching her upcoming move to North Carolina. Take some time to take a look at and follow their fun posts.

via Chris Loves Julia

Break the t-shirt rut with some new spring and summer t-shirt recommendations from Kate on The Small Things Blog. I grabbed the J. Crew graphic t-shirt she wears in the mail and love it.

via the Small Things Blog

We have a busy week this week so I pulled out the instant pot and made the BBQ Pulled Pork out of this recipe for multiple meals this week. It’s absolutely delicious and perfectly freezerable. I took a two-pack of Costco pork shoulder and it made a huge amount. Thank you, Mel’s Kitchen!

via Mels Kitchen Cafe

Do you love a good shortcut? Me too! Check out some of my cleaning shortcuts that I posted this week for inspiration. Follow us for a great round-up of your ideas that will be coming soon! Take a look at this week’s posts on my Clean Mama Routine blog, as well as some of my cleaning must-haves.

Simple links: cleaning routine

Must be for cleaning routines

I love the Simple Shortcuts series – see all posts here. I’ll share my favorites and collect yours on Instagram and share them here as a free printable version with all the tips at the end of the series. It will be really fun and helpful to feel in the community. Make sure you join in!

A couple of Clean Mama Items:

Did you see the … Quarterly summer? It’s one of my favorite things on the site – a calm approach to housekeeping and an invitation to slow down. I’m sharing my top secret chicken salad recipe and other tips for a refreshing summer. Check it out here.

I just added TWO new towel sets to the Clean Mama Shop. I love bringing you the highest quality kitchen and cleaning towels and these will not disappoint. The Kitchen & Pantry towels are ideal for towels and quick cleaning.

Kitchen and pantry towels – pack of 3

I love flour sack towels and I look forward to bringing you this subtle aqua stripe. You’ll love these large, multi-purpose lint-free towels – use them for cleaning, washing windows, drying dishes, towels, gift wrapping, and much more.

Aqua Stripe Flour Sack Towels – Pack of 4

Four new essential oil blends hit the store a few weeks ago – have you grabbed one, two, or all four? Check it out here. I loved working on these blends and I am very excited to be able to offer you delightful and pure essential oil blends. Many of you have wondered where I got it from – Plant Therapy made it for me.

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