Getting out of bed in the morning is tough. Making the bed after you get out of it? Totally overachieving. The payoff, however — a cleaner home, keeping your bedding cleaner for longer and banishing your reputation as the disorganized-messy type — that’s priceless.
But don’t take our word for it. That’s what Martha Stewart is for. (Well, that and her perfectly perfect chocolate chip cookies). If you’ve ever wondered how the queen of clean does it, here’s another hint: It all starts in the bedroom.
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