This woman has outlined a really doable schedule to keep the house clean and guest-ready with just one small task each day of the week. Also looks like she has some good tips elsewhere on the website for more heavy-duty organizational and cleaning tasks!
INEXPENSIVE CLEANING SECRET: a little water or vinegar will lift even the most stubborn stains; cleans grout, mold & mildew stains, burner pans, porcelain tubs; also nature's bleaching agent. It is an acid, but is not harmful. Use a few tablespoons of cream of tartar with hot water or hydrogen peroxide to clean aluminum pans, rusty drains or stains. Add lemon juice to COT to clean copper. Add glycerin with few tsp COT & makes spray-&-wash fabric stain remover. | best stuff
Tip: baking soda and peroxide will remove the baked-on burnt-on gunk from your pans.