Clean With Me

Clean With Me

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Cleaning motivation and entertainment as you trudge through those mundane household chores. Get productive as the host gently talks you through cleaning each area of your home, keeping you focused and on task. You’ll love her candid stories and “whole-house approach” to house cleaning. Clean along with a brand new episode published every Wednesday. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support


You CAN Have Nice Nails and a Clean House
Jul 17 • 58 min
The host, Raani, talks you through cleaning your house and discusses the fact that sometimes people are depressed or have a lot on their plate. Find out another way to use an olive oil dispenser in your kitchen. Question of the day: Should you wait for…
Cleaning Room by Room Keeps You Focused
Jul 10 • 59 min
This is another episode where the host talks you through cleaning your entire house. There’s a reminder about having a launch pad to get you out the door faster, and you will be assigned a special bonus chore involving cleaning wipes. Does your linen…
Single Room: The Kitchen
Jul 5 • 27 min
The host talks you through cleaning your kitchen and gives you a quick and easy shortcut for washing a sink full of dishes. Another topic covered is weight loss. Find out why the host eats so much and what she plans to do about it. —- Support this…
Solutions to Everyday Cleaning Dilemmas
Jun 26 • 64 min
I am “Nana” aka Grandma Raani, depending on who you ask, but I’m the MOTHER of my own children! In this whole-house cleaning talk through, I discuss again the rudeness of people assuming that I’m my kids’ grandma. Yes, I’ve ranted about this subject…
Single Room: Clean a Messy Bedroom
Jun 19 • 25 min
How to clean your room step by step: This episode is geared toward either a child cleaning his or her room or a parent cleaning a child’s room, but any adult with a messy room would also benefit from cleaning along with this special episode. The host’s…
Figure Out What Works for You
Jun 12 • 63 min
Clean your home room by room along with this motivational podcast. This episode focuses heavily on keeping up on dishes, which is something a lot of us struggle with. The host talks about the fact that your kitchen is the main priority and explains how…
Cleaning When You’re Depressed
Jun 5 • 62 min
The hosts talks you through cleaning your entire house while offering a few tips for dealing with depression. This advice is in the context of maintaining a clean home when you are feeling a little down and does not take the place of professional help. I…
The Minimum Plus a Little Extra
May 29 • 62 min
The host talks you through cleaning your entire house. Although she suggests several possible bonus chores, she encourages you to do at least the minimums plus a little something extra. Affiliate Link: audibletrial.com/cleanwithme —- Support this podcast:…
Single Task: Pick One
May 22 • 33 min
In this episode, the host encourages you to tackle the cleaning project of your choice, and do it while listening. This is the episode you’ve been waiting for where you can wash all your windows or doors, scrub your kitchen floor by hand, clean out your…
Thorough Cleaning Session
May 15 • 58 min
The host talks you through cleaning your home, while giving you cleaning tips along the way. No judgment here! Affiliate link: audibletrial.com/cleanwithme —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
“Future You” Will Thank You
May 9 • 55 min
The host talks you through another routine home cleaning session and reminds you that your future self will appreciate a clean kitchen. As usual, there are some rabbit trails about housekeeping, like why she didn’t used to wash walls. She also gives her…
Critiquing a Cleaning Video!
May 8 • 65 min
The host talks you through cleaning your entire house, while explaining what NOT to do. As promised, here is the link to the shocking YouTube video she discusses throughout this episode: https://youtu.be/RwzwH2IDz3g She also gives a shoutout to a listener…
Walk into Every Room and Clean it!
May 1 • 66 min
Clean your whole house in just over an hour! You won’t have time for every deep cleaning task, but you should be able to knock out a few of them. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Do Everyday Chores Come Naturally?
Apr 24 • 55 min
In this whole-house cleaning talk through, the host explores a cleaning question raised in the book, My Sweet Audrina by V.C. Andrews. My Sweet Audrina is kind of racy, but it’s a real page turner if you can handle the gothic horror genre. While on the…
Is Your House Company Ready?
Apr 19 • 63 min
The host talks you through cleaning your whole house for guests and encourages you to be more observant when it comes to seeing your home through someone else’s eyes. The main focus of this episode is deep cleaning your kitchen, but as usual, there are…
The Importance of the Whole-House Approach
Apr 15 • 61 min
The host explains her approach to having the whole house clean at the same time as she talks you through cleaning each area of your home. Cleaning by example is also discussed in this motivational episode, which is all about “the whole-house approach.”…
Simplify your Life
Apr 10 • 50 min
The host talks you through cleaning your whole house while touching on ways she is trying to simplify her life. She also talks about which jars make the best drinking glasses and the benefits of having a “launch pad” near the front door. —- Support this…
Single Task: Clean the Fridge
Apr 8 • 12 min
The host talks you through cleaning your refrigerator. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
It’s Not That Hard to Clean
Apr 4 • 55 min
In this routine whole-house cleaning talk through, the host provides cleaning motivation and warns against “coasting.” Reading fictional novels to relieve stress and cleaning out cat litter boxes are some of the topics covered in this episode. —- Support…
Stick With the Routine
Apr 4 • 49 min
The host talks you through cleaning your house and touches on spring cleaning as well as just sticking to the routine. She includes a short rant where she laments the fact that someone assumed she was the grandma of a TWELVE year old. —- Support this…
Nothing Like Cleaning for Company
Mar 22 • 60 min
The host talks you through cleaning your entire house as she gives her thoughts on cleaning for company. Do people give your daughters thousands of beads that end up on the floor? De-cluttering using the “one in, one out rule” and donating to charity are…
Don’t Forget to Declutter your Bedroom!
Mar 18 • 62 min
Whole house cleaning talk through ending with some comments about keeping the master bedroom clutter free. This is the 50th episode! [email protected] —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Dirty Dish Woes and Elderberry Syrup
Mar 12 • 52 min
This whole-house cleaning talk through includes a plan of action for your dirty old throw pillows. The importance of doing dishes each day is emphasized, but there are also some hacks for dealing with dried on food when one has fallen behind. Listen to…
When You’re in Survival Mode
Mar 7 • 53 min
This whole-house cleaning talk through is about what to do when you’ve been sick or otherwise hindered from spending much time on housework. Later in the episode, Jemma Stone calls in with a bathroom cleaning dilemma. Kids’ chores are also mentioned. —-…
Building Momentum While Cleaning
Feb 28 • 48 min
I explain how I will be titling my episodes going forward and give a couple of shoutouts to people who recently left five star reviews. I talk you through cleaning your house with an emphasis on doing things that help build momentum. One of the household…
Whole-House Approach-Routine Cleaning Talk Through
Feb 25 • 56 min
I talk you through cleaning your house and briefly explain my “whole-house approach.” I also give a shout out to some listeners outside of the U.S. who both gave me a 5 star review. Thanks again ladies! Affiliate Link mentioned:…
Prioritization vs. Perfectionism (Cleaning Talk Through)
Feb 21 • 61 min
I talk you through cleaning pretty much your entire house as I discuss the importance of prioritization. I also touch on organizing the cupboard under the bathroom sink. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
What’s in my Cleaning Caddy? “Live” Talk-through
Feb 19 • 69 min
Listen to me clean on a messy Monday morning, and try to clean along as I talk about my current product recommendations. Affiliate link for Audible offer: audibletrial.com/cleanwithme —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Moving Tips
Feb 15 • 52 min
I talk you through moving out of your old house and into your next home. I talk about staying organized with a binder, getting quotes when hiring a mover, packing supplies, packing hacks, and cleaning tips when “moving house.” —- Support this podcast:…
Cleaning Motivation (House Cleaning Talk Through)
Feb 12 • 60 min
More cleaning motivation! In this cleaning power hour, I talk you through cleaning your house and discuss some ways to stay motivated by managing your time better. I also talk about a couple of solutions for those of you who keep shoes by the front door.…
The Mental and Spiritual Aspects of Cleaning (with Olga Ortiz)
Feb 11 • 27 min
Interview with a listener about how keeping a tidier home has improved her mental health and lessened her anxiety. We also talked about the spiritual aspect of doing our job as homemakers. The benefits of cooking in cast iron was also discussed. Thanks…
Lightly Cleaning a Small House (Recorded While Babysitting)
Feb 9 • 32 min
I mix things up by basing this short cleaning talk through on a different house than my own. I also mention cleaning up after toddlers and cleaning during the nap. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
I Got a New Aquarium-House Cleaning Talk Through
Feb 2 • 53 min
I talk you through cleaning your whole house and even nag you a little about your living areas. And, yes, I tell you all about my mollies, platy fish, and java moss. I also give a shoutout to another podcast called Tech Daily. —- Support this podcast:…
Cleaning as you go- Cleaning Talk-Through
Jan 30 • 61 min
I talk you through cleaning your whole house while emphasizing the concept of “cleaning as you go.” We also hear from a brand new listener and fellow podcaster on the subject of laundry. Get some cleaning motivation and catch up on some housework as I…
Thorough Whole-House Cleaning Talk Through
Jan 24 • 60 min
I talk you through cleaning your whole house and cover various housekeeping topics including how to keep your carpet and walls clean —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Extreme Cleaning Motivation Whole House Talk Through
Jan 21 • 57 min
I talk you through cleaning your house while giving you cleaning motivation and cleaning tips. Is your house decorated? Do you have a coffee station? Can intermittent fasting help you lose weight? Clean with me as I discuss these topics and more. —-…
Guests arriving any minute!
Jan 19 • 28 min
This speed cleaning talk through will help you prepare for guests on short notice. Yes, I included some quick and dirty tips for hiding your mess! Don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review this podcast if you find it helpful! Email:…
Get up off the couch! Whole-House talk through
Jan 17 • 60 min
I talk you through cleaning your entire house and touch on my recent weight loss. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Shorter Cleaning Talk Through
Jan 15 • 37 min
I talk you through cleaning your house and give a couple of shoutouts. I appreciate all positive comments, ratings, and reviews! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Whole House Talk Through With Bedroom Decluttering Challenge
Jan 11 • 58 min
I talk you through cleaning your entire house and cover random topics including table leaves and playpens full of laundry. Be sure to listen all the way to the end for a decluttering challenge. Here’s the link to my Instant Pot Spanish rice recipe:…
Cleaning Talk Through and Decluttering Tips
Jan 9 • 53 min
I talk you through cleaning the house and discuss topics including delegating chores to kids, making homemade sub rolls, coping with hot flashes while shopping, and decluttering drawers. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
I’m Back from Vacation (Whole House Power Hour)
Jan 4 • 63 min
Whole house cleaning talk through where I cover topics including doing laundry after a trip, putting away Christmas decorations, and turning over a new leaf diet wise. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Time to Declutter (Cleaning Talk-Through)
Dec 26, 2018 • 59 min
I talk you through cleaning each area of your home in a relaxed way while reminding you to declutter now that Christmas is over. I also give my thoughts on donating to charities with thrift stores. —- Support this podcast:…
Cleaning Talk-Through in Priority Areas
Dec 24, 2018 • 38 min
I talk you through cleaning your priority areas and preparing your kitchen for guests by having a clean fridge and pantry. I also talk about a great bathtub caddy solution from one of my listeners! —- Support this podcast:…
Short Talk Through/Organization Quiz
Dec 21, 2018 • 35 min
In this cleaning talk through episode I talk you through some light house cleaning in your priority areas, and I also have you answer some questions to determine how organized you are. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Whole House Talk Through & Easy ”Dump Dinner” Idea
Dec 19, 2018 • 64 min
I talk you through cleaning your entire house, starting in the kitchen, and I talk a little bit about Christmas shopping and what to have in your freezer and make during the busy holiday season. Hint: It’s a dump dinner for your crockpot or Instant Pot.…
Whole-House Talk Through (bedroom focus)
Dec 17, 2018 • 63 min
I talk you through cleaning your entire house and also discuss topics including having a living room toy box, cleaning a sponge in the microwave, and keeping your master bedroom clean. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Whole House Talk Through Power Hour
Dec 14, 2018 • 60 min
I talk you through cleaning your whole house and discuss topics including white elephant gift exchanges, Christmas wish collages, and welcome mats. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Whole-House Talk Through (deep bathroom focus)
Dec 13, 2018 • 51 min
During most of the episode, I was actually cleaning while recording. I talk you through cleaning your whole house with the most time spent in the bathrooms today. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Whole-House Talk Through/Discussion about Evening Routine
Dec 12, 2018 • 59 min
I talk you through cleaning your whole house and also recommend you do a few things before bed tonight. Listen all the way through because there’s a funny part about preparing for short notice guests! —- Support this podcast:…
I’m Back with a Cleaning Talk Through
Dec 10, 2018 • 52 min
I talk you through cleaning your entire house and discuss topics including cluttered surfaces, age-appropriate chores for kids, and even weight loss. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Realistic Changes to Make Today!
Dec 3, 2018 • 23 min
Realistic changes to make today that will streamline your cleaning routine. Listen now to find out how to prevent waking up to a “nightmare kitchen.” —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Cleaning Power Hour
Dec 1, 2018 • 59 min
Cleaning power hour where I talk you through cleaning your house as I discuss topics including dishwashing detergent, cleaning products in general, decluttering, shoes, saving money on groceries, and looking good for your husband when he gets home. —-…
For Those Who Don’t Clean Every Day
Nov 29, 2018 • 42 min
I talk about deciding what your bare minimum chore list might be on those days when you don’t clean the entire house, weekly cleaning vs. daily cleaning, getting up earlier on days you are going somewhere, laundry struggles, and much, much more. —-…
Relaxed Whole-House Cleaning Session
Nov 27, 2018 • 48 min
This relaxed cleaning talk through is about keeping your whole house clean by going into every room and at least checking it. I talk about vacuuming vs. sweeping the kitchen, and I also touch on delegating the vacuuming. This episode is also a commentary…
Try to Speed Clean Your House in 20 minutes!
Nov 27, 2018 • 21 min
How to speed clean your house in 20 minutes! This challenging cleaning talk-through will have you moving quickly to get your home presentable in a short time. (This is not a deep clean. Listen to other episodes for a more thorough and slow-paced…
Shorter Talk Through (Living area focus)
Nov 24, 2018 • 37 min
Clean your whole house today with a focus on deep cleaning your living areas. I talk a little about junk drawers, decorating for Christmas, hand-me-down clothing, and more, and I give a shout-out to a Castbox listener who was kind enough to give me a…
Cleaning in Preparation for Thanksgiving
Nov 21, 2018 • 55 min
This cleaning talk through is almost a cleaning power hour and is all about preparing for Thanksgiving. I give my thoughts on how to have your home company ready, and I also tell you everything I’ll be serving and what I’ll be making the night before.…
Whole House Talk Through (Kitchen focus)
Nov 15, 2018 • 48 min
I start out with a couple of shout-outs and then talk you through cleaning your entire house, with some extra deep cleaning chores in the kitchen. I also recommend another cleaning podcast to listen to in addition to mine, and I touch on preparing your…
How to Keep Your Whole House Clean
Nov 13, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode, I remind you to be productive while I explain how to keep your whole house clean all of the time. I talk about my “whole house approach,” which entails things like prioritizing, tidying, and deep cleaning as needed, during a daily walk…
Half Hour Cleaning Talk Through
Nov 12, 2018 • 36 min
See how much you can get done in your own home as you listen to me clean for 35 minutes. I also talk a little bit about delegating chores to kids, the changing weather, and organizing my fall wardrobe. Don’t forget to subscribe and give me a positive…
Hour and a Half Long Cleaning Talk Through!
Nov 8, 2018 • 90 min
Cleaning Power Hour (and a half) Listen to me clean in real time as I describe what I am doing. I also give you some ideas for additional chores to do at the end of your routine cleaning session. This is a long episode, so you will get a lot done! You may…
Packing for Travel with Kids (with Lisa)
Nov 2, 2018 • 29 min
How to pack for a vacation with kids, including some tips for making sure your purse matches your shoes at all times —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Cleaning and Saving Money
Oct 31, 2018 • 21 min
Motivational cleaning talk through with some information on how to save money on groceries and other everyday necessities —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Getting out of a Slump
Oct 23, 2018 • 26 min
Exploring some of the reasons we might be falling behind in our household chores and discussing some ways to get out of that slump —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Getting Dishes Clean in Your Dishwasher (with Lisa)
Oct 18, 2018 • 29 min
How to make your dishwasher work for you in spite of hard water and/or septic tank regulations. We also talk about an easy one pot meal you can make today in your pressure cooker. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
You Can Your Whole House Today!
Oct 16, 2018 • 32 min
I talk about my “whole house approach” to cleaning as opposed to having designated days for weekly tasks. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Cleaning Tips & More (with my sister Lisa)
Oct 14, 2018 • 24 min
How to clean your TV using a microfiber cloth and what NOT to bring to the church garage sale are just a couple of the topics covered in this episode —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Cleaning Motivation
Oct 10, 2018 • 18 min
Reasons to clean your house and ways to stay motivated —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Raising the Standard in your Housekeeping
Oct 3, 2018 • 18 min
How to implement better housekeeping habits so you can grow as a homemaker. Various laundry methods are also discussed. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raani-starnes/support
Where to Begin (Cleaning)
Oct 2, 2018 • 55 min
Cleaning motivation podcast about how to get started cleaning your house and what to clean first. This first episode includes a brief introduction explaining what Clean with Me is all about. Affiliate link: audibletrial.com/cleanwithme —- Support this…