When I find myself putting off the cleaning, I go to FLYLady.net for some inspiration. Her approach to keeping your house neat and tidy is brilliant. You start with baby steps. First, you keep your kitchen sink shining. Then you work on your morning routine, and one zone of the house.
From the site:
Are YOU living in CHAOS?I have found FLYLady to be a terrific resource, and I hope you do too!
(Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome)
Do you feel overwhelmed, overextended, and overdrawn?
Hopeless and you don't know where to start?
Don't worry friend, we've been there, too.