Inexpensive, stiff-bristled paint brushes--in a variety of widths--are a great addition to the cleaning tote. Use them to dust the tops of books, whisk dirt from baseboards and corners, clean dust from blinds, and remove crumbs from upholstery.
Using a household notebook to organize home life is only the beginning; the concept applies nicely to holidays, special occasions, crafts and hobbies.
Consider creating special notebook versions to organize:
A dedicated notebook makes it easy to tackle these special events, or to track the stash in sewing room or papercrafts area.