Real Solutions: Clear the Clutter
"Clear the Clutter" is a weekly series designed to help you make real changes to your home. Join us on Mondays. It won't be hard, but it will make a big impact.
In this post I’ll give you the weekly cleaning routine with the essentials I rely on and a template you can use to plan your own house cleaning routine.
Tags and labels don’t take up much space. They’re visually distracting, though, and stuff looks better without them.
About ten years ago I decide to always limit my paper file storage to one box, and that helps me to clean out the papers when it gets full.
Let’s clean out the spice cabinet and keep the spices that we really use, not the ones that are old and expired.
Every year in January I try to control the damage and file the papers that I have let pile up in my “I’ll Deal With This Later” file.
Use hooks and open surfaces in the entry to make your home look more organized for surprise guests.
Clear the kitchen counters so you have an open surface for all the work and activity that goes on in the kitchen.
Clear out the receipts and clutter from your handbag, and tell us what is the most random thing you find!
This week’s challenge is to sell or give away something (one thing) that is in the way, big, or bulky so you can clear up a lot of space.
We’re going to make changes to our home, starting with the pile of clothes in the bedroom.