Archive for February, 2013

Organize Your Kitchen and Simplify Your Life

Begin to put things back, starting with larger items first. Store pots, pans and cooking utensils near the stove, nesting the pots and pans together to conserve space. Make sure each one you choose to keep has a matching lid. This is also a good time to make sure handles are securely fastened, so

Organizing Your Child’s Bedroom

Teach your child as soon as possible the importance of keeping their room tidy and orderly, so they’ll have a strong appreciation for neatness and order as they grow. With a little patience and cooperation, even the youngest can be taught this habit early on, simply by learning how to put toys and other belongings like books and art supplies away after use.

Pack Rat Fever Is Curable

Ideally, you should strive to keep those things that are truly important, throw away the remainder, or maybe have a yard sale once in a while. Some community education programs offer one-day classes on organizing closets and homes, and these may be helpful if the clutter level is getting unmanageable. There are also people and services that you can hire to come in and sort through the piles of stuff if it is too overwhelming. Be aware these people are very good at their job, so be prepared to make the hard decisions and throw out some things.

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