Why only organize mornings? Because mornings offer a wonderful chunk of time that very easily slips away if we’re not careful. Who’s not tempted to go online? Meander through email? Make a doctor appointment? Instead, try this plan of attack and see how much more you can get completed:
Before you bring your new doggie home, take some time to get organized.
- The leash, collar and waste disposal bags. Choose an area of your home where your pet’s leash can live. Hopefully you’ve got some space in the top of a closet or a storage area shelf, but if leaving your dog’s leash by the back door works better for you, then you’ll need a trip to your local hardware store or Home Depot for a sturdy hook or two.
The most organized broom closets I’ve seen are on Pinterest. Most folks just shove the broom where they can. If there’s a hook leftover from the previous owner for a dustpan, great!
But seriously, let’s open your broom closet and have a look – does its organization give you a hopeful feeling? If not, spend a few minutes to get tidy and your spring cleaning will be that much easier.
Here are some great solutions:
- You don’t have space for a broom closet.
I won’t mince words – I’ll bet the vegetable drawer in your fridge is packed tight. I don’t mean you need to clean it out – or that you need to stop buying vegetables – but could it be better organized so that you’re not rifling through produce while doing dinner prep? And everybody’s hungry? And waiting? And you still can’t find that carrot bag?
All you need is a simple system – as a professional organizer I’m big on systems – and some pain-free maintenance techniques.
Right about now, everyone who has made that big promise to themselves of finally getting organized, is realizing they’re still not organized. #NewYearsResolutions
But it’s okay. It’s very understandable, and this is coming from a professional organizer who works with people who are so stressed out with their situations that being organized gives them a new lease on life.
Here are some big reasons why regular people and regular businesses need to take a step back and admit they could use a hand:
- Who has the time to tackle a big project?