I have a confession to make, I am not the neatest person in the bunch *GASP*
Yes, it’s true. I work full time, play the wifey, mommy and blogger on the side. Phew.
Life. Gets. Busy.
I keep my house clean but it could sure use some T.L.C. as far as organization goes. I am 100% sure I don’t need every pot in my kitchen cabinet or every lotion in my bathroom. Life gets in the way and those areas get neglected. The days turn into months and there it stays. I am sure I am one of those people who tend to keep things they will never, ever use.
Living organized and clutter-free at home is a goal I put above all others (and it’s one I work on everyday). When things are in order you are able to find things faster, move quicker, get things done in less time which in turn translates to me as more time for me to spend with my kiddo or a bubble bath.
Organization is key in any situation. In order to have a smooth morning at my house – outfits must be out, lunches should be ready to go, and back pack, gym bag, and keys should be in their place. However, sometimes I
Thankfully, I have an awesome fairy friend who encourages me and motivates me to get organized every day. She helps me create menu lists, grocery lists, etc. Knowing what I want before I walk into a supermarket makes life simpler, you breathe easier, and you save money too.
“OMG! Where do I begin?”. I began to take on one very small task a day. For example, I would tackle my daily mail or the coffee table. By concentrating on one mini project, I would not become overwhelmed and was able to get it done.
Little by little, the clutter is gone and my home is becoming more organized and peaceful and most important of all – inviting.
Here is a very helpful link to get you started:
Decluttering: The Search For Simplicity – By Carrie Ferguson Weir of the Tiki Tiki. (The one stop shop of all places, blogs, books to help you begin your journey to a lighter, clearer, “more room to breathe” kind of life!)
What area of your home is the most challenging to keep organized?