The holidays are a fun time of year, but they can also create stress if you allow them to clutter your home and schedule. You may be overwhelmed by the combined demands of things like cards, shopping, gift-wrapping, decorating, cooking and travel.
If your room is messy, you may recognise that it’s cluttered, but you choose to ignore the situation because you’re so busy with other more demanding and higher-priority tasks. But when you sit down and give the matter some consideration, you’ll start to see why it’s so important to have a tidy room.
Chances are good that the one room in your home has the most items in the kitchen. From fresh ingredients to various packaged, processed items to the various pieces of equipment you use to prepare meals, there’s a lot to keep track of. There are also plenty of opportunities for the kitchen to wind up getting cluttered and difficult to work in because of the mess.
Organization can make it so much better and faster to find things when you need them. It’s also a great way to keep your space looking neat and clean. But what should you consider when you’re deciding how to organize your items? Here are a few things to think about.
Pantries, like closets and other spaces, can get cluttered easily. They’re out of sight most of the time, so it’s easy to just put things in them without a lot of concern for organization. But you can declutter your pantry and keep it neat and orderly, with a few simple steps. Here’s how to get started, and what to consider for keeping things tidy in the future.
As a parent, you probably look around your house and wonder where all the toys came from. Whether you have one child or several children, the number of toys seems to grow quickly. But you can take back your space and keep toys decluttered, without depriving your children of anything that’s important in their lives. Here are some great ways to declutter your kids’ toys and keep things more organized for the future.