Before you can get clutter out, you have stop it from coming iniStock/Shawn-Gearhart
“The first step to winning the battle against clutter is to control what comes into your home. Unsubscribe from junk mail and catalogs you do not read. Stop shopping in bulk and buying non-necessities. Once the incoming flow of stuff and papers slows down or stops, you can focus on decluttering and organizing what you have.” —Joanna Monahan, chief of external communications for Major Organizers. Try this other five-second trick to banish clutter for good.
Channel Alice in Wonderland with an “Eat Me First!” fridge biniStock/vandervelden
“Most households generate a lot of food waste, but you can cut it down just by having a dedicated—and labeled!—place in the fridge for leftovers and food that needs to be eaten quickly. This way the food actually gets eaten and you will be aware of what you have to buy soon.” —Lauren Haynes, expert in home organizing and maintenance at Star Domestic Cleaners. Here are more easy tricks to save money by reducing food waste.