Anything that needs to go somewhere should be in your car…
…not in your house. Keep your coupons there in a clear folder so you have them if you need them. Get an errand basket to hold items that need to be returned. Use crates to store kids’ toys and emergency supplies. Also, a car trash bag is a simple thing—get one! Check out these 20 little tips that will make running errands so much easier.
Put everything on your calendar
Even errands, exercise, cleaning the house should go on it. Then make sure you prioritize the things that are important to you. If it’s not on your schedule, it’s not on your life. Check out these other organization hacks pros use to keep their homes tidy.
My biggest secret?
Don’t procrastinate. If you postpone things that take a few minutes, it adds up and suddenly you’re looking at several hours to clear your clutter. Always open your mail right away, do dishes right after you use them, and put things away as soon as you’re done with them. Don’t miss these other 50 organizing tricks you’ll wish you knew sooner.