I am one of those people that has to have Everything In Its Place. When we lived at the big farmhouse, which had 22 rooms and that included 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and a glorious old Parlor, I worked very hard on Everything In It’s Place!
Someday I will write how we got this house and fixed it back the way it should have been, it was a Fairytale living there.
When we first got this house it was in very bad shape and after a year I must say it was beautiful. The News Channel even flew out to see it and had dinner at our big table with a chef to prepare the meal. Like I said, like living in a Fairytale.
We had a big board in the dining room where I could write down the agenda for the day, and positive thoughts to start the day. Foster Kids need to have organization in their lives as they never had that. Our own kids liked the board as well, as we could add appointments and everyone knew what was going on each month.
Let Me Share Some Ways To Get Organized that I hope will help you get that way. Life seems to work better when Everything Is In Its Place.
I Love These Jars and How Organized They Make Me Feel In My Pantry. (We Had a Huge One) They Are Pretty Handy Too If You Are Teaching Your Kids To Cook. Turn the Page and get the Free Labels From The Country Chic Cottage.
We did a Lot Of Laundry As The Kids Grew Up and I Know The Washing Machine Ate Some Of Them. Make This Lost Sock Holder – A Place In The Laundry Room To Keep Those Lonely Socks Until You Find Their Lost Mate! Don’t Forget To Add Some Cute Clothespins.
This great idea from Family Handyman helps keep everything in its place in the bathroom. Use hook-and-loop tape to attach 5-in. lengths of 2″ PVC pipe to the vanity door to hold the curling irons.
Do the same thing with 3-in. pieces of 1-1/2-in.-diameter pipe to hold the cords. Just measure your curling irons to see how long your “holsters” need to be.
An Important Organizational Habit To Get Into Is Getting The Kids Ready For The Next School Day The Night Before. We Would Always Get School Clothes Out, Baths Done, and Any Extra Things Needed For The Next Day.
Make All Kids School Lunches The Night Before Or Hop Over To The ‘The Seasoned Mom‘ and Learn Her Secret For Making School Lunches On Sunday That Will Last All Week.
Use a Timer Outside The Door Of The Bathroom, (They Can’t Change It That Way) and Use It……Might Help The Teenagers Move a Little Faster.
and Hopefully Being Able To Get Out Of The Door On Time.
Transfer Your Board Games Into Plastic Drawers To Save Space….Love This Idea.
Each Night Before Bedtime, Have All Family Members Pick Up Clutter For 15 Minutes. Make a Game Out Of It and See Who Can Pick Up The Most Things In The Shortest Amount Of Time.
If You Really Want To Get Organized Start This Free Printable List of the 52 Weeks To An Organized Home Challenges for 2019.
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