A Blog of SortsTips for creating space and time for things that really matter.
People have different systems for organizing, but think of the “why” behind organizing: It’s so we can find things. Therefore, your things need homes. We have homes, which have addresses, so people and mail can find us. We know where to go, and so should it be for our...
Ok, it’s not really a formal system. But when you make a list, and implement the items on the list year after year…then you have basically created a system. Here I will outline all that goes into the holidays in our house, by me, in list form.
Have you ever noticed that an accidental mess or mistake can actually result in a cleaner, neater space? A kitchen floor dirty from daily use can long be ignored, in my house anyway. But spilled orange juice can’t. Left alone, it becomes a sticky ant magnet or worse.
Sara Cummings, M.A.