Lay out everything you are going to need in the morning the night before and you will not have to worry about that. You will thank yourself for doing that and save time.
Have a central area to organize purses, keys and your wallet.
Always put your things there. If you choose a beautiful thing to do that, you would love to leave your keys and purse there every day! It's super easy and will help you with your organization.
Set out everything for breakfast that is non-refrigerated right down to the spoons.
Of course, this means knowing what's for breakfast the night before. Make all kids school lunches the night before or better yet, make school lunches on Sunday that will last all week!
Write up a daily to-do list for the next morning on your smartphone
Doing a to-do list and putting the priority items first is very important. Move items from today that didn't get done on tomorrow's list, update your calendar. Try this and you will see!
Don’t put off errands ’till morning when everything is busy.
Go get gas, pick up the first graders cupcakes, or get that pencil sharpener that your kid can never seem to find. You can do a lot of quick chores in a heartbeat and make everything easier.
Keep your bathroom paraphernalia out of sight when not in use.
You should buy a pretty basket and put all of your make-up, deodorant, hair spray, and razors into the container and place under the counter. Bring it out when you need it, then always put it right back underneath.
Shower caddies are essential.
This one is the key to keeping the shampoos, conditioner, face scrubs and in-shower treatments from taking over the whole space. They are right there in the shower and no one else will see them.
Squeegee your shower doors after every single shower.
Keeping the squeegee right in the shower makes that easier. You can clean your shower right after you use it and you will help to keep your bathroom clean and organized.
A strip of magnetic tape can organize items
This one will help you put together all your nail clippers, tweezers and scissors. You can easily see them that way, but remember to place them there when you are done using them.
Use wasted corners
Use them to put in a freestanding cabinet to add storage. Remember to repurpose to save bucks, paint is everything you need! Now your bathroom will look better than ever.
Throw away old or ineffective products you never use.
Once a month, go through your bathroom cupboards and drawers and do this. You will thank us later, and you can enjoy the new space you will get when you throw away old stuff.
Roll your towels and use them as decor
Towels can also be a great way of decorating your bathroom. Tuck them into pretty baskets or piled on a bench and that's it. Pretty easy, don't you think? Yeah.
Use wall hooks
You can hang towels, robes, and clothing there. Behind the door is a great way to use wasted space and you will always find what you need if you keep it there.
Use drawer organizers
Use them for makeup, jewelry, ponytail holders, and other loose items. You can also make your own. It's very easy and you can organize your stuff the way you want.
Use pretty floating shelves
This way you can add storage and organize above the toilet, and add value to the room. Your bathroom has all this space you weren't using and that you can discover.
Use a timer in each bathroom
This is great for getting out the door on time, and getting kids and teenagers out of the shower. You will also save the planet and a lot of water you were wasting!
Place color separate baskets in your closet for laundry, and one for dry cleaning.
This will save you time sorting clothes, and you will always know when you have enough colors for a full load. It will save you a lot of time and will help you with your white clothes!
If you haven’t worn it in a year, donate it.
Goodwill and some other charities will take all of your clothes you don't use anymore. You can help other people and yourself making more space in your closet. You will not regret it.
Sort your clothes by season
Only keep the present season in your closet. Pack out of season clothes away in an under bed storage container and forget about them until the next time you have to use them.
Put your clothes in categories that work for you.
Color, formality, type or office wear are some categories you can use. This will save you time putting together outfits, and money from purchasing items you didn't remember you had.
Recycle wire hangers.
You can create hangers from almost any material. They are easy to make and will help you organize all of your clothes inside or outside your closet. You can also hang things that are not clothes like plants!
Use a system for hanging and organizing scarves and belts.
Shoving those things in a drawer is no good for anyone. By hanging them you will see exactly where they are and you can take them every time that you need them.
Use a shoe rack.
Rotate out of season shoes just the way you rotate out of season clothes. You don't need to have all those shoes out there when you are wearing sandals and crocs. They are a waste of space.
Use hooks and pegboard
Use them in any closet wall space to hang purses, jackets, and accessories. They look good and will help you save a lot of space with things you can hang on the wall.
Use vacuum sealed bags
Use bags to store out-of-season clothes in a tight space. Just be careful and don't use this method on delicate fabrics, as the wrinkles could become permanent. But go ahead and try it!
Organize your kitchen cabinets into categories
Make sure cups are near the fridge so you can easily pour juice, and your utensil drawer is near the dishwasher so you don't have to make ten trips across the kitchen.
Keep whatever you use for a pantry immaculate
Nowhere does clutter make more of a mess than with food. Don't have a pantry? No problem, you can make one by yourself! This will make your kitchen look gorgeous.
Add a kitchen island to a small kitchen to increase storage
We love kitchen islands.You can even make one by yourself, recycling an old cabinet as the base! It's genius and a great way of using something you weren't using at all.
Use an inexpensive plastic lazy-susan in the back of deep cupboards
This way you won't forget what's hiding back there! Your food will be better with all the things you can use when you can actually see them. What do you think?
Try to organize Tupperware in a drawer rather than a shelf
That way you will always be able to find a matching lid. It will save you a lot of time and space and everything will be more organized in your kitchen.
Only keep things on the counter you use often.
Even the toaster goes in the pantry and gets brought out daily when needed. If you can put it away, do it, and you will have space for other things and your kitchen will look more sophisticated.
Time to come into the 21st-century people. Evernote is a free app, where you can take photos of each recipe with your phone or tablet, add them and even organize them into folders.
Tuck 10-20 bags into one or two bags to hang onto
Have a whole closet full of plastic grocery store bags? Do this and recycle your plastic bags, folks! It's super easy and you will save a lot of useful space.
Keep your fridge clean.
Every time you go to the grocery store, make sure to clean out the old food and toss. Rotate older food into the front so it is used up first. Keep your fridge clean and your life will be better.
Hang a hoop over a laundry basket for slam-dunking dirty clothes.
This one is very clever. If your kids just throw their clothes on the floor, you can put a hoop over a laundry basket and make it a game! We really want one now.
place a two-compartment hamper
Put one of these in your kid's room so he or she can organize light clothes from dark clothes as they undress. It will make everything easier and things will be more organized.
Use poster putty in your child’s room
Have your child display his or her favorite artwork all on one wall, gallery style. You can see all of their paintings like this and it's a good wall art for their rooms!
Hang a net from the ceiling
To store stuffed animals, dolls, or action figures, hang some nets from the ceiling or walls. You can also use wall planters and they will look great on your walls.
Add wall-mounted bookshelves
Help your child organize their books. Make sure you remember if you place a large bookshelf in a child's room, bolt it to the wall for safety. They will want to put all of their books there!
Buy the kids their own alarm clocks
Teach them how to get up on time by themselves without you. This will make your life easier and everybody will have their own responsibilities. You can buy awesome clocks like this one.
Make sure everything in your house has a home.
Teach all your family members to mind their own messes. If you take it out, put it back; if you open it, close it; if you throw it down, pick it up; if you make a mess, clean it up; and so on.
Put wastebaskets in every room
Place several unused trash bags in the bottom of each one and this will eliminate countless trips to get new trash bags and give all family members a place to throw away their trash.
Make sure the remotes have a drawer, basket or shelf to live on.
How often have you found remote controls under the sofa? Better yet, make this remote control pillow, and you can just turn it around when you don't want to see the remotes, but they are always right there!
Use a plastic caddy
Use this to store cleaning supplies in and tote it from room to room. When you are cleaning the house, this will help you move the things you need everywhere.
Use a plastic laundry basket
Plastic baskets are great for quick pick up and transport of toys to their proper homes each evening. If your kids leave everything on the floor, use this and make them use it.
Make a designated area for homework, crafts or sewing
You can create a very organized space in a small area, and that prevents you from having projects strewn all over the house. We love art, but we love being organized even more.
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. The one who wins won't have to do it the next time! It's super effective.
Have one designated spot where kids are to leave school flyers
Put there all the permission slips that need to be signed and school photo envelopes. Make this part of the nightly "laying out for tomorrow" habit. You won't forget to do it anymore!
Make a master grocery list on the app or website of your choice.
Categorize the groceries into sections such as frozen, dairy, and so on. In each category, list the most frequent items that you buy. Organize the grocery list according to the way your favorite grocery store's aisles are set up.
Don’t leave things ’till later
Procrastination is the number one cause of clutter and mess. Take care of it right then and there. If you can do something in less than 5 minutes, do it and that's it. Don't think about it.