5 time-saving ideas to organize your day and your home
Here, you will find my best time-saving ideas to organize your day and your home. I love organizing and putting my stuff in order. It helps me clear my mind and sets the scene for a calm haven in my home.
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5 Time-Saving Ideas to Organize Your Day and Your Home
First, think about how you want your home to make you feel? When you walk in the door, what do you want to be greeted by (aside from a box of chocolates and a bottle of wine ha!)?
I look for my home to be a place of rest and one that exudes a sense of calm and happiness.
I want a home that energises me but also keeps me grounded in the moment. A place where I know I can relax, meditate and be at peace.
I want a home where I don’t have to be immersed in chaos, tensions and strife constantly. And this really goes above and beyond keeping a decluttered and aesthetically appealing home.
It’s also about the relationships (with my husband and my kids, my family) and how I nurture and grow those relationships within our home.
It is so simple to create a place we love just by making minor adjustments to the way we do things in and around the house.
Here are the daily habits and routines I’ve formed to help keep my home clutter-free, organized, peaceful and just an all around great place to be (most of the time)!
These are the little things that have made a huge difference in simplifying our home.
Be time-efficient in the kitchen
Wash the dishes and clean up as you cook/bake instead of accumulating everything right up until the end. I love not having to face a huge pile of dirty dishes and mess by the time I finish cooking or baking.
Let’s face it, the last thing you want after slaving away in the kitchen is to spend more time washing and cleaning up. Check out my post on some amazing time-saving kitchen gadgets.
Finish doing the small chores before bed
I’m talking about washing up after eating dinner, folding laundry and putting it away, and taking out the trash. If you feel too tired or unmotivated just before bed (which I can testify to), you can do this before you hit the couch for the evening.
It will all be worth it when you get up in the morning and you start your day fresh – no huge pile of dishes and other clutter waiting for you to clean/tidy up.
I feel much more positive and energised in the morning just by taking this extra step the night before.
Create a system for household chores
Allocate specific days for laundry, ironing, cleaning bathrooms, floors etc. It helps to break up what needs to be done into realistic chunks (for lack of a better word).
Organize smaller items
I’m talking about the little things that can add up to a huge pile of a mess like all your jewellery, nail polish, and hair accessories.
Go through all your jewellery and other small items, and throw out pieces you don’t wear or use anymore, broken or missing parts, and anything you truly don’t need.
Keep only what you love. Then store or display those items in a cheap, nifty organizer like this one.
Plan your day, week, or month ahead of time
Planning is key to making the most of the next day and it also helps you sleep better knowing that you have your plans written down. I mostly like to make plans for the next day and for the week, and that’s my main focus.
But you can always do a monthly plan too. It goes without saying, writing down our goals for the day or the week makes it easier to achieve them. Plus, it’s fun to write in gorgeous planners such as the Simplified Planner.
If you try these time-saving ideas to organize your day and your home, do let me know how you go in the comments below.
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