Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Operation Get Organized::Phase 1

I decided to start small in my mission to get this household organized.  I am essentially the House Manager and therefore I took it upon myself to get the house in order. This is step one.

I decided to start with the "desk" that is in our kitchen, it was a massive disorganized MESS.  

I was inspired by this:



So I went to the office supply store which by the way, I could go totally nuts in an office supply store, its like a kid in a candy store for me, back on track...

I picked up 
- A pack of hanging files
- a labeler
- a hanging file box

I started by labeling my files, I have
- Incoming
- Outgoing
- To Pay
- To File
- Coupons
- Manuals- for all those silly manuals for stuff that just dont have a place
- Invites- I write them in my planner then they clutter up my fridge...not any more :)
- a file for each family member

A calendar so our family can always be in the loop and not have an excuse that you don't know whats going on


I sorted through everything on that desk and from now on the mail goes straight to a file or in the shred box or trash

Now we have this

All is right in this corner of my world now 

Phase Two is my Home Management Binder


2 comments:

Christina said...

It feels so good to organize things!
I felt so much better after I put together our budget binder today, it's the little things! :)
xoxo

Kellianne said...

love this and WILL be doing this! genius!

I'm Katie a 27 year old mommy and wife. Welcome to my blog where I will chronicle the happenings of my life as I find the balance between being both SAHM by day and CVICU nurse by night.

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