The more disorganized your house is, the harder it seems to muster the energy to whip it into shape. One solution: Break big projects down into small tasks so what seemed impossible becomes achievable.
No one likes a cluttered house. But, unfortunately, no one likes cleaning a cluttered house either, especially when it’s so hard to keep clean. Here are some ways to declutter once and for all, and figure out an organizational scheme that works for you.
IN THE HOUSE
1. Assign specific living quarters to everything you own.
2. Put things where they work for you: vitamins by the juice glasses, coat hooks in the garage next to the car.
3. A small, open basket on the coffee table keeps remote controls from slipping between sofa cushions says professional organizer Kathy Waddill, author of The Organizing Sourcebook:...