11 in 2011: Day 6 - Best Organization Tricks


DAY 6
The worst thing I fight with to keep organized at home is laundry!! Anyone who knows me knows that there is usually a basket sitting with clothes waiting to be put up at any given time in my house! It's something I've written about many times, too! The latest thing I've done is just to get rid of all the hampers. I used to keep one in each kids room, but then I would find myself with three huge loads to do at a time - b/c I do my laundry and both of the kids - Michael does his own. So, I decided instead of keeping up with three, I would just put one small hamper in my closet that is for my clothes, Emma's & Aaron's...and b/c it isn't too big, when it's full I do that one load of laundry, wash it, dry it and put it up - it's quick - a few clothes for me, a few for Emma and a few for Aaron. Instead of finding myself with so many dirty clothes at one time that I felt overwhelmed and never wanted to put them up. This hamper is the perfect size for one normal load of laundry - and b/c it's in my closet it's always in my way, so I'm always aware of it...so I don't get behind like before!!
Laundry shouldn't be the chore that I make it out to be!!


Day 1: New Year Resolutions

Day 2: Favorite Holiday Memory
Day 3: Favorite Work-Out Tips
Day 4: Best Leftover Recipe
Day 5: Places You Hope to go this Year
Day 6: Best Organization Tricks
Day 7: Favorite Memory of 2010
Day 8: Favorite Healthy Snacks
Day 9: Favorite Things to Do on a Cold Winter Day
Day 10: Favorite Girls Night Out Events
Day 11: What are you Looking Forward to in 2011
  1. Laundry is something I need to work on too! I'm fine with sorting, washing and folding, but when it comes to putting it all away, disastrous!!

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  2. I'm with MJ. Doing laundry is not the problem for me. It's folding it and putting it away. That is one thing I'm working on this year. So far, I'm doing a bit better!

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  3. You're not alone, laundry is a constant problem here too :) It's possible that I've been know to say things like "Would you people stop wearing so many clothes!?" :)

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  4. Kristy - please let me know if that ever works!! I get it washed, cleaned and back in the basket to put up, but that's where it stops!!

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  5. I am not that great with laundry either!

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