Project Clutter July 16, 2010 Organization 2 Comments 1126 We all have one of those places- a drawer, cabinet or shelf that we just throw all our clutter in to hide it away. Well maybe you don’t, but I certainly do. After the initial shock, I emptied the entire contents of the cabinet onto the counter. Sheesh, it’s gotta get worse before it gets better, right? I began sorting and came up with a few categories of items: 1. Recipes/Cooking Booklets 2. Office type stuff that we use a lot: tape, pens, pencils, batteries 3. Stationary/envelopes for letter writing as well as mail that we haven’t sorted. I grabbed a plastic paper organizer from upstairs that I wasn’t using, and readjusted the shelves to allow for the height. I corralled the tape and batteries in a little basket, and the pens/pencils in an extra pot I had around. I created an area for stationary and mail. I even had space left to keep our extra grocery store bags (we have the reusable kind, but need these for cat litter cleanup so every other week we’ll make a trip without the totes). Our lunchboxes (how cute!) moved to the top shelf from the pantry which freed up a lot of room in there! Now I challenge you to tackle that junk drawer or cabinet! You’ll feel much better if you do! 2 Responses Beth July 16, 2010 I’m in awe. And inspired. If only I just had one. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Leave this field empty CAPTCHA Code* Check here to Subscribe to notifications for new posts Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.