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When my house gets messy and it starts to feel overwhelming, I don't try to clean it perfectly right away. I designate one corner of a room (or big laundry basket) to hold all the bits and pieces that need to be put somewhere else, and clean the rest of the room. It saves a lot of running around the house in circles putting things away and makes "most" of the room feel organized quickly. Then I can deal with the pile of stuff more easily.

- Submitted by CHARLENESTEWART 4/16/2012 in Organization | 4 Comments
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KAYAK-A-MANIAC 5/9/2012 10:08:00 PM

    This is a good idea. Thanks
DESNOTSOTINY 4/30/2013 1:43:00 PM

    This will work great for when my children aren't sure where something goes.
CMAZE8 7/3/2012 12:51:00 AM

    This is a great idea. I will try that with the kids room instead of throwing all of it away. Thanks.
TRESA7 6/4/2012 10:00:00 PM

    The laundry basket idea sounds great. That or a box will hold stuff that "belongs elsewhere" while you straighten.

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