I used to be so good at organizing… My house was in order. There was a reason for where things were places and then….. I had kids!! My organizing self seemed to get lost in the shuffle and things were placed wherever they landed quickly.
We have moved so many times in the last few years so that has also hindered how well I have organized things. I never knew if we were going to stay at a place more than year, so why try to even think about putting things away in an orderly fashion. Since we finally bought a house last year, I know that we will be here for a long time so it is time to get things put away properly and in a better order.
Every couple of weeks I get the bug to want to organize and do a half way decent job, but with 4 kids around most days I just only have so much time to devote to getting my house in order. I try, but it always seems to fall back into a cluttered mess.
My office is the biggest place that has needed help to organize. I have blog stuff, lots of baking stuff, and miscellaneous office supplies. Most of it ends up on the floor because I just don’t have time to put it away properly since I haven’t come up with a good system of where it should even go in the first place.
Hubby put up some upper shelves a couple of weeks ago as well as a metro shelf to give me some place to put all the crap!! I put things on the shelves, but in no good order. In comes Restorganize to help me get a handle on the office, so maybe just maybe I could use it more efficiently and actually see what baking items I have so I stop buying more 🙂
Sometimes you just need some help to get things organized and have an outsiders point of view to throw out the clutter and put what you do need in a better order. That is the job of Restorganize. To come in, help you sort through whatever room, garage, or anything else that need some organization. But he also does more than just home organization. He also will help you inventory your items, photo documentation and more.
I think he was a bit in shock in the way my office looked, but we jumped right in and got to moving things out so that we could put them back in better order. I have one cabinet that has a lot of my baking items that needed some serious help. It is amazing to discover how many of the same type of sprinkles you already have when they are in a jumbled mess.
We were able to go through most of the office and get it into a working order with items that are not used as often on the high shelves, getting all the sprinkles in order by type and holiday, get my boxes all grouped together and get rid of some items in the trash and some to donate. He is really big on trying to donate what you don’t really need anymore and I like that. You don’t always have to throw stuff out just because you don’t use it anymore. There are charities and other places that can use it and resale it to help out others in need!
After about two hours of work, my office was in such better order. I could see what I had and be able to know where to put it back when I was finished. It even inspired me to go through some of the drawers that I had random stuff in and get those in order. I still have some drawers to go through and de-clutter, but am so grateful to have come as far as we did so that I get my work done in a much more efficient manner. We have come a long way with getting our house organized, but it sure was nice to have an outsiders point of view of how I could make things better and just get ORGANIZED!!!
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