Here we go! 18 weeks to a more organized house and more relaxing Christmas! I'm excited to be starting the plan. It is a big long plan and you may not finish every single step - but isn't anything we can do better than nothing being done?
Week 1: Planning and Paperwork Week
Reading Assignments from Houseworks:
Housekeeping Skill Set:
-Declutter - pages 19-35
Come up to speed in the war against household clutter. Learn the STOP clutter method, analyze your clutter personality, and find tips for keeping clutter from coming back.
-Paper Handling - page 226-237
Declutter and organize Information Central: your household’s paperwork center.
Houseworks Checklist: This weeks focus is your home office area!
-Make the promise to spend a little time each day preparing for Christmas
-Setup a Christmas Planner
-Complete the “Family Values Check-up”
-Setup a Christmas activity center
-Establish a holiday budget
-Consider setting up a Christmas savings plan
-Begin master gift list
Alright! I hope you're in with me! I'm headed off to work, but I'll be back later this evening to post my checklist for the week. Check out the link back to organized Christmas for additional readings from the web!