With 2024 around the corner, it’s time to get the home in order! A fresh year and organization go hand in hand and getting the house in order is going to take more than just taking down the holiday decorations and rearranging the kitchen cabinets. The best way to start off a brand new year is with a fresh space. I know a lot of people have a New Year’s resolution to get organized and now is the perfect time! We’ll get rid of that junk drawer and make to-do lists to get a fresh start for the entire home this next year. Here’s a list of things I love to wrap up the holiday season and use on a daily basis to keep my space organized for the start off the new year.
Firstly, organization tends to be something that is not easy to keep up with. Especially with winter here, we are kept indoors more this time of year and all of our hard work getting small things organized tends to unravel. Keeping on top of a cleaning schedule is something that will look different for everyone. I have a few items I put at the top of my to-do list and I keep them organized in their own bins and ares for the entire house.
I have a system that works for all of my family members and everyone is in charge of their own things. Although, along with cleaning comes organization for the space. For instance, in my bathroom, I love to have containers to organize everything, especially living in the city. Everyone in my household having their own caddy separates and organizes each of our belongings. This way, there’s no mix ups or fighting over items and there is no hard time keeping the medicine cabinets or bathroom cupboards organized. It’s the start of the new year and the first step is to get the items that will help you complete realistic goals.
Secondly, I’ve been reading up on water filters and decided it was best to ditch the Brita to be safer with water cleanliness. I’ll leave a few options below, but a part of keeping a more organized home is the goal setting portion. Committing to health in general is the common pattern we need to keep up with. Moreover, clear storage bins to separate items in the fridge helps with grouping things together and will be an organizing project that is simple to keep up with after winter break.
Furthermore, let’s ditch the harsh chemicals this year. There are so many natural cleaning products on the market and those harsh chemicals are not only dangerous for little ones, but they are totally hormone distruptors. We’re taking steps to continue to make a huge difference in this planet and that includes more glassware vs plastic and using products that are cleaner for the environment. I’ve been looking into more nontoxic cleaning options for my home and will leave a few of my favorite options below.
Finally, I can’t deal with my mop any longer! The pushing around of dirty water is behind me and I’m getting a step on the right foot to cleaning and larger tasks that have simpler ways to complete. I have kids and a dog, so clean floors are something I’m always working on! First things first: a great vacuum cleaner and steam mop will change your life! The whole family is constantly on the go and I need life stress-free or more than it is now! One way I can cope with stress is by cleaning and having a clean space for the whole home to enjoy. Having a great vacuum is underrated! This has been my favorite for some time now and I love the fact that it’s cordless and pink!
Good cleaning and a freshly organized space don’t require a professional organizer. It’s an internal change that has to happen within you whatever works best for you is what you need to do! Creating fun goals with good intentions makes a major difference in daily life. I hope you found at least one item that will make your life a little bit easier this next year.
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