Start fall out with a plan of what to organize now. In the uncertainty around us, we want to create a calm, organized space at home, at work, for family and for ourselves. That’s the biggest benefit of organizing. We feel in control, make decisions and see positive changes in our space. Here are 5 tips of what to do right now for Fall Organizing.
Edit and reset your closet
Make every day better by editing and resetting your closet for fall. Now you know what you did not wear this summer so grab a shopping bag and start decluttering. Your closet editing will lead to resetting for fall. Bring in items from other closets and rearrange fall colors to the front of your closet. It’s fun to see your new fall wardrobe this way.
Starbucks is heralding pumpkin spice and it’s time to spice up your pantry. Check for expired items from spring’s surplus buying. Re-organize what has gotten out of order. Bring in your fall favorites for winter weather like apple pie filling and canned pumpkin.
Get ahead of the holidays
Holidays are going to look different this year. Now is the time to start conversations with your family. Start with your family plan on gathering and gift giving. Assess what is in your gift closet now, make a list and take stock of what you will be giving this year. Get head with your holiday lists. It will be joyful to think ahead.
Structure your schedule
Schedules offer us sanity in uncertainty. It is about work flow for our both our personal and professional life. Our schedules include routines which help us thrive. Review your morning and evening routines. Talk through homework, dinner and bedtime and what to improve on getting your routine consistent. Drill down to a simple, easy to follow schedule for you and your family.
Declutter your home and office
The pandemic has set us in motion to make big changes. Families are moving, individuals are seeing new work opportunities and relationships are taking off. Decluttering is important. You can let go of more than you think and thrive. Place a donation bag at an easy access location to drop items in regularly. When the bag fills, drop it a your local philanthropy. Letting go will always be what to do now for getting organized.
Fall is a favorite season for many of us with cooler weather and getting back to routines. Follow your intuition and use this time to get organized and gain clarity.