Crown City Magazine April 2022 Issue

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SPRING CLEANING

Spring

Cleaning Story & Photos by Sarah Dunn

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ith summer right around the corner, you might be itching to do some spring cleaning… or to finally get organized once and for all. I’m here to tell you, getting organized is not as hard as you might think. With a little patience and by following the steps below, you too can restore the order in your home. I always tell my clients that there are two rules to getting organized. If you stick to these rules, you’ll never suffer from a disorganized, chaotic house again. Ready? 1) Group “like with like”: Create groupings of similar items. All hair products together, all paper goods together, all office supplies together, all cleaning supplies together. 2) Assign one home for each grouping of items. Spaces begin to feel cluttered when you find the same item strewn about in different areas. Rather than having hair products in your bathroom and your bedroom, try to keep them all in your bathroom. Allocate one area for each grouping and you’ll always know where to find what you’re looking for. (There’s one exception to the rule, and this is when it comes to backstock. If you like to buy in bulk, give yourself one area – perhaps in your garage or laundry room – to house all of your backstock.) Now that we have the two rules out of the way, let’s break down the process

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APRIL 2022

Seasonal purges are imperative to keeping playrooms free of clutter and outgrown toys.