I am an organization freak. Most often, my house doesn’t reflect this. But my inner-organizer gives this week of the year a giant high five for it’s fresh-start potential. Because there is nothing better than stepping into an office supply store or Container Store or whatever and thinking about all the possibilities for new order. Am I right? Let’s do it!
Keep reading for my top 11 items under $11 for an Organized 2011….
Start by knowing what day it is.
Then, these Habit Former cards are designed to change your life.
“Pull one Habit.Former card a day for 30 days and follow the instructions. Before you know it you won’t even have to think about basic organizing strategies like delegating tasks, maintaining a family calendar, and other simple tips designed to take you from overwhelmed to under control in about a month..”
And for only $7, that’s a pretty inexpensive life change.
Then, proactively organize the obvious with a Single Charging Station
1.) You’ll always know where it is. And 2.) You’ll get rid of those cords!
Keep a blank notebook in your purse. Always. $7
Then, file your notes. $5
Also, some papers can’t exactly be filed for whatever reason. And then they just sorta sit around on your desk looking crappy.
Pro Tip: Hide them in cute boxes.
And for the other random, non-paper items that end up on your desk.
I have this exact one. Love it. Perfect for daily to-do lists. $9
Plus, you can always find your pencil. $5
Then, organize those drawers! It’s a pain, but it will make you happy every time you open that drawer. Go, You!
If all else fails…delegate!