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7 Small Ways To Actually Get Your Home In Order

Small problems solved.

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1. Pick up some dollar store wire organizers meant for kitchen shelves, and stick 'em in your fridge to immediately take advantage of vertical space.

The turn table idea works too, although you actually lose a couple square inches of shelf space, you gain immediate accessibility to the back of the shelf. Read more on Tidy Mom.
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The turn table idea works too, although you actually lose a couple square inches of shelf space, you gain immediate accessibility to the back of the shelf.

Read more on Tidy Mom.

2. Keep your kids busy this summer with a job chart that helps them easily earn more money.

If you counted the money in the envelopes, it does go over $10 — but you can decide what chores options your kids should have, and how much to compensate them! From mom genius Dayna Crane Wilde.
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If you counted the money in the envelopes, it does go over $10 — but you can decide what chores options your kids should have, and how much to compensate them! From mom genius Dayna Crane Wilde.

3. Prep a batch of these Healthy Brownie Granola bars for an easy, healthyish, and honestly delicious way to start your day.

They're only seven ingredients, so they come together in a snap. Get the recipe on Minimalist Baker.
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They're only seven ingredients, so they come together in a snap. Get the recipe on Minimalist Baker.

4. Banish sad, soggy lunch sandwiches by packing them in an DIY sandwich kit.

Assembling your sandwich right when it's time to eat = the freshest sandwich possible. Get more time- and money-saving lunchbox ideas from Nifty.
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Assembling your sandwich right when it's time to eat = the freshest sandwich possible. Get more time- and money-saving lunchbox ideas from Nifty.

5. Sign up for the Inbox Cleanse so email takes up less of your time and energy every day.

Do it once and you're done — and better at email. Find out more and sign up here.
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Do it once and you're done — and better at email. Find out more and sign up here.

6. Put together a ~Dates to Remember~ box and have a card ready for every birthday and graduation, and even your anniversary.

You can also keep extra cards and gift cards here, just in case you want to thank someone last minute. Get the how-to and download the printable at It's Overflowing.
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You can also keep extra cards and gift cards here, just in case you want to thank someone last minute.

Get the how-to and download the printable at It's Overflowing.

7. File your flip-flops in a basket instead of letting them take up valuable shoe storage space.

It'll be easier to find the ones you're looking for, too! See more summer closet organizing tips on Organizing Made Fun.
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It'll be easier to find the ones you're looking for, too! See more summer closet organizing tips on Organizing Made Fun.

Want more organizing ideas? See previous week's tricks (plus more!) here.