Just because we *love* the topic of organizing so much, here’s another post on the topic… (Editor)
How hemmed in by your stuff are you? As your kids drag back-to-school supplies and new clothes into your home, do you find yourself despairing, yet again, of any potential that you might ever manage it?
Don’t give up hope! These books are here to guide and inspire you until your life is once again in a state of blissful, organized happiness.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
You’ve heard of this one. Kondo is a Japanese tidying expert who advocates keeping only what you really, really love. This book spent a long time on the New York Times Bestseller list for a good reason: everyone can benefit from its great advice!
The Queen of Clean Conquers Clutter by Linda Cobb
Before there was Marie Kondo, there was Linda Cobb! With gentle humor, Cobb tackles a subject that, at its worst, brings most of us to tears. She takes cleaning room by room, just like your mom told you, but her accumulated knowledge goes way beyond dusting and organizing dishware by size. If you like her timeless style, be sure to check out her other housekeeping books, too.
Simplify Your Space by Marcia Ramsland
Did you know that clutter naturally stresses you out? If your desk at work has been driving you crazy, then the mountain of papers and pile of pens may have something to do with it! Get to a zen state of calm with the help of this decluttering staple.
Cleaning: Plain & Simple by Donna Smallin
Bottom line: you should clean! This doesn’t have to be an onerous task and it doesn’t have to involve enormous quantities of bleach. Donna Smallin reveals the best household hacks in history, from white vinegar against ants to baking soda in the detergent. You’ll never look back!
Cut the Clutter and Stow the Stuff by Lori Baird
Need space? It’s there! Our final spotlight features myriad ways of storing, stowing, and generally organizing the things you own. (Let’s face it: you won’t be able to get rid of everything!) As many a grateful reader has learned, this book is particularly useful for families.
Everyone can benefit from a regular once-over. Whether you’re getting rid of old stuff or finding space for new stuff, these books are on your side!