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Time Savers: Sorting the mail

By March 11, 2013

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Desk with Lamps from Hither and ThitherSometimes, the best tips on how to organize your home don't come from the experts, but from your fellow readers trying to stay organized in their homes. Here's the latest installment in the series: What's your best home organization tip?

"Keep a small trash can near the door closest to the mail box. Decide as you sift through the daily mail which items you will not use and toss them immediately.

For me, those items are ads that I will not need or use within a 7-14 day window.  I also toss any unsolicited mail, and political campaign ads, and I coupon so I watch the mail for bargain offers but only keep those that pertain to my use, or those of my friends with whom I partner in our quest to save money in this challenging economy!" --Guest jrocks94

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January 26, 2012 at 2:12 pm
(1) Marcy says:

I love the tips about necklace storage. Mine are so nice to look at, I consider them art and hung them on nails on my bedroom wall. Plus, if I don’t see them I don’t wear them and THEN what good are they?!

Another top notch article, Ms. Larkin! Keep em comin!!

January 26, 2012 at 2:50 pm
(2) Elizabeth says:

I think I may do the same thing but on the inside of my bathroom door. That’s where I do most of my “getting ready.” -Elizabeth

January 29, 2012 at 1:38 am
(3) Jane Blodgett says:

Very neat blog post.

January 30, 2012 at 4:36 am
(4) Kaylin Villareal says:

Looking forward to reading more. Great blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Really Cool.

January 30, 2012 at 8:27 pm
(5) Gerald Elliott says:

Wow, great blog article. Keep writing.

February 3, 2012 at 5:50 am
(6) Liliana Boyden says:

Really informative post.Thanks Again. Much obliged.

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