How many times have you listened to someone sigh and say that life is complicated and stressful? Too many to count, I’m sure. What’s really that complicated? Sure, there’s never enough time in the day and our to-do lists are longer by the end of the day than they were at the beginning of the day. However, it doesn’t have to be as complicated as it seems. If only we could make life easier and create more time by doing things the easy way. You’ll be left wondering why you didn’t think of that!
Life is simpler when you have a place for everything, and even simpler than that when you know exactly where everything is located and don’t have to spend mass amounts of time searching for things. You can’t go through life without changing the sheets on the beds in your house, but you can save a little time by folding sheet sets and placing them inside their matching pillowcase to store them in a closet. This way, you will always have a complete set and know exactly where to find it without hunting for matching pieces.
Keep your plastic grocery bags in a baby wipe container. Now you won’t have hundreds of bags all over the floor in your pantry, or piled into other bags making a huge mess.
Hang two pieces of wire approximately a foot apart on the ceiling of a narrow closet. Attach the wire about three inches from the ceiling, connected to two walls and use it place your rolls of wrapping paper on for storage.
The next time you lose an earring or diamond from your ring, place a stocking over the end of your vacuum cleaner hose and vacuum the area until you find your lost piece of jewelry. It won’t get sucked into the vacuum, it will get sucked up against the stocking.
Pour aloe vera gel into an ice cube holder and freeze it. The next time someone in your family suffers a burn, the aloe is there to rub on for instant relief.