Morning Routines Post lock-down | 5 day Organising Challenge

Morning routine home organisation tips 5 day organising challenge
Mornings can be chaotic at the best of times, and now we are heading out of lock-down with our new life style changes – this can feel over-whelming right? That is where we can take control back and create a morning routine that is effortless and simple. But how?

Join Life Styling & Kit Clothing for our 5 day challenge #fiveminutemoments – 5 super quick and simple Home organising tips and hacks to simplify your morning.
DAY 1

#wheresmykeys

How many times have you had to ask this on a busy morning as you try to get everyone out the house fully dressed and on time?

Day 1 of the @life_styling & @kit_clothing #5MinuteMoments challenge is to find a place to keep your keys… and start using it!

Sounds simple but I am definitely guilty of dumping my keys in different spots around the house, leaving me in a mad rush to find them the next morning. Start by working out what organising tips and methods works best for you, take the organising personality quiz here;

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When choosing a home for your keys:

✔ Choose a place which is on your way in and out of the house so you get into the habit of putting them there

✔ Make sure it’s secure and out of reach of your letter box!

✔ Pick a method that works for you in your home. For example, a hook so they’re visible or a box to hide the clutter


DAY 2

#nothingtowear

Does this sound familiar –

“I have nothing to wear” as you stare at a wardrobe filled with clothes?

#5minutemoments is all you need to declutter your mind and put a simple system in place to avoid this. These simple home organisation tips will start you off to the right foot.

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✔ If your tight for time in your morning routine, get your clothes ready the night before

✔ Get the kids involved and ask them to choose their outfits, have a designated box for them to put them in

✔ Have a Permian to place for your ready to go outfits – a chair, a rail, a box – any will work as long as they work for you.

 

DAY 3

#postpressure

Our local postmen have been amazing during lock-down – so thank you! But organising mail and post can sometimes feel like a mammoth task – opening letters while we are multi-tasking, then looking for the mail you actually need can be frustrating. But there are some easy home organisation tips to organising our mail….

#5minutemoments day 3 is all about creating a simple system for your mail.

✔ First decide on one place to keep your mail – this can be a draw, a file, tray etc

✔ Having an accessible filing system can save your heeps of time, if its quick and easy to use you can file the mail straight away

✔ Create a place for your ‘actionable’ post – a notice board is ideal.

DAY 4

#handbaghassle

We know it well, right? Our handbags end up like Mary Poppin bags. But during lock-down if your anything like me, the handbags have been collecting dust! I currently use a rucksack for dog walks, but it actually is pretty empty.

So Day 4 of #5minutemoments is decluttering our bags and creating an easy to use system to avoid disaster and mess.

Our 3 organisation tips are;

 

✔ First empty your bag out and start a fresh. Work out what you actually need everyday

✔ Compartments are your best friend – allocate your pockets for purposes (ie your phone in your front pocket)

✔ Try to keep to one main bag, if you can’t use your organised key placement to house your wallet and essentials – that way it’s always in one place and you won’t go out without anything.


DAY 5

#foodprep

Our morning routines wouldn’t be the same without some kind of food prep, be it breakfast, snacks for the day and kids pack lunches.

Our final day of #5minutemoments includes some home organisation tips for getting set for the day. Start by decluttering what you actually need and follow these simple tips;

 

 

 

✔ Create  cupboard or space designated for this – if it’s something you use daily it demands a functional space. This can include tuppleware, snacks and essentials.

✔ Prepare the food the night before (where you can)

✔ Make assessable to the family, this can take the pressure off you and make it inclusive. Remember to keep the system simple, storage boxes are ideal for this.

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