We came across this article on home organizing and thought it had some terrific ideas for getting your living space under control. Read on!

Exercise trainers are touting the idea of quick bursts of energy to get maximum results at the gym. The same idea can be applied to our homes. Quick, regular bursts of organization and disposal can eliminate messy spots less painfully than a major anti-clutter campaign.

Spend five or 10 minutes several times a week in the following eight spots, and you’ll create islands of order in your home.

Floors: One of the most instantly gratifying tricks is to get everything off the floor – even in the garage. Space instantly opens up and seems to expand. Do the same in your closets, laundry room, bedroom and kitchen.

Play area: Put forgotten toys in a closet. Donate those the kids no longer want or have outgrown. Throw away broken toys. Donate unused stuffed animals to a local shelter or police or fire department for the needy children they encounter.

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