Welcome to the Spring Cleaning for Busy Moms Challenge! Yesterday, we decluttered our kitchen towels, and made all kinds of extra space in our kitchens. Today, we’re going to continue to make more space in our kitchens by organizing leftovers containers.
Before we begin, here are the guidelines for the entire challenge. They will keep your from feeling overwhelmed. They apply to today’s task too:
Guidelines for the Spring Cleaning for Busy Moms Challenge
- Focus on progress, not perfection. We’re not going for Pinterest-worthy images. We just want our homes to look and feel a little bit better.
- Each task should only take 30 minutes. If you want to work for longer, you can. But, if you really dedicate a good 30 minutes to the challenge each day, you’ll see great progress. Don’t work so long that you’re completely burnt out.
- Hydrate while you work. It will make you feel better, give you energy, and keep you going.
- Plan a reward for finishing each daily task. Help yourself stay motivated.
- It’s okay to miss a day. Sick kids, vacations, and busy days happen. If you want, you can make it up on the weekend, or on a day when one of the tasks doesn’t apply to you.
- The challenge isn’t designed to be done in a certain order. If you miss a day, or if one of the tasks doesn’t apply to you, just go ahead and start again with the next activity.
- Join our Facebook group for support. Share your before and after photos, talk with others, and make new friends!
On to the leftovers containers organization…
How to Organize Your Leftovers Containers
- For today’s challenge set your timer for 30 minutes and follow the instructions in this article, How to Organize Your Food Storage Containers.
- If you’re looking for ideas for how to specifically organize your leftovers containers after you’ve done some decluttering, check out how I organized our food storage containers.
Don’t worry if you don’t get through all of the tasks in the article. Remember – anything you do during this challenge is making your home a more-organized place! You’re making progress, and that’s not always easy to do. Way to go!
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