Clutter flows into our lives every day--from the mail or from the mall. Establishing clutter rules can help stem the tide by forcing a decision. One such principle: the Yearly Rule. Whether it's clothing, cookware or media, an item becomes clutter if it hasn't been used in the last year. Wear it, watch it or use it annually, or find it a new home!
The stockings are hung by the chimney with care ... so it's time to prepare to fill them! Ease this midnight chore with a bit of pre-holiday organization.
Set aside a plastic supermarket grocery sack for each family member, and sort stuffers into the sacks. Slip handles around a clothes hanger, and hang the sorted stuffers at the back of the closet.
With stuffers sorted and ready, Santa won't be fumbling in the dark, trying to remember what gift belongs where ....