- Trash and stash documents. Many of us clutter up our home with unnecessary documents because we don't know when to keep them or throw them away. Stop storing documents you don't need and get organized by going over this list to learn how long you should hold onto certain papers.
- Declutter your home. After you're done clearing out the paper. Spend the weekend decluttering your home to get rid of the excess items you don't need. First figure out what areas you need to tackle and take a look at a list of my suggestionsto clean your closet, kitchen, computer, bookshelf, and bathroom.
- Make a list of organizing items to buy. Sometimes the reason why your home isn't organized is because you don't have anywhere to put your items. Invest in some clear plastic containers, which you can buy from Target, so that you can see what items are in it. Check out our picks for files and folders to organize your documents.
- Create a home work space. Whether you're working from home or if you occasionally take your work home with you, make sure you have a real work space at home to get things done. Even if you're not doing work, use that designated space to do chores like managing your financials. Create your own at-home workplace by following this guide this weekend if you don't have one.