Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 14, 2013
Spring is around the corner, which means it’s time to gear up for the dreaded annual spring cleaning ritual. This year, clear away the clutter first, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how much faster and easier it is to dust, scrub and vacuum. Not only will there be less clutter to maneuver around, there will be less stuff to actually clean.
“Spring is also a great time for organizing the kitchen,” says Fleischman, “because summer is around the corner, and we all want to look fit and trim in our bathing suits, shorts and tank tops. If you can quickly and easily find healthy ingredients in your pantry, you’re more likely to stick to your diet and fitness plan.”
Fleischman’s blog also includes reviews of helpful tools and products for de-cluttering, including SpiceStack®, which keeps spices organized and accessible in a compact amount of cabinet space. “SpiceStack is a great example of how a little organization can help you easily prepare healthy meals and snacks,” says Lauren Greenwood, VP of sales and marketing for YouCopia Products. “Replace the fat with flavorful spices and watch your waistline shrink.”
Whether organizing your kitchen, closets, home office papers or anything else, Fleischman says the de-cluttering process is the same. She created the acronym SPOTS to help her clients remember the steps:
Fleischman also recommends applying the 80/20 rule. Whether pots and pans, clothing, or papers, studies show we typically use about 20 percent of our belongings. As you purge, she says to ask yourself:
With your home now clutter-free, you’re ready to speed through spring cleaning. For more tips about organizing and maintaining order, visit Fleischman’s blog at youcopia.com.
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YouCopia Products is focused on designing organizers that help you feel calm, in control, and happy at home, including the innovative SpiceStack, CoffeeStack® and CafeStack®. YouCopia was founded in 2006 by father-daughter duo Mark Greenwood, an inventor with 30+ years experience in various industries, and Lauren Greenwood. YouCopia’s organizers are available at leading retailers including Bed Bath & Beyond, The Container Store and Amazon.com.