April 15, 2015
Men are far worse than women about losing items
Extract from an article by Daily Mail Reporter Published: 21:11 EST, 20 March 2012
We spend ten minutes every day rummaging for lost items, from books and phones to car keys and even the cars themselves, a survey has found.
Men are far worse than women – with a third of wives claiming that their husbands regularly misplace household items, according to the research.
The study of 3,000 adults, carried out for esure home insurance, also found that four out of ten often argue with their partner about lost items.
The research found we also lose up to nine items every day - or 198,743 in a lifetime.
April 10, 2015
Sometimes odds and ends can accumulate all over the house, and we just don’t know where to put them! In order to truly have a “place for everything” you must identify those items in your house that don’t have a permanent home. To do this, take a walk through your house and play the game of “one of these things is not like the others…” This will help you identify what’s in a room that doesn’t really belong there, like a sewing needle and thread in the kitchen, or a vacuum in the bedroom, or gifts that need to be wrapped on the office floor. Gather those items together and think about the most logical place to keep them. Here are some examples of mini-categories you might encounter and some options for where to keep them....Read More.