October Habit #29 Baby Steps to Clearing Paper Clutter

Dear FlyLady,

Recently I have started to tackle to huge piles of paper clutter around the house! Ugh! I own a scanner and I decided that I was going digital with much of the paperwork that has been bogging me down.

Little by little I am scanning all aspects of my filing cabinets, bins, cabinets, etc, etc. As I scan I insert the image into the appropriate electronic file on my computer. Then I shred or toss I am also scanning my children’s artwork. I trim it down to fit on my flatbed scanner and have a file created for each of them. If I find a piece of artwork to be especially dear to me I will hang it on the wall. Again, I scan and toss if is not going to a grandparent or on the wall for display.

Thank you for all that you do! I am taking babysteps everyday and I feel great about it

Jennette from FL

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FlyLady here:

October’s habit of the month makes such a difference in our home. Remember, you can do anything for 15 minutes! Baby Step’s will get you out from under the paper clutter!

We are so pleased to offer the most helpful tools in our FlyShop for taming paper clutter:

The FlyLady Calendar
The Office in a Bag
The Control Journal
FlyLady Ultimate Timer

You can do this!!

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