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How to Organize Your Purse (So It Stays that Way)
June 30, 2014
- Start by emptying your purse. If your purse needs to be wiped down or cleaned, take a couple minutes and do that before moving on to the organizing.
- Throw anything away that shouldn’t be in there anyway – gum wrappers, old receipts, etc.
- Relocate anything that should be stored elsewhere.
- Put all the items that you want to keep on a surface and group like items together. I keep a pretty simplified purse – just a makeup bag, wallet, and anything that I might need for the kids wherever we’re going. I keep my planner at home unless I need it for wherever I’m headed.
- If you find that you have a lot of receipts in your purse you might want to add a small plastic envelope to put them in until you can sort them out.
- Once you have all your must-have items back in your purse designate a pocket or two for your keys and cell phone. I find it super helpful to always put my cell phone and keys in the same pockets in my purse so I’m not digging around trying to find them.
- How to keep it this way? Keep LESS in your purse and empty weekly or daily so you are in the habit of keeping it this way.