As mentioned last week, Shannon is starting a new feature and has invited everyone to join in! So, here is my entry for this week:
This idea comes from Cleaning Up The Clutter by Emilie Barnes. She suggests labeling each box or bin that is going into storage with a number and a listing of what is in it. Then, keeping a list by box number of what is stored. For example, this box contains 6-12 months girls clothes and shoes. So, I write box number 10 on my index card and list what is in it. When David takes it to the attic, all boxes are numbered. And when I need something specific, I can ask for box x without having to search through all the boxes. This is also a great way to keep track of what is in storage. Similar ideas were also shared in Amy Dacyczyn's books, The Tightwad Gazette.