New York :
- Item Description
- "Easy-to-use techniques for getting control of your time and your home"--Cover.
- Physical Description
- ix, 299 p. : ill
- Includes index.
- Main Author
McCullough, a syndicated columnist and author of Bonnie's Household Organizer, here tackles the subject of housework. The key, she writes, is setting priorities, and her strategy is to create a series of home-organization systems that help get routine tasks done quickly and efficiently so that one can go on to other things. She is full of hints for organizing time and thoughts, doing specific tasks efficaciously, creating more space and less clutter, and getting other people to help. Although addressed to housewives, this book is pertinent for househusbands, single parents and the many other people who have more important things to do than clean house all day. (May) Copyright 1986 Cahners Business Information.
Offers tips on efficiently scheduling work, organizing one's belongings, creating additional storage space, using the technique of minimum maintenance, and teaching children to help clean the homeReview by Publisher Summary 2
Getting organized is one of the biggest challenges in any home today. Pressed for time and bogged down by papers, receipts, household items, and an endless stream of junk mail, Americans need expert ways to get an stay on top of it all. Expert organizer Bonnie McCullough has the answers. In this clear, practical guide, she explains how to:--Take control of household tasks by using a planner, making lists, and setting priorities.--Gain more free time by establishing routines and planning ahead.--Create more space in the kitchen, closets, and elsewhere.--Setup a simple, easy-to-use home-filing system.--Get kids, spouses, and roommates motivated to help keep the household organized.--Establish and stick to a household budget.--Simplify holidays and gift giving.--Work smarter, not harder--when tackling housework, paperwork, and all the little things that drain time and energy from our lives.