- Before you put away the summer specific clothes, get rid of the ones that are are old and worn, tattered, super stained, don’t fit. Dont pack them away. It’s a great time to purge.
2. If you have school age kids, before you go out to buy school supplies, take inventory of what they have that can stll be used. Note pads, pencils, pens, notebooks, binders. rulers. I always suggest that the end of each school year to get a box or clear bin and put in all items that are salvagible and reuseable. If you do that, then you can pull that out. By knowing what you have, you avoid over spending and buying something you already have