Years ago, when our children were young, I had a problem. They would bring home tons of papers and art projects from school–and do a LOT of coloring and painting around the kitchen table–but they didn’t want me to throw anything away.
Sometimes I’d also find random papers or items in the kitchen that weren’t mine–but were somehow left out for me to manage–and I felt like I couldn’t keep the counters clear whether I liked it or not.
Then the idea came to create a “Sneaky Sorter.”
Essentially, it’s part “Incubation” and part “On-the-Way-to-Long-Term-
The quick instructions are that you get two baskets, and you keep them in a nearby cupboard, shelf, etc. We kept ours above the dryer in our little laundry area. One basket was “Incubation,” or things that we were probably going to throw away in a few weeks or months when no one was looking and when we knew no one would miss them. The other basket was “On-the-Way-to-Long-Term-
Here are a few photos from back in the day!
Hope this is helpful for you and your family!
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