GON Organizing Checklist
Monthly Organizing Checklist August, 2018 It’s the last full month of summer. Why not make it your most organized yet? Begin with our NEW August 2018 Organizing Checklist! Join our weekly newsletter to be notified when the newest checklist is available. For a PRINTABLE VERSION, click here ____ Aug 1 Grab an empty box or bin and collect one item per day that you no longer want or need and place it in the box. By the end of the month, you should have 31 items to donate! ____ Aug 2 Schedule any doctor or dental appointments that need to be completed before the start of the upcoming school year. ____ Aug 3 Do a quick inventory to see which school supplies you already have, and shop for anything required. ____ Aug 4 Today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Treat yourself and your family to some yummy Toll House cookies. ____ Aug 5 Go through your summer clothes and donate anything that you haven’t worn all summer.  ____ Aug 6 Sweep out the inside of your garage to prevent dirt from repeatedly being tracked into your home. .____ Aug 7 Wash the comforter or bedspread on your bed to give it a fresher feel. ____ Aug 8 Test all of the smoke detectors in your home to make sure they are all working properly. ____ Aug 9 Clean underneath your washer and dryer with a long brush designed specifically for that job. ____ Aug 10 Clean all of the mirrors in the house with glass cleaner, especially those in the bathrooms which always get water-splattered. ____ Aug 11 Replace any and all toothbrushes or electric toothbrush heads in the house with new ones. ____ Aug 12 Check your freezer for any items that may be freezer-burned or just unwanted and then toss them all out. ____ Aug 13 Inventory your monthly autopay accounts, such as movie channels or music apps and keep only the ones that you regularly use. ____ Aug 14 Check the little sticker on the inside of your car wind shield and see if you are due, or close to being due, for an oil change, Act accordingly. ____ Aug 15 Dust off the top of your refrigerator. It is amazing how quickly dirt can accumulate up there! ____ Aug 16 Verify that you are on the national Do Not Call List by calling 1-888-382-1222. A quick check by  phone can make sure that unwanted solicitors are not calling you on your cell phone or land line. ____ Aug 17 Today is National Thrift Shop Day. Stop at a thrift store to finds great deal on  things you need and while you are there, drop off some items of your own that you no longer have a use for. ____ Aug 18 Visit your local library and check out some books or movies that interest you. When you are done with them, trade them in for something new. ____ Aug 19 Buy a greeting card for someone close to you and mail it off to them. A card is so much better to receive in the mail than the water bill!. ____ Aug 20 Vacuum any stairs that you may have in your home. Stairs often get neglected because it takes a little more effort than vacuuming level surfaces. ____ Aug 21 Go through any DVDs you may have and sell or donate the ones that you know you will not watch again. ____ Aug 22 Go the entire day with drinking no beverages besides water. You may be surprised at how good you feel at the end of the day. ____ Aug 23 Clean all your computer screens with screen cleaner and while you’re at it, give the keyboards a good wipe down too. ____ Aug 24 Thoroughly clean all remote controls in the house with a disinfecting wipe. ____ Aug 25 Run vinegar or a specifically designed cleaner through your coffee maker. This will help the appliance to work better and will improve the taste of your coffee. ____ Aug 26 Check all of your outside lights and replace any bulbs that may have gone out over the summer. ____ Aug 27 Try to memorize at least one very important number in your phone contacts in case you ever don’t have access to your phone and need it. ____ Aug 28 Make it a point today to use less salt and instead add flavor to your food by using fresh herbs. ____ Aug 29 Clean out the areas underneath your sinks and toss anything you don’t use or need. ____ Aug 30 Check all of the batteries in your flashlights and make sure that they are all working. ____ Aug 31 Take the 31 items that you collected this month for donation and drop them off at the nearest thrift store. Bring the empty box back home and start the process over again in September.
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GON Organizing Checklist
Monthly Organizing Checklist August, 2018 It’s the last full month of summer. Why not make it your most organized yet? Begin with our NEW August 2018 Organizing Checklist! Join our weekly newsletter to be notified when the newest checklist is available. For a PRINTABLE VERSION, click here ____ Aug 1 Grab an empty box or bin and collect one item per day that you no longer want or need and place it in the box. By the end of the month, you should have 31 items to donate! ____ Aug 2 Schedule any doctor or dental appointments that need to be completed before the start of the upcoming school year. ____ Aug 3 Do a quick inventory to see which school supplies you already have, and shop for anything required. ____ Aug 4 Today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Treat yourself and your family to some yummy Toll House cookies. ____ Aug 5 Go through your summer clothes and donate anything that you haven’t worn all summer.  ____ Aug 6 Sweep out the inside of your garage to prevent dirt from repeatedly being tracked into your home. .____ Aug 7 Wash the comforter or bedspread on your bed to give it a fresher feel. ____ Aug 8 Test all of the smoke detectors in your home to make sure they are all working properly. ____ Aug 9 Clean underneath your washer and dryer with a long brush designed specifically for that job. ____ Aug 10 Clean all of the mirrors in the house with glass cleaner, especially those in the bathrooms which always get water-splattered. ____ Aug 11 Replace any and all toothbrushes or electric toothbrush heads in the house with new ones. ____ Aug 12 Check your freezer for any items that may be freezer-burned or just unwanted and then toss them all out. ____ Aug 13 Inventory your monthly autopay accounts, such as movie channels or music apps and keep only the ones that you regularly use. ____ Aug 14 Check the little sticker on the inside of your car wind shield and see if you are due, or close to being due, for an oil change, Act accordingly. ____ Aug 15 Dust off the top of your refrigerator. It is amazing how quickly dirt can accumulate up there! ____ Aug 16 Verify that you are on the national Do Not Call List by calling 1-888-382-1222. A quick check by  phone can make sure that unwanted solicitors are not calling you on your cell phone or land line. ____ Aug 17 Today is National Thrift Shop Day. Stop at a thrift store to finds great deal on  things you need and while you are there, drop off some items of your own that you no longer have a use for. ____ Aug 18 Visit your local library and check out some books or movies that interest you. When you are done with them, trade them in for something new. ____ Aug 19 Buy a greeting card for someone close to you and mail it off to them. A card is so much better to receive in the mail than the water bill!. ____ Aug 20 Vacuum any stairs that you may have in your home. Stairs often get neglected because it takes a little more effort than vacuuming level surfaces. ____ Aug 21 Go through any DVDs you may have and sell or donate the ones that you know you will not watch again. ____ Aug 22 Go the entire day with drinking no beverages besides water. You may be surprised at how good you feel at the end of the day. ____ Aug 23 Clean all your computer screens with screen cleaner and while you’re at it, give the keyboards a good wipe down too. ____ Aug 24 Thoroughly clean all remote controls in the house with a disinfecting wipe. ____ Aug 25 Run vinegar or a specifically designed cleaner through your coffee maker. This will help the appliance to work better and will improve the taste of your coffee. ____ Aug 26 Check all of your outside lights and replace any bulbs that may have gone out over the summer. ____ Aug 27 Try to memorize at least one very important number in your phone contacts in case you ever don’t have access to your phone and need it. ____ Aug 28 Make it a point today to use less salt and instead add flavor to your food by using fresh herbs. ____ Aug 29 Clean out the areas underneath your sinks and toss anything you don’t use or need. ____ Aug 30 Check all of the batteries in your flashlights and make sure that they are all working. ____ Aug 31 Take the 31 items that you collected this month for donation and drop them off at the nearest thrift store. Bring the empty box back home and start the process over again in September.
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