The Top Best Ways To Organize Your Summer, Keep Your House In Order, And Stay Sane

The Top Best Ways To Organize Your Summer, Keep Your House In Order, And Stay Sane

Hands down, summertime is the best part of the year.

That means melting ice cream, lots of pop, and some pool parties with friends and family. It also means its time for clutter, soggy clothes, and keeping up the garden. All in all, it works out best when you’ve got some order to help you get through it all.

And this calls for a handy post on how to keep in together and the summer awesome.

Here are some of the most creative ways to make sure you thrive through the summer.

Aloe Vera Gel Cubes for Sunburns/Healthy Skin

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This is such a creative make-at-home idea especially if you or your kids are sunburn prone. Just stick some natural aloe vera in an ice cube tray and freeze until you need to pop them out. They can also help as a nice cooling face mask for particularly hot days.

Convenience Bucket

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This is great for going out on picnics, going to the pool, or for any family school activities. You can decorate a bucket of the size of your choice and fill it with your kid’s sunscreen, their summer toys, etc.

Tin Pan for Condiments

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This is yet another genius idea. You don’t need to pop out a bunch of plates for all the different condiments, just use a muffin sheet to take care of your ketchup, relish, pickles, etc. Perfect for when you’re grilling out at home or at the park and its easy to clean up. Not to mention it saves you from extra dishes to wash.

Water Balloons As Ice Packs

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Forget store-bought ice packs and make your own. These are perfect for sticking in a lunch box to keep certain food cold or for keeping drinks chilled outside without any of the sloshy ice mess that’s left over afterward. You can always use the water balloons for a water balloon fight when you’re done using them!

DIY Genius Snack Containers

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These snack containers are the cutest and can be more versatile and easier to manage than traditional tupperware for small things like cheerios and goldfish. All you need are some mason jars and some old milk cartons.

Keep Ice Cream Soft

Just stick it in a ziplock bag and back into the freezer. That's it

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Did you know you can keep ice cream soft by placing it in a gallon Ziploc bag? I was fishing around for ideas for this post and thought this was a great one to add. This way you aren’t bending your spoons every time you’re reaching in for some scoops of pure goodness.

Use A Shoe Holder In Your Car

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Shoe holders usually come in bigger packs, but you can cut out a smaller piece like the one above to stick in your car for all your baby items. Its a perfect way to keep things organized and off the floor.

Jugs To Keep Your Garage In Order

14 Genius Garage Organization Hacks

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Your garage is probably full of loose odds and ends that could find a home in these makeshift bottle organizers. They are especilly great for people that like to be hands on and build things in their garage, because you’ll most likely have all the supplies on hand to put this idea together.

Use A Ladder To Air Dry Clothes and Save Energy

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You don’t always have to use the dryer to keep your clothes dry, try hanging a ladder to keep the job done naturally. This makes it easier for you to air dry your clothers either indoors or outdoors and save on your monthly energy bill.

Popsicle Trickle Savers

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This solves the problem of sticky hands for all the summer popsicle eaters out there. Just stick a muffin cup onto each popsicle and it’ll catch all the melting sugar and prevent it from running down your arms.

Make Your Summer Sweet

I hope these ideas inspired you to get creative with your summer and keep it as organized as possible for everyone involved. Most are pretty easy to make and they can definitely save you time and help you enjoy your summer more.

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