I’m officially on spring break (yay!) and that means lots of spring cleaning around my apartment. I’m on a mission to get everything organized. Over the rest of the month, I’ll be sharing some of the work I’ve been doing, beginning with today’s post, detailing how I tidied up my home files.
I’ve kept my files in an old Pottery Barn file cabinet that I’ve had since high school. Although it’s a nice piece of furniture, I don’t really need it, and found that a good 75% of it was stuff I did not need to hold onto. I purchased a few things at the office supply store, and got to work shredding up a storm. Keep reading for the full details on what to keep, what to shred, and how to organize your jam-packed box of old papers into a system you can actually use.