Helping You Add Minutes to Your Day ~ Part 7: Have an Errand Day

Having an errand day is seriously one of the best time maximizing strategies I use. So here are some thoughts on designating an errand day. | Organize 365

 

Tip number 7: Have an Errand Day.

I know I have blogged about having an errand day before. However, it is seriously one of the best time maximizing strategies I use.

So, here are some new photos and thoughts on designating an errand day.

Having an errand day is seriously one of the best time maximizing strategies I use. So here are some thoughts on designating an errand day. | Organize 365

First, I make a master list of all the places I need to go and what I need to get or take when I am there.

All of this goes in a clear plastic pocket-y thing I got at an office supply store.

Having an errand day is seriously one of the best time maximizing strategies I use. So here are some thoughts on designating an errand day. | Organize 365

 

Included in the clear envelope are all the receipts I need for returns, coupons for the stores and any necessary claim tickets.

Having an errand day is seriously one of the best time maximizing strategies I use. So here are some thoughts on designating an errand day. | Organize 365

I clip my coupons with little bull clips by store so I remember to use them all.

Having an errand day is seriously one of the best time maximizing strategies I use. So here are some thoughts on designating an errand day. | Organize 365

Mail goes right up on my dash – I love this trick!

Having an errand day saves on gas, time and sanity! Try it.

So, what about you? How do you maximize your errand time?

Here is the rest of the Helping You Add Minutes To Your Day Series!
Tip #1: Start all of your household machines first thing in the morning.
Tip #2: Maximize your wallet!
Tip #3: Have a spare key handy.
Tip #4: Fold your laundry at night.
Tip #5: Use visual checklists.
Tip #6: Plan your week on Sunday night.
Tip #7: Have an Errand Day. {You’re here!}
Tip #8: Use up your gift cards.

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