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9 Ways to Never Lose Your Car Keys, Phone, Wallet, or Anything Else Ever Again

Reader's Digest Logo By Jenn Morson of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 9: One of the reasons stuff tends to get lost is that it doesn't have a dedicated home. To prevent losing your keys or your purse, designate a special spot where you'll put them each day when you arrive home. It could be a bowl on the counter or a hook by the door. By getting into this habit, you'll know exactly where to look for the item when you need it. Other members of your household will also get into the habit of utilizing this dedicated space and should they happen upon the object outside of its normal place in your home, they'll return it. <a href="http://www.rd.com/home/cleaning-organizing/storage-tricks-banish-clutter/1/">Organization</a> zones are a super-simple but extremely effective way to keep track of everyday objects.

Give everything a home

One of the reasons stuff tends to get lost is that it doesn't have a dedicated home. To prevent losing your keys or your purse, designate a special spot where you'll put them each day when you arrive home. It could be a bowl on the counter or a hook by the door. By getting into this habit, you'll know exactly where to look for the item when you need it. Other members of your household will also get into the habit of utilizing this dedicated space and should they happen upon the object outside of its normal place in your home, they'll return it. Organization zones are a super-simple but extremely effective way to keep track of everyday objects.
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