One thing I'm sure to do is forget to take something when I run errands. You know, a return at Target (or the receipt), the key you need to get a copy of at Orchard Supply, the grocery list, etc.
My wife and I have established a system that consists of the following complex set of components:
- A box
- Dining room table (optional)
It's not full-proof, of course. We could forget to put something in the box. However, we don't run many errands and putting things in the box over the course of the week gives us time to remember those things that we really need to deal with.
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