Yeah, I know, February is nearly over so why am I bothering? Well, better late than never.
January's theme was get-it-out Jan. It was pretty successful, even though it has bled into Feb. We got rid of:
- extra green marble tile
- two pairs of boots
- a pair of sneakers
- a pair of snow pants
- unnecessary construction leftovers
- Dad's iphone
- some random clothes
- an entire drop ceiling
Still to go - a spare tire, a pair of skis and boots (anyone? Bueller?), a few more random items to ebay, and a thrift store dropoff.
Getting rid of things always makes me want to organize and declutter more, and especially with repurposing the upstairs we've moved into...."settle-in Feb". There's a murphybed in progress for the guest room/game cave, as well as plenty of little projects to organize and store things better. I finished one of those little project last night - we added another level of pan storage to the kitchen.
A small change, right? But it had a large effect - the kitchen seems much more open now that the pan clutter isn't so close to the counter. (Yes, I had eggs for dinner. Don't judge.) It also gave us enough hanging room that some of the clutter in the random pan cabinet could be hung, allowing us to put away more random items (salad spinner, I'm looking at you) and not have them out on the counter/shelves. Onwards!