So, this week I am starting a new challenge, one that I hope will help me. I found it last night while I was browsing Pinterest. Yes~I know~It's an obsession~I can't help it~I'm addicted~enough said. Anyway, I stumbled across this link for the Organized Home Challenge. It looks like something easy to follow and really great! So, I'm jumping in. The challenge actually begins with the kitchen counters. Easy enough right? Right?!
and it seems really straightforward.
If you need to have your hand held while you go thru EVERYTHING, then this is the challenge for you. I started last night really looking at what was on the kitchen counters. To see if everything really needed to be there. Guess what, it didn't. My toaster is rarely used but it was taking up precious counter space that I don't have a lot of. So into the cabinet it went. I also had a big glass jar for snacks that I just love, but it is rarely used. I asked the kids why and they said it never had any "good" snacks in it. I asked them to define "good snacks" and all I got was" Slim Jims" and "Beef Jerky". I love that the challenge gives you a week for each project. Some won't take a week but some will go longer in my case.There is a week for magazines and newspapers. I dont' subscribe to either so that should be an easy week. However, I do need to pare down my scrapbook magazines. So I am using the blog for accountability. I will take some pictures to show my progress. This is more for my benefit to keep me going. Anyone willing to join me? The more the merrier.