Day 1: Make a list of projects.
• Weed out coat rack
• Change light bulb in kitchen
• Organize bar cart for new wine glasses
• Clear out old magazines in storage box
• Organize desk and new file cabinet
• Clean Bathroom cabinet
• Work on plants for the balcony
Day 2: Set up an outbox.
My outbox started the day after Christmas, when bringing in some lovely new gifts meant getting rid of some of the old and tired things around the house. One of the things to go are the mismatched set of dishes that my husband has had since college and moved around the U.S. and abroad. I also think that by having a nice bag as the outbox, it makes my items feel a bit less depressed while in the purgatory of the outbox.
My floors have needed lots of cleaning over the last few months from Christmas tree needles and a potty training puppy, so cleaning the floors is a twice a week task anyway. For this weekend, I decided to go into a deeper floor clean by moving the sofa and getting under the bed where lots of dust has collected.
To be continued next week!
(Images: Claire Bock)