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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Junk drawer?! Come on, you can do better than that...

I'm guessing a few of you have junk drawers out there. Well, we have one too but it is actually a closet...not a drawer. I am about to show you my latest project and boy is it embarassing!

What a mess!!!
Well, the secret is out of the closet! This is the place where everything ends up that no one in my family is sure what to do with (mostly the hubs and the girls). I've made attempts to clean out this junk closet but I get completely overwhelmed and slide the door shut and pretend I never opened it. Now that I am a stay at home mommy again, I've decided to take back this closet from the land of the lost. And you know what?! Everything that was supposedly "lost" is in here! I found a house key from a house I lived in 13 years ago and lost 13 years ago. I have lived in 3 different places in between that house and this house and not once have I come across that key before today. Somehow it ended up in this closet!

I know it's not much, but take a look below at what I accomplished today. I know it doesn't look like much but trust me, it took two hours to clear out a lot of stuff on the floor, in the many bags my girls have dumped in there and the brown basket you see was extrememly full and now it is empty! The guys who have to pick up our recycling bins are going to looove me! NOT! Focus on the bottom two shelves and the floor. The two shelves on the top give me nightmares. I'm going to leave them for this weekend when we are locked indoors due to Hurricane Irene and Chris can't get away! (I think I may slide the door shut again if he is not beside me to keep me safe from the monster hiding in there.)


I betcha we'll find a portal to another dimension when we get this thing all cleaned up!
What do you have? A junk drawer or junk closet? Or both?! Post a comment or tweet me at KristenPGIP to let me know.

I'll post an "after" picture soon!

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At August 26, 2011 at 7:59 AM , Blogger Jon said...

Looks like you got rid of the kindergarten workbook. What will Chris read in the "library" now?!

 
At August 26, 2011 at 5:49 PM , Blogger Chris said...

KP's going to find my secret portal to narnia soon, but probably not this weekend with our power out!

 

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