Inspired by the great challenge of 5 items a day, I have bravely attacked and gone through all our clothes, the bathroom, the kids toys - and doing great at it, too - lots of stuff has been given away.
But today I started on the basement, where we have a storage room that I have been dreading for years. I am ashamed to say that most of the stuff in there has followed us during two moves from one home to another - and not much has come out of the boxes since we moved. In other words: we don't use it.
Today, my biggest challenges were:
- notes from University. I loved the classes there, I loved learning what I learned there. The binders are full of interesting notes. Have I ever looked at them since I finishes Uni? No...
Will I ever do?
Most probably not.
But throwing it away seems wrong in a way.
- fabrics. That I will make into the most beautiful clothes and gifts when I have time to sit down. Yeah right, when will that be? I do want to, but being a WAHM with one toddler and a 5-year old, plus a business from home - not very likely that this will happen anytime soon.
But oh - the beauty of the fabrics! Vintage! Some from my grand mothers house
I could go on, but I'll start by presenting these two major obstacles so that I might find a way to turn myself around and be reasonable before I close the door to that room again. I want to win this fight!