Addicted - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 6 Old 05-02-2006, 01:32 AM - Thread Starter
 
Tinas3muskateers's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Erie Pa
Posts: 958
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
To junk drawers. I have 4 in my kitchen, my night stand is pretty much one, and I have a plastic three drawer thingy full of crap, then I have 3 drawers in my hallway of my linen closet... HELP lol
Tinas3muskateers is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 6 Old 05-02-2006, 03:25 AM
 
Gemini's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: What a mess.
Posts: 6,992
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Oh dear. That's serious.

Is it stuff your ever really use? Could you dump all the drawers in a box and look through them to throw away and get rid of stuff that isn't needed? Then you can commit yourself to one junk drawer in your kitchen. Does that sound like to daunting of a task??
Gemini is offline  
#3 of 6 Old 05-02-2006, 09:35 AM - Thread Starter
 
Tinas3muskateers's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Erie Pa
Posts: 958
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I do this once a month but for some reason they fill back up. Mostly with paper, toys, stuff I find laying around and I find a home for. I think today I am going to de-junk them again. If I had less junk drawers I would have more space. I find I get so many papers and I am never sure what to keep and what not to keep. I bought this three drawered plastic thing for all my taxes, bills, important documents but now its over ridden with cd's and other junk. I want to join this months declutter, I think it would be good for this house.
Tinas3muskateers is offline  
#4 of 6 Old 05-02-2006, 02:35 PM
 
MistyB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 887
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I agree..dump it all into a pile. Figure out what you need to keep, throw the rest away. Then make a list of what the items are (pencils, batteries, rubber bands etc). Measure the 1 or 2 drawers that you will use that will be your organized drawers and immediately go tot he store and buy little plastic or wood organization things. The kind that can be configured in different patterns and go organize the space.
MistyB is offline  
#5 of 6 Old 05-02-2006, 07:16 PM
 
obiandelismom's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 423
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Just a funny story - I know a woman on another chat board who had to move to another state having JUST given birth to her 4th child (oldest was 5yo!). Being a sensible person, she elected to have movers do most of the packing. When she got to her new house, she was mortified to find that the movers had packed her junk drawers by WRAPPING each piece of junk individually in paper and nestling it carefully into a box!
obiandelismom is offline  
#6 of 6 Old 05-02-2006, 09:40 PM - Thread Starter
 
Tinas3muskateers's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Erie Pa
Posts: 958
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Bahahhaha...poor woman!

Mine is mostly paper, lots and lots of paper. Poor trees
Tinas3muskateers is offline  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off