Thursday, July 28, 2016

New, Improved!

Well, it's new anyway! I just thought, isn't it time? I'd asked myself that before, and the answer was "no". But this morning when I asked myself that, I didn't even ask myself... I just proclaimed it "time to change the blog look day". I think I have it down, but you never know. I may just turn around and do it again. I think I want to put my own picture as the background, so that will mean doing something at least.
Maybe this one, in a larger size, though you won't see most of it then.

I'm done doing this for the day, though.  I must get serious about culling stuff from our house.  I'm down 46 pounds now, and the house is up 46... or something like that.  I know there is just TOO MUCH STUFF here!

So, goal today:  by 5 pm to have 5 trash bags full for either the dump, the recycle, thrift store and/or craigslist.  I shouldn't add an "and", but... AND I'd like to have my two small bookcases dusted and organized again!  I get so distracted with shiny objects though, and wanting to do something else, that it NEVER gets done as it should.

But here I go.  No poem today.  A clean it up day.  Putting on the gloves.  Getting in the ring NOW!  See you when I'm done!

Wait.  Let me take two pictures.  (I knew I could postpone work just a bit longer!)
Look!  There are books on the floor that can't find a spot to squeeze in!

Look!  There are OLD cd's taking up all the room for the cookbooks that are on top!

This should shame me into doing what I said I was going to do!  These are embarrassing pictures to post.  But they are what they are, as they say - what they say.  And I am going to post the "AFTERS" tomorrow.  Stay tuned.

I'm putting my gloves back on now.   Everyone out of my way!

4 comments:

  1. Good luck with the decluttering! It always feels so good to get that done.
    And the blog looks beautiful.

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    1. Now, see, I've taken a break already, or I wouldn't be able to reply! I've dismantled one bookcase, vacuumed, washed and MOVED it! I'm repositioning it on the other side of the room, incorporating a different bookcase into the scheme and trading out the one in the bedroom. Already getting to be overwhelming...

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  2. The blog looks great!! Very spiffy. Getting rid of things feels wonderful. Good luck!

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    1. Okay, well, my husband came home and wants to go get a cold drink at Starbucks... I have two bookcases cleared off and moved... have to leave now...

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