Tag: 40 Bags in 40 Days

40 Bags in 40 Days, Day 1: The dreaded kids' closet

40 Bags in 40 Days, Day 1: The dreaded kids' closet
As I mentioned in my intro to this 40 Bags in 40 Days project, I was starting with the hard stuff. That would be…dun-dun…the kids’ closet. The meat of the closet wasn’t the problem. I have a dresser in there for off-season clothes, and the stuff on the shelves is still necessary/wanted and fairly neat.... Read more »

My Lenten Promise (again): 40 Bags in 40 Days

My Lenten Promise (again): 40 Bags in 40 Days
Last year, I announced to the world that I was going to take the 40 Bags in 40 Days challenge during Lent. I made it, oh, about 13 days, which is actually not bad followthrough for me. I’d’ve guessed that I’d have quit that bitch by day seven, at least. Going into Lent this year,... Read more »

40 Bags in 40 Days: Freaky stuff you simply can't get rid of

40 Bags in 40 Days: Freaky stuff you simply can't get rid of
Today’s task was the kids’ closet. I had gone through their stuff fairly recently, so it wasn’t a huge job (except that I still need to figure out what to do with all my son’s kindergarten art projects that are sitting there in a pile on the floor — suggestions please!) I got rid of... Read more »
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40 Bags in 40 Days: Day 13

40 Bags in 40 Days: Day 13
My kitchen is boring. My kitchen is a lot of things: ugly, out of date, confused, messy, poorly planned. But for the purpose of these kinds of posts, it’s mostly just boring. I did a big purge last summer, I think, and I’ve done a pretty good job of not bringing a lot of superfluous... Read more »