Today I tackled the desk. Well, only the top of the desk. It's almost as if the Bowl full of Lemons lady knows me. I think she's starting off slow so some of us participating in the challenge don't run screaming from our computers. Baby steps. I'm a big fan of baby steps. I'm also a big fan of getting my clutter under control so I'm fully committed to finishing this 21 day challenge. 2 days down! Stops typing for a moment to pat herself on the back.
So I unloaded everything from the top of the desk. Well, I left the printer and phone, but everything else got moved. I resisted the urge to just make one giant sweep with my arm over all the
|Then I made it shine like the top of the Chrysler building! Can you name that movie?|
Here came the hard part. Sorting through everything. I had one box for Donate, one for Keep and a trash bag for well...trash. Only a few things landed in the Donate box. (eensy weensy baby steps) Then I sorted through the Keep box. This took hours. It took longer because I had this feverish little monkey helping me:
|Cute little Monkey!|
|I did however fill this trash bag. GO ME!|
I'm so excited about all the stuff I found buried on that desk!
|One of my favorite pics of my now 12 year old and myself.|
|My ipod holder. They still keep calling me Mom.|
|A gift card we bought (and promptly lost) as a thank you gift. NOW I remember where I put it!|
Here are some much improved after pictures!
|A nice snug home for my |
|The basket holds tape, sticky notes & paper clips.|
|Printer paper, bill holder, pencil jar, a few fave pics and an old Mother's Day gift.|
|My printer that looks new after I dusted him, another Mother's Day gift, and that cute little framed picture.|
I'm totally pumped for Day 3, bring it on!