Posts Tagged ‘basement’

What’s Holding Me Back? Clothes!

Monday, August 4th, 2014

I finally got around to working on an area of the basement that had been causing me a lot of stress and feelings of overwhelm – the back of the storage room.  It was a disaster… (more…)

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Small steps…

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Our hands-on organizing work has commenced!  Unfortunately I was still recovering from a cold, so we only did about an hour of work.  Not much, but it’s something.  J sorted and purged one of his childhood boxes, while I cleaned out an area that had collected beach gear, sports equipment, and old paint cans. (more…)

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The Grades Are In…

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Last Friday I posted my organizing goals for Memorial Day weekend.  The Little Guy’s quickly approaching due date had increased my Incomplete Project Stress level to a point where something needed to be done.  So I decided to use the peer pressure of the internet to help me make some progress and reduce my stress a bit.  Here’s how I did: (more…)

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Combating Incomplete Project Stress

Friday, May 25th, 2012

This week I have been feeling my Incomplete Project Stress level increase.  The “started, but not quite finished” projects to do before the Little Guy comes seem to be growing and are starting to get to me (or as I told J, “I might freak out soon.”).  Time really is running out.  This was made clear when a friend had her little boy four weeks early and another friend said to me several times, “You know the baby could come any day right? Do you have your bags packed?”.  Yes, I do know the baby could come any day, and no, I do not have my bags packed. (more…)

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Our Basement…the Middle of the Mess

Friday, May 4th, 2012

My husband, J, and I have been working on improving our basement for awhile, but we never seemed to get anywhere because we didn’t sit down to talk about what we wanted to do with the space.  Not taking the time to think about a goal often leads to frustration when organizing. (more…)

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