It’s January, and my favorite decluttering blogger tells me that that means it’s decluttering season. Dana White says that as someone who blogs about cleaning and organizing, January is prime time. It makes perfect sense.
As a mother and wife and the primary homemaker, I’ll admit that beyond childcare and cooking, probably the largest portion of my waking hours revolve around what to do with our stuff. It’s kind of depressing. I sometimes think about the children in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books. At the beginning of Little House in the Big Woods Laura had a corn cob that she played with and Mary had a doll. As in one.
Anyway, I’ve been a big consumer of all things organization related for a long time. I may have mentioned before that my New Year’s resolution for about 5 years running was to “get organized”. [Read more…]