Friday, 31 August 2012

Organisation

Next week sees a huge change in the life of our house.  Sunday will see the last day that anywhere will be less than pristine.  Never again will someone say 'I can't find my ....'.  Unexpected visitors will be greeted by a neat, tidy, freshly cleaned house.  Cupboards will not overspill as you open the door.  Bathrooms will gleam.  Windows will sparkle, dirty dishes will no longer be seen on any work surface.  Limescale will not dare to lurk on shower screens and dust will not settle on coffee tables.  I know - who would have thought it?  And how will this miracle happen?  I have signed up for this
I saw it on Cate's blog and I thought that it may be what I need to kickstart a new routine.  I'm concentrating on the organise aspect of it, our house is clean enough, just sometimes a bit untidy in areas.  I'm not too good at throwing things away, my wardrobe has things in it that have not been worn for 5 years or so but I still keep them.  Just in case.  My sister has already mastered the knack of organised, but I was clearly at the back of that queue.  I was busy queuing in the line marked 'Keep everything, you never know when you might need it'.   My kitchen cupboards used to be orderly, but now I know I have various ingredients, but laying my hands on them is a totally different matter. 
Well - by the end of September that will all have changed.  I mean, I've told you all about my plans now haven't I?  So I've got to go through with it. 

9 comments:

Maria Ontiveros said...

Good luck! Insane to get back to this myself. Maybe I'll tackle the garage in September.
Rinda

Maria Ontiveros said...

Funny autofill - should say "I want" not "insane".

humel said...

Oh boy... Maybe I should sign up for this too? A glance round the living room suggests that I should!! Or maybe I'll invite you round to sort out our house while you're in the mood?!

Scrappi Sandi said...

Love this idea...I'm firmly in the camp of 'A place for everything & everything in its place' but share a home with a husband who 'keeps everything just in case' & two teenage boys who 'leave it where it falls because the tidy fairy will deal with it'! So although I try & keep on top of things, sometimes I just rebel...because I can!! Can't wait to see how you progress!! :D

Jo.C said...

Now I will love seeing how you get on with this one. I smiled as my house normally disintegrates in September once term starts. I have a real purge this holiday. I am going to have a look see though.

Alison said...

Do you think she is going to give advice about how to convince a 23 year old that you don't have to keep EVERY item of clothing, or EVERY magazine you've ever bought?!
Alison xx

Amy said...

Good luck Deb! I'm sorting as I unpack boxes and while I dread opening each box and procrastinate as long as I possibly can, I am finding the process satisfying as it is nearing completion. Completion is relative by the way ... we are not rushing!

Elizabeth said...

Good for you! I'm like you, my house is tidy but a bit disorganized. We must have the same type sisters, too. Please, keep us informed on your progress.

cate behind the purple door said...

good luck Deb! Look forward to sharing your journey!