Something inside of me gets agitated and flustered when our home gets filled with stuff that isn't needed. I'm constantly fighting against the hoarding of my husband and the "maybe we'll need this" inside of me.
This past week I started purging our home. My first stop was Jack's closet. I pulled all the clothes that are too small and stored them. I then hung up all his clothes that he can currently wear and then stored the clothes that are too big. Next, I sat down in front of the bathroom cabinet and threw out everything we don't use, that had expired, or was broken. Next I went to the kitchen and cleaned out the drawers. We don't need 3 can openers. The kitchen items will be donated. My last stop was the bookshelf. I hoard books. I love seeing all the books I've read. The reality is I probably will not read them again. I took a few minutes and pulled the books that I've read and don't have an emotional connection to. I was able to fill 3 boxes with books.
Once we get this new flooring put in and everything put back into place I plan on doing more. We are in a transition period where some baby stuff is getting just too small (for example: his baby swing and Bumbo). We have to decide whether to store or sell. I would like to sell just because we are trying to get rid of debt and really don't have the room to store. I may sound silly but I am not sure if I can sell it. Those things feel like his things, my baby's stuff. I don't want another baby in it. Okay, I told you I would sound crazy.
We are reaching a new point in our home where things are coming together. I want our home to become perfect for us.The cleaner and the more organized our home is the better I feel about everything.