1.09.2008

It's GO Month...

Did you know that it's "Get Organized" month? Well I did and that's definitely what I've been doing. I love January! I love to clear out all the old garbage of the previous year to make way for the new things that will be coming my way. A friend (Hillary) asked me a little while ago if I actually LIKED to organize or if I just HAD TO have things organized. I've thought a lot about that question and I've come to the realization that it's definitely both. I really do LOVE to organize and I also HAVE TO have things organized or I can't function. I figure if you're going to have OCD you might as well LOVE it!! The projects that I have conquered so far are the play room, the boys closet, our closet, EVERYTHING relating to Primary (including our Primary closet decked out with containers & labels.) It doesn't seem like a lot, but little by little I'm hoping that my life will feel more organized by the end of this month. If you are interested in getting organized and feel like you need help, here are a few things that the Utah Organizers are doing for GO Month:

www.gomonthutah.com

This was our "sorting" process. Do you see how many tiny, little toys my boys have. It took an entire day to sort through all of our toys...

But, the end result is SOOO worth it.

We were able to donate all these toys to other children who can actually use them. I was proud that Payton was willing to get rid of so much. He did a great job of "letting go."

Tim and I had no more hangers after Christmas for new clothes and so we decided to clean out our closet. We have a few extra hangers now.

Isn't it beautiful?

7 comments:

Utley Family said...

Wow! If you run out of things to organize, come on over! I guess we are all in the organizing mood...I spent the morning organizing and labeling everything in my refrigerator! I learned about labeling everything from YOU a couple of years ago at Enrichment. Thanks!

LindsSawyer said...

Brit,
I didn't think I had this OCD gene in me but upon getting married it was blaring! I love to organize and clean...YIKES! I enjoyed the post...

D and K Gibson said...

that looks great, there is something about getting rid of the old stuff that just makes you feel better!

Jay and Bec said...

You are my idol!! One of these days I will be just like you!! I just need to find a way to KEEP things organized once I spend the time to do it. Any tips??

Reeses Pieces said...

You totally inspired me to get in the organizing mood again. I kind of had it after Christmas but there is still so much more to do. Maybe I'll head to WalMart tonight for some rubbermaids. My parents and in-laws are coming in a few weeks for Carson's baptism so that actually helps me get more motivated than anything. Happy organizing!

Daily Jot & Tittle said...

I love it! Your closets look amazing! Thanks for the inspiration!

lindsey said...

I would love for my closets to look like yours.

Even bed rest cant keep you down. Aren't you supposed to be taking it easy. Are you trying to have pre-term labor?

I'm sure if vacuuming is out...

Come on, let us help you!