Out of the Closet

We moved into our house almost a year ago. We turned our spare bedroom into a sort of tv / music room. It was where we went to relax. Except for the closet. The closet was where we've dumped every single thing that didn't have a home. The closet became a safety hazard.

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Shawn's birthday was on Friday. He's the worst person to buy presents for because he doesn't like to have a lot of stuff. So I decided to clean out the hazard closet as his birthday present. It took four hours. In the end I had a giant garbage bag, a box full of recycling, two big boxes of items to be donated, and six empty boxes. And many smug feelings because look at our beautiful closet!

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It might not look like a lot but I emptied every box and every drawer to purge, sort, and organize. The drawers used to be stuffed full in a haphazard manner, no logic or organization at all. Now they're sorted by item and everything makes sense and my world feels a little bit brighter.