I’ve been in a house purging mood lately. It just seems like EVERYTHING is a mess right now and I feel the need to get rid of stuff. I listed a few pieces of unused furniture on Craigslist, posted old pregnancy books and DVDS on a kids Facebook group in my area and sent in some more clothes to Twice to sell (so I can buy more stuff… oopsie).
For some reason this morning I got it in my mind that my linen closet should probably be torn apart.
Yeah, these are the things that float around in my head while driving to work in the rain. We have a small closet in our upstairs hallway that currently contains towels, sheets, toilet paper, tissue boxes, batteries, light bulbs, refills of pretty much everything we could ever need (lotions, nail polish, q-tips, soap, conditioner, etc) and a huge organizer thingie of all our medicines/first aid kit stuff. The organizer isn’t big enough though, so there are random bottles of Nyquil and allergy pills sitting on shelves throughout the closet. It also isn’t very “organized” which means that whenever Travis is looking for something, he can’t find it.*
Did I mention that the closet is tiny?
It’s a total mess and pretty much any time you try to grab something out, a bunch more stuff falls onto the floor. So the goal for this weekend is to empty the whole darn closet out onto the hallway floor and only put back what actually NEEDS to be in there.
I mean, we only use one towel each during the week (which gets laundered… we’re not stinky people), so why do I have two shelves full of dingy towels?
Here is where I need your help… how do you organize your stuff? I need some sort of storage system for our medicines and our bathroom refills that actually works. I pinned a few ideas here, but I want to know what works for you!
* That is probably just a guy thing though… because he also can’t find the milk when it’s directly in front of his face.