This, Ladies and Gentlemen, is our spare bedroom:
Talk about being real.
I tend to hate the more traditional New Year’s resolutions: lose weight, get fit, take over the world, so this year I’ve decided to be more mindful of the state of my home. Now I know I have two little ones, so I don’t really have a ton of extra time and energy for this, but I always have at least 15 extra minutes in a day (besides blogging, Bible reading, etc.) to myself when I could do SOMETHING.
So that is my goal, folks. Take about 15 minutes a day to do SOMETHING to improve the cleanliness, clutter, or look of my home. Call it a service to all of us at the DP household.
I chose the spare bedroom as my first project because it is not functional at all. There are a lot of things in there that neither Beard nor I have used in over a year, but it’s all hidden under things that just generally don’t have a place but are getting used. It’s a terrible state of affairs. Those pictures were taken yesterday afternoon, after Beard and I had extricated a full-size mattress and box spring from the room. Yes, that made that room look wonderful, as you might imagine.
Today, I timed myself using a free online stopwatch, and in fifteen minutes I accomplished this: