. . . with a frenzied de-clutter. I convince myself that somehow this year will be different - that I will abandon my hoarding tendencies and tame chaos by finding new and innovative ways of storing all the crap associated with small humans. Fair to say, I'm never going to be a minimalist, but I would like to be able to create the illusion that we don't always live in a constant state of disarray.
With the possibility of having to move house at some point this year, I am more determined than ever to 'use it or lose it'. I've spoken before about the pointlessness of having stuff packed away, never seeing the light of day. This year I'm really, truly going to downsize . . . a bit.
As part of the de-cluttering frenzy I came across a pile of kilt pins, so I've set myself a challenge - 17 kilt pins in 17 weeks.
Yes, I could do it faster, but bear in mind I also have to find myself a new job during the same time period. I also don't want this to become a chore. And at the end of 17 weeks I'm getting rid of them all.
The week before last I made this one:
And this is this week's offering: