Monday, October 31, 2011
Organize your Stuff: Week 2 (round 5): Brainstorming
After three rounds of organizing our stuff, you would think that it was perfect. Ha! If the POW were only so lucky! Unfortunately we have too many warring personalities (and too many kids!) …so organizing is still an ongoing challenge.
Week one asked us to scrap a layout. Here is the one that Creative Me whipped up.
It is another simple layout for Fabulous Spouse’s 2007 Iraq album. (Note to self: Must complete Iraq 2007 before Fabulous Spouse leaves for Afghanistan). We did our inventory, and the POW has narrowed down the list of discrepancies originally submitted by OCD Me.
Here are our top three areas for round 5:
1. Rubber stamp images. We are by no means on the Alzheimer’s in patient list, but Creative Me can no longer keep track of the plethora of images that we have amassed. (We know. No sympathy from the crowd).
3. Memorobelia. PA Me and the Inner Hoarder are Jedi Masters, and have been long before being a Sith was cool. “This is not the Memorobelia you are looking for” is a mantra that has been spoken so often, we are lucky that the rest of our minds have not been reduced to rice pudding!
As for brainstorming… Zen Master Wookiemouse says to envision our perfect space. We have long stood by our Martha Stewart-esque pewter label and fluted columned space (with the occasional stray chicken laying multi- colored eggs and celebrities popping by). Last round we even asked for a Rosie the Robot from the Jetsons. Personally, the POW has decided that being the designated drop point for EVERYTHING is not helpful. Especially when the Inner Harder and PA Me are two of your most dominant personalities. It just screams sign me up for Hoarders- buried alive! …today!!!
Wish us luck! Also, Happy Halloween! (pics of the kids to come after trick or treating, but here is a sneak peak of Illusive Middle Child’s costume under assembly at the scrap room table…)