Tuesday (New Year’s Day) was off to a busy start. I registered to attend Haven Conference 2013. The first 50 tickets were discounted $25, and I was a nervous wreck typing as fast as I could, to take advantage of that deal. I made it, but the discounted tickets sold out in 60 seconds! OMG! I think the entire conference will sell out within a day or so. It’s not till August, so hopefully I’ll be a whole new person by then.
Peter announced his first challenge, and I rose to the occasion, and got it done very quickly. On MRL I talked about the ideas I saw on Pinterest, and for now I decided to go with the one from Apartment Therapy. It’s all about cleaning on a rotating schedule. It’s the one I printed last year, and never got around to doing it. It’s pretty cool, because you can really pick up the schedule on any day of the month.
1st- Surface clean living room and kitchen (pick up stray items, dust, sweep, vacuum) That was a good one for me because I had already done Peter’s challenge in the living room, and because my goal was to get that kitchen in order before I tweet Wednesday morning’s picture. Plus, I had been wanting to take an updated picture for my post How to Paint Oak Cabinets now that I got the new appliances. The almond stove sort of stuck out like a sore thumb.
Here’s the updated picture. We’ll see how it looks on Weds morning when I tweet it.
I did WATP (Walk Away the Pounds) for 15 minutes. It’s just been a day, but having done that, and cleaned, I am already feeling better. I hope Peter’s challenge for Weds doesn’t involve any of the places I stuffed my clutter today. hahahah
Here’s one tip I learned a long time ago…If you pick something up to move it, PUT IT AWAY, don’t shuffle it. That includes the mail, etc. Now, even though I know this great tip, I don’t always adhere to it. But I try.