40 BAGS 40 DAYS Week Three Progress


This week I focused on two spaces that needed a large burst of energy rather than a quick clean up: the kids’ room and clothing and craft storage. I also cleaned up my purse and a nightstand, and focused on keeping the laundry going and keeping things put away. Shortly after I wrote last week’s progress post, I got to work cleaning out the kids’ room: their closet, drawers, room, and bins in … [Read more...]

My Small, Calming Bedroom


In case you were wondering, I haven’t finished our upholstered headboard. Maybe you don’t even remember the headboard I started back in December. You might not even have known this blog then. I’ve done some major cleaning in here and it looks NOTHING like the room I last showed ya. You know what, I owe you guys a view. These are the “before the after” pictures. The only thing that I bought in an … [Read more...]



Woo hoo, week 7! Today is day 39! Are you proud of yourself? I am. :) Since we technically still have today and tomorrow left, I am going to hold a link up next Friday. It’ll be more like a reflection of the whole challenge: what you got out of it, how you feel about your home now, what you learned, are happy about, all that stuff. So you’re not off the hook, and we’re not completely done yet!! … [Read more...]

Help Me with 40 BAGS IN 40 DAYS this Wednesday


haha, you like that? I thought I’d spin today’s “Help Me!” Wednesday to be a little more 40 bags oriented so you get that little mash-up. I don’t know about this picture though, it looks a little creepy. Reminds me of The Ring. AHHH!!! Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent, and the start of our 40 bags in 40 days challenge. I’ve had a few people ask if it’s okay that they participate if … [Read more...]

While I Was Cleaning


I have pineapple in my tealight holders, completely emptied toy bins and repurposed laundry baskets in the living room, a sleeping little guy “raising the roof” in my bed, a kitchen, in my kitchen (What? Why? How? When did they get this strong?), aaaaaaaaand... a cleaned out, sorted, and semi-organized closet. :) So while this might not be the look I’m going for in here, this … [Read more...]