CONFESSION: I am NOT the most organized person. Seriously, you could lose a small child in the paperwork piling up on my desk.
What??? You, too?!? PHEW!!!
Living in a 7 room house, my husband and I have learned to be creative when it comes to disguising the fact that we have accumulated a lot of stuff over the last 20 years: most of it goes in the garage.
Oh, and here's another hurdle: we're facing our second round of college preparations (HOLD ME!!!) so my annual resolution of getting our family organized (for the last upteen years) seems more crucial than ever.
This year, I got a little help from my friends at Kelloggs and their January Photo-A-Day challenge of staying organized: we were sent a Pottery Barn gift card and a month to ACTUALLY MAKE IT HAPPEN, DARNIT!!!
I accepted the challenge and enlisted the kids (free labor!) to help create a workspace in our small playroom, which also serves double-duty as our laundry room (yeah, I know, good luck with that, right?!?) Aaaand, no one had to move out, or into the shed, to do it :)
I also vlogged it, so you can see for yourself, here's what happened: