We are preparing for our move to the smaller apartment. I'm really excited about living there, just not about getting all our crap out of here.
So now I have a math equation for you:
If a woman has managed to fit 400 square meters of utter crap into a 130 square meter apartment, how does she then manage to pack and contain all that in an 80 square metered apartment?
Throw crap out! We are having a cleaning, hoarder's anonymous, purging of the home all week long. This will be the time where I will open the junk draw and actually be honest with myself. There will never be a moment where I will really wish that I had kept the finger flashlights or those broken crayons. I am not going to miss the wrinkled pizza restaurant slips nor is there an actual emotional attachment to the ticket stubs from some bad random movie.
This stuff is going into... gasp... the recycling bin.
Now don't get too scared for me. I have already sent a Tupperware, large enough to fit Mr. Rant, full of his crap to the in-law's house. As they were the ones to encourage his collecting of CDs and comic books, they can house them.
It's 80 some odd square meters of living space which means there is only about 20 left for actual stuff.
And this isn't the real challenge. The real challenge will be me keeping that little place organized and free of clutter. I'm going to be honest, I am horribly lazy when it comes to organizing crap. I just can't be bothered, and I'm even a Virgo. So stuff that in your face astrologers. I prefer living in organized chaos.
But in the best interest of my children, I am going to reform.
So here goes the first week of the rest of my life cleaning up and organizing my crap. Maybe you should be scared for me...
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