2nd Week in October
Gosh, we’re already on the 3rd of this series. Each week we have a little “behind the scenes” peek at what’s been happening on the organising front in my house.
“For every minute spent in organizing an hour is earned” – Benjamin Franklin.
Well, I’m not sure if he’s got the exact calculation right but I do passionately believe that all our efforts, however small, really do count. Definitely a good return on the investment ! And it’s been the little things I’ve been noticing this week.
I went for a pre-emptive strike on the “charger” front earlier in the week. With the darkening evenings we had a look at the bike lights situation and realised that we needed a few extra to get us through this winter. We’ve gone for the compact USB rechargeable ones. Each of them comes with its own charger, just like most electronics these days. This would be fine if we didn’t already have our own little spaghetti of micro chargers living here ! So, all the new chargers went straight into the “moving on” box.
Talking about the “moving on” box - it’s emptied. (That’s a crate in the garage where we put all the bits and pieces from the house that we’re done with!) It was well and truly overspilling, having built up over quite a few months. I swung by the recycling centre with most of its contents -clothes into the charity banks, an old cd player to electronics recycling and the lightbulbs into the bulb bin.
I had a few other things (Puzzles and soft toys) that I dropped off at Blythswood (Easy parking). The box is now re-set to zero and ready for action.
I’ve been a bit geeky on the cleaning front these last few days. As I mentioned in the last round up I’ve been using “E-cloths” with just water on surfaces, dishes and windows for some time. YES, they have definitely reduced our need to buy and store umpteen cleaning products. And, importantly they work. But I feel we can do MORE, which is why we opted for a trial of some “Enjo” cloths. If you’re interested in HOW micro fibre cloths work this is a fascinating little insight.