Flash forward a few kids and we now live in a 3 bedroom townhouse. With more space comes more things (more kids also bring more things) so I'd be doing some serious stashing to get the house in tip top shape in an hour. We aren't planning a party, but we are expecting grandparents next weekend. Truth be told, if you're family, you know how my house is.... however, when you add two people to the space for a few days, things feel even tighter, so I do really try to get a handle on things before people arrive.
I have a lot of work ahead of me but needed a feeling of accomplishment. So I tackled the downstairs bathroom. Within the past few months, IronFish has tiled the floor, painted the walls and put in new trim. It looks great! The problem? Everything that was in there on the walls, cabinet, etc is stashed over the house. As it was needed in there, it got brought back in with no place to put it away. As usual, I was avoiding it. Big surprise to me, it only took me about a half hour to get it into shape... that's a feeling of accomplishment!
This cabinet is over the toilet. It still looks a little cluttered, but it pretty organized. Pull-up and things necessary to get O-man potty trained (which will hopefully be sooner than later, then I'll have another half of the cabinet freed up!). I shouldn't have to buy hand soap or lotion for at least a year, not sure how I ended up with so many bottles. I stuck the one random towel on top for now. I like the little bottles, they came from my grandma and her sister. Rolling up the hand towels in the basket made them look nice and within reach of the girls if they need a clean one, without them opening the cabinet.
Here's the secret, under the sink has looked like this for 7+ years and now....
Peace be with you,