might as well do something productive

In David’s comment on my opportunity post, he suggested I make a list. I loved it!
I mean, duh!
I’m the freaking List Lady, and it never occurred to me to make a list?!?

So here’s what’s funny, I didn’t actually make a list…
Yet!

What I did do was pull nearly everything out of my closet.

Y’all see my Nats World Series hoodie right there? Makes me so dang happy!

Anyway…
I put back only what I truly believe I’ll wear this spring and summer.

I’ll definitely wear all of this.
(Well, not the boots, sweaters, and hoodies, but they have to be somewhere, right?)


There are some dresses starting with the black khaki and white stripes and ending the solid blue one next to the navy floral one that are questionable. I’m going to give them a chance to prove themselves between now and my birthday and if they don’t, they’re out.
That’s valuable real estate.


I even purged shoes.
What you can’t see in this photo is that there are six pairs of Chucks on the bottom shelf. There were ten.
You can also see when I find a shoe I dig, I get it in different colors. Those Sam Edelman Felica ballet flats and Greta sandals are absolute faves! And I bought them all during a huge 4th of July BOGO sale!!


Here’s what’s going away…though I’m not sure any place is accepting donations right now.

I sent pics in the group chat with the girls.
Thing 1 said: Wow!
Thing 2 said: That looks amazing!
I said: Y’all!! It FEELS amazing!

I made that closet my bitch!
And(!!!) In between, and after two conference calls, YBW pressure washed the porch today in anticipation of me prepping out porch life.
I feel accomplished and content.
His shoes are soaked but he’s satisfied with his work.

Look at us using this opportunity presented to us!
I’m going to pour us some wine.
Y’all be good now, ya hear?

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9 thoughts on “might as well do something productive

  1. Looking at this made me so happy!! Thank you!!

    • Happy to help! ❀
      I felt wonderful doing it and with the end results. I still wonder if I don't have 'too much' in there, but everything in there is something I wear or love, so it is what it is.
      And(!!!) It's a nice tidy place to lock someone if need be πŸ˜‰

  2. You just love lists and organising.
    Good For You Robynbird πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

  3. It’s crazy how much I smiled reading your post. I actually laughed when you said you made that closet your bitch! You have spirit girl !! Loved reading it. Super pictures and you are obviously pleased (pumped I was going to say) with the end result. Cool, really cool. – David

    • Thanks for the inspiration!
      I laughed when I wrote I made that closet my bitch.
      At least I’m not the only I amuse. πŸ˜‰

  4. Sometimes the simplest of things provide the greatest pleasure. πŸ•Š

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