Jennifer's Place Archive
am on a journey of another kind right now. One that has
eluded me for years, and in many ways continues to elude me.
But I will not give up, I will not be defeated. My battle,
To completely organize my house.
One area of the home where I am seeing marginal success is
in Adrienne's room, and with Adrienne's "stuff" in the other
areas of the house. I've discovered that in order for her to
play with something, is has to be in view or very
accessible. (If it were up to her we'd either talk or dance
all day!) Many of her favorite toys are in easy to reach
baskets on her bookshelf, on the floor, and on shelves in
her closet. And because she enjoys art so much, we created a
space just for her in our living room that contains
everything she needs - crayons, paints, markers, colored
pencils, stickers, stamps and stickers - all organized in
plain view for her to use and enjoy.
Like many of you I'm a huge Pottery Barn Kids fan. I enjoy
pouring over the catalogs, getting ideas for decorating and
storage. And while we occasionally make a purchase there, I
like to bargain shop for similar items elsewhere. I stumbled
upon these great little painted buckets in Wal-Mart
recently, in the Easter section. Target often has them in
the $1 section in the front of the store. For $3 I purchased
3 buckets that look cute, and more importantly, perfectly
organize items on Adrienne's desk.
And in case you are curious, the desk is a small white
painted table we've had for years. Our contractor cut the
legs down for us to create the ideal little girls desk! The
white baskets are from PBK . . . they are very versatile and
well worth the cost.
That's all for today! Happy organizing!