Shelving 2011 ~ Box 12 and 13

I follow The Single Woman and that is where I was inspired to come up with this year ending purging from my life. The first post (Life’s Changing Landscape: Shelving 2011 covers the how/why, the rest will be the 31 things I am shelving from 2011 that will not go with me into the new year, the full list of posts pertaining to what I’m purging can be found here: Shelving 2011.


These two boxes should be pretty easy to pack up.  They are small issues, though they do tend to mess up my day at some point.

Box #12 

Box 12 is shedding…yes I am guilty of shedding.  No not my hair…my stuff.  As a rule I only shed in my room, it is very rare that anyone will find my shoes, phone, socks or whatever, discarded about the house.  However I am guilty of that in my room.

I walk up with my shoes and drop them by the bed rather than putting them in the closet.

Mail gets dumped on the table just inside the door until there is a tower of it and Pixel knocks it down.

Avon catalogs…yeah same as the mail.

And so it goes.  Over all if you walked in  my room 95% of folks would say it was in order and clean.  But those things stacking up mean I forget to pay a bill that is in the stack, or I cannot find that note I jotted down about a website or book I want to check out.  Stuff stacks up on my Bible and I forget to read it that day because out of sight out of mind, and it just isn’t the solid habit I need it to be.

SO…shedding goes in a box.  No more of this!  In 2012 it gets put in it’s proper place as soon as I take it to my room!

Box #13

My #1 Avon customer.   Um, yeah that would be ME.  I have a tendency to buy more than I should which eats into my baby sitting money and wrecks my neat little budget.  Bad I know.  I don’t keep close track of things like I should on the “Deal Of The Day” and hit the purchase button way too quickly.

My #1 customer is going in a box and being shelved.  I will only buy what I have  profits from my Avon to afford.  And  that will be worked out on a percentage basis for anything that isn’t business tools like brochures, bags etc.  No more buying stuff that is “so darn cute” I just have to have it unless I have the profits from the previous order and then only a percentage is to be spent the rest is to sit in my account toward my goals.