08 May 2008

Mom's Ultimate Organizer winner!

WOW. Thank you -- over 200 of you shared your clutter-releasing stories in the comments! Pretty inspiring, I must say. It's weird how one small act -- getting rid of a box of old clothes, or forgiving someone, say -- can get the ball rolling in the right direction.

Our randomly-picked winner is Maureen...check out what she got rid of:

I got rid of my car. Donated it to a worthy cause. In one fell swoop, I decluttered: the mess of kids' toys, old newspapers, and junk food remnants that accumulated inside; the emotional clutter of squeezing in errands, shopping, and kid-chauffering--now all of us shop and play local, and older kids have learned to (gasp!) use public transportation!

Bravo! Congrats, Maureen -- email me with your mailing address and I'll get your organizer on its way.

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Wow that is an awesome "declutter" thing.

Wow. I am in awe. Way to go, Maureen!

How I'd love to be close enough to things to shop and play close to home! Way to go, Maureen!

Come to think of it, I was probably six years old before we became a two-car family. Hmm....

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