3.09.2009

in command...

about two years ago, jamil brought this piece of furniture (don't know what to call it) home from work, they were getting rid of it and he thought maybe my parents would like it. but when i looked at it i wanted it for us. we put this LARGE piece in our bedroom and the plan was to use it as an office space - since we don't have a room for an office in our home. so for quite some time this piece of furniture was a catch all for whatever and everything.

shortly after we got cable tv, i was watching a home makeover show and they designed a command center in the home. basically an office space not in an office. a place that has the computer, bills, calendar -- the spot where you run your home from. i decided i wanted to make our piece of furniture an efficient "command center". our kitchen counter which is quite large, had become my command center, i had drawers full of papers and all kinds of stuff there. not nearly organized or efficient. so for the last several weeks i have been trying to reorganize all the stuff in the kitchen and put it in the command center. it is taking forever. i am such in the habit of using that space in the kitchen that we continue to dump our papers and stuff on the counter, it is hard to break that habit.

the command center is such a large piece that it is going to hold a lot of stuff: paperwork, bills, laptop, tv, power strip - to charge cameras and whatever else needs charging., kid's schoolwork and photos! so i have been working on finding everything a home, whether it is a shelf, folder, basket or box and then putting it in the command center.

it is a work in progress...


1 comment:

Chubbacoo said...

Is it weird that this gets me excited? I seem to have an affection for organizing--especially all that kind of stuff that never seems organized! I think I have my system down now, but I would love to get my hands on a piece of furniture like that!