One of my passions is organizing. Is that weird? Maybe a little.
You may not be able to tell that from my house sometimes. There is a lot of clutter some days, but for me organizing is a visual thing. Think about what needs to be organized, lay it all out in front of you, then tackle the job. Even on my most cluttered days, I know where everything is. Just ask, I will find it. My father used to say I lived in an organized mess. He would come into my awful room, not be able to make heads or tails of it, ask me for something and I would go right to get it.
Anyways, back on topic. One of my best friend’s getting ready for a garage sale. She thinks she is organizationally challenged. I beg to differ. I think she does a great job, but whatever. Well, I am going to be heading to her house, kids in tow, to help her get ready for the garage sale. It works really well. I get to do something I love, organizing and reclaiming. She has 2 teenagers who will watch my kids, and we get to have some adult time. It may not be a girls night out or anything, but I still love it.
While I am gone, please share your favorite garage sale tips. Whether it is garage selling or shopping, I would love to hear it. Do you have a plan of attack? What about organizing advice for my friend? What do you tell people who think it isn’t their gift?