Or, what I did on my weekend.
Who knew that while living worlds apart, Marie Kondo and Margareta Magnusson were traveling the same path. I am well into reading The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning (or döstädning) and it has invigorated me and filled with all kinds of KonMari joy!
Enter the weekend, and so began the dreaded task of closet cleaning.
As Monday dawns, I am sufficiently thrilled at the cleaning, sorting, and shedding of unwanted things. I have a nice stack to take to the resale shop as well as a huge stack heading off to good will. And, this morning my trash man will haul away those things that were relegated to the trash pile!
AND, I managed to finish up the volunteer budget work on Sunday afternoon!!
That is a huge load off my mind and I intend to use that freed up space to plot out my fall knitting and do some swatching and sweater planning this week! I did break down last week and swatched for “Rusty” and after figuring out gauge, I cast on Thursday night and by the end of the weekend I am almost half way done with the body.
This week my “to do” list is so much lighter, it almost feels like no list at all. And, for this Monday morning – that is a very good thing!
How was your weekend?
This week my lists are full (yes, that is lists!) The art of list juggling is not fun, but over the weekend I made lists as I thought of things – and where I thought of those things, which was not always in my office at the “master list”. I should consolidate, but the joy of tossing a list in the trash when I am done is heady stuff!
I have some “volunteer work” to get done this week as well. And, some “volunteer knitting” to complete. I just have a repeat and then the bind off! Which is good because this needs to be done and blocked by next Saturday. So, first up on my list is to finish it while I catch up on Poldark! Then on to some apple sauce!
I hope your Monday is not too stressful!
This is our last Monday here in Michigan! Boo hoo! Our last day with this amazing view from our front porch. Those blue skies!
The weekend was filled with such fun though and I will just leave you all with this montage of photos!
I hope you all have a very happy Monday! As for us? We are soaking up one more day of Pure Michigan joy!
Is Pure Michigan! The view in my “front yard” is wonderful. Airbnb FTW!
We had an awesome weekend catching up with the kids.
Up next, Lake Michigan…ahhhh.
Have an amazing Monday!
P.S. Kathy shared this amazing link on Saturday, jewelry for the bibliophile!
…looks like the last rows of ribbing and hot cappuccino.
The weekend was full, there was some happy houring, some football watching, and some yard working.
And, yes, there was some knitting. I have about 4 inches to go on Ponchetta…which I think will pair nicely with the Mountain of Laundry that awaits me!
Happy Monday all!