My eyes will barely open right now (honestly, the left one’s kind of
twitchy this morning too!)  but I am SO HAPPY because this weekend we
got to truly unpack and move into our house!!!

{A pic of a part of the boys’ section in the new library…  I doubt it
will stay looking like this for long although right now I’ve been a bit
of a psycho about it:  “Ok, Christian, you’ve finished with a little
golden book.  See the books with the golden spines?  They all go here.”
Poor child. }

The guys finished our bookcases in the upstairs loft this Saturday and
we stayed up all night to unload all of our books.  (The shelves are
packed but for the most part, everything fits with a little bit of room
to grow our library.)  Buried in our garage amongst the books were the
boys toys, things for our kitchen, clothes and tons of other random
things we’d been missing.  Here’s the fallout:

{Don’t worry Mom, it’s not going to the landfill}
Our books have never been so organized (My husband- a former English
teacher- broke our books down into American lit, English lit, world,
etc. and I had fun taking stock of all of my herb books, junky fiction
and and design books.   The boys have their own – super-accessible-
section and even Louie has baskets for his board books at the very
bottom.   I had a little room to fit in some of my favorite natural
things that we’ve collected over the years like a huge crystal geode we
found at my favorite antique store, shells & coral we’ve collected
on vacations, feathers, cool pieces of wood, etc.  Everything is right
where we need it and it feels so good!!!)
We’re at the point now where we’re emptying out the garage and will be
pulling the car in today!!!  … And I’m staring at an island full of
random stuff that I don’t know what to do with but that I’m not sure I
can get rid of.    That last pile takes the longest but I’m leaning
towards getting rid of most of it just so we can breath again.
This is so freeing.
Have a great Monday & I’ll be back with more pics!


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