We had a lover-ly New year, Busy desperate to stay awake lasted til 840pm, head bobbing she finally relented and crashed. Although-helpfully- woke at 5:45am. We had a huge Indian feast, their was lots of shrieking and laughing and food swooning, which are my favourite dinner party sounds. My mate LC's daughter, who is nearly 6 taught Busy to do the jump, land on bum and stand up again trampoline manoeuvre much to our delight as we have been trying to explain it to her for the last week. YAY!
But yesterday Chef did something that makes me swoon. Something he only does about twice a year. It makes me giggle and clap and jump up and down squealing with happiness..............................................
this is not really my Chef
He chucked stuff out.
As is clearly stated in my intro he is a serious hoarder. But yesterday he chucked. I mean seriously chucked stuff out. We got back from the beach, where Busy learnt to "surf" (not really- just lay on her boogie board without falling off,) and I said I think we should probably chuck out some old magazines that were taking up so much space.
Well, that is where it started and ended several hours later and two trips to the tip and fully rearranging my sewing room. ( I will show you a picture when it is all finished) it is looking so organised and great.
But the disturbing thing we realised was the amount of money we had spent over the last several years on magazines, and the paper used.... we actually looked at the piles ( that is not them above, I just used that pic as I always like to have a pic) and thought of all the things we could have done with the money. We also vowed to not buy as many. The thing is I use to rip out the pages I like and put them into folders, and recycle the rest of the mag. Some where along the way I stopped doing that and always planned too but never had, so there were piles and piles of magazines. I have vowed to go back to doing that but also, just not buy as many. It is going to be hard, but we are both going to try.... just have to decide which ones I can live without????
Do you buy magazines? What mags can you not resist?