The Coat Closet….Eeeek!

by Alissa

At the back of our house, we have a closet.  It looks nice enough on the outside, right?

outside of our coat/broom closet

outside of our coat/broom closet

Looks can be deceiving.


Take a closer look, if you dare:


Somehow, this closet, which stores our brooms, kids’ travel entertainment, hats, gloves, kids’ shoes, swim bag, and coats, has become out of control.  I decided to clean it out today.  Here’s the after picture:

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Okay, it isn’t magazine-worthy, but a definite improvement.  Here is what I cleared out to toss/donate:


One more area decluttered!