Saturday, 5 November 2011

Archaeological dig in number two son's bedroom!

My sons are very different. Number one son didn't fall far from the maternal tree - he loves to clear stuff up, tidy and declutter. Number two son tends to shove things into drawers and cupboards, so his room looks tidy on the surface, but a peek inside the nearest cupboard will reveal the truth!

So I was delighted this summer when he said he wanted to clear out 'some stuff' from his room. I think he was a bit taken aback when I arrived in his room with some black sacks, the vacuum cleaner and some cleaning supplies!

Going through his things felt a little like an archaeological dig - layers of artefacts from now (he's 16) back to when he was still in primary school! Including, much to his embarrassment, an S Club 7 CD! That'll teach him to declutter more regularly.

He didn't want pictures of his room on the interwebs, so there are no before or after pictures, but a lovely shot of the pile of cr@p we got rid of. Mostly it was donated, and the remaining was recycled as much as possible.

Happy decluttering!

Lemons x


  1. That's not that big a pile!! Embarrassingly, we get rid of sooo much more stuff when we declutter!

  2. No I'll admit it's not ginormous - there was a bit more actual rubbish, which I got rid of before I thought to take a photo!

    And there is still one more cupboard in his room to sort through ... !