Sunday, January 5, 2014

January Cure 2014! Days 1 & 2

Day 1: January 2, 2014
Assignment: Create a Project List
See full assignment and sign up for the January Cure at

I started by copying my updated project list from the end of January 2013. Some additional things were completed last year so I went ahead and crossed those off, as well as add the potential projects for 2014. I know that this list will grow and change during the January Cure, as well as through the year!

Project List: 
Completed in 2013
Not completed in 2013
New for 2014

Clean out/reorganize hall closet
Paint front door
New door mat
Deep clean floors
Clean out/reorganize hall closet

Living Room/Dining Room
Print Cuba photos for large frames in dining room
Print, frame and hang photos in living room
New coffee table (glass top)
Fireplace insert
Entry table/cabinet/hooks/something?
Screen door
Deep clean floors (these are the same ones as the entry)
Deep clean living room
Put away holiday decorations
Reorganize china/booze cabinets
Hang mirror


Organize pantry cabinets -- containers for dry ingredients
Deep clean floors (see above)
Deep clean kitchen
Hang NOLA signs above stove
Hang paper towel holder
Purchase/hang light(s) above sink -- Hang second light.
Hang photo canvases

Family Room
Screen door
Clean out/re-organize DVDs/Blu-rays
Paint shelves -- Get second shelves for other side of couch or new side tables?

Clean out/reorganize closet
Hang diplomas
Hang guitars
Fix closet doors
Declutter and reorganize books/shelves
Declutter and reorganize paperwork

Guest Room

Guest bed and side table
Move elliptical 
Small TV -- hang in front of elliptical
New light fixture
Hang Bosnia photos
Clean out/reorganize closet
Hang mirror


Hang Croatia photo
Jewelry organization
New light fixture
Wedding photo - printed and framed
Deep clean bedroom
Reorganize dresser
Print, frame, and hang photo(s)
Clothes and shoe repairs


Deep clean bathroom
Declutter and reorganize under sink cabinet
Purchase/hang new towel rack(s)
Purchase/hang wall cabinet -- shelf/counter?

Day 2: January 3, 2014...and the Weekend of January 4 & 5
Assignment: Flowers and Floors
See full assignment at

I had already made a trip to the store on Thursday, and we still have a pretty poinsettia from the holidays so I am going to wait to pick up flowers when I go to the store this Saturday. Floor cleaning -- vacuum and mopping is on our to-do list for today!

Check out the links above to read more about the January Cure and/or to sign up! 

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