I was horrified when I counted the number of pairs of shoes in the family shoe cupboard, and this number doesn’t even include the ones that are in the bedrooms! There are four of us in the house though and the cupboard isn’t just filled with shoes. Some of them are flip flops, sandals, boots and slippers.
Also, I have no idea why the cans of paint are taking up precious space in the cupboard, as we haven’t painted for a few years. I think I’ll move them to the garage giving us more room for shoes.
I asked my husband and my two teenage daughters what shoes they actually wear so I knew what to put back. They were busy with other things, so I’ve just put 26 pairs back in the cupboard with the shoes that they wear weekdays right at the front for easy access…
To be continued…
This whole process took longer than I thought this evening, particularly because half way through, my husband needed me to go to the shops to get a missing ingredient for the dinner he was cooking. Then after dinner we watched a nice family film together.
Everyone else has gone to bed now which is a very sensible idea… and I’m having to leave piles of shoes in the hallway which will have to be sorted out tomorrow. Most of the shoes will either be thrown away, recycled or go in a charity bag.