Sunday, November 2, 2014

30 Minutes for 30 Days, Day 2

Welcome back for Day 2 of my 30 Minutes for 30 Days series!  Today I spent my 30 minutes in the utility room, which is off the side of the kitchen - it really needed way more time but I have sworn an oath to myself that I will not give myself holiday prep burn out.

Today's Minimalist Game items are these two books, which are going out into our Little Free Library.

You probably would never have guessed that I'd have a ballet or frugality book on my shelves.

Yesterday's Minimalist Game item was this garden shelf unit/greenhouse thingie that I had put in the utility room for no good reason.

Please accept my ongoing apologies for imposing crappy pictures upon your tender vision.

I had been putting off deciding what to do with this because procrastination is much easier than actualization, especially when the thing is behind a closed door.  After X number of months blocking the basement and other utility shelving, it had moved on to the next stage of existence as a clutter magnet. So I emptied the shelves and have offered it to my neighborhood gardening group.  If no one takes it by Tuesday morning, it goes in the van and off to the Goodwill drop off center.

BTW, yesterday I did my entire 30 minutes in one chunk, but today I did it in 10 minute blocks.  I can't decide which was more effective and less of a chore.  What do you do when you have a big-ish job?  Do you do it all at once or break it into smaller sessions?


  1. I tend to dive right in and get it over with. Breaking it down causes me more frustration cause it takes longer, and I am not a very patient person with myself.

    1. After giving it a try, I agree. It felt like this chore went on all day! So unless something happens, I'm going to just going to do it all in one session each day. Then I can brag.