... to purge! Things, not food. (Ewww.) I have this incredible urge to go through all my belongings and get rid of/recycle/donate a lot of it. Part of it is needing to make room for our Christmas presents. And, I already boxed up R's baby toys and sent those to the basement. I even went through his giant pile of artwork that was about to consume my entire office and recycled anything that wasn't sentimental (like handprints or "firsts") or dated or just really cool. I organized all of R's new toys, and he was very excited to discover where everything was and to see how clean his room was.
But the desire to downsize our stuff is also part of my hope to simplify my life a little. We don't really need most of the things we have, and our house is wee and gets easily cluttered, which drives me bonkers. I'm going for peace and serenity in 2008. (Is that possible with a three-year-old around?)
But we'll see. Because at the same time, I keep looking at new furniture to buy - shelves, consoles, cabinets, etc. to store our stuff in. I think that kind of negates the getting rid of stuff goal.