Damn you, Pinterest.

Damn you, Pinterest.

There is a common misconception that being organized means that you are a type A personality with a passion for cleaning stuff. And the drool worthy images you can find on Pinterest don't do anything to dispel those ideas. Pictures of pristine kitchens with color coded and indexed food pantries are quite common. I love to look at those pictures like I love to look at fashion magazines; for entertainment and inspiration. But I realize that I have the same interest in living such a "perfect" home as I do in wearing glossy red lipstick and stilettos everyday. That is to say none. At all. My goal in being organized is simple: to be able to enjoy the people and things in my life without feeling controlled by my stuff.

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