I hate cords. I hate them because they look messy, get tangled, and inevitably are difficult to trace back to whatever appliance/electronic thing they’re plugged into. I think I’ve found a solution though!
Yesterday I bought a cord management kit so I can go from this
This might just be the best $20 I’ve ever spent. There’s something oh so pleasing about fixing these small annoyances in your home. If you’re having a war with your cords you can hop on over to Midland Hardware and order one online today.
Images: Tanya Lacourse
Did you know I hoard office supplies? It’s true. I blame it on my past employment on political campaigns. You see, on campaigns you will inevitably run out of basic things you need (highlighters, pens, clipboards, etc.) so, to compensate, you hoard office supplies until one day you take inventory of your stock and notice you have a problem.
Now, I like to think of myself as an honest person that admits my faults, but only to a certain extent. I’m not going to show you all of my office supplies because it’s bad. It’s so bad that I have to hide it in storage boxes and baskets to keep James from realizing how much we have. Did I mention we don’t have a desk? Yeah, it would be super convenient if we had a desk, but alas, there is no room for it in our apartment. It seems extra weird to have a ton of office supplies if you don’t have a desk, doesn’t it?
Alright, enough stalling. Here’s about 1/3 of the office supplies I own:
It doesn’t look so bad but I admit that on top of this only being 1/3 of my office supplies, I’m hiding things in the file box and in the magazine organizers. I’m also admitting right now that I have a box of office supplies at my parent’s house back in Iowa.
Hello my name is Melissa and I’m an office supply hoarder. I love Staples, labeling things for no reason, and I feel that Sharpie markers are a necessity in life. I’m working very hard to not but any more items, but Martha Stewart Staple’s line of office supplies has seriously challenged my self control. I thank baby Jesus that I don’t live near The Container Store, otherwise I’d have no way paycheck to speak of and everything would be put inside a clear plastic organizer bin.
Are there others out there like me?