I think fall cleaning is way more important than spring cleaning. It's the last chance you have to do a lot of things with the windows open and the fresh air coming in -- in the spring, if you don't get to something, you can always do it a few days later. But in Minnesota, you have a limited amount of time before the snow flies!
This morning I started with Evan's room...last week I loaded up all his 6-12 month clothes and packed them away and brought down the 18-24 month box. Today I packed up all the 12 month stuff and started taking out the sweatshirts, pants, and long-sleeved stuff. I am finding it very hard because I feel like Nathan just wore all this stuff a few months ago -- I think it is because Nathan did wear some of his 24 month stuff last fall...and now I am considering putting it on Evan? crazy.
Evan had his one month appointment last week and all is well - as usual, he did go through a day or so of fever, which is normal for him after shots. The doctor confirmed he continues to be my "String Bean" as I like to call him. He is over the 90th percentile for height, but only in the 20th percentile for weight -- which is pretty consistent for him since birth! Tall and skinny boy!
After I did his clothes though, I did the fall cleaning - I cleaned things that haven't been cleaned in quite some time...the ceiling fan, the cabinets/dressers, the window, etc...it feels good. I put the flannel sheets on his bed so he is ready for chilly nights.
I think I may try a new squash soup recipe tonight...I have to get the squash in the oven here soon though...since I have the next week off, I am hoping to blog a lot and get A LOT crossed of my to-do list, including spending lots of time with the family. More to come!