January and February are the blah months.
Look out the window and see the weather. Blah.
Look at my pale skin. Blah.
Not much to look forward to after coming off the Thanksgiving/Christmas Holiday High. Blah.
I can tend to get the blues in these months, but I've come up with a way to help. My method is cheaper than therapy and without the side effects of Prozac.
A few years ago we were putting away our Christmas directions and I decided to take the opportunity to organize things. I mean, hey, you've got the boxes. Right? After organizing, I rearranged furniture, changed bedding, rotated table linens, and even found a few new things on sale.
Doing something, having a goal, helps with the blahs and sprucing up the house always cheers me up.
So, that's what we've been doing around here. I've organized closets, Hubs has hung shelves and even organized the garage. (If it were not for my junk drawer, you'd think I'd gone all Martha on y'all.)
I've found a few bargains for the house- some new kitchen towels, a floral arrangement for the fireplace (complete with real peacock feathers.) In all, I haven't spent a lot of money.
If a girl really wants to go all out, now is the time of year to find some great bargains everywhere. January is inventory time and stores are ready to get rid of as much stock as possible. You can find linens, home decor and sometimes furniture on sale.
Okay, so maybe it's not cheaper than therapy.
What about y'all? What do you do to beat the winter blahs?