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Introducing.....The Invasion of The Toys

So, I was at home last night thinking that I wouldn't even know what I would be doing right now, living in that small apartment, with all of the toys that Avery, Soph and Jordan (but mainly Avery) got for birthdays and Christmas this year. As it stands, the girls closet is chocked full of toys, Jordan's room is full (although his is the only room in the house that is reasonably organized and maintained), and the top of our entry way closet is full to the top of board games.

I have a basket of books that you can see in the right hand side of the picture below, that now permanently resides under my redone entry way table.

As you can see above, the right hand side of this picture is a mess. There were just toys, everywhere, that were never cleaned up and didn't have a space. So, I moved things around a bit and gave Avery her own shelf in the front of the house (which is more of a playroom than an entry way, at this point.) Now, it looks like this.

It's organized (not in this picture, Avery hadn't gone to bed yet!) but I just feel like I don't have a room in my house strictly designated as a "playroom." And even if we did, Avery would still be out in the living room with us anyway, and would still drag toys in there anyway. So, at this point, I am just curious where you keep your toys in your house, especially when you have no playroom?


*Ross and Katy* said…
We actually have some of the cloth bins for "downstairs toys" at our house. Since my cousins are with us a lot we have some of their toys and George's and this just makes it easier. All of the other toys are upstairs.

My Godson's mother actually got 4 ottomans (there are 4 kids) that are storage containers and each kid has their own. They can fill them up and leave them downstairs (they double as seating in an emergency) and all other toys are to be kept upstairs. It's actually worked really well for them because then the kids alternate toys :)

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