So this week's topic on Life of a Blogger is Organization.
So I'm not quite sure if this is overall organization or just for books. For my purposes, I'm just doing books. While I'd love to show you all my bookshelves, I'm currently away from home, so hopefully the visual aids below will offer some insight.
First of all, let me say it's hard to keep books organized! Especially series in which a book only comes out 1-1.5 yrs. I really need to go through and re-organize. Badly. Needless to say, I wish my books looked like this:
It's beautiful, book-y, and organized. Hopefully someday when we get our house, I'll have a whole room to do this in. Sadly, that day is not today. Instead, my bookshelves are more akin to this:
I attempt to keep authors and series together, but um...a lot of times, I just pile books back on the shelf NOT in the order I found them. At the very least, it keeps my books in fair shape, but I have been known to on occasion repurchase a book I already own because I simply didn't know that I already had it in my possession. It's sad, I know.
I'm also known for doing this:
Ok, dear reader. Now it's time to hear from you. What keeps you organized in the world of books?