Fire!?!

Last weekend we decided to finally do a major cleaning of our garage. We’ve talked about it for almost a year but never done anything about it. Ever since we moved into the house the garage have been only a storage place for old boxes and other stuff. We want to be able to put the car in there and organize every thing which does have its space there.

We had done a little organization of things to throw away during the Easter holiday so a majority of the things needed to be sorted was already taken care off. Now we carried everything out to the drive way and started sweeping the floor. Since I can’t carry the heavier stuff I started sweeping in the storage room while Mathias handled the items left in the main garage area. I thought I’d cleaned it pretty well but hubby gave it another go to get rid of the last parts and wow it sure became a lot of dust smoke in the room. Suddenly our security alarm went off and we couldn’t figure out what had happened. It didn’t take many seconds until the security company called and it turned out that the fire alarm in the garage sensed smoke and therefore the alarm went off. We had not even thought of that the dust could set if off! They allowed us to temporarily remove the fire alarm so we could continue our cleaning. 😃

Now the garage and storage room looks fantastic! All we have to do now is purchase shelves and hooks in order to really get it looking good! Pretty soon our car can move in too! 😉

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All stuff cleared out of the garage and located in the drive way. Thankfully no rain despite the quite cloudy day!
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All stuff cleared out of the garage and located in the drive way. Thankfully no rain despite the quite cloudy day!
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All stuff cleared out of the garage and located in the drive way. Thankfully no rain despite the quite cloudy day!
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All stuff cleared out of the garage and located in the drive way. Thankfully no rain despite the quite cloudy day!

Productive day

Next week our condo association has rented a container (they do it twice a year) so perfect timing for a little clean out of the apartment today. I want to have gone through our whole apartment and gotten rid of stuff we no longer need in plenty of time before moving to the house. So, today our bookcase in the living room got some major attention. Now we have just as many books to get rid off as we have left in the bookcase. We found a JavaScript book printed in 1998! Obviously no one has much use of that one any longer. Some books we’ll give away though.

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In the evening we grilled sweet potatoes and lamb meatballs. The meatballs was seasoned with freshly cut mint, allspice, cayenne pepper and salt. I made a yogurt sauce with mint, garlic and salt. A fantastic dinner! First time ever we grilled sweet potato and it tasted good but we could definitely improve it a little. 😊

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