Monthly Archives: May 2014

other people’s clutter

other people’s clutter

I was intrigued by the comments from people who said they wouldn’t dare declutter somebody else’s belongings.  In this family when it comes to household stuff everyone pitches in.  But the Boss really can’t be bothered with sorting out clothes.  To be honest he can’t be bothered with putting them away either.  He knows full ... Read More
 
I almost bought a dress

I almost bought a dress

Yes, it is true.  I was seconds away from purchasing a dress that I liked, but did not need, yesterday.  I have a dress I love.  Here it is.   It is unbelievably comfortable, it makes me feel a million dollars, it can be easily dressed up or down.  It is perfect for my lifestyle ... Read More
 
reverse decluttering part three

reverse decluttering part three

Today I tackled OPQ.  Frankly the most difficult I have encountered thus far.  Considerable lateral thinking required.   Moving backwards in an orderly alphabetical manner the first things to go were those that quacked.  Or would do if they were real.  Our real ducks have long gone and we now only have a  handful of ... Read More
 
the craft stuff has to go

the craft stuff has to go

There comes a time when even those who think they are mighty must fall.  I crumpled at the craft, well I don’t know what to call it.  “Room” gives it a gravitas it does not deserve and “Pile” fails to bring across the enormit of the job.  In 1999 I began scrapbooking.  I had always ... Read More
 
do not declutter this book!

do not declutter this book!

  Yup, you read it right.  I am going to actively encourage you to make a purchase and to keep it!  My book.  It’s got nothing to do with decluttering and isn’t actively aimed at your age group (I am assuming I do not have a huge under 16 readership).  But I think it is ... Read More
 

not in my name, not in the name of my god

I have friends from many faiths, and some who have none. I admire all of them for their beliefs or otherwise, their strength in defending what they believe or chose not to believe and the way in which they live thier lives. Some, of ALL faiths, are more committed and more strict in their lifestyles ... Read More