Month: November 2015

The Bad with the Good

My resolve to look on the bright side and to remember that there is always something to be thankful for is being put to the test this weekend leading into the Thanksgiving festivities. I finished the Thanksgiving shopping with the exception of some some perishables that I’ll need to buy early in the week.  Almost…

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The Ready Guest Room

I have to leave in just a few minutes to go clean an office.  It’s more that a bit ironic that someone pays me to clean someplace especially when that someone knows me all too well and has seen my house at its worst.  Life is funny sometimes. Anyway…today’s accomplishment – the guest room is…

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Lightening the Load

Donated today: a shoe.  just one.  It was under the desk in the guest room.  My daughter says it’s mine.  I say I gave it to her.  The other shoe is missing.  I’m going to claim it so I can take credit for decluttering it today.  One shoe gone.  (If I find the other one I…

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Real Life Home

Leaving this very real home today: a glasses case that came with my new glasses.  If I’m awake my glasses are on my face – sometimes even in the shower.  I’m just that blind.  The only time I take them off is to sleep.  Then they sit on my bedside tabletop.  I don’t need a…

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Double Declutter Day

Today’s Declutter List: a pair of shoes that aren’t very comfortable a sugar bowl – as my daughter would say, “Mom, are we really sugar bowl people.”  Since I drink unsweet iced tea and use honey, if anything, in hot tea I would say the answer is no.  If you visit our home and want…

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I didn’t quite make it through all the paper yesterday, but at least it’s in two neat stacks instead of haphazard piles.  I did sort out a bag to recycle.  All the bills are in one place along with receipts ready to log into the budget.  There is also a much smaller stack of scrapbook paper…

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