Category Archives: Home Inventory

Clean dishes on draining rack

Everything In Its Place

About 18 months ago, I created a housework list. Rom and I shared and alternated the tasks. We quickly got into a routine and didn’t need the lists anymore. But then we started backsliding. It is time to reinstate those

Clean dishes on draining rack

Everything In Its Place

About 18 months ago, I created a housework list. Rom and I shared and alternated the tasks. We quickly got into a routine and didn’t need the lists anymore. But then we started backsliding. It is time to reinstate those

My Stuff

Five years ago I did a home inventory and established that I owned over 10,000 countable items. Yikes! I have not decluttered a great deal. My stuff is relatively neat and retrievable! In theory I would like to gaze upon

My Stuff

Five years ago I did a home inventory and established that I owned over 10,000 countable items. Yikes! I have not decluttered a great deal. My stuff is relatively neat and retrievable! In theory I would like to gaze upon

Home Inventory Update, Part 2

I have just finished a complete revision of my home inventory (first done 2 years ago). I re-counted a lot of categories because I’d lost track of things coming and going! The conclusion is: it’s a tie! Well, almost. If Rom

Home Inventory Update, Part 2

I have just finished a complete revision of my home inventory (first done 2 years ago). I re-counted a lot of categories because I’d lost track of things coming and going! The conclusion is: it’s a tie! Well, almost. If Rom

Home Inventory Update, Part 1

Almost two years ago, I finished a complete inventory of everything in my house, and I did an update 8 months later. That update was over a year ago, so I thought I would check in about the State of

Home Inventory Update, Part 1

Almost two years ago, I finished a complete inventory of everything in my house, and I did an update 8 months later. That update was over a year ago, so I thought I would check in about the State of

Home Inventory Revisited

Last year I did a complete home inventory. I wanted to estimate the value of my home contents and see of it was in line with what my insurance company would offer me in the event of a “total loss.”

Home Inventory Revisited

Last year I did a complete home inventory. I wanted to estimate the value of my home contents and see of it was in line with what my insurance company would offer me in the event of a “total loss.”

Everything I Own: Complete Home Inventory

I have spent the past 10 months conducting a thorough inventory of everything I own. I thought it would take 3 months of weekends – then 6 – and now I’ve gone from March to the end of December! In

Everything I Own: Complete Home Inventory

I have spent the past 10 months conducting a thorough inventory of everything I own. I thought it would take 3 months of weekends – then 6 – and now I’ve gone from March to the end of December! In

Everything I Own, Part 6: So Close!

Long-time readers know I’ve spent the past 6 months working on a complete home inventory.  I started in March and I still have about 2 weekends of work to finish it off, plus another weekend to format the results. There

Everything I Own, Part 6: So Close!

Long-time readers know I’ve spent the past 6 months working on a complete home inventory.  I started in March and I still have about 2 weekends of work to finish it off, plus another weekend to format the results. There

Linen Love!

Until starting my home inventory, I didn’t realize how much I am surrounded by textiles! They are literally everywhere! I don’t even consider myself a fabric enthusiast. I’ve always placed a high value on the home-made textile items I have,

Linen Love!

Until starting my home inventory, I didn’t realize how much I am surrounded by textiles! They are literally everywhere! I don’t even consider myself a fabric enthusiast. I’ve always placed a high value on the home-made textile items I have,

Everything I Own, Part 5: Stalled?

I have been taking an extra-long time to complete my home inventory because I “hit the wall,” so to speak. When Link let home almost 2 years ago, a lot of stuff was left behind. It is a combination of

Everything I Own, Part 5: Stalled?

I have been taking an extra-long time to complete my home inventory because I “hit the wall,” so to speak. When Link let home almost 2 years ago, a lot of stuff was left behind. It is a combination of

Everything I Own, Part 4: Seeing Some Progress

On April 7, after posting an update on my home inventory, I joked I would “see you in a month” because it was taking so long. Here it is, two months later, and I am still only halfway along! Here’s

Everything I Own, Part 4: Seeing Some Progress

On April 7, after posting an update on my home inventory, I joked I would “see you in a month” because it was taking so long. Here it is, two months later, and I am still only halfway along! Here’s