Posts Tagged: decluttering

June: It’s a Wrap!

A big part of June was taken up with putting the house back in order after it was painted. All the furniture is in its place now, and everything is functional, but nothing is on the walls yet. I’m afraid of making

June: It’s a Wrap!

A big part of June was taken up with putting the house back in order after it was painted. All the furniture is in its place now, and everything is functional, but nothing is on the walls yet. I’m afraid of making

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

Magic of Tidying Up?

At long last I have read the Marie Kondo book so I can weigh in! It has been a publishing sensation, selling millions. As you would guess, it’s a short book about decluttering, organizing and storing your stuff. I have

Magic of Tidying Up?

At long last I have read the Marie Kondo book so I can weigh in! It has been a publishing sensation, selling millions. As you would guess, it’s a short book about decluttering, organizing and storing your stuff. I have

The Undecorated House

My house is not decorated and it never will be. No one has ever come to my house and said, “It’s beautiful” or “I love what you did with it.” Guests have never focused on a feature or a colour,

The Undecorated House

My house is not decorated and it never will be. No one has ever come to my house and said, “It’s beautiful” or “I love what you did with it.” Guests have never focused on a feature or a colour,

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