Posts Tagged: organizing

Everything I Own – Part 1

I bet you saw this coming, didn’t you? Since I’ve previously blogged about all the books I own, all the clothes I own, all the food I purchased in a year, and so on…it stands to reason that I’d do

Everything I Own – Part 1

I bet you saw this coming, didn’t you? Since I’ve previously blogged about all the books I own, all the clothes I own, all the food I purchased in a year, and so on…it stands to reason that I’d do

Loose Ends

Lest you think I spent the whole month of February entertaining myself, I have some updates on other chores and goals. I completed one unplanned project. “Before” Photos: Small Spices Larger packs of spices in envelopes in cookie jar… I

Loose Ends

Lest you think I spent the whole month of February entertaining myself, I have some updates on other chores and goals. I completed one unplanned project. “Before” Photos: Small Spices Larger packs of spices in envelopes in cookie jar… I

Are You the Household Mastermind?

Since this is a blog mostly about Domestic Life, I would like to address all the Household Managers out there, or Household Masterminds, as I like to refer to us. There are six reasons why I have probably assumed this

Are You the Household Mastermind?

Since this is a blog mostly about Domestic Life, I would like to address all the Household Managers out there, or Household Masterminds, as I like to refer to us. There are six reasons why I have probably assumed this

Massive Uncluttering Project

This week I discovered an amusing web site that hit the spot as I finished a big decluttering project at home. It’s called Unfuck Your Habitat and I highly recommend it for motivation! If there was anything that needed to

Massive Uncluttering Project

This week I discovered an amusing web site that hit the spot as I finished a big decluttering project at home. It’s called Unfuck Your Habitat and I highly recommend it for motivation! If there was anything that needed to

Too Many Books?

This weekend I decided it would be fun to count all the books in the house. I know, I should get out more 🙂 The idea arose because: We installed custom wall shelving in the living room for books, and

Too Many Books?

This weekend I decided it would be fun to count all the books in the house. I know, I should get out more 🙂 The idea arose because: We installed custom wall shelving in the living room for books, and

5 Low-Effort Challenges To Start Now

I loved this article in The Telegraph which tells how New Year’s Resolutions are changing. People used to resolve to quit smoking and lose weight; now they pledge to read more books and save money. There’s a widening feeling of

5 Low-Effort Challenges To Start Now

I loved this article in The Telegraph which tells how New Year’s Resolutions are changing. People used to resolve to quit smoking and lose weight; now they pledge to read more books and save money. There’s a widening feeling of

2012 Goal Update: Month 11

Oi, end of November – that means all my goals should be 92% complete or better! Let’s have a look. Concerts Goal: 12 for the year Attended: 10 events including two 3-day festivals, saw 39 bands Status: Exceeded Rom and

2012 Goal Update: Month 11

Oi, end of November – that means all my goals should be 92% complete or better! Let’s have a look. Concerts Goal: 12 for the year Attended: 10 events including two 3-day festivals, saw 39 bands Status: Exceeded Rom and

Am I Crafty?

I am not a big-time crafter, but I have my moments. My longest-lasting craft interest was always cross-stitch. I have done a few substantial pieces and had them framed. When I was a kid, my grandmother taught me traditional embroidery.

Am I Crafty?

I am not a big-time crafter, but I have my moments. My longest-lasting craft interest was always cross-stitch. I have done a few substantial pieces and had them framed. When I was a kid, my grandmother taught me traditional embroidery.

Housework: Like or Loathe?

I like the feeling of a clean and orderly house: it makes my brain feel clean and orderly, too. And not just cleaning, but organizing and doing all the other tasks that beg to be done. I jump into some

Housework: Like or Loathe?

I like the feeling of a clean and orderly house: it makes my brain feel clean and orderly, too. And not just cleaning, but organizing and doing all the other tasks that beg to be done. I jump into some

Junk Drawer Warning!

I didn’t know that your junk drawer could be fatal – thankfully I cleaned mine out recently! This news story on Yahoo says it all: How Your Junk Drawer Could Set Your House on Fire. I have a desk in

Junk Drawer Warning!

I didn’t know that your junk drawer could be fatal – thankfully I cleaned mine out recently! This news story on Yahoo says it all: How Your Junk Drawer Could Set Your House on Fire. I have a desk in